• Manufacturing Supervisor - 2nd Shift

    Job Locations US-WA-Auburn
    Job ID
    2018-3046
    # Positions
    1
  • Overview

    Ply Gem and NCI Building Products have joined forces. We are now a leading manufacturer in exterior building products nationwide with over 90 manufacturing facilities and 18,000 employees.  We are seeking to hire leaders. If you get excited by maintaining a safe environment, creating a positive synergy workforce, and driving continuous improvement changes then this is a great opportunity for you.

     

    The Production/Manufacturing Supervisor (2nd shift) performs frontline supervisory functions and is responsible for safety, discipline, associate relations, housekeeping and performance reviews of hourly associates as well as making recommendations to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product. Ensures all activities are focused on quality, safety, and environmental responsibility. In addition, this position will actively encourage and support concepts of associate involvement, continuous improvement, 5S, and lean manufacturing concepts.

    Responsibilities

    • Facilitates the manufacture of building products to meet production demands, while ensuring quality, safety, and environmental responsibility.
    • In conjunction with appropriate plant leadership, develops and implements staffing guidelines to maximize utilization of human resources while controlling manpower costs. Hires, supervises, evaluates, and replaces staff as required to ensure performance objectives are met/exceeded. 
    • Maintain leadership and supervisory skills including: Developing and training teammates; evaluate teammates and give performance feedback; and hold shift meetings for Safety and Production items as instructed by the manager.
    • Provide leadership, direction and guidance to shift associates in accordance with guidance provide by Area Manager and Plant Manager. 
    • Identifies potential career paths for associates and works with associates to develop their skills and knowledge in order to progress within the company.  Provides documentation and follow up to training and job responsibilities.
    •  Interviews qualified candidates for manufacturing positions and recommends candidates for hire to Human Resources.
    • To ensure that Health and Safety rules and regulations are adhered to during the shift and all matters relating to this are dealt with using the resources within the company in line with the companies Health and Safety policy. 
    • Assigns personnel to window production lines and oversees line, area rotations and break schedules during assigned shift(s) by maintaining a high degree of communication skills to accomplish seamless shift changes and troubleshooting progress. 
    • Completes or oversees completion of paperwork relative to line operation; operator logs, PM logs, audits, and corrective action. 
    • Interrupt the normal flow of work to respond to any short notice production or shipping needs. 
    • Knowledge and understanding of all safety polices and regulations and ability to address all unsafe acts and conditions. 
    • Administers policies in a fair and consistent manner.
    • Provides coaching and counseling to associates and corrective action when needed, always following the company guidelines. 
    • Ability to promote overall goals of company in safety, quality, delivery and cost. 
    • Identifies and assists with implementations for continuous process improvement. Uses statistics or SPC to help better control the production and assembly process.
    • Controls materials to eliminate waste
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Education  Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

     

    Experience:  Minimum of three years of progressively responsible supervisory/leadership experience in a manufacturing environment

     

     

    Skills/Abilities:  Highly developed oral and written communication skills, combined with the ability to educate and train non-degreed operators and technicians in a production environment. Ability to play a true team member role with other key plant leadership members. Demonstrated ability to supervise, motivate, mentor and train associates on a regular basis. A highly skilled and motivated individual.

     

    Benefits:  Standard benefits offered include; Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401k, and more

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