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Production Supervisor in Irwindale, CA at Davis Wire

Date Posted: 12/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Irwindale, CA
  • Experience:
    1 to 2 years
  • Date Posted:
    12/26/2018

Job Description

Production Supervisor Summary: Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating variety of machines to manufacture parts or products by performing the following duties: Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Supervise employees in production departments, including training, motivation and discipline. Recommends to Director of Operations procedures, systems, equipment and machinery alterations to reduce costs, 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 time cards 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 Director of Operations 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 hardardous. 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. Competency: 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. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform essential duties satisfactorily. 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 Responsibilies: 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 Demands: 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 10 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. Requirements Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Supervise employees in production departments, including training, motivation and discipline. Recommends to Director of Operations procedures, systems, equipment and machinery alterations to reduce costs, 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 time cards 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 Director of Operations 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 hardardous. 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.