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Production Supervisor-2nd Shift

Woodland Solutions Plymouth Full-Time
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Job Description


Supervises the activities of hourly colleagues to achieve optimal levels of safety, quality, productivity and delivery to assure internal and external customer satisfaction. Serves as a role model, leader, trainer and mentor to immediate staff members.


- Support the Company''s mission, vision, values and goals in performance of daily activities.
- Responsible for performance feedback and leadership of all direct reports including mentoring, coaching, counseling and corrective action when situations dictate.
- Provide key input into the development of departmental strategic goals along with identifying key measurable to support the departmental goals.
- Provide direction and leadership to shift colleagues consistent with plant business plan goals.
- Responsible for production department safety, quality, production, and delivery objectives in his/her area of responsibility.
- Responsible for providing productivity reports, scrap reports, downtime reports and other reporting as determined by the Operations Manager or Superintendent.
- Leads the overall coordination and communication of the area he/she supervises.
- Responsible for ensuring accountability and discipline.
- Responsible for maintaining maximum levels of production utilization and efficiency.
- Oversee line activities with trade support and the work team.
- Drive shift manning levels and utilization to assure compliance and improvement to the budget.
- Provide leadership and promote positive moral and ensure a total team concept.
- Provide the proactive leadership necessary to achieve and maintain a continuous improvement mind set for the team.
- Coordinate and assess required training and team building by empowering colleagues.
- Complete individual work team performance reviews for probationary colleagues.
- Track, monitor and implement improvement activities related to business plan, goals, issues, etc.
- Assist with plant activities to achieve quality, productivity and cost reduction goals.
- Support plant activities towards achieving customer awards and quality registrations (ex. TS 16949/ISO14001, Q1).
- Help coordinate/facilitate formal lean manufacturing activities.
- Participate in formal team problem solving activities (ex. 8D reporting).
- Assist in the coordination of new colleague orientation.
- Provide colleagues with the necessary training to be successful in their roles.
- Review the daily production logs from each line for accuracy.
- Input individual colleague hours into the Kronos system.
- Champion regular communication meetings with the trade support.
- Maintain the communication scoreboards for each line on a daily basis.
- Communicate key information to the organization through the daily "shift to shift" plant communication method.
- Prepare all accident reports to include identification of root cause and corrective action.
- Assure all direct reports are aware of their Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) responsibilities and hold all direct reports accountable.
- Responsible for ensuring the entire team has the necessary tools and materials to properly perform their roles safely and efficiently.
- Assure all safety devices are properly in place and utilized and verify individual usage of personal protection equipment (PPE) by the work team.
- Responsible for following all internal and OSHA required safety procedures in performing all daily work activities.
- Maintain a positive working relationship with all levels of the organization.
- Maintain high level of housekeeping in the work area.
- Adherence to all company policies and procedures (ex. Quality Policy Manual, Colleague Handbook, Level II procedures, etc.)



Skills required

Ensure Compliance
Technical Support
Problem Solving
Provide Direction


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