Indrotec - Staffing and Workforce Management

Production Supervisor

Owatonna, MN, United States
Contact For Rate
Apr 03, 2017
Apr 07, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time
Job Description:
Indrotec Staffing and Workforce Management is now recruiting a 2nd shift Production Manager for Daikin Applied based in Owatonna, MN. This is a direct hire position. This position will be considered a unit leader and will be responsible for managing all aspects of production for that particular business unit. Daikin Applied is a member of the number one global air conditioning company, Daikin Industries. Daikin Applied manufactures technologically advanced commercial HVAC systems that customers from around the world can trust to advance their needs for performance, reliability and energy efficiency.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Confers with management to review and establish production standards, develop budget and cost controls, and to obtain data regarding types, quantities, specifications, and delivery dates of products ordered.
  • Plans and monitors production activities and establishes production priorities for products in keeping with effective operations and cost factors.
  • Coordinates production activities with Production Control, Purchasing, Manufacturing Services, Maintenance, and subordinate supervisors to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines, and equipment.
  • Reviews and analyzes production, quality control, maintenance, and operational reports to determine causes of nonconformity with product specifications, and operating or production problems, and recommends process changes.
  • Assist with developing and implementing new standard operational and work practices and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems, enhance efficiency and lean practices, improve product quality, and improve work place safety. Observes workers to ensure compliance with standards. Creates a continuous improvement culture utilizing Lean Manufacturing, 5S principles, Kaizen activity, and employee participation.
  • Provides suggestions to management for revising production schedules and priorities as a result of equipment failure or operating problems.
  • Consults with engineering relative to modification of machines and equipment in order to improve production and quality of products.
  • Coordinates with the Environmental Health and Safety Manager regarding training for workers on issues related to health and safety, may facilitate training either personally or through subordinate supervisors.
  • Coordinates with the Human Resources Director and Human Resources team on issues related to recruitment and selection, employee relations, training and development, compensation, conflict resolution, motivation, corrective action, policy, contract and employment law interpretation and all employee related strategic decisions.
  • Participates in grievance meetings and labor management group meetings to assist with resolving or effecting settlement of grievances.
  • May participate in Union contract negotiations.

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in business administration, engineering or related field; and ten plus years of progressively responsible experience in a manufacturing environment, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Sheet metal manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Experience administering a union contract preferred.