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Production Supervisor

Midland Metal Products
Hammond, IN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

POSITION: Poduction Supervisor

SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Works in coordination with press brake and resistance/ spot leads to ensure safety, quality and daily manufacturing schedules are met. This is done through daily balancing, fixture storage management, ensuring fixtures, samples, check gauges and customer supplies materials are available to departments as needed. Create and update the daily production schedule. Ensure all set-up and quality checks are being completed as specified, ensure new operators are completely training and are qualified to work. Coordinate movement of people between departments dependent upon priorities of the production schedule. Oversight of material handling for the departments. Enforcement of 5S standards throughout the department. Investigate all non-conformance issues, determine root cause, and implement preventative measures. Log all non-conformances as needed. Work in conjunction with process auditor and set up to make any process improvements necessary to ensure operators are hitting production quotas.

SPECIFIC DUTIES, ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Daily balancing, ensuring counts are entered in correctly.
  • Create and update daily work schedules
  • Management of fixture/ sample storage.
  • Ensuring fixtures, samples and check gauges are available as needed and are being used.
  • Perform daily checks to ensure operators and set up are performing quality checks as required.
  • Oversight of new operators, ensuring training is completed and they are qualified to work.
  • Coordinate movement of people between departments.
  • Investigate all non-conformance issues, determine root cause, and implement preventative measures.
  • Work in conjunction with process auditor and set up to make any process improvements necessary to ensure operators are hitting production quotas.
  • Log all non-conformances as needed.
  • Oversight of material handling for the departments. Log all non-conformances as needed.
  • Plans sequence of operations, applying knowledge of physical properties of metal.
  • Inspects work piece for defects.
  • Measures work piece and verifies dimensions using micrometer, template, straightedge, and scale. Selects and positions flat, block, radius or special purpose die sets into ram and bed of machine, using hoist crane, measuring instruments and hand tools.
  • Provide input to enhance existing production methods.
  • Work independently with minimum supervision and/or willing to work in a team environment, which may include working on projects and/or equipment that is outside or of original job scope.
  • Recommend hiring and releasing of production personnel.
  • Conduct training. Coach, lead and develop team members.
  • Continually strive to meet Midland Metal Products employment standards, policies, and regulations.
  • Assist with other departments when necessary.
  • Maintain awareness of and continually practice safe work habits. Maintain a safe work environment.
  • Maintain cleanliness on projects both during and after job completion. Adhere to and understand 5-S standards and evaluation.
  • Work overtime when needed.
  • Work in a variety of temperature conditions.
  • Maintain accurate records, both paper and electronic, related to incoming and outgoing materials, job orders, shipping tags, etc.
  • Maintain updated knowledge of product and industry standards.
  • Perform related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates.
  • Attend company-sponsored training (i.e. external, in-house, web/computer based, etc.)

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Training: High school diploma or GED and technical training preferred

Experience:

- 2 years of previous work-related skill, knowledge, and experience preferred

- Must have proven abilities in communication, organization, setting priorities

- Experience with process improvement methodologies to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

- Ideal candidate is hands-on, has a strong mechanical aptitude, enjoys fixing things, and is capable of successfully managing increasing complex engineering projects from inception through delivery

- Ability to use a PC, in-house software, and Microsoft Office products to effectively administrate and organize departmental objectives

- Prior mechanical training or background. Strong mechanical aptitude

Knowledge and Skills:

- US Citizen or Resident Alien Card

- Speaks English, Bilingual in Spanish a plus but not required.

- Knowledge manufacturing technology, machinery, principals, and practices.

- Familiarity with standard tools and units of measurement

- Basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide, fractions.)

- Ability to foster a close working relationship with team members and management

- Strong interpersonal skills

- Self-starter.

- Good understanding of mechanical and standardized processes.

- Ability to use problem solving methods and techniques to resolve problems successfully and efficiently.

- Well organized. Ability to work well under pressure, manage competing demands and meet tight deadlines with strong follow through.

- Unlimited or unimpaired ability to walk, bend, stoop, and climb. Ability to lift up to 70 lbs.

- Capacity to work as a member of a team or by oneself to achieve desired results.

- Be able to safely operate a variety of stationary or portable hand and power tools.

- Ability to read, comprehend and utilize work orders, prints, CAD/technical drawings, labor reports, and any numerical data related to effectively managing department outcomes.

- Understand piece rate incentive.

- Ability to use a Personal Computer to manipulate Global Shop software data related to job scheduling, job tracking, labor and time/attendance data.

Company Description
Midland Metal Products is committed to satisfying our customers. We accomplish this by deeply understanding our customer needs and by maintaining a rigorous system utilizing advances in engineering and process technology. This enables us to deliver high quality products, at the right time, at the lowest possible cost. We encourage our employees to pursue excellence through continuous improvement. Customer satisfaction sustains our existence.

Midland Metal Products

Midland Metal Products is committed to satisfying our customers. We accomplish this by deeply understanding our customer needs and by maintaining a rigorous system utilizing advances in engineering and process technology. This enables us to deliver high quality products, at the right time, at the lowest possible cost. We encourage our employees to pursue excellence through continuous improvement. Customer satisfaction sustains our existence.

Address

1401 165th St

Hammond, IN
USA

Industry

Manufacturing

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