Production Supervisor

150 Transit Ave, Thomasville, NC 27360, USA Req #377
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
This role is responsible for meeting production metrics for safety, quality, delivery, cost, and continuous improvement for production operations.  This individual will lead and mentor a team of hourly operators and work in close coordination with the supervisors and operators of other functional areas to effectively achieve this objective. Will be responsible to assemble a range of steel products as needed.

Provides leadership and management for their team to ensure a positive and professional work environment is maintained at all times.  Sees to the  productivity and development of the team and ensures team members are held accountable for their actions and performance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following
This role requires a minimum of 3 years production/operations supervision with 5 years’ experience preferred.
Experience of overseeing direct-line reports of at least 15 people working in a mass-production (high volume) environment to include operations whose cycle time is largely driven by operator motions and to include advanced, automated manufacturing machinery and equipment.  

 Working knowledge of the following:
mass production practices, processes, and scheduling techniques to include lean principles
problem-solving tools to include 5 why’s and cause/effect diagrams
production-leveling techniques and production signaling tools, especially Kanban techniques
principles of standard work
5S techniques and practices
OSHA standards for machine guarding and safe work practices in an industrial environment
Leadership tools for creating focus and developing and maintaining winning teams;
Engineering drawings and the ability to read engineering drawings;
Industrial measurement tools
Business information systems and computer production scheduling tools to include MRP and ERP
Metal-forming and welding processes 
Semi-automated and fully-automated electro-mechanical manufacturing processes.
Scope of Responsibility:
This job will have periodic access to confidential data including wages and salaries, financial statements, company records and/or minutes, product costs, and company plans, designs, and/or programs.
This job follows standard practices and procedures, and is expected to accomplish work assignments with a limited amount of supervision.

Language Ability:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Math Ability:
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability: 
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills: 
Basic Computer skills needed.  

Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Supervisory Responsibilities: 
Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the designated area. Also directly supervises several non-supervisory employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Work Environment:
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.

Travel Required

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties. 

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • 150 Transit Ave, Thomasville, NC 27360, USA