Fueling Systems - Manufacturing Supervisor

 •  Franklin Electric Madison, WI

8 - 10 years experience  •  Manufacturing / Electronics

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/14/17
8 - 10 years experience
Manufacturing / Electronics
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/14/17


Responsible for supervising staff who manufacture assigned Franklin Electric products. Meets budgetary goals for efficiency, finances, safety, and scrap. This is a 2nd shift position.


• Leads the activities of the manufacturing team members.

• Implements and maintains safety standards as required by law and company policy.

• Manages the production schedule. Coordinates production startups, shutdowns, and changeovers.

o Manages employee performance, hiring, discipline, development, and recourse planning.

o Ensures the appropriate level of accountability for manufacturing goals and objectives.

o Plans and monitors capacity maximization.

o Monitors and takes appropriate timely improvement action to meet manufacturing quality and quantity.

o Leads continuous improvement activities for assigned functions.

o Follows up on production processes to ensure quality specifications are met and takes immediate corrective action to correct any substandard work.

o Actively participates in cross-functional teams to help achieve the department goals.

o Anticipates and determines causes in production delays and takes appropriate actions to meet daily schedules.

o Reviews reoccurring maintenance and/or repair problems with manufacturing engineering to help determine the appropriate action to correct the root cause.

o Studies the department operations to assist in the development of new or improved methods of tooling and/or production processes.

o Performs other related duties as required or assigned.


• Supervises supervisory and/or non-supervisory employee(s).

• Interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding, and disciplining employees; assisting in addressing complaints and resolving problems.

• Working with Human Resources on employee issues.

Job Requirements:

Skills and Abilities:

• Knows statistical process control.

• Effectively communicates information and responds to questions in person-to-person and small group situations with customers, clients, the general public, and other employees of the organization.

• Maintains confidentiality and uses discretion with business information.

• Reads and understands documents such as policy manuals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

• Writes routine reports and correspondence.

• Adds, subtracts, multiplies, and divides numbers (using currency and other forms of measurement).

• Utilizes common-sense understanding in order to carry out written, oral, or diagrammed instructions.

• Deals with problems involving several known variables in situations of routine nature.

• Plans the time, method, manner, and/or performance sequence of own work; may also occasionally assist in planning work assignments performed by others within a limited area of operation.

• Frequently makes decisions of both minor and major importance, which may affect the work operations of other employees and/or clientele to a moderate degree.

• Completes some moderately repetitive tasks.

• Uses noncomplex machines and equipment (adding machines, calculators, copy/fax machines, etc.).

• Visually distinguishes and interprets wording and symbols from such work tools as blueprints, work instructions, books, manuals, and computer screens.

• Multitasks projects involving employee, machine, and material issues.

Education and Experience:

• Equivalent of four years of high school (required).

• Bachelor's degree in manufacturing, business administration or a related field (preferred).

• Seven to ten years of relevant experience (required). Relevant education can substitute for years of experience.

• Three years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment (preferred).

• Experience with continuous improvement, Six Sigma methodology (Green or Black Belt), and/or lean manufacturing (preferred).

Computer Skills:

• Intermediate: Alphanumeric data entry, spreadsheet.

• Basic: Word processing/typing, Internet browser.

Equal opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected veteran/Disabled

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