Production Supervisor

  • Company: Adecco
  • Location: Pennsboro, West Virginia
  • Posted: January 20, 2017
  • Reference ID: 1397983839
Adecco Staffing is currently recruiting for a Production Supervisor. The Production Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day management of people, equipment and materials to achieve production objectives, which will result in the production of a quality product, on time and complete. The Production Supervisor must be able to meet production requirements while maintaining efficiency and ensuring a quality result.

This position is responsible for developing, leading and executing in the following areas:

Leads by example each day in key areas - EHS, quality, productivity, housekeeping and attendance. Assigns employees to specific tasks on the production line, ensures clear understanding of task expectations in quality, EHS and productivity Provides feedback in the form of counseling and recognition for positive performance and development opportunities. Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules daily. Identifies future staffing/equipment needs for the budgeting process. Works with other supervisors or group leaders to rotate employees as necessary to meet production needs.
Provides leadership in sustaining defined processes and resolving issues. Maintains time and production records daily.
Ensures the overall integrity of work produced by the line. Develops, recommends and implements measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product. Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of department. Prepares and presents communications to production employees and other members of management regarding daily expectations for production, quality, EHS, housekeeping and other key measures as well as general information required to keep all employees informed.
Maintains the overall safety of employees in the assigned work area by reporting all hazards/issues, leading and participating in EHS incident investigations and follow-up, ergonomic and hazard assessments etc.
Provides corrective action to address attendance, conduct, or performance issues with production employees, to include conducting investigations, providing documentation and recommending further courses of action to other members of management as necessary. Assesses individual training needs, including cross-training and job rotation plans of production employees and works with group leader to provide needed on-the-job training and coaching. Where necessary, the supervisor may also provide hands-on process instruction and new employee orientation. Identify staffing needs, interview, and recommend employee selection, document in a timely manner. Is consistently at work and on time; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach production schedule/goals. Promotes a harassment-free environment. Ensures consistency between lines in application of employee relations policies and procedures for all production employees, e.g. overtime administration, layoff/recall procedures, attendance tracking, etc. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.
Wears required safety equipment including but not limited to; hearing protection, safety glasses, and steel toe footwear.

For more information on this position, please contact Adecco at (304) 422-0288. Please apply online at Adecco is an equal opportunity employer.

A minimum of three years of supervisory experience is required, preferably within a manufacturing environment.

The successful candidate will have the following attributes & characteristics:

Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Communicates changes and progress;
Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics; Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Remains open
Able to build moral and group commitment to goals and objectives; Recognizes accomplishments of other team members; Delegates work assignments; Matches the responsibility to the person; Provides recognition for results. Writes clearly; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Able to read and interpret written information.
Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Inspires respect and trust; Accepts feed back from others; Displays passion and optimism; Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; Makes self available to staff; Develops subordinates skills and encourages growth.

The successful candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

Ability to read, analyze and interpret common technical journals and financial reports. Efficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Ability to define and resolve problems in a timely manner. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong planning and organizational abilities are essential. Good rapport and communication skills with all levels in the organization.

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