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.
Federal Signal Corporation - 10 months ago