Production Supervisor

Job Description

Key Responsibilities of the Production Supervisor:

· Lead, manage, hire, and train a crew of approximately 14-20 employees

· Ensure plant safety and environmental compliance goals are met

· Ensure production goals are met or exceeded, including yield, throughput, and quality

· Prepare daily production schedules and ensure schedule adherence

· Apply lean manufacturing best practices and driving continuous improvement in operating standards, people, processes and procedures

· Effectively manage operations while meeting budgetary goals

· Partner effectively with maintenance and engineering to ensure equipment reliability to meet production and quality requirements and to continuously improve production

· Responsible for leading, coaching, training, developing, and discipline of shift employees

· Openly and effectively communicate with team members to understand and meet goals and objectives and to solve problems efficiently and effectively.

Required Qualifications for the Production Supervisor:

· Bachelor's or Associate's degree (or equivalent) in engineering, business or related field or commensurate experience

· 5+ years of effective and/or progressive production management experience

· Strong management and leadership skills and demonstrated ability to effectively lead and motivate a diverse group of employees

· Excellent working knowledge of safety and environmental practices and regulations, including OSHA compliance

· Leads with a sense of urgency, customer service, candor and excellence

· Must have excellent communication skills and ability to develop a team environment promoting talent growth and mutual assistance

· Experience with MRP systems and strong PC skills - MS office applications required

· Lean manufacturing experience

Desired Qualifications for the Production Supervisor:

· Experience with manufacturing maintenance, engineering and distribution

· Knowledge of Six Sigma, lean principles and other process improvement tools

· Solid mechanical knowledge, including machine operation, troubleshooting and preventive maintenance

Lancaster, PA
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