Production Supervisor

Dover Corporation West Chester , OH 45071

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Production Supervisor

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Date: Mar 11, 2019

Location:West Chester, OH, US, 45069

Company: Dover Corporation

Pole/Zero Corporation, a division of Microwave Products Group, is looking for talented people to join our organization!

Connecting and Protecting People, Microwave Products Group (MPG) is a leading global provider of mission-critical engineered electronic components and subsystems comprised of four business units in five manufacturing locations. Our brand names are recognized globally including: BSC Filters, York, UK; Dow-Key Microwave, Ventura, CA; K&L Microwave, Salisbury, Maryland and Dominican Republic and Pole/Zero, West Chester, OH.

Our expertise is the design and manufacture of communications-based specialty products engineered components and subsystems for demanding military, space, commercial aerospace/industrial, and telecom infrastructure applications where function and reliability are crucial.

Primary Function:

This position is responsible for supervising, coordinating, and leading the activities of a production team.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for leading, managing and supporting employees to meet or exceed the company standards established for their roles and responsibilities respective of their position

  • Interpret company policies for employees

  • Adhere to safety regulations

  • Effectively lead and manage the processes of employee selection, hiring and retention

  • Manage employee resources and plant production to achieve and meet production standards by:

  • communicating with production planning

  • auditing production processes to verify conformance to specifications

  • analyzing production schedules and estimate labor hour requirements for job completion

  • interpret job orders for employees

  • assigns duties to employees

  • Maintain time and production records

  • Establish or adjust work procedures to meet production schedules

  • Establish and cultivate a network of support (quality, engineering, planning and purchasing, sales and marketing)

  • Coordinate activities and communications with supporting departments

  • Coach, empower, support, and communicate announcements and employee successes

  • Manage and support effective employee training and orientation programs to support employee growth, knowledge and development through monthly one-on-one meetings

  • Support lean manufacturing initiatives, and take an active lead in continuous improvement events

  • Support AS9100/ISO9001 Quality initiatives

  • Suggestions and recommendations as to the hiring, firing, advancement, promotion, or any other change of status of employees

  • Leading accountability, values, and key results initiatives

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage, administer and coordinate employee records management, tracking reports, data collection and transposing information for management reports

  • Maintain attendance records for all employees

  • Handle routine vacation requests from employees

  • Coordinate leaves of absence with Human Resources Department

  • Review exception reports for payroll accuracy

  • Audit housekeeping/5S on a regular basis

  • Develop, review, and implement policies and procedures, providing required training to employees on new policies and procedures

  • Define, communicate and implement projects for improved production

  • Make suggestions to improve production methods, equipment performance and product quality

  • Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of

department or team

  • Help facilitate improvement through participation on intra-company teams

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have a thorough understanding of IPC-A-610 and J-STD-001

  • Must have knowledge in materials, components and processes applicable to electronics and electronics manufacturing

  • Must be detail oriented and value ownership and accuracy

  • Must be an effective listener

  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) with ability to communicate within all levels of the organization

  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of disciplines in a dynamic environment and motivate them to work together as a team

  • Experienced user of ERP systems (Ex. IFS, Peoplesoft, Macola, SAP, etc.)

  • Excellent analytical skills with ability to translate vision into action

  • Computer and Microsoft Office literate with high proficiency in Excel

Qualification Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The education and/or experience listed below represents the knowledge, skill or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Must be a US person (US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)

  • High school diploma or (GED) required

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in technical field preferred

  • Two to four years of front line manufacturing supervision experience is required

  • Three to five years of experience in electronics manufacturing preferred

  • Experience in lean/process improvement initiatives is required

  • Experienced user of an integrated ERP system (IFS is preferred)

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Stand, walk, and sit throughout the day

  • The employee must occasionally lift and /or move up to 50 pounds

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Exposed to moving mechanical parts, and low voltage electrical circuits while on the manufacturing floor

  • Moderate noise level in the office area

  • ESD jacket will be issued for wear while in production cell. May be required to wear other appropriate personal protective equipment when in restricted manufacturing areas.

Work Schedules:

  • Normal work hours are 1st shift 5:30 AM to 4:10 PM

  • Normal workdays are Monday through Thursday and Fridays as needed

  • Lunch period is 40 minutes per day, unpaid

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.


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