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Production Supervisor

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Carey, OH

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Job Description

PRODUCTION SUPERVISORS (1st and 2nd shift)

Production Supervisors must provide strong leadership and effectively manage team members, materials, equipment, process, and cost for the team(s) assigned. Production Supervisors are required to focus on Safety, Quality, Cost, JIT requirements, and productivity of their assigned areas. Production supervisors are also responsible to lead and enforce all of the company's policies and procedures. The roles and responsibilities listed are not meant to be all inclusive. The needs of the company may require individuals to perform other functions.

Primary Responsibilities

· Lead the assigned team(s) in all safety principles and other policies/ procedures

· Manage issues that arise while maintaining responsibility for downtime, team issues, quality issues, and reporting

· Regularly communicate issues to plant leadership, support functions, and the team

· Support, participate, and ensure compliance with corporate policies and guidelines

· Follow, explain and clarify company policies and procedures to all team members

· Use progressive discipline to track problematic areas and update your manager / HR as needed of any ongoing issues

· Recommend and assist in implementing measures to improve production methods, equipment, product quality, and efficiency through daily meetings and production reports

· Perform investigations and report all incidents when they occur (spills, accidents, poor performance)

· Monitor and enforce all attendance policies for assigned team members

· Allocate, monitor, and report manning weekly to remain within direct and indirect labor goals

· Support and promote all initiatives of continuous improvement

· Conduct daily, weekly, and monthly audits as needed

· Suggest and implement cost-saving ideas

· Communicate respectfully and build a motivated, energized team environment

· Ability to embrace a diverse working culture

· Contributes to team effort by leading the communication to the line, such as pre shift meetings, assist in delegation of work assignments, training, and continuous improvement activities

· Prioritize workload to optimize line efficiency and line manpower by coordinating line transfers and breaks when needed

· Perform periodic evaluations with team leaders for all employees in assigned area(s)

· Develop, coach, and motivate the production team members in the assigned area(s)

· Participate and facilitate training, evaluations, committees, and task forces as required

· Promote teamwork and be a team player in all areas of the plant

· Report all production data to appropriate groups on a daily basis

· Support, participate, and comply with all EHS policies, procedures, and objectives including ensuring the safety and productivity of all employees assigned to designated shift

Job Requirements

Years of Experience

· 3+ years of experience in a leadership position

· 3+ years experience in a manufacturing environment

· Understanding of injection mold and final assembly process are a plus to have

· Previous supervisory experience preferred


· High School Diploma or GED required

· Associates Degree preferred

Desired Competencies, Experience, & Qualifications:

· Automotive Assembly - experience in the industry, training functions preferred

· Active Listening - ability to actively attend to, convey and understand the comments and questions of others

· Interpersonal - ability to get along with a variety of personalities and individuals; ability to work as part of a team to accomplish results as needed

· Working Under Pressure - ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations

· Accountability - ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions

· Communication - ability to communicate effectively with others both written and verbal

· Ethical - ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards

· Customer Focus - dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers

· Productive Work Habits - organized and able to set appropriate goals and priorities and follow through with those goals

· Problem Solving - ability to solve a variety of problems on the production floor with quick, accurate decision making

· Computer Skills - basic computer skills to include Microsoft Office and Teams, as well as web browser functions

· Attendance - come to work as scheduled and be on time for assigned shifts

· Continuous Improvement - actively seek out improvement projects and cost saving initiatives

· Leadership - ability to motivate others to meet the demands of the manufacturing environment


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