Production Supervisor

Serta   •  

West Coxsackie, NY

Industry: Manufacturing


Less than 5 years

Posted 158 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Reports to: Operations Manager


Leads cell/department activities and associates to ensure a quality product is produced safely, in time for delivery and within budgeted costs; key contributor to leading and managing change within the plant.

Duties & Responsibilities

Identifies daily production challenges and find solutions to prevent reoccurrence and meet production schedules

Serves as a link between associates and management and supportassociates through changes

Assists in developing and monitoring standardized work for direct reports and adhere to Leader Standard Work for your position

Audits or assigns audit duties for key result areas (e.g., quality, safety, scrap)

Holds daily cell meeting and set expectations for the day

Monitors production status hourly, remove bottlenecks and take corrective measures to ensure daily goals are met

Oversees continuous flow and materials delivery systems and work withassociates to continuously improve the process

Develops associates to improve/expand skills and bench strength

Reviews production schedules and estimate associate hours to complete a job assignment

Interprets specifications and job orders for associates and delegate duties

Recommends measures and changes to improve production, equipment, product quality and working conditions

Initiates and/or suggests plans to motivate and enforce safety rules

Education/ Experience/ Work Environment

3-5 years related experience in a Lean manufacturing environment in a supervisory role

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

Strong written and oral communication and conflict resolution skills

Strong interpersonal skills; able to inspire and motivate associates

Root cause analysis, problem identification, and resolution skills

Possess or able to learn Lean manufacturing techniques

Up to 10% travel

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties or responsibilitiesassociated with the job. Other job-related duties may be assigned.

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