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Production Supervisor in Houston, TX at National Strand

Date Posted: 1/1/2019

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  • Location:
    Houston, TX
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Job Description



A manufacturing company, located in the East side of Houston is currently looking for a Production Supervisor, reporting directly to the Plant Manager. The Production Supervisor will be responsible for planning, scheduling and executing Production activities in the safest, most efficient and cost-effective manner. The successful candidate will be devoted to Safety as the 1 Priority, uncompromising in Quality and customer sensitivity, and skilled in applying Lean methodologies to sustain a safe, clean, waste-free, efficient plant.

Job Description

  • Must be able to workother shifts, as needed(Monday to Friday, with some Saturdays included)

  • Enforce safety policies and procedures to decrease the potential for employee injuries on the job

  • Train and re-train employees on how to safety use machinery

  • Communicates job expectations and provides feedback to management

  • Initiate, coordinate, and enforce systems, policies, and procedures.

  • Leads by example, learning and working hands-on along with employees

  • Setting daily/weekly/monthly objectives and communicating them to employees.

  • Plan, monitor, and appraise job results, by coaching, training, and counseling employees

  • Resolves personnel problems by analyzing data, investigating issues, identifying solutions, and recommending action.

  • Hire, train, develop, motivate, and periodically do performance evaluations on Production employees

  • Evaluate each station of the manufacturing process to ensure maximum efficiency.

  • Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel, accomplishing work results, establishing priorities, monitor progress, and revising schedules as needed.

  • Plan, organize, direct and control daily production on all shifts

  • Apply Lean techniques to continuously improve quality and efficiency to implement cost reductions

  • Take responsibility for ensuring the Quality of all products produced

  • Identify issues in efficiency and suggest improvements

  • Ensure all resources and assets are used efficiently and correctly.

  • Communicate machine malfunctions, and escalates them to Maintenance

  • Recommends procedures, systems, equipment, and machinery alterations to reduce cost, resolve problems, ensure production quality, reduce scrap, and improve production efficiency.

  • Prepare and meet production schedules and employee work schedules

  • Manage operating budgets to improve plan objectives

  • Works as a team leader, not only for the shift, but also coordinates team effort with other Production Supervisors, Management, and HR.

Job Requirements

Job Qualifications

Education: Technical Degree Minimum, engineering or relevant field will be an advantage

Experience: Experience in Manufacturing and/or Leadership Roles

Languages: Exceptional English Reading, Writing, Speaking; Spanish a Plus

Credentials: Lean Certification Preferred

Skills: Computer and MS Office Literacy Required

Style: Strong, Ethical, Positive, Motivational, Hands-on Leadership Style

Travel: Infrequent, Occasional Intercompany or Customer Visits

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Working under pressure, meeting tight deadlines, paying careful attention to detail, making decisions and handling a large, challenging workload in a fast-paced environment.

Essential Skills: Oral communication, being goal-oriented, working with others, problem solving, decision making, critical thinking, job task planning, organizing, cost-consciousness and the willingness to cooperate with people in other functions, companies and Management.