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Manufacturing Supervisor in Chicago, IL at Flex-N-Gate Corporation

Date Posted: 10/1/2018

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Job Description

Scope of the Position

The Manufacturing Supervisor is responsible for supervising operations to ensure production is operating in a safe, efficient, and timely manner. Responsible for productions schedules and posting of daily work assignments based upon production needs and individual strengths. Must be shop floor orientated and provide “hands-on” product/process support for all reports on a daily basis. This individual will be the driver behind product/process safety, quality, delivery and morale. Accountable for continuous improvement of assigned department as well as training and development of direct reports.

Responsibilities
  • All work must be performed in a safe, efficient manner in compliance with Company Policy, Local, or Federal rules and regulations and if applicable Collective Agreement.
  • Communicates, Trains, guides and coaches employees to achieve operational initiatives that optimize team efforts in the manufacturing of high quality products.
  • Mentors and develops lower level supervisors. Evaluates interpersonal skills, provides feedback and recommends as well as methods to improve interpersonal communications.
  • Schedules and assigns personnel to work according to the demand of the manufacturing schedules.
  • Continually assesses the limitations of equipment capacity and materials supply to directly make adjustments to personal for optimization of manufacturing output.
  • Assesses each employee’s abilities and skills to match with capabilities required for each area of the manufacturing floor.
  • Continuously monitors and tracks output, manufacturing processes, labor efficiencies, direct operating expenses and quality indicators for assigned cost centers.
  • Measures performance and quality.
  • Drives positive results in operational Key Process Indicators.
  • Establishes and builds working relationships with other departmental personnel, such as Maintenance, Engineering, Finance, Planning and Quality to meet production schedules
  • Meets regularly on a formal basis with Management Team to review production results and improvement priorities.
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned.

The incumbent is responsible for the awareness, understanding, specific responsibilities and management of the Environmental Management System (EMS) as stated in EMS policy

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management/Technical Science or equivalent Experience.                      
  • 5 years’ experience in an automotive manufacturing environment.
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act, Labor Laws.                                    
  • Conflict Resolution Management, Time Management.
  • Strong communication, presentation, organizational, problem solving, teamwork interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Effective use of technology, instruments, tools and information systems.
  • Ability to seek a team approach.
  • Ability to give guidance and direction as required.
  • Ability to set direction, make decisions and oversee the line with little to no direct supervision.
  • Solid computer proficiency and knowledge of Microsoft Office software suite.
  • Availability to support/operate on off shifts as required.
  • Ability to deliver business results both independently and through others.

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