Production Supervisor

Mueller Water Products Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 2 months ago

The Mueller Water Products is headquartered in Atlanta, GA and manufactures valves for water and gas systems, including iron gate, butterfly, tapping, check, plug, and ball valves, as well as dry-barrel and wet-barrel fire hydrants; pipe repair products, such as clamps and couplings used to repair leaks, as well as municipal castings, including manhole covers and street drain grates; and residential and commercial water meter products and systems. It also offers metering, leak detection, pipe condition assessment, and other products and services for the water infrastructure industry, as well as provides installation, replacement, and maintenance services on new and existing valves, fire hydrants, and service lines.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan and lead the activities of production processes and personnel on various shifts during the manufacturing/assembly of products.

  • Partner with the Production Manager, Production Planning, and Materials departments to establish production priorities and plans.

  • Direct production operations in accordance with established priorities and sequences for manufacturing products using knowledge of production processes and methods, machine and equipment capabilities and skilled labor.

  • Analyze production schedules to estimate work requirements for completion of job assignments and adjust to meet scheduled requirements.

  • Assist Quality Assurance and Manufacturing Engineering personnel in testing, troubleshooting and modifying processes to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of products.

  • Advise managers and supervisors of production issues and offer suggestions for changes in working conditions, design, test, production procedures, and the use of equipment.

  • Meet or exceed goals established for safety, labor efficiencies, schedule attainment, scrap, rework, and any other production related goals.

  • Initiate, suggest, and implement plans to motivate, empower, and develop workers to achieve work goals in a team environment.

  • Supervise and assist in the set up, operation, troubleshooting and maintenance of various automated machines, assembly equipment and/or machining centers.

  • Conduct performance appraisals and make recommendations for promotions, transfers, discharges, and disciplinary measures.

  • Obtain critically needed products from material as directed, performing any necessary operations / processes to expedite requirements toward production plans.

  • Implement lean techniques and principles such as 5S, standardized work, waste identification and elimination, value stream mapping, team based multi-skilled workforce, one piece flow technology, visual factory concepts, and total productive maintenance

Required Experience:

  • Three to five years' experience in a union manufacturing facility.

Required Skills:

  • Strong Microsoft Office and HRIS skills

  • A consistent track record for executing performance objectives and delivering results with minimal supervision.

  • Relationship Building Skills

  • Strong Communicator.

  • Demonstrated leadership attributes

Additional Details:

  • Relocation assistance may be offered for this position.

Mueller Company offers an excellent salary and benefits package. Current benefit offerings include: medical and dental insurance, 401K plan with company match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan program, short-term and long-term disability benefits, vacation, tuition reimbursement program, company-provided life insurance, supplemental insurance at group rates, and much more.

Mueller Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sexual orientation, race, color, age, disability, religion, national origin, citizenship status and creed.

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