Production Supervisor - 2nd shift
The Production Supervisor will Manage the 2nd shift in our main facility in Decatur, Illinois. They will effectively plan and implement work for assigned production ensuring that parts and/or materials and manpower are available. The Supervisor implements flow manufacturing techniques where appropriate.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Plan and lead the activities of production processes and personnel on various shifts during the manufacturing/assembly of products.
Partner with the Production Manager, Production Planning, and Materials departments to establish production priorities and plans.
Direct production operations in accordance with established priorities and sequences for manufacturing products using knowledge of production processes and methods, machine and equipment capabilities and skilled labor.
Analyze production schedules to estimate work requirements for completion of job assignments and adjust to meet scheduled requirements.
Assist Quality Assurance and Manufacturing Engineering personnel in testing, troubleshooting, and modifying processes to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of products.
Advise managers and supervisors of production issues and offer suggestions for changes in working conditions, design, test, production procedures, and the use of equipment.
Meet or exceed goals established for safety, labor efficiencies, schedule attainment, scrap, rework, and any other production related goals.
Initiate, suggest, and implement plans to motivate, empower, and develop workers to achieve work goals in a team environment.
Supervise and assist in the setup, operation, troubleshooting and maintenance of various automated machines, assembly equipment and/or machining centers.
Conduct performance appraisals and make recommendations for promotions, transfers, discharges, and disciplinary measures.
Obtain critically needed products from material as directed, performing any necessary operations / processes to expedite requirements toward production plans.
Implement lean techniques and principles such as 5S, standardized work, waste identification and elimination, value stream mapping, team based multi-skilled workforce, one piece flow technology, visual factory concepts, and total productive maintenance
Required Experience and/or Education:
Bachelor's degree in a relevant field of study or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
1-3 years of experience in manufacturing environment involving high speed machining
Strong leadership, communications, and interpersonal skills with ability to interact with all levels of employees, customers, and outside professionals.
Behavior and experience demonstrated with results for:
Understanding of market dynamics and financial implications for strategic decisions.
Leadership style supportive of team and group communication and relationships with peers and customers.
Leadership by example via energy level, diligence, aggressiveness, and overall work ethic.
Ability to work within a high velocity, autonomous and demanding business culture.
Unequivocal commitment to the highest standards of personal and business ethics and conduct.
Perks of Joining Our Team:
Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
401(k) Retirement Plan with company match
Paid Holidays and Vacation
Tuition Reimbursement Program
Mueller Stock options
Short and Long Term Disability
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other category protected by law.