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Production Supervisor Lithonia

Trojan Battery Company

Trojan Battery Company Lithonia GA Georgia

3 weeks ago

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business...

Position Overview

Supervisor of Production plans, directs, coordinates, and controls manufacturing activities in assigned work center to achieve established management goals. Supervision of shifts or multiple departments to maintain production schedules with quality product and on time delivery. Responsibilities include but are not limited to, direction and training of employees, maintenance of equipment, monitoring inventory levels and enforcement of health, safety, and environmental policies.

Areas of Focus

Supervisor of Production meets production objectives through assigned personnel meeting or exceeding established quality objectives, within all regulatory guidelines, and within established costs.

• Schedules production to assure a minimum of problems and delays, material shortages or equipment delays
• Anticipates problems and delays for production schedules and corrects through problem solving and trouble shooting
• Assigns work to meet manufacturing requirements
• Controls labor and materials usage to meet or improve standard costs
• Accurately reports events regarding production schedules and employees by monitoring individual production reports and correlating them to group reports
• Arranges for proper maintenance of machines and equipment
• Continuously improves processes
• Understands principles of continuous improvement
• Has functional use of various methods of continuous improvement
• Knows the objectives being pursued within his/her area of responsibility in continuous improvement
• Applies tools of continuous improvement within area of responsibility
• Communicates daily with subordinate employees
• Orients new employees to department, shift, etc.
• Familiarizes personnel with Company rules and regulations
• Instructs and trains employees and motivates them to be quality oriented, safety conscious, efficient and to strive for continuous improvement and ISO 9000
• Coaches and counsels’ employees as necessary
• Partners and Informs General Production Manager and Human Resources when permanent transfer occurs
• Has a working understanding of the plants rules and Corporate policies dealing employee behavior and respond appropriately to matters governed by these policies
• Provides training to subordinates in work practices, quality, etc
• Maintains good employee relations through counseling and proper application of employee relation policies
• Handles disciplinary matters through written warning step
• Seeks counsel/advice for higher level disciplinary matters
• Administers the health environmental and safety program in the work center; enforces health environmental and safety standards, work practices and housekeeping
• Meets all ethical, regulatory, etc., standards for position
• Understands blood lead program for areas of responsibility
• Coaches/counsels/disciplines as necessary to meet
• Ensures that Quality Systems and Protocols are followed
• Handles all administrative duties/paperwork
• Investigates material variances and reports result of investigation to General Manufacturing Manager
• Prepares all required reports
• May do one or more of the following; check timecards for accuracy; fill out production reports; corrective action for quality problems, etc
• Communicate delay reports to management
• Performs other work as assigned by General Manufacturing Manager
• Supervise from 10 to 30 hourly employees
• Scheduling work and equipment changes
• Actions taken on safety and quality
• Temporary movement of personnel to meet production requirements
• Execution of schedule
• Approval of overtime

Basic Qualifications
• High School diploma
• Minimum 5 years production experience
• Knowledge of EEOC, OSHA, and EPA rules and regulations
• Computer literacy
• Training and coaching skills
• Communication skills
• Some knowledge or experience in one or all the following: manufacturing, mechanical aptitude, battery or electrical knowledge, SPC training, problem solving

Preferred Qualifications
• 2-year degree or equivalent
• Bilingual in Spanish

if you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us
Lithonia GA USA

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