Production Supervisor

Uniontown, Pennsylvania | Direct Hire

Post Date: 01/30/2017 Job ID: 14120 Industry: Production Supervisor/Team Lead

Production Supervisor - 2nd or 3rd shift
Uniontown, PA

Currently have a full-time, direct hire opening in the Uniontown, PA area for a Production Supervisor for the 2nd or 3rd shift. 

Essential Job Functions

  • Manages production staff to attain production and quality goals. Identifies problems or bottlenecks in production processes and resolves issues.
  • Reviews production orders to ascertain needs, quantities, and specifications of products and scheduled delivery dates in order to plan department operations.
  • 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. 
  • Reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and to prevent operational delays.
  • Prepare reports, presentations, etc. to effectively communicate issues to workers and management.
  • Develops or revises standard operational and working practices and observes workers to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Interprets company policies including safety, quality system, etc. to workers, enforces their implementation and takes necessary actions to assure their implementation. 
  • Solve problems using problem solving methods, experience, etc. to assure the flow of production
  • Achieve production and plant priorities and goals.
  • 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. 
  • Strive to maintain high level of cooperation among all employees by providing leadership and a positive attitude/working environment.

Requirements and Skills

  • Associate's 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.
  • 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.
  • Excellent communication (both verbal and written) required.
  • Computer literacy is required.
  • Working in cross-functional productivity improvement teams a plus.? Lean / 6sigma knowledge a plus.
  • Managing a Unionized workforce a plus.


Production Supervisor - 2nd or 3rd shift - 14120

Steve Less
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