Production Supervisor in Irwindale, CA at Davis Wire

Date Posted: 6/14/2024

Job Snapshot

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    Irwindale, CA
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Job Description

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.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform essential duties. 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.
  • 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

  • Ability to perform physical work with frequent use of arms and legs.
  • Frequent climbing of stairs and ladders.
  • Be able to sit, walk, or stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work late shifts, weekends, and holidays.
  • Able to work in a non-climate-controlled environment.
  • Must be comfortable lifting up-to 35lbs, bending, stooping, standing, and climbing up to 10ft.

Key Leadership Competencies

  •  Commitment to EHS – The Production Manager must continually demonstrate an unequivocal commitment to the highest standards of health and safety for the workforce and be a leader in ensuring the company maintains its high levels of environmental performance.
  • Unquestionable Integrity - Demonstrates the highest degree of integrity when engaging with employees, vendors and stakeholders. Leads ethically by example and fosters a culture firmly grounded in the values of the organization. 
  • Strategic and Agile Thinking - Strong strategic capabilities and overall business acumen. Financially savvy and creative mindset with the ability to identify and mobilize around new opportunities very quickly. 
  • Collaborative Style – Engages in problem solving and decision making. Is adept at bringing people together to tackle issues rather than dictate solutions. Has a collegial, inclusive working style and is professional and courteous. Builds strong relationships both internally and externally. Is both confident and humble. 
  • Communication Skills - Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively deliver and reinforce consistent messages at all levels. Excellent listening skills. 
  • Leadership Capability - Has the leadership acumen and credibility to work across the entire organization and develop talent. Should be hands-on, but able to delegate appropriately with the ability to motivate, inspire and commit an organization to a course of action and achieve results. 
  • Executive Presence – Has the poise and confidence to interact with senior company executives and the community, as well as the Heico and US Wire Group Executive Leadership Team.