Night Production Supervisor

Job Location US-AL-Hartselle
ID
2021-5680
# of Openings
1
Category
Manufacturing
Type
Direct Hire

Overview

The Night Production Supervisor is responsible for the planning, direction, coordination and scheduling of production activities necessary to meet safety, quality and fulfillment plans. 

Responsibilities

  • Supervises employees to ensure all work is performed safely and in accordance with company policies, practices and applicable UL standards.
    • Ensure elimination of unsafe items from the operator pre-shift checklist
    • Drive daily safety focus and culture
    • Make certain that team members avoid at risk behaviors and, when necessary, holds team accountable for unsafe acts
    • Monthly safety meetings topic responsibilities
    • Conduct back shift drills (Fire and Tornado)
    • Housekeeping
    • Focused on equipment guarding
    • Real time near miss focus and elimination of hazards
  • Conducts daily shift meetings to convey shift-to-shift handoffs of production activities.
    • Facilitate Culture development
    • Improved team member engagement
    • Direct information flow both directions
  • Continuous improvement.
    • Ensures daily 6S through GEMBA walks.
    • Machine efficiencies
    • New improvement opportunity identification using 80/20 techniques
    • Form and lead USa teams to reduce waste
    • Use the techniques above for accountability with team to drive improvements in safety, scrap, cost, quality, and throughput
  • Partners with Engineering and Maintenance to identify, prioritize, and schedule maintenance activities.
  • OTIF (On Time, In Full)
    • Continuously communicate with distribution to ensure order completion
    • Guides workflow by determining work priorities and allocating team manpower
  • Supports plant management with ongoing projects and trains production staff.
    • Active role to ensure top projects are supported and moving forward to improve shop floor performance.
    • Identify and implement projects to improve the bottom line (labor, scrap, usage)
    • Ensure employees are crossed trained to level OT and production requirements.
    • Work on identifying an action plan to continuously improve efficiencies and reduce OT.
    • Work with scheduling to ensure product flow and labor match to meet demands.
  • Work with HR
    • Ensure meals are ordered appropriately for team member appreciation
    • Approve timesheets
    • Assist HR with disciplinary action implementation and follow up.
  • New Hires
    • After hours interviews and tours
    • Check off completion of training
    • Fosters a collaborative, self-directed work environment
  • Assign priorities to ensure top projects are completed (Utilize 80/20 principles)
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Four year degree in manufacturing, engineering or a related field with 6 years of progressively responsible experience.
  • Lean training/certification preferred.
  • Strong leadership, supervisory and interpersonal skills and a proven ability to operate independently and in small multi-discipline teams.
  • Must demonstrate participative problem solving, project management and continuous improvement skills.
  • Advanced organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Strong analytical and computer skills (MS Office)

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