Production Supervisor

Landscape Structures Delano , MN 55328

Posted 2 months ago

ABOUT LANDSCAPE STRUCTURES

Since 1971, Landscape Structures Inc. has been the leading manufacturer of commercial playground equipment in the world. The employee-owned company designs community and school playgrounds that encourage kids of all ages and abilities to learn persistence, leadership, competition, bravery, support and empathy through play. Landscape Structures pushes the limits-of design, inclusion, play-to help kids realize there is no limit to what they can do today and in the future. For a better tomorrow, we play today.

OUR VALUES

  • Innovation

  • Commitment & Passion

  • Integrity

  • Team & Relationships

The production supervisor ensures that manufacturing remains a smooth and efficient process while monitoring employees and organizing workflows. This role is essential to our overall corporate objective-to ensure that the production processes result in products of maximum quality. Promotes continuous improvement through the use of lean manufacturing principles and instilling a culture of idea sharing and implementation.

  • Optimizes day-to-day activities and resources to ensure quality, cost, delivery, safety and morale results are achieved.

  • Uses critical thinking and problem-solving skills to spot issues in efficiency/productivity and suggest improvements (i.e. staffing, capacity constraints, equipment maintenance issues, etc.)

  • Leads and communicates to employees utilizing QCDSM boards to help work centers continually improve (newspaper items, trending information, goal setting).

  • Promotes a culture of continuous improvement. Teaches employees on the importance of visual management - use of tool boards, daily 5s checklists, cleanliness of workstations and surrounding areas.

  • Strong coaching and training skills to on-board new employees and develop current employees.

  • Develop and sustain standard work for operations and ensures ISO 9000 and 14000 procedures are followed and requirements are met.

  • Promotes worker safety

  • Other duties as assigned

ATTRIBUTES

  • Critical Thinking

  • Communication

  • Decision Making

  • Flexibility and Resilience

  • Inspires Change

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical, engineering, or relevant field is preferred

  • Minimum of two years' work experience as Production Supervisor or similar role

  • Ability to set goals based on company and department objectives and achieve results through others

  • Ability to develop and coach a team of individuals

  • Working knowledge of lean manufacturing principals and tools, as well as an ability to apply that knowledge

  • Ability to work through 6:00PM to provide leadership support for 2nd shift operations employees

LANDSCAPE STRUCTURES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


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