Operations Supervisor (Guin, AL)
Guin , Alabama
December 13, 2017
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Manufacturing Operations Supervisor for the Transportation Safety Division located in Guin, AL. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:
The person hired for the position of Manufacturing Operations Supervisor will primarily be responsible for production in the Transportation Safety Value Stream or Advanced Materials Value Stream of the Guin Plant.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Drive world class safety culture into daily operations
  • Lead quality continuous improvement efforts
  • Budget responsibility for team and work group
  • Manage production supervisors and team members with clearly defined roles
  • Lead cross functional teams and programs to drive continuous improvement
  • Implement Lean principles into existing manufacturing process
  • Track key metrics in the manufacturing process and communicate to employees and management
  • Communicates with internal and external clients
  • Provides training on key manufacturing concepts
  • Resolves issues and conflicts related to direct reports

Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma/GED or higher from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of two (2) years of manufacturing or production experience (private, public, government or military)
  • Minimum of one (1) year or more of supervisory experience (private, public, government or military)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in an engineering or business discipline from an accredited university
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
  • Minimum of three (3) years in a leadership position
  • Experience in implementing Lean Manufacturing
  • Skills include, ability to develop people and build a culture of trust and cooperation
  • Excellent verbal and written skills

Location: Guin, AL
Travel: May include up to 10% travel
Relocation: Is not authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)

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