Production Supervisor (Meriden, CT)
Meriden, Connecticut
November 11, 2016
Position Type:
Full Time
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a 3rd Shift Production Supervisor for the 3M Purification Division located in Meriden, CT.

Job Summary:

The person hired for the position of Third (3rd) Shift Production Supervisor will provide supervisory support for manufacturing operations and is responsible for driving safety, quality, service, productivity, and employee engagement.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Ensuring a safe working environment through modeling safe behaviors, leading audits and inspections, correcting unsafe behaviors, conducting safety meetings, and utilizing proper work methods, procedures and equipment
  • Providing direct supervision to production hourly employees
  • Handling shift administrative activities such as time and absence reporting, attendance control, vacation planning, overtime, etc.
  • Evaluating employees' performance and provide feedback
  • Driving continuous improvement in safety, productivity, quality and cost
  • Planning daily work schedules, determine priorities, allocate work assignments, and regulate production processes in order to meet specific daily production requirements
  • Championing lean manufacturing efforts and projects

Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma/GED equivalent or higher from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum of one (1) year of combined supervisory and/or leadership experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelors or Associates degree from an accredited university
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Software Tools
  • Experience in medical, pharmaceutical, or food manufacturing (cGMP, ISO 13485)
  • Ability to drive and influence change and lead cross functional teams
  • Training and/or experience with SixSigma and Lean Manufacturing

Location: Meriden, CT
Travel: May include up to 5% 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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