Manufacturing Supervisor

Job Description
SUMMARY To manage the activities of the Production Floor to achieve optimum safety, quality, cost, efficiency, machine utilization performance while assuring internal and external customer satisfaction.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Supervision of all manufacturing personnel; and all non-manufacturing personnel when their direct report is out of the building.

• Provide direction and leadership consistent with plant business plan goals.

• Lead and direct the activities and performance of the Production Floor to
effectively support plant operations (i.e. quality, safety, efficiency, utilization, policies and procedures, etc.)

• Act as first step facilitator in all issues involving hourly employees including employee complaints and accident investigations.

• Ensure compliance to required schedule in assigned area.

• Ensure conformance to process controls.

• Provide required employee training.

• Drive and oversee root cause analysis and corrective actions.

• Drive and oversee process improvement activities for Production Floor.

• Serve as a resource in plant investigation of customer problems/issues.

• Interface with customers and suppliers as appropriate.

• Oversee manning levels and assure compliance to budget.

• Ensure communication throughout the Production Floor and other departments by maintaining crossover meeting integrity.

• Interact with the Engineering Department on equipment tryouts, job configuration and standards.

• Ensure that TS standards are being followed throughout the facility.

• Oversee proper documentation response (i.e., process changes, SPC conditions, First/Last Shot/Part, 8D’s, production numbers, etc.)

• Participate in activities to achieve quality, productivity, scrap and cost reduction goals.

• Work with Production Control/Materials Department on work area scheduling and adherence there to.

• Coordinate machine and tool repair activities with Maintenance and Tool Room respectively as well as Production Scheduling.

• Oversee and adhere to all company missions, values, policies and procedures (i.e., quality policy manual, associate handbook, etc.)

• Oversee compliance to required OSHA, environmental, and ergonomic regulations as well as all internal safety procedures.

• Maintain high standards of housekeeping in respective areas including: the production floor, machines, behind the plant, packing/WIP, and coordination at the press.

• Performs all other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Directly supervise all manufacturing personnel. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s plans, policies and applicable laws. Treat all employees fairly and with respect while enforcing accountability. Responsibilities include training and motivating employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE High school diploma or technical degree preferred; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


US Farathane Corporation

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