The Production Supervisor oversees Manufacturing Functions by supervising the prior and/or latter processes; by developing and maintaining QS9000/TS16949 compliant manufacturing procedures; by identifying and reporting potential safety hazards; by assisting the Assistant Manager, Manufacturing Manager, or Director of Manufacturing with Quality continuous improvement activities as assigned; Communicates with other departments, or managers, or supervisors on a daily basis as necessary; by taking appropriate action during a fire, power outage, or severe weather condition; by performing departmental tests; and by developing a reaction plan for quality issues, customer complaints, and non-conforming product, and set-up countermeasures to prevent reoccurrence.
Ensures Effective Operations by interviewing, hiring, and training operators; by supervising operators in all aspects of their job duties; by wearing and promoting the use of proper PPE; by maintaining work areas and promoting the principles of 5S; by meeting and/or exceeding the daily production targets through scheduling of operators to maximize productivity and minimize downtime; by supporting and projecting a positive behavior style and attitude toward policies; by learning, practicing and teaching all manufacturing techniques; by maintaining a high quality product level, and taking appropriate action when unusual occurrences happen; by maintaining positive departmental discipline procedures; and by documenting and administrating performance reviews to subordinate Staff.
Maintains Documentation by completing all necessary documents in a clear and timely manner; by submitting written improvement suggestions; by contributing to departmental improvements through the creation of work instructions, standard operating procedures (SOP), troubleshooting guides, etc; by understanding and supervising the weekly process of payroll time sheets; by accurately reporting on-the-job accidents; and by ensuring accuracy of all documentation.
Keeps Senior Management Informed by participating in meetings; by reporting problems to Senior Management verbally or in writing in order to avoid confusion and further problems; and by recommending changes for improvements in the Company's functions to Senior Management.
Supervises Staff by providing direction and delegating responsibilities to subordinate Staff; by evaluating work performed by subordinate Staff; by training Staff when necessary; by providing subordinate Staff with regular feedback; by conducting Performance Appraisals; and by contributing to employment decisions (i.e. promotions, salary adjustments, termination, etc.).
Upholds Standards of Quality, Cost, and Safety
by following the Company's standards and guidelines for maintaining quality, cost, and safety; by taking initiative to make these points top priority at the Company; by immediately reporting any conditions that do not uphold the standards of quality, cost, and safety to the Supervisor or Management; and by making suggestions for necessary improvements to uphold these standards as necessary.
Contributes to the Team Effort by consistently achieving individual goals in order to contribute to the achievement of departmental and Company goals; by being flexible in work assignments; by covering for other Staff as needed; by accomplishing related tasks when requested; by being open to feedback from peers, Supervisors, and Management; and by using the feedback to improve performance.
Maintains Professional and Technical Knowledge by attaining job-related certification as necessary; by seeking out job-related training in order to improve personal skills, as well as efficiency and knowledge in the workplace; and by applying that knowledge to the job.
Upholds Professionalism in the Workplace by maintaining professional conduct and appearance; by realizing one's own limitations and seeking assistance when needed; and by using established communication channels.