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Production Supervisor

Location : Arecibo
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3
Required Education : Bachelor Degree in: Business Administration
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Manufacturing

Job Description :

Supervises and coordinates the daily operation of assigned areas with responsibility for achieving maximum quality and cost effectiveness in an on-time and efficient manner. Actively participates in all areas of employment, performance evaluations, employee relations, and development while promoting engagement and involvement.


Essential Functions:

  • Ensures a safe work place is provided for all employees; frequently inspects department for safety compliance. Completes accident reports and schedules appropriate follow-up reviews; identifies accidents related to operator/machine error and initiates necessary training to prevent future accidents.

  • Supervises the activities of production employees to achieve objectives with regard to quality, cost and time. Evaluates employee performance and completes necessary documentation. Participates in staffing process and training/development needs.

  • Reviews daily and weekly shipping schedules and production capabilities to assure all deadlines are met. Checks running orders/query dispatch lists to determine schedule priorities. Coordinates and expedites hot parts and assigns rework.

  • Inspects and monitors production quality and equipment. Ensures quality procedures/practices are applied to the process, tooling, and equipment to achieve expected quality improvements.

  • Supervises the utilization of materials to assure an appropriate amount of parts are available to maintain smooth production flow; identifies wasteful practices and methods; reports any problems/concerns with viable solutions to the Manager, Production; and, reports suggestions recommended by associates for procedure change, etc.

  • Promotes and supports the company's efforts in associate involvement concepts, and "open door" communications through the development and or implementation of various programs.

  • Promotes commitment to quality through attitude, behavior, communication, and development/implementation of programs and activities.

  • Communicates/updates shift management of daily problems and concerns, identifying areas needing attention to ensure the continuity of the operation.

  • Participates in MDI and SQDIP meetings.

  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned.

  • Maintain the work area clean and organized.

  • Support lean initiatives (5s, RIE’s, SQDIP, MDI, 9 step).

  • Comply with company policies and procedures, including EHS and ISO requirements

Required Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration

  • Minimum 3 years of related experience.

  • Leadership skills.

  • Conflict management skills.

  • Good interpersonal and teamwork skills.

  • Knowledge in local and federal labor laws and regulations, including OSHA.

  • Computer knowledge (MS Office).

  • Organization and planning skills.

  • Knowledge of ISO and Lean manufacturing.

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

  • Bilingual (English and Spanish)

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