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Production Supervisor - Bilingual

SUMMARY: The production supervisor has the responsibility of managing the day-to-day activities of all associates assigned to their department. The supervisor will provide direction and communicate the daily objectives to the associates and ensure the work performed is within the company's safety and quality guidelines while hitting the production targets. The supervisor will use the quality system (IATF16949), 5S, process improvements and lean manufacturing activities to drive daily improvements in safety, quality and productivity.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Administration and enforcement of company policies
Engage all associates to drive operational excellence
Drive and promote quality performance standards and quality improvement initiatives
Ensure that associates have the necessary training and development to apply to their work
Review performance or disciplinary actions with associates
Ensure that associates are maintaining a clean, organized, and safe working environment
Adhere and promote safety
Maintain the production schedule for their assigned area to achieve schedule requirements
Responsible maintaining and approving company records
QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed herewith are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Good interpersonal skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
People management/training skills
Metrics and results driven
Ability to work in a stressful environment
Excellent computer skills
Lean manufacturing/5S and process improvement experience
Proven leadership skills
Must have the ability to adhere to a budget
Must be able to work all three shifts and overtime as needed
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelors Degree Desired
Five plus years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment required
Must bi-lingual English and Spanish
Fork lift operation/experience
COMPETENCIES:
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
Interpersonal - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.
Delegation - Delegates work assignments; Matches the responsibility to the person; Sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; Provides recognition for results.
Managing People - Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; Makes self available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth; Solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external); Fosters quality focus in others; Improves processes, products and services; Continually works to improve management skills.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Follows through on commitments.
Accountability
Process improvements ? Looks at current operations and sees the ability to alter the process to increase productivity and not sacrifice the safety of associates or the quality of the products produced.
LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read and interpret documents, write routine correspondence effectively and to speak fluently with internal and external customers.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Dusty environment
Lifting requirements up to 50 pounds
Pushing and pulling
Work is performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
GENERAL INFORMATION:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.
The incumbent must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate while being self-directed.

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