Production Supervisor - 1st And 2nd Shift Available

Location
LAKEVILLE, Minnesota
Posted
Feb 13, 2017
Closes
Mar 16, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
We have partnered with an established company located in Lakeville that is in need of experienced Production Supervisors for their 1st and 2nd shift. Qualified candidates will have 4+ years of supervisory experience, knowledgeable with manufacturing and comfortable leading teams which include temporary workers. In this role, you  will ensure all safety policies and procedures are followed as well provide direction to the shop floor personnel, monitor the quality of work, ensure employees receive the proper training, and address maintenance issues. Position will oversee and assist with the daily Plant operations including process and procedure improvement activities. This is a contract-to-hire scenario! - Issue Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as well as tools as necessary. - Accomplish manufacturing staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, disciplining employees; and initiating, coordinating and enforcing systems, policies and procedures. - Maintain training programs to ensure that all personnel have the necessary skills to perform their duties safely and productively - Coordinate daily production floor activities and delegate assignments to production personnel. - Communicate clear expectations to production personnel, keep them informed of matters pertaining to their job, and develop personnel growth opportunities. - Monitor employee work performance relative to expectations and maintain material/workflow through the facility. - Ensure all stations are producing product to the company’s quality standards. - Continuously evaluate and modify the plant layout and material workflow for increased throughput and productivity. - Monitor and enforce work start, break, and stop times of the production floor personnel. - Attend and participate in regular production meetings. - Work in a fast paced environment with fast changing priorities. - Upholds all ISO and OSHA standards applicable to the responsibilities above Qualifications: - Associate’s Degree or Trade/Technical School Certification preferred. - 2 minimum of leadership experience in Injection Molding or similar manufacturing environment is required. - 4+years’ experience in a manufacturing plant is preferred. - Experience with ERP/MRP preferred. - Strong supervisory and management skills. - Strong knowledge of plant and manufacturing operations required. Experience with Injection Molding machines, Robotics and Automation highly preferred. - Knowledge of lean principals, raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods. - Ability to read blueprints and parts lists and to apply the system. - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance - Excellent organizational and time management skills. - Effective communication skills, both verbal and written. - Strong leadership skills. - Effective troubleshooting and management skills.