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3rd Shift Production Supervisor in Akron, OH at Synerfac

Date Posted: 11/2/2018

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Job Description

3rd Shift Production Supervisor
Direct Hire
Akron, OH

Job Description:
This Production Supervisor position in the Molding Department performs supervisory and production functions for the second shift. This would include, but not be limited to: scheduling daily machine and duty assignments to employees on the shift, directing job functions, carrying out production requirements, overseeing equipment problems, handling employee complaints, problems, and discipline, liaisons with other departments and customers. Accomplishes manufacturing staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.

Job Requirements

Job Duties:
-Schedules and directs daily production, assigns machines following a rotation schedule
-Assigns and oversees production duties and functions on the shift
-Assists management with production requirements
-Ensures that quality assurance measures and procedures are followed, guides and assists quality inspectors as necessary. Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards
-Oversees training of employees, including new hires, assists employees with equipment, operational, production problems
-Enforces company policies and procedures, handles employee complaints, grievances, and disciplinary activities
-Makes recommendations and decisions concerning probationary hires and performance problems for all employees and documents problems and discussions with employee
-Confides with and follows Personnel Department directions
-Ensures overall safety for shift, makes sure personnel follow safety practices and procedures
-Assists with hazard communications, accident reporting, and spill procedures
-Enforces company lockout/tag-out procedures and tow motor safety, directs emergency evacuation
-Interacts with customers as needed
-Make independent decisions when required as to equipment, production, and personnel problems
-Ensures accurate reporting of production and inventory thru the use of the ERP system (IQMS)
-Audits policies and procedures assigned to shift personnel
-Performs other duties as assigned and directed.
-Cross-departmental supervisor activities as requested.
-Responsible for the quality output of the molding department. It should always be a goal to achieve zero defects on each job. Quality product delivered to customers is the number one priority.

Job Requirements:
-At least 3 years’ experience as a supervisor in a manufacturing environment
-High school education or higher
-Working knowledge of computers using Office programs and interacting with ERP system.
-Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing.
-Ability to make constant, independent judgement.
-Ability to perform duties with little supervision, regularly making independent judgments.

Physical Requirements:
-Routinely lifts 15-40 lbs.
-On feet most of the shift, bends, twists, stoops, walks, lifts
-Extensively uses hands, wrists and shoulders, legs, waist, and back
-Use hand/eye coordination to remove molds
-Drive tow motor when necessary
-Work with and around heat and dust
-Must be able to climb and work effectively at heights, in tight places and uncomfortable positions.
-Must be able to exert enough pressure to securely tighten mold bolts, connections, and hook-ups.

Tools Utilized:
Ratchet, knives, screw driver, hammer, wrenches, pry bars, molds, cans/drums, mixing tumblers, parts scale, staple machine, mills, bolts, clippers, pliers, sanders, funnels, channel locks, overhead crane, paper, markers, pencils, written policies and procedures, labor contract, conveyor ramps, automatic floor sweepers, brushes, vacuum loaders, tow motors, tape machines, band machines, truck docks, propane tanks, vacuums, brooms, locks and tag outs, absorbents, rags, gloves, dust masks, glasses/goggles, and ladders.

-Must be in attendance on a regular, full time basis and conform to all company attendance policies.
-Due to the leadership and directional nature of this position, attendance is of utmost importance.
-Production Supervisor must be available and willing to work other shifts and overtime (including weekends) as necessary/required.