Production Supervisor



Posted Under: Minneapolis, Minnesota jobs in Executive; Executive jobs in zipcode 55401
Posted On: 2017-05-19 11:00:00

Adecco is assisting a local client in their search to fill a Production Supervisor position in Chaska. This is a direct hire position. As a Production Supervisor you will be responsible for supervising workers in a production environment. Apply Now if you meet the qualifications below!

JOB SUMMARY:
This position is to direct and supervise production activities and employees in accordance with policies, procedures and standards to achieve established production schedules and desired quality levels.

Hours:
2nd shift: 4:00pm-2:00am Monday-Thursday

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Accountabilities include:
1. Supervise, assist and evaluate employees to insure proper performance of work and communication of company expectations, policies and procedures.
2. Participate in interviews and the selection of qualified personnel to fill vacancies.
3. Conduct fair and impartial performance evaluations in a timely fashion.
4. Guide and monitor Group Leader/Technician and Team Leader in efficient job staging, line flow, product flow, material acquisition and related production accountabilities.
5. Guide and monitor the planning of daily schedules and work assignments to each team in order to produce products that meet quality standards and production schedules.
6. Work with Team, Team Leader, Group Lead/Technician, ME, and QE to analyze non-conforming product to determine root cause of failure using the 8 Step Problem Solving method, and coordinate appropriate corrective action to prevent reoccurrence.
7. Work with Team, Team Leader, Group Lead/Technician, ME, and QE to reduce scrap to achieve or surpass levels defined by the corporate goals and objectives.
8. Participate in daily meeting held by Teams to review Visual Management Board and Shift Log Book information and ensure that production needs will be met.
9. Support Lean concepts and drive Lean initiatives in your area of responsibility.
10. Help maintain a clean, safe and organized work environment by assisting Group Lead/Technician in conducting daily walk through in their work area to ensure that team is sustaining 5S Program.
11. Monitor areas productivity numbers along with the areas labor and production efficiencies.
12. Assist Planning with scheduling and assigning work in order to meet customer requests, maintain workflow, machine integration and productivity.
13. Generate production reports specific to area of operation.
15. Promote injury prevention and keep “finger on pulse” dealing with the Safety/Nurse when indeed an injury occurs in a professional manner.
16. Apply continuous improvement/lean concepts to identify and eliminate non-value added tasks and/or activities.
17. Timely and regular attendance.
18. Perform other duties as required.
Experience: SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
1. H.S. Diploma required. Bachelor?s degree in Engineering or Business related field preferred. Minimum of 3 years management experience in a manufacturing environment, or 5 plus years of lead or senior operator production experience in a Lean manufacturing environment. Exposure to Engineering, Quality Assurance, Production, Materials and Maintenance functions is desirable.
2. Minimum of 3 - 5 years well-rounded experience in a manufacturing environment working with small, high tolerance parts from a variety of materials in high volume. Medical device industry experience desirable.
3. Ability to communicate effectively with all employees.
4. Displays leadership skills to effectively supervise and train work groups.
5. Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills.
6. Successfully interacts and cooperates with diverse groups within the company.
7. Has thorough knowledge of procedures, work methods, and set-ups within the department.
9. Demonstrated skills with all equipment related to the department operations.