18110 SE 34th Street Vancouver, WA 98683
The Production Supervisor has the main responsibilities of training, safety, fleet compliance, optimizing branch efficiency, inventory accuracy and customer service improvements. This position will oversee 20 – 30 production line workers in our manufacturing facility in Vancouver, WA.
Education and Experience:
- High school or equivalent education.
- A four-year Engineering college degree or equivalent experience preferred.
- At least 5 years of distribution and/ or warehouse management experience leading at least 20-30 employees, preferably in the electronic component manufacturing industry.
- Experienced in maintaining legal compliance with DOT, Hazardous Communication, OHSA standards, and safety programs.
Knowledge and Skills:
- Knowledge of production setup and processes, production equipment, and measuring devices as related to specific plant work areas.
- Ability to read and interpret shop drawings is required.
- Basic knowledge of plant shipping and receiving, physical inventory, purchasing, time keeping, safety, and worker’ s compensation procedures is required.
- Must be able to effectively report on the status of work in assigned areas and to motivate assigned personnel to achieve efficient production and specific production goals.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Must possess Microsoft Word, Excel and SAP experience.
- Knowledge of basic math skills.
- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, and talk or hear.
- The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
- The employee must occasionally crouch, stoop, or reach.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
- Uses job knowledge and experience along with good judgment to build products to specification and quality standards.
- Bring problems to the attention of the responsible design, process or test engineer: red-line drawings when and where required.
- Uses supervisory role to execute daily production plan, meet shipment schedules, maximize productivity, and insure paperwork integrity.
Specific Position Duties:
- Directs the activities of production workers through lead persons and/or by direct supervision.
- Leads production personnel, assuring high quality, low cost, and on-time delivery.
- Enforces appropriate policies and procedures, analyzes labor requirements, and effectively prioritizes work flow.
- Schedules, organizes, coordinates, and controls production and related supporting activities (raw material kitting, for example) to meet or exceed productivity targets and commit dates.
- Sets up production equipment and assigns jobs to work units and specific employees to minimize down-time.
- Authorizes, tracks and manages overtime scheduling on as-needed basis.
- Is accountable and achieves compliance of goals through collaboration with others.
- Is a self-starter, quick learner, and invested in one’ s personal career development.
- Is a positive, energetic, and enthusiastic team member that demonstrates leadership by example in all aspects of operations.
- Uses a customer service philosophy across both internal and external customers.
- Solid computer literacy including Microsoft Office Suite.
- Accomplishes manufacturing staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
- Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; developing personal growth opportunities.
- Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources; studying methods; implementing cost reductions; developing reporting procedures and systems; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.
- Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries.
- Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
- Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques.