Production Supervisor

Reliance One, Inc.
Job Description
Production Supervisor Responsibilities
  • The Production Supervisor is responsible for the day to day management, counseling, disciplining, and coaching of personnel within assigned area
  • This includes driving the output and activities of the assigned cells and work areas as well as other priorities as set forth by the Operation Manager
  • Assume organizational responsibility for production staff and implement a culture of excellence (visible leadership)
  • Organize associates on shift to achieve output, quality and safety goals
  • Timely completion of shift-end reports and other documentation as required
  • Maintain a safe, clean work area and follow all established safety guidelines, ensuring conformance with OSHA
  • Make certain area and personnel are adhering to QS 9000, TS 16949, and ISO 14001 standards
  • Initiate actions / escalation along the value stream, when problems arise regarding safety, quality (Q-stop), equipment, materials, and maintenance
  • Follow escalation process accordingly
  • Ensure that Team Leader orders all materials to prevent production interruptions for current and oncoming shifts
  • Function as a backup to the Team Leader, ordering materials when necessary
  • Maintain clean and safe work environment (5S)
  • Ensure all set-ups and changeovers are performed efficiently and effectively
  • Support training initiatives
  • Support CIP efforts in plant through coordination with plant staff
  • Meet shift build plans
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Operations Manager
Production Supervisor Requirements
  • Technical Associate´s Degree, Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of five years of industrial experience with a minimum of three years of supervisory experience required
  • Familiarity with Metric system and tight tolerances (0.01mm)
  • Possess a demonstrated knowledge of Production Systems such as work instructions, preventive maintenance, and OEE is preferred
  • Ability to multi-task and work with little to no supervision required
  • Personal computer skills in MS Office a plus
  • Previous experience in manufacturing processes is favored
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Working-level second language skills is a plus
  • Able to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Able to communicate effectively with peers, managers, and directors, and to present to groups of customers or employees of the organization
  • Values and considers the perspectives and backgrounds of all parties
  • Ability to apply concepts and information typically taught during a four-year college or university course
  • Ability to define and solve problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
  • The physical demands described here 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
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands fingers and eyes; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear up to 95% of the day
  • The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms
  • The employee must occasionally lift and / or move up to 20 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus
  • The environment will vary in this position based on assignments
  • When working in the office environment noise is generally minimal
  • The environment in manufacturing plants and testing labs are often loud, hot, and with particulates in the air
  • Working environment may contain potentially hazardous materials such as acids, solvents, oils, and common etchants
  • In such environments, adherence to PPE regulations is required
  • Employees must be able to work additional hours and / or additional days during the payroll week which can be in excess of forty (40) hours per payroll week
  • Domestic / international travel with / without overnight stay may be required
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