Supervisor Tooling Manufacturing
Gleason - Rochester, NY

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The Supervisor is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the processes, workflow, production and employees of the assigned department(s).

Establish daily work schedules and priorities based on production plans and resource availability, and track weekly load on bottleneck machines.

Lead and support initiatives that focus on the implementation of continuous improvement / lean manufacturing principles.

Time keeping – verify accurate time charging in SAP and Work Force Management. Identify issues and initiate appropriate corrections. Monitor employee attendance records, schedule overtime in accordance with company policy.

Interact with employees from all areas of the Company; the responsibility will range from employee issues, expediting, scheduling, quality, maintenance, staffing requirements, shift adjustments, etc.

Working with computer systems and programs, gather information, input into programs and record information, track workflow applied and earned production hours, planned load.

Work on special projects tracking issues, complete questionnaires, coordinate and facilitate lean manufacturing projects.

Prioritize and resolve unplanned/unscheduled work orders and production/quality issues.

Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Required Skills

Strong Leadership Skills

Continuous Improvement using Lean Tools and ability to train others

Knowledge of tooling manufacturing processes

Demonstrated ability to multi-task and ability to resolve issues in a professional, effective manner

Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet

Required Experience

Qualifications and Educational Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Management, Business or relevant technical field preferred

5 (five) years minimum supervisory experience in an advance manufacturing environment

Lean knowledge and proven implementation of 5S/Standard Work/SMED/Flow/TPM/etc in a manufacturing environment.

Able to build and lead a strong team of skilled machinists.

Measureable success in reducing direct / indirect labor costs, while increasing overall facility efficiency, productivity, output and quality.

Ability to ensure production flow is optimized through a process that is sustainable.

Experience regarding implementation of constraint and flow manufacturing processes, working capital / inventory turn maximization, quality / ISO processes are all preferred.

Extensive experience with manufacturing process improvement, including facility enhancement & improvement, Total Cycle Time reduction principals, lead time reduction, workflow / layout enhancement program and capacity management planning.

Working knowledge of SAP is highly desirable.

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