Company Generac Power Systems
Name Production Supervisor
Req # 54773
Location Whitewater CORP
Employment Type Full Time
Shift Weekend Day
It's a challenge, and an invitation. Most importantly, it's an opportunity to join an industry leader.
There's never been a better time to work at Generac. We're shaping the market and investing in new companies and new technologies. Our rapid growth equals rapid career advancement opportunities for those who want to be challenged and enjoy a fast-paced, high-performance culture.
The Production Supervisor leads the daily operation of a production shift with responsibility for interacting with Planning, Purchasing, Materials, Ops Engineering, Quality, Facilities and other departments to achieve maximum quality and cost effectiveness in an on-time and efficient manner. The scope of ownership includes various manufacturing processes (i.e. vertical integration, multiple product lines, etc.). Success in this role is defined by daily order execution, workforce flexibility, employee onboarding, productivity/efficiency, sequencing, process adherence, and training/development in production. This will be measured by ongoing improvements in driving quality, schedule attainment, Safety, and productivity/efficiency.
General Shift: Saturday, Sunday, Monday 5:00am-5:00pm
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Direct the department to ensure safe, timely, and efficient completion of manufacturing schedules and communicate daily activities between shifts.
Supervise and coordinate activities of assigned production employees.
Provides manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting and analyzing production, performance records and data; answering questions and responding to requests.
Assuring all department personnel are adhering to company policies and procedures. Completes safety, productivity, and policy reports regularly.
Selects, coaches and develops staff. Sets clear expectations to inspire and motivate the team. Manages performance-recognizing achievement, providing feedback and administering progressive discipline when necessary.
Key member and driver of a lean manufacturing environment driving continuous improvement activities relating to safety, quality, productivity, delivery, and inventory.
Interviewing, selecting, and coordinating orientation activities for all new employees.
Ability to maintain a clean and orderly work environment and maintain compliance with established policies and procedures.
Developing and maintaining a workforce to meet capacity plans. Work with other departments to manage parts flow.
Effective communication skills and ability to resolve conflict on the shop floor.
Previous experience using SAP or equivalent ERP system (Oracle, JD Edwards, Microsoft Dynamics) and Microsoft Office.
Experience as a team lead or leading project teams in an operational environment.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee frequently is required to use hands to manipulate objects, tools or controls and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to walk; stoop; crouch; bend and reach above shoulders. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 100 pounds with assistance, waist high, up to 10 feet away. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. Temperatures can vary from cool to warm depending upon the season. The employee must comply with the assigned location PPE requirements including but not limited to safety glasses, hearing protection, appropriate gloves, clothing and shields for required tasks and closed toed or safety shoes as required by facility safety policies.
Great Reasons to work for Generac:
Competitive Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401k and many more
State-of-the-art facility with an onsite gym, walking trails, caf, free parking and many employee activities
Scheduled events throughout the year that allow our employees, both current and retirees, to gather together and enjoy their time with their families and co-workers
Pride! When a storm strikes, Generac employees always rise to the occasion. Each time a storm hits many employees volunteer their time with the customer support team or on the production line while others go right into storm-affected areas to repair generators
We believe in having fun. From minor celebrations to major events, our employees balance their work by building a strong culture of teamwork and collaboration through a variety of occasions, including our Fun Days. Each Friday we relax in our jeans!
Product loan and discount programs
"We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."
Generac Power System, Inc