Production Supervisor

New Lisbon, WI 53950
United States

Manages Others
Experience Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description
Position Description:

The Production Supervisor is responsible for planning and coordinating all manufacturing activities in order to meet schedule requirements; supervises hourly Coordinators and Associates; and evaluate, coach and discipline employees. He or she works with a cross functional management team providing and interpreting multiple manufacturing reports. He or she is also expected to actively support the SQDCME Scorecard initiatives (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, Morale and Environment) in their respective Business Unit.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishes work results and establishes priorities
- Accomplishes manufacturing staff results by communicating job expectations; plans, monitors and appraises job results
- Coaches and counsels associates while coordinating and enforcing process controls, policies and procedures
- Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs and evaluating equipment needs
- Initiates and fosters a spirit of cooperation within and between departments
- Participates in the selection process of hourly Coordinators
- Updates and maintains Safe Work Instructions
- Completes required audits
- Leads, promotes and supports continuous improvement activities, including ECO System
- Assists in the development of standard work for all production activities
- Assures all production hours are correct, validating time sheets
- Coordinates and adherers to overall training plan for all new associates
- Develops hourly Coordinator and associate skills matrices
- Responsible for delivery schedule attainment
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Job Requirements
Education Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED
Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
Vocational School or some College courses (required)
Associate’s Degree, Trade or Technical School (recommended )
College Degree Major Desired: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Engineering or Technology

Knowledge and/or training courses specific for this position: Ability to identify OSHA compliance issues and control of hazards
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, Kronos and SAP
Experience implementing lean manufacturing, 5S and other continuous improvement concepts

Skills specific for this position: Ability to lead, motivate and develop direct reports
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills

Experience specific for this position:

Grade 7 – 1 to 5 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment
Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously Ø Demonstrated ability to lead people and achieve results through others

Certifications, Licenses, Certifications

Six Sigma certification is desired