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Position Type: Direct Placement

Title: Manufacturing Supervisor

Location:  Wisconsin

Pay Range: Open – Negotiable

 

 

 

Position Summary:

 

The Assembly Supervisor will provide day-to-day supervision to the staff in the Roto Control, Panel Shop, and Finishing assembly areas.

Coordinate and/or collaborate with team and other departments to ensure schedules are held, cost and quality targets are met, and a culture of continuous improvement is achieved.

Encourage and motivate staff to own assigned tasks to achieve completion of high-quality machinery that exceeds customer specifications.

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Oversee and direct the activities of production employees.
  • Manage production employees’ schedules to meet customer deadlines and needs of the area.
  • Track job hours by targets and other KPI’s.
  • Provide feedback regarding production schedule dates.
  • Communicate to team daily the workload direction.
  • Maintain the production schedule via the Job Dispatch.
  • Ensure open jobs are completed on time.
  • Communicate daily with the assembly manager on concerns, direction, updates, and operational needs.
  • Identify training needs and work towards a plan to accomplish.
  • Oversee the orientation of new hires.
  • Prepare and conduct employee evaluations.
  • Coach and mentor employees to their highest ability.
  • Provide up-to-date prints and schematics for assembly personnel.
  • Support assembly activities by creating, maintaining, and writing production reports and records.
  • Communicate with Engineering during phases of a job to discuss design and functionality concerns.
  • This includes any pre-job meetings initiated by Engineering.
  • Work with Engineering concerning suggested changes, challenges, or opportunities.
  • Submit ECO’s if needed.
  • Implement and enforce quality control and tracking programs to meet quality objectives.
  • Create Client’s and follow up on replacements.
  • Communicate the urgency as needed.
  • Work with Customer Coordinators to expedite critical parts (Purchased, Outside Processing, Manufactured}.
  • Maintain inventory of stocked parts, perform routine cycle counts and purchase bin stock parts.
  • Appraise the quality and design of parts from machine shop, subassembly, and suppliers.
  • Perform an end-of-job rack review, return all parts and reconcile any differences.
  • Coordinate with Test staff to ensure open issues are completed.
  • Assist in scheduling activities, including interacting with internal departments and suppliers.
  • Maintain and complete electronic files and needed documentation.
  • Determine and implement improvements to the production process.
  • Oversee and continue Lean Manufacturing and 5-s concepts.
  • Conduct job audit at time of shipment, check for completed operations, issued parts and appropriate documentation.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

 

 

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities/Key Characteristics:

 

 

  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability.
  • Encourage team-work and collaboration.
  • Solid process management skill-set.
  • Creative, out-of-the box thinking and solution driven.
  • Team player, ability to work effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated customer focus experience.
  • Demonstrated “can do” attitude and continual improvement mindset.
  • Ability to provide honest, concise verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to grasp complex concepts easily.
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills.
  • Familiar with 5-s and Lean Manufacturing concepts

 

 

Required Experience, Education and Training:

 

 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent in experience and education.
  • 5 to 7 years’ experience with manufacturing processes and techniques is required, preferably in an OEM manufacturing environment.
  • 2 to 4 years’ experience leading teams in a production environment.
  • Strong computer skills, including excel.
  • Understanding of both mechanical and electrical assembly process and concepts.
  • An equivalent combination of experience and education will be considered.

 

 

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