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Production Supervisor – Automatics (1st Shift)

McKinney, TX

Position Summary:

Provide on-the-floor first line leadership to production personnel. The Production Supervisor - Automatics is responsible for delivering operational targets and leading an engaged production team. Responsible for driving safety, quality, continuous improvement, associate development and team engagement. The Production Supervisor - Automatics is also responsible for the operating results of their assigned area and must proactively identify and resolve any risks to safety, quality and production losses. The Production Supervisor - Automatics must also lead and coach root cause problem solving, coordinate resource requirements, effectively communicate priorities and escalate issues within their area and across shifts. This position works Monday-Friday, 6:00AM – 2:30PM or 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM (subject to change based on department needs).

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

% Time Job Responsibilities
25% Responsible for safety, quality assurance, basic preventive maintenance and responding to problems immediately (line stops, quality/safety issues, etc). First line support for production associates. Responsible for problem solving issues and missed targets within their assigned area utilizing 5 Why Root Cause Analysis techniques with their staff and reporting out the findings of the analysis including necessary performance management or improvement countermeasures.
25% Responsible for cross training, teaching and coaching their staff to work productively both as part of a team and individually; Reviewing daily/weekly plant goals with associates. Effective and timely communication of appropriate information daily, weekly and monthly to all direct reports peers and management by utilizing informal and formal communications – one on ones, huddles, meetings, memos, etc.
20% Review, prioritization, and execution of daily operations; Coordinate and administer daily interaction between the assigned area of responsibility, across shifts, and all other plant departments.
10% Ensure compliance with established standards and execution of procedures involving employee safety, housekeeping and other plant programs; Use standardized work audit sheets to do daily checks of team members to make sure all associates are following standardized work to surface and fix problems.
5% Ensure compliance with administrative and reporting procedures including Kronos timekeeping, time-off requests, and overtime compliance.
5% Input data into MRP (Bluescreen) and review production paperwork. Analyze information and follow-up on errors, exceptions and opportunities. Identify, coordinate and implement opportunities for improvement and accountability in these information flow processes.
5% Responsible for change management, project execution, and kaizen activities within their assigned area of accountability.
5% Document maintenance and tooling requests; Follow up with maintenance, tooling and other shifts to ensure the timely and accurate flow of information.

Education & Certification Requirements:

Required or Preferred Degree or Certification
Required Simpson Strong-Tie Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) Certification (will certify at hire)
Preferred High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Minimum Experience:

Years Type of Experience
1 year Related manufacturing experience or training.
1 year Leading or managing others.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

Skill Knowledge or Ability Explanation
Math and Measurements Able to apply basic Algebra and Geometry concepts. Able to add, subtracts, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions, and decimal equivalents. Able to read a tape measure to 1/32” tolerance, to use combination squares to measure angles to +/- 1 degree and ability to use and read a micrometer and interpret blueprints.
Lean Manufacturing Knowledge of Elimination of waste, Continuous Improvement, 6S, etc.
Interpersonal Skills The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. The ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Speaking Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.
Reasoning Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving variables encountered during the manufacturing process.
Problem Solving/Critical Thinking Ability to identify options for solving a problem encountered during the manufacturing process. The ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

This full-time, non-exempt position is located in McKinney, TX

Relocation will not be considered for this position.

To apply for this position, please send your resume to 23HR@strongtie.com.

Job posted: 1/18/2018

Please Note: All job offers are contingent upon a successful background investigation and drug test. In keeping with the Company’s commitment to the communities in which it does business, we are an equal opportunity employer.