Production Supervisor
Federal Signal Corporation - Elgin, IL

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We are currently seeking a Production Supervisor in our facility in Elgin, IL -- this position is immediately available.


The successful candidate will oversee production requirements to meet customer specifications, with emphasis on safety, quality, cost control, delivery and employee development.



  • Promote a safe work place, complete safety audits, provide safety training
  • Responsible for adhering to 5S standards and employing countermeasures to make improvements

  • Ensures build process is followed per ISO procedures such as: In Station Process Controls, Work Instructions, Blue Prints, Routings, and First Piece Inspection Reports
  • Facilitate quality improvement teams and prevention oriented quality assurance.
  • Communicate regularly with all other functions to ensure we are producing a top quality product efficiently.
  • Make sure rejects are processed according to the disposition and reject policy.

  • Working with other departments to develop, plan and implement cost reduction, capacity improvement, and capital improvement projects.
  • Order requirement supplies, as well as, works with Vendors and Purchasing to reduce costs and improve quality of consumables.
  • Meet annual cost performance goals such as productivity, scrap reduction, lean improvements, and OT management
  • Implement lean initiatives to reduce cost

  • Meet delivery targets such as Ready to Ship, Past Finish Hours, Shortage Management
  • Meet internal / external commitments in a timely manner

  • Oversee cross training of production employees to ensure manpower coverage.
  • Promote the growth and development of production employees
  • Conduct employee performance appraisals.
  • Conduct interviews for prospective employees.

  • Interpret and resolve day to day production issues.
  • Oversee departmental production schedule to make sure it meets the custome requirements.
  • Make sure company policies are being followed.
  • Responsible for opening and closing the plant when required to do so.
  • Conduct department meetings to communicate status on relevant items.
  • Review and update daily time sheets and manage vacation requests for employees in Autotime
  • May be required to supervise other areas on an as needed basis.
  • Update metrics as required
  • Perform other duties, assignments and special projects as required.

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