The focus of the Line Supervisor is to provide leadership and direction to employees regarding safety, production and quality as well as monitoring workflow to guarantee on time delivery and achieve manufacturing objectives. Manufacturing area under direct supervision will primarily be but not limited to the production of Insulated Metal Panels (IMP’s) on a continuous urethane line and managing up to 12 direct reports.
- Accomplishes manufacturing staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching and counseling employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
- Maintains targeted staffing levels by interviewing, selecting, orienting, and training employees; developing personal growth opportunities. Administer and document training for employees.
- Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow.
- Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources; studying methods; implementing cost reductions; developing reporting procedures and systems; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.
- Work directly with personnel, maintenance, quality assurance and leadership team members to problem solve and correct production related issues.
- Responsible for soliciting and communicating potential improvements in processes that may reduce cost, increase quality, and/or improve delivery of products. Work cooperatively with other departments to achieve continuous improvement objectives and initiate direct continuous improvement programs, while maintaining operating budgets.
- Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs and follow up to completion; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
- Provides manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analyzing production performance records and data; answering questions and responding to requests.
- Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.
- Resolves personnel problems by analyzing data; investigating issues; identifying solutions; recommending action. Submits unsettled problems to Superintendent for action.
- Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Bachelor's degree -or- 4 years of professional experience in lieu of a degree plus the requirements noted below.
3 or more years of manufacturing process experience.
3 or more years supervisory experience.
Working knowledge of production management and various types of manufacturing equipment (Manual and automated assembly technique)
Working knowledge of hand tools, diagrams, work instructions, blueprints, schematics, gauges, and measuring instruments.
Demonstrated solid knowledge, practical application, and use of Continuous Improvement (Six Sigma, Lean, etc.) and the commitment to those Principles.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint.
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work extended hours and weekends as required.
Maintain excellent attendance.
Individual must be detailed oriented, highly organized, fast paced and multitasked.
Ability to climb stairs/ladders, lift up to 50lbs, be exposed to hot and cold temperatures and walk extensively.
Demonstrated ability to work with and motivate people.