The Manufacturing Shift Supervisor 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. Supervises, directs, advises, and trains manufacturing team members including shift supervisors in accordance with established manufacturing policies and procedures to ensure production demands are met. 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.
Bachelor's degree in Industrial Technology, Management, Engineering or related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum of three years of progressively responsible supervisory/leadership experience in a manufacturing environment. Fenestration experience preferred for windows facilities.
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 proficient in all areas of extrusion operation.
Looking for a candidate who has experience in driving change.
Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing a huge plus.