A worldwide manufacturing company, located near New Stanton, PA, is seeking a Production Supervisor.
Manages production staff to attain production and quality goals.
Identifies problems or bottlenecks in production processes and resolves issues.
Ensures production resources including materials, equipment and human resources are available as needed to maintain production schedules. Supports continuous improvement goals in safety, quality, cost and customer service.
Plans production operations, establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products within various departments, and as the various departments interrelate to other manufacturing departments to achieve on-time and under budget delivery.
Prepares operational schedules and coordinates manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meets specifications. Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignments. Interprets specifications, blueprints, and job orders to workers and assigns duties.
Interprets company policies including safety, quality system, etc. to workers, enforces their implementation and takes necessary actions to assure their implementation.
Resolves worker grievances or submits unsettled grievances to upper management for further action.
Assist department manager in hiring and discharging of positions under area of responsibility. Recommend and provide job training or seminars for self and/or subordinates. Provide feedback to manufacturing manager on employee performance. Provide counsel and/or corrective action where necessary to improve performance.
Strive to maintain high level of cooperation among all employees by providing leadership and a positive attitude/working environment.
Other duties and/or responsibilities as assigned, including assisting other workers in other departments when necessary.
Must have a minimum of an Associate Degree in technical field and/or Engineering field required; BS Degree in a technical discipline (i.e. Engineering, Science, etc.) preferred.
Minimum 3-5 years of directly related experience supervising hourly teams in a production and/or manufacturing environment. Managing a Unionized workforce a plus.
Proven ability to lead teams while instilling a continuous improvement mindset.
Requires competency in building effective teams, conflict management, drive for results, learning on the fly, and employee motivation.
Ability to work any shift
Computer literacy is required.
Working in cross-functional productivity improvement teams a plus.
Excellent communication (both verbal and written) required.
Lean / Six Sigma knowledge a plus.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.
JH Technical Services, Inc. / JH Staffing Services was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA. JH has become one of the area’s fastest growing and most respected staffing firms, and is focused on assisting both clients and candidates throughout the tri-state area. We offer contract, contract to hire, and permanent placement options. The industries that we specialize in include t...he following: Engineering, Architecture, Information Technology, Construction, Energy, Manufacturing, and Professional/Office. The Right Recruiter. The Right Measurements. The Right Candidates.