Manufacturing Supervisor - Machine Shop Production
Woodward MPC 10 reviews - Niles, IL

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Position Purpose

Directs the activities of, and has responsibility for, subordinates in direct Machine Shop production and indirect support functions in a manufacturing environment.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining departmental and individual goals & performance measures.
  • Aligns individual and team/departmental goals to support overall organizational goals.
  • Coordinates work load requirements and work scheduling with teams.
  • Develops, reviews and maintains staffing requirements.
  • Responsible for annual performance evaluations, discipline and terminations.
  • Collaborates with process engineer to evaluate current work tools, processes, tooling/equipment and operational concepts.
  • Identify and provide resources for member development and training.
  • Identifies training needs related to safety, quality, new technologies and application tools.
  • Collaborates with process engineer and manufacturing manager on continuous process improvement and cost reduction plans.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Project Management skills.
  • Solid knowledge of business computer systems and PC tools(WISE, Excel, Access, Word).
  • Solid understanding of current processes, equipment and tools used in specific areas of responsibility.
  • Ability to analyze and present information using word processing and spreadsheet software.
  • Solid communication skills both written and verbal.
Basic negotiation skills.
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize day-to-day activities and issues within functional area.
  • Ability to delegate as necessary to meet objectives. Basic problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage projects with scope and impact at the department level.
  • Ability to assess situations and solve complex issues on a department level.
  • Ability to create and deliver presentations in a comprehensive and professional manner to department and peers.
Education or Formal Training

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Applicable two year associates degree and/or appropriate training and experience.
Experience Required
  • Demonstrated experience in supervision and solid understanding of manufacturing processes
  • Must have experience Supervising a Machine Shop environment.
Contact Information

Woodward MPC, Human Resources

7320 N Linder

Skokie, IL 60192

Phone (847)673-8300

Fax (847)647-0923

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Woodward is an Equal Opportunity Employer

About this company
10 reviews
Woodward (formerly Woodward Governor) likes to remain in control. The company manufactures and services a slew of energy control and...