Production Supervisor

Serta   •  

Windsor Locks, CT

Industry: Manufacturing / Diversified


Less than 5 years

Posted 259 days ago

  by    Amin Shaikh

This job is no longer available.

Reports to: Value Stream Manager


Leads intact and autonomous work teams in single flow automation lines to ensure a quality product is produced safely, in time for delivery, and within budgeted costs. Drives ongoing Lean methodologies to ensure continuous improvement of performance, safety, and quality.


Guarantees Safety of operatorsreporting to him/her as well as any individual in his work area. Is empowered to immediately react and decide when potential risk appears. Understands the need to delegate a portion of this to work teams as they demonstrate readiness and validating their level of qualification.

Guarantees Product Quality- and adheres to processes and methods. Is supported in this mission by maintenance tech and quality/KPO liaison who functional report to ME and QE functional leads. Guarantees CTQ > 99% and throughput yield of > 95%.

Delivers Outstanding Performance in terms of (1) OTD (> 99.5%), and (2) efficiency (> 95%) by leading intact teams and support personnel through problem solving processes as well a communicating and coordinating effectively with supply chain partners.

Implement and Maintain Lean Processes, problem solving, Kaizen and other quality processes with intact teams as well as support personnel.

Escalate Issues Quickly that cannot be resolved efficiently to maintain performance, quality and safety standards.

Lead & Motivate Intact Work Teams in terms of developing their knowledge, ability to self-manage through continuous support, contact, challenging and providing motivation for them to excel. Meet training and development objectives for all team members in his/her care.

Job Requirements:



Bachelors degree in Business or Technical (4yeardegree candidates) and;

3-5years of leadership experience in high mix, complex manufacturing environment. OR

Associates degree, Engineering / technical focus (2yeardegree candidates) and;

5-15years leadership experience; clear career progression. OR

Possess heavy manufacturing/supervisory experience (Non-degreed professional candidates) and;

15years or more of leadership experience

Work is active in nature, with frequent walking of manufacturing plant, warehouse and distribution

High degree of risk management in terms of safety around large and complex machinery, as well as heavy (up to 200lb) product while in production.

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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