Production Supervisor in Irwindale, CA at Davis Wire

Date Posted: 10/8/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Irwindale, CA
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/8/2021

Job Description

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.

Production Supervisor

The Production Supervisor will supervise and coordinate the activities of workers engaged in operating a variety of machines to manufacture parts or products, by performing the following:

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supervise employees in production departments, including training, motivation, and discipline.
  • Recommend procedures, systems, equipment, and machinery alterations to reduce cost, resolve problems, ensure product quality, reduce scrap, and improve production efficiency.
  • Initiates work orders for maintenance and repair of machinery equipment and vehicles.
  • Audits hourly employee’s timecards for accuracy to ensure correct charges against production assignments.
  • Administers and enforces company rules, regulations, and policies.
  • Ensures compliance of safety programs for personnel and machinery.
  • Serves as Company representative in first step grievance proceedings as required by the Plant Manager and/or Human Resources Manager.
  • Evaluates employee’s overall performance, establishing goals and objectives for proper manufacturing techniques.
    Maintains established housekeeping standards.
  • Ensures that all reasonable measures are taken to control the handling and use of materials used in the production process, known to be toxic and/or hazardous.
  • Interfaces with others in the organization to ensure customer deadlines are met.
  • Inspects and measures parts and products to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Direct workers in adjusting machines and equipment to repair products which fail to meet standards.
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
  • Develops, recommends, and implements measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems or assists workers in solving work problems.

Required Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a supervisory role in an industrial manufacturing facility

Job Requirements

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Education/Experience:
Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Language Ability:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

• Math Ability:
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

• Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

• Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software, spreadsheet software, inventory software and manufacturing software.

• Certificates and Licenses:
None Required.

• Supervisory Responsibilities:
Directly supervises employees in the General Plant. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees, addressing complaints, and resolving problems. Experience with a labor union is highly desirable.

• Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and depth perception. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands or arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

Key Competencies
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

• Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
• Interpersonal – Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.
• Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.
• Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively.
• Change Management – Develops workable implementation plans.
• Leadership - Inspires and motivates others to perform well.
• Business Acumen – Understands business implications of decisions.
• Judgment – Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
• Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures.

Job Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401 (k) with match
  • Life Insurance

Davis Wire Corporation does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firm recruiters. Fees will not be paid in the event candidate submitted by a recruiter without an agreement in place is hired; such resumes will be deemed the sole property of Davis Wire Corporation.

Davis Wire is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other status protected under federal, state or local law.