Production Supervisor

Generac Power Systems -The Production Supervisor leads the daily operation of multiple production shifts of a large facility (or facilities) with responsibility for interacting with Planning, Purchasing, Materials, Ops Engineering, Quality, Facilities and other departments to achieve maximum quality and cost effectiveness in an on-time and efficient manner. The scope of ownership includes various manufacturing processes (ie. Multi site, vertical integration, multiple product lines, etc). Success in this role is defined by daily order execution, workforce flexibility, employee onboarding, productivity/efficiency, sequencing, process adherence, and training/development in production. This will be measured by ongoing improvements in driving quality, schedule attainment, Safety, and productivity/efficiency. This position is located in Whitewater, WI and reports to the Production Manager.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Direct the department to ensure safe, timely, and efficient completion of manufacturing schedules and communicate daily activities between shifts.
Supervise and coordinate activities of assigned production employees.
Provides manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting and analyzing production, performance records and data; answering questions and responding to requests.
Assuring all department personnel are adhering to company policies and procedures. Completes safety, productivity, and policy reports regularly.
Selects, coaches and develops staff. Sets clear expectations to inspire and motivate the team. Manages performance-recognizing achievement, providing feedback and administering progressive discipline when necessary.
Basic Qualifications:
Associate's degree or equivalent experience.
2 years of leadership experience in an operational environment.
Additional Qualifications:
Key member and driver of a lean manufacturing environment driving continuous improvement activities relating to safety, quality, productivity, delivery, and inventory.
Interviewing, selecting, and coordinating orientation activities for all new employees.
Ability to maintain a clean and orderly work environment and maintain compliance with established policies and procedures.
Developing and maintaining a workforce to meet capacity plans. Work with other departments to manage parts flow.
Effective communication skills and ability to resolve conflict on the shop floor.
Preferred Qualifications:
Previous experience using SAP or equivalent ERP system (Oracle, JD Edwards, Microsoft Dynamics) and Microsoft Office.
Formal leadership or team development training.
Experience in Lean or Demand Flow principles.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee frequently is required to use hands to manipulate objects, tools or controls and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to walk; stoop; crouch; bend and reach above shoulders. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 100 pounds with assistance, waist high, up to 10 feet away. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. Temperatures can vary from cool to warm depending upon the season. The employee must comply with the assigned location PPE requirements including but not limited to safety glasses, hearing protection, appropriate gloves, clothing and shields for required tasks and closed toed or safety shoes as required by facility safety policies.

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