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Production Supervisor (1st Shift)

Minco Products, Inc. Minneapolis, MN
  • Posted: over a month ago
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Do you enjoy leading, coaching and empowering teams? Then this Production Supervisor position is for you! Every day you will help Minco succeed by leading teams and collaborating cross functionally to safely produce high quality products on time for our customers and living Minco's icare values -- Integrity, Communication, Accountability, Respect, & Energy.

At Minco, you can make a difference by being part of something that is evolving, growing and continually improving. Minco products can be found everywhere from on an oil rig miles under the sea to satellites miles above our heads - and in your doctor's office! Our temperature sensing, controlling, and heating, as well as the flexible circuits that pull it all together, are in products that save people's lives, explore the world, protect our military, and bring energy to everyone.

+ Supervise, interview, hire, train, mentor and develop staff.

+ Oversee the production floor and daily operations

+ Monitor productivity to ensure staffing levels are allocated appropriately to meet operational demand.

+ Respond to employee and management questions and concerns while monitoring operational accuracy and efficiency

+ Define, implement and sustain Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost (SQDC) metrics and targets for areas and functions to ensure they are driving the expected behavior and results

+ Develop operating policies and procedures within the work area to ensure that SQDC metrics and targets are met

+ Lead and ensure the implementation, practice and sustainment of fundamental Lean Principals & Tools such as 5S, Standard Work, Leader Standard Work, Hour by Hour, Visual Metrics, Visual Management, etc.

+ Coach, develop and empower employees to reach business, team and individual goals

+ Develop and manage training, cross-training, and rotation plans for employees to increase their flexibility and value, maintain their skills, reduce safety and ergo concerns, and ultimately create a workforce that can compensate for sudden changes in demand and resources

+ Assist with reviewing and coordinating production and general operations, such as shop order management, scheduling, inventory management, quality, and maintenance requirements

Basic Qualifications:

+ High School Diploma or GED

+ Lean/Continuous Improvement Experience

+ Minimum 2 years of supervision experience

+ Preferred Qualifications:

+ Associate Degree

+ Problem solving and conflict resolution experience

+ Experience with soldering, welding, working in a clean room environment and final product inspections

+ Familiar with Value Stream Mapping

+ Experience with fundamental production and operations principles and practices

+ PC skills; Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

+ Skilled in use of ERP/MRP

What Skills You Bring:

+ Demonstrated ability to effectively build relationships with employees and management

+ Strong experience responding to and resolving questions and concerns

+ Project management, organizational, analytical and presentation skills

+ Proven track record of implementing programs, policies, and procedures

+ Demonstrated ability to work efficiently under conditions of multiple deadlines and changing priorities

+ Experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic and multi-cultural environment

+ Excellent written and oral communication skills for internal and external customer contact

This position is a regular full-time position located in our headquarters in Fridley, Minnesota.

Why Minco?

At Minco, we offer benefits and services that help balance work life and personal life, a competitive wage and benefits package, opportunities for continuous improvement and personal growth, casual denim Fridays and company celebrations - some of the many reasons that make Minco a great place to work!

Find out why you would love working at Minco by learning more about our company culture and the rewards of working with us at - then apply! Current Minco employees: please apply via your Employee page on iconnect. If you need assistance, please contact

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran, marital, or disability status.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Minco Products, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.

This position requires use of information or access to hardware and software which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the definition of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

ID: 2019-1908

Minco Products, Inc.


Minneapolis, MN

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