Position Title: Production Supervisor
Reports to: Manufacturing Manager
Location: Spirit Lake, IA
Shift: Monday-Thursday 4:00p.m.-2:00a.m. (Fridays if needed 2:00p.m.-10:00a.m.)
Directs the activities of hourly coworkers in manufacturing and maintenance activities including, but not limited to training and supervising, maintaining a positive work environment, ensuring compliance with safety standards and established policies and procedures.
Provide effective leadership of coworkers on assigned shift consistent with Pure Fishing principles. Maintain a high degree of visibility and access to employees throughout the shift.
Lead safety awareness and implement new techniques to assure a safe working environment.
Maintains time and attendance on a daily basis.
Communicates equipment issues or other production problems to incoming supervisor at shift change.
Support continuous process improvements and waste elimination as part of the Lean initiatives.
Facilitate and participate in improvement projects within the manufacturing area.
Train the production team on assigned shift to meet customer demand and participate in the Lean process.
Coach employees for career and talent development. Proactively address substandard performance in alignment with Pure Fishing principles and policies. Conducts performance evaluations as necessary.
Assure adherence to standard work documents and the ISO program.
Ensures adherence to product quality standards.
Coordinate personnel needs between departments to ensure optimization of customer needs.
Promptly completes first report of injury and thoroughly investigates any work place accidents or illnesses on assigned shift.
Work with other production leaders to resolve daily production issues such as material, delivery, and quality and employee performance.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelors Degree in related field
Minimum of 3 years of experience, preferably in a multi-operation manufacturing environment.
Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles
Familiarity with OSHA safety standards and regulations
SAP experience preferred
Strong computer and MS Office skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
A passion for continuous improvement
Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.