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Supervisor of Production

Job Post Index 21A2D6-Sy##
Location Wauwatosa, WI
Description: Description
  • Develops, trains, and motivates team members to achieve desired safety, efficiency, proficiency, cooperation, and morale
  • Maintains awareness of plant and/or engineering policies and procedures, and ensures employee adherence
  • May recommend and/or implement new plant policies and procedures
  • Analyzes potential production problems (delays, material shortages, equipment repairs, etc.) and devises
  • Implements procedures to minimize lost time due to these occurrences
  • Reviews operational schedules, coordinates production/testing activities, and manages team member assignments
  • Manage for multiple departments and/or shifts
  • Assists with tasks such as monitoring and determining manufacturing costs and outlay, quality and quantity of goods produced, production methods, tooling applications, and ensures the effective use of production hours, skills, machines, equipment, and facilities
  • Interacts with engineers to modify machines, equipment, and/or processes to improve safety, production, and overall quality
  • Provides liaison support between plant and engineering to ensure efficient manufacturing processes
  • Uses data to estimate work-hour requirements and departmental efficiencies for continuous improvement projects.
  • Recommends and initiates projects; sees those projects through to deadline with measurable improvements
  • Manages costs and budgets, and provide corrective action plans to improve budgetary control
  • Inspects materials and finished product for quality compliance
  • Perform full range of managerial responsibilities which may include but not be limited to: interviewing, hiring, coaching, developing employees, planning, assigning, directing work, EEO/AA, performance management, and department budget.
Skills: Qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent or equivalent education and experience with a minimum of three years of experience in a manufacturing environment including previous experience managing personnel in a production environment; OR
  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of one year of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of manufacturing equipment, procedures, and production/quality standards
  • Demonstrated ability to work with multiple internal departments to ensure on-time delivery of quality product
  • Requires in-depth ability to read, interpret, and explain blueprints, along with engineering drawings, job orders, and specifications based on location
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact with and motivate a diverse group of employees
  • Advanced ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of personnel and production problems
  • Strong computer skills
  • Familiarity with office productivity software and business control software such as SAP
  • Ability to work in a busy, fast paced production environment, and often under time constraints
  • Experience working in multiple departments preferred
  • Experience with continuous improvement methods and teams, or cost reduction initiatives showing tangible results

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