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Production Supervisor – Autos – (2nd Shift)

Columbus, OH

Position Summary:

The Production Supervisor guides, directs and coaches production employees to safely manufacture high quality products at a sufficiently high volume to meet production standards with minimal waste. Provides work direction and leadership to production employees within the guidelines of standard work rules, union contract provisions and employment policies. Oversees day-to-day operations of production group including making personnel changes and addressing performance, behavior and policy compliance. This position works Monday-Thursday, 4:30 PM – 3:00 AM.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

% Time Job Responsibilities
30% Plans and schedules production runs to meet customer demands. Achieves production goals at the required level of quality. Communicates with staff to ensure smooth flow of information and product to achieve production goals. Communicates with Plant Superintendent where necessary in order to modify and improve efficiency. Monitors production processes and proactively identifies and addresses barriers. Trouble shoots and problem solves through root cause analysis. Communicates with other departments and helps drive better working relations.
30% Lead, motivate and direct employees using effective performance management techniques, including establishing expectations and goals, providing recognition and feedback, and addressing performance problems. Coach, encourage, and develop employees according to their unique interests and strengths. Empower employees to take responsibility for their career and performance. Delegate responsibility and expect accountability and regular feedback. Foster a spirit of teamwork and unity among department members and the organization.
20% Helps in developing continuous improvement culture. Manage and train employees on Lean program. Measure and report results to Leadership on a regular basis.
10% Consistently exemplify the highest of safety standards and monitor others to the same standards. Coordinate with other departments to meet objectives. Ensure that all Simpson policies and procedures are adhered to by all teammates. Reviews and edits employee timecards. Approves and denies employee time off requests. Works with the Human Resources department for staffing needs and conducts first face to face interviews. Develops or modifies training procedure and keeps track of all training.
10% Monitor, manage and prioritize manufacturing and receiving activities to ensure goals are attained and standards met. Support Simpson’s Lead program. Approve work orders, monitor backorders and manage on-site raw materials. Annual participation in inventories.

Education & Certification Requirements:

Required or Preferred Degree or Certification
Required One year certificate from college or technical school; or related experience and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience
Preferred College Degree or Technical School Certificate in Business

Minimum Experience:

Years Type of Experience
5 years Related manufacturing experience and/or training.
2 years Leading or managing others.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

Skill Knowledge or Ability Explanation
Production and Processing Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacturing and distribution of goods.
Active Listening 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.
Critical Thinking The ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Monitoring The ability to monitor/assess your own performance and others’ to make improvements or take corrective action.
Written Comprehension The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Microsoft Office The ability to effectively use Word, Excel, and Outlook to carry out work.
Oral Comprehension The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Process Control Analysis The ability to conduct tests and inspections of processes to evaluate quality or performance.
Lean Manufacturing Knowledge of elimination of waste, continuous improvement, S5, Kaizen, Quality Built In, JIT, Kanban, and levelized production.
Mathematics Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

This full-time, non-exempt position is located in Columbus, Ohio

Relocation will not be considered for this position.

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

Job posted: 3/8/2018

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.