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Production Supervisor

OH, OH
The Production Supervisor will be directly responsible for overseeing and organizing staff, training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work and processes on the production floor. They will oversee scheduling and routine production activities, work flow, first-line point of contact should challenges arise as well as appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems in a Union environment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Follow all safety guidelines and participate as a fully-empowered team member to achieve organization-wide goal of zero incidents.
  • Key contact for continuous improvement in department with regards to safety, quality, productivity, and cost reduction.
  • Inspects products to verify conformance to specifications and directs setup and adjustments of machines.
  • Generates the final production schedules for production lines.
  • Schedule production equipment to meet delivery date while maximizing manufacturing efficiencies.
  • Key member of scrap reduction team, responsible for suggesting and implementing corrective actions in manufacturing.
  • Key member or Project Lead for 6S program
  • Ongoing communication and follow-through with crew concerning safety, quality and scrap issues.
  • Conducts downtime root cause analysis and suggests/implements corrective action.
  • Calculates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment.
  • Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures and instructions to meet productions schedules, safety regulations, and quality requirements.
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.
  • Initiates and implements plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  • Maintains production records, employee attendance and performance data.
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) for positions in assigned area.
  • Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.
  • Act as back up to Production Manager in his/her absence.
  • Train new supervisors and mentor junior supervisors
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