Supervisor Production
Nissan - Canton, MS

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Production Supervisor’s: Shift Your Career Into High Gear At Nissan.

Why Nissan? We Operate with more than 248,000 employees globally. Provided customers with more than 4.1 million vehicles in 2010. Possess a strong commitment to developing exciting and innovative products for all. Deliver a comprehensive range of 64 models under the Nissan and Infiniti brands. A pioneer in zero-emission mobility. Made history with the introduction of the Nissan LEAF.

Job Functions
1. Manages a workgroup of production technicians; provides guidance, leadership and motivation to ensure productivity goals are achieved; develops and implements training programs to meet current and future quality and productivity goals. Promotes a teamwork environment and builds positive employee relations. Promotes pro company atmosphere.
2. Resolves production issues relating to quality concerns in assigned zone; reviews quality check logs, final line/PDI, water leak and VES-E sheets to identify and provide countermeasures to quality issues and concerns within assigned zone.
3. Develops and adjusts manpower and equipment requirements and job layouts due to changes in line speed and production requirements; maintains and updates all documentation such as standard operation sheets and process sheets, ILU charts.
4. Investigates all safety and ergonomic issues that occur in assigned zone; verifies implementation of all countermeasures. Ensures and maintains ISO9000 and ISO14000 compliance for assigned zone. Ensures assembly line efficiency and neatness, and minimizes downtime.
5. Controls operating supply usage for assigned zone to maintain adherence to budget; ensures targets to reduce scrap costs are met; maintains scrap budget within cost per unit.
6. Communicates with opposing shift area manager to exchange information relating to previous shift production, quality, and safety issues and concerns; facilitates problem resolution.
7. Management Accountabilities: Has nonexempt subordinates. Supervises and provides leadership, coaching, guidance, training and staff development; interviews and selects unit employees; plans and evaluates employee performance; counsels and disciplines employees as necessary; recommends termination when appropriate; and monitors time and attendance of subordinates.
8. As necessary, performs other related duties of which the above are representative.

Minimum Qualifications

The following qualification statements reflect the minimum skills and abilities required of the qualified applicant.
1. Job Knowledge and Skill: Excellent communication, interpersonal and motivational skills. Basic understanding of automotive vehicle assembly and function. Knowledge of ISO9000 international manufacturing quality standards and ISO14001 environmental standards.
2. Experience: One to two years of related experience at a professional level.
3. Supervisory Experience: One to two years in a work leader role coordinating the work of other employees or contractors. This includes training new employees, assigning work, and checking the timeliness and quality of work. May have provided input into performance reviews. Most time in work leader role would have been spent performing work similar to that performed by the people whose activities the position coordinates.
4. Education: A high school diploma or G.E.D.
5. Computer Skills: Basic knowledge of word processor, spreadsheet, other PC applications, etc. to output routine products with similar, non- creative formats.

Think you’ve got the internal drive to make great vehicles and join a winning team? Welcome to an open lane of possibility. Apply for this position and start the process to accelerate your career into high gear.