Production Supervisor
Pittsburgh Glass Works - Evansville, IN

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This position is responsible for supervising an assigned team and for training and developing team members in production methods and plant procedures to achieve plant and company goals for safety, quality, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness. The incumbent supports the plant focus on continuous improvement to meet the requirements of both internal and external customers.

Primary Responsibilities:
1. Supervise and coach team members, dealing with areas of conflict and resolving problems to reduce conflict and ensure an environment of teamwork, respect and courtesy; maintain appropriate staffing levels and participate in recruiting and selection activities.
2. Direct the work activities of team and assign tasks to ensure that the area or department achieves targeted production goals and costs and meets customer requirements.
3. Provide a safe work environment by ensuring safety training and communication take place; Respond to and address safety concerns raised by employees and ensure that safe work practices are followed so that company and plant targeted safety goals are met; this includes enforcement of PPE, LOTO, hearing conservation, hazard communication and housekeeping procedures.
4. Monitor and provide corrective action as needed in areas of shrinkage loss, line downtime, pattern change duration, cost controls, rework, new part startup cost, sample metrics and customer PPM requirements to ensure problems are identified and corrected as needed.
5. Participate on improvement teams as needed for safety rep teams, Breakthrough Teams, BAPP Steering Team/data collector teams to demonstrate commitment to area improvement and growth and encourage employee engagement.
6. Support (where needed) QS9000/TS16949 policies and procedures and implement corrective actions from audits conducted to help the company maintain its certification status and comply with good business practices.
7. Communicate regularly with management those production and employee problems that cannot be easily resolved at the Production Supervisor level to properly escalate these to the appropriate level of management where corrective action can take place.
8. Evaluate team members and identify areas requiring additional training and provide for that training to ensure continued growth and development of the workforce to meet company goals; follow company disciplinary procedures for behavioral issues that training and coaching fail to improve.

The position provides supervisory leadership, guidance and direction on a daily basis to assigned associates to ensure that company goals are met in terms of safety, quality, productivity and cost. S/he must lead by example in following and enforcing company policies and procedures.

This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of one to two years of supervisory or lead experience in manufacturing with a general knowledge of glass fabrication processes. Problem-solving, conflict resolution, and listening skills are essential. The incumbent must demonstrate the ability to utilize modern management concepts and exhibit good communication skills (both verbal and written) and interpersonal skills for ongoing interactions with employees supervised by this position, as well as other team members and management personnel. The incumbent must have experience assigning work and delegating tasks. Team-building skills are essential to coach and develop associates and work with team members from other areas/departments/shifts.

Computer skills required for this position include a working knowledge of Microsoft EXCEL, Word and Outlook.

Requirements:
The incumbent provides supervisory leadership, guidance and direction on a daily basis to all team members to ensure that company goals are met in terms of safety, quality, productivity and cost. S/he must lead by example in following and enforcing company policies and procedures.
Experience supervising in a union environment is a must.

This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent, a degree in related field is preferred, and a minimum of three years of supervisory experience in manufacturing with a general knowledge of glass fabrication processes preferred. Problem-solving, conflict resolution, and listening skills are essential. The incumbent must demonstrate the ability to utilize modern management concepts and exhibit good communication skills (both verbal and written) and interpersonal skills for ongoing interactions with employees supervised by this position, as well as other team members and management personnel. The incumbent must have experience assigning work and delegating tasks. Team-building skills are essential to coach and develop team members and work with employees from other areas/departments/shifts.

Computer skills required for this position include a working knowledge of Microsoft EXCEL, Word and Outlook.
Compensation and Benefits

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes:
  • Competitive starting salary based on applicable experience
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Flexible Benefit Spending Account
  • Short-term Disability, Long-term Disability, Accidental Death and Dismemberment and Life Insurance coverage
  • Paid holidays and vacation
Additional Information

  • The successful candidate will undergo a background check, drug/intoxicant screen and pre-placement physical exam to determine if there are any restrictions in performing the job.
  • The candidate must meet employer’s driving qualifications where driving is a job requirement.
  • Pittsburgh Glass Works is an equal opportunity employer and encourages female and minority applicants.
  • We would like to thank candidates who submit an application for this position. Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, only candidates who have been selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • To learn more about PGW, please visit our website at www.pgwglass.com.

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Pittsburgh Glass Works (PGW, formerly PPG Auto Glass) has your car's windshield covered. The company manufactures automotive OEM...