Production Supervisor Assistant in Kent, WA at Davis Wire

Date Posted: 5/9/2023

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Kent, WA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

The Company 

US Wire Group is the parent of three independent companies (five manufacturing facilities) which produce steel wire and cable/wire related products that serve many industries. The independent business model fosters entrepreneurship and growth and allows professional development at all levels. US Wire Group is part of the Metals Processing Group and wholly owned by The Heico Companies, LLC.

Our philosophy of developing a close customer contact to provide prompt, responsive service and to meet our customer's changing needs allows us to be leaders within our respective industries. Products are marketed domestically through a direct sales force, manufacturer's representatives and an established network of independent distributors. Our company is diverse and has a solid management base, product/market niches and efficient manufacturing capabilities.

The Position 

The purpose of this position is to provide support to the Production Supervisors with their day-to-day clerical work, as well as timekeeping, and other production reporting requirements. 

Salary Range: $20-$25 per hour 

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities


  • Responsible for maintaining the employee timecards, both electronic and paper time records.
  • Entering in purchase orders for equipment, and assisting with gathering information to assist with sourcing appropriate equipment.
  • Work with employees and supervisors on Location and Scanning issues.
  • Creating work orders as needed for equipment issues.
  • Occasionally monitor/supervise employees as needed.
  • Maintains the attendance tracker from the production side.
  • Responsible for reporting requirements: Double RAF, Location, In & Out, and Clean Rod
  • Responsible for checking and notifying supervisors of any call outs.
  • Researching RAF issues and production issues within the ERP system
  • Assists with scheduling employees for trainings, meetings with HR, or Management.
  • Tracks new hire and trainee progress and reports the progress to the Plant Manager and HR Manager.



Job Requirements


  • High School or Equivalent, Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Must be 18 years or older due to work environment and labor laws
  • Must be able to pass preemployment background, drug/alcohol, and physical screenings
  • Must be able to understand various tags and labels used in the mill
  • Must be able to read and understand production schedule and production cards
  • Must be able to use bar code reader
  • Must be able to work independently, as a team, and be able to work with both internal and external customers
  • Ability to think strategically and problem solve
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to leverage data to make/gather support for business decisions
  • Must be able to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry, as well as calculate figures and amounts such as: discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to think strategically and solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Strong team building and team-participation skills
  • Ability to both teach and learn
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with an ability to communicate with all levels of the organization and work in a team environment
  • Must be proficient in MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)
  • Available to work shift schedule of M-F
  • Authorized to work for any employer in the United States of America

Physical Requirements


  • Must be able to work in a dusty environment around metals
  • Sight – hand and eye coordination, depth perception needed to operate, adjust, and quantify chemicals and equipment, vision sufficient to inspect work areas and building for issues and operate computers
  • Hearing – must be able to hear others and warning sounds of forklift and other heavy machinery
  • Speech – must be able to communicate effectively with others while working
  • Smell – must be able to smell various chemicals and gasses
  • Must be able to sit, stand, and walk for long periods – frequent to constant
  • Must be able to squat, stoop, twist, climb, crawl, reach, grasp, and fine manipulation, and bend occasional to frequent
  • Must be able to be able to lift/carry 50+ lbs – occasional