Production Supervisor

MAC Incorporated

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Production Supervisor Elmwood Park, New Jersey
Job Ref:
37576

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR OPENING IN ELMWOOD PARK NEW WITH A LARGE METAL MANUFACTURING PLANT, METALS IS A PLUS OR AEROSPACE BACKGROUND IS A HUGE PLUS JERSEY WOULD LIKE CANDIDATES OUT OF METALS AND CNC EXPERIENCE IS A PLUS BUT NEED TO HAVE GREAT LEADERSHIP SKILLS AND VERY STRONG COMMUNICATION SKILLS IS KEY 
Salary: $75K-85K
2nd Shift: 3PM-12AM
Current employee retired after 9 years
Need a Leader
Must be hands on!
Must be a team builder
Must be a communicator
Must be a motivator
Fmr Pro Supv held Team Huddles which they like!

Job Description: Production Supervisor
2nd Shift!

General Information – Primary objectives
This position is responsible for the safety, the productivity and the quality mindset of the shop floor employees.  The position is responsible for assuring their designated team is achieving productivity goals, adhering to company initiatives and culture throughout the shop floor.  In this role, a candidate should expect to spend a majority of their time on the shop floor with the shop floor employees.  

Coaching, mentoring, training and communication are key elements of this job. 

Scope of Responsibilities
•    Responsible for communicating to employees, providing a link between what they do and what the business needs
•    Teach lean concepts and actively engage employees to improve speed, quality and reduce cost
•    Participate and champion continuous improvement events
•    Coach and guide employees about proper conduct and behaviors in line with company culture
•    Provide feedback and maintain documentation regarding employee behaviors (good & bad)
•    Ensure cell employees adhere to company policies (e.g. following operating instructions, safety protocols, etc.)
•    Establish and enforce policies (manufacturing, quality, safety)
•    Responsible for employee time and attendance
o    Audit overtime usage and seek improvements to reduce as necessary
•    Optimize resource allocations – manpower & equipment
•    Establish and sustain a 5S culture
•    Assure employees have adequate training to achieve quality and productivity requirements
•    Team building
•    Use problem solving and critical thinking skills to overcome manufacturing obstacles
•    Encourage problem solving at the operator level
•    Lead and participate in Gemba walks 
•    Investigate safety, quality or productivity issues
•    Create and assure that KPI’s are being tracked and improvements are sought 
•    Manage and communicate resource exceptions (time off / coverage) with Operation Planners 
What it means to be wildly successful:
•    Employees bring a safety mindset with them every day
•    Employees are empowered, engaged and actively contributing to the organization
•    All employees have the tools, equipment and knowhow to perform at their best
•    Employees are cross trained, so they can move where necessary to meet demand
•    Employee morale and engagement is high
•    Part quality is high and no escapes to the customer
•    Any additional responsibility as required

Accountabilities
Accountable for the safety, the productivity and the quality mindset of the shop floor employees

Performance Measurement & Performance Evaluation
Quality & Escapes (first pass yield & customer returns), on-time delivery to master production schedule (MPS), cell productivity/efficiency, aging (units over leadtime) , shop floor employee behavior
     
Requirements for Candidates 
Education:                    

Min. Education Level required:  High school

Profile:     College helpful, but not required.  Supervisory experience preferred.

Experience:
Min. experience required:     3-5 years

Profile:    Supervisory experience preferred
Language Skills:

Computer Skills:
Hardware knowledge:    Personal computer
Software knowledge:    MS Office, ERP systems experience preferred

Additional Skills:                    
•    Leadership skills:
o    Strong communication with subordinates, peers and management.
o    Ability to motivate others
o    Ability to train and delegate other
o    Effectively provide feedback to reports and peers
•    Be accountable for the performance of the team’s metrics and its members’ behaviors
•    Mathematical skills; calculating figures, formulas
•    Organize, plan and prioritize work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
•    Critical thinking, decision making, problem solving – analyze information and choose best solution
•    Information gathering 
•    Monitoring and reviewing available data (i.e. production performance or quality data) to detect and assess problems
•    Lean or six sigma training or experience
•    Ability to seek out opportunities independently and offer solutions
Soft Facts:                    
•    Strong Interpersonal relationships and team building skills
•    Comfortable with making decisions
•    Comfortable with change – show agility and flexibility in the face of adversity
•    Keeps commitments and can earn trust (integrity)
•    Communicate openly and honestly
•    Keeps a positive attitude
•    Good work ethic (puts the time in to get the job done)
•    Ability work effectively as part of a cross functional team (Engineering, Quality, Maintenance and Planning)

Physical Demands:                    
•    Must be comfortable in a manufacturing environment
•    Must be able to work in an office environment, i.e., sitting for long periods of time; extensive computer work (typing)
•    May be required to lift up to 50 lbs.
May require some travel; i.e., car, train, plane
Candidates from which business/companies are to be preferred for the position:

Aerospace preferred, but not required.
 

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