The Production Supervisor is responsible for front-line leadership and day-to-day operations of a designated production team to include safety, quality, efficiencies and meeting customer expectations. Provides overall direction to production floor employees in the areas of production, scheduling, performance management, training and other related areas striving to improve overall operational efficiencies.
Provides leadership and assist with training to accomplish production objectives to all employees for Safety, Quality, Production, and Maintenance.
Coordinates with Plant Manager on production activities to insure production goals/objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost effective manner.
Works with the Plant Manager to ensure vacancies are covered for any planned/unplanned.
Works with Human Resources in reporting excused/unexcused absences as necessary.
Prepares and reviews employees worked hours for submission to payroll.
Establishes and monitors shift performance for safety, quality, and production standards.
Enters production data accurately into system in order to measure and monitor KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) around efficiencies, downtime, inventory and overall production.
Updates communication boards to keep production floor team members informed about safety, quality and efficiency metrics. Leads employee start-up meetings.
Responds to employees’ questions and concerns as necessary. Works with Human Resources for guidance in handling more sensitive employee relations issues, investigations or disciplinary matters.
Works with other team members to control and improve efficiencies, minimize labor overtime, downtime and repair expenses. Implements cost effective systems around this as necessary.
Promotes shop floor organization, plant house-keeping with employees lean utilizing techniques such as 5S with shift personnel.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent with equivalent work experience in industrial manufacturing supervision or independent contractual work, Associates
2 - 3 years supervisory experience in a Manufacturing environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Self-directed team player
Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills