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Production Supervisor – 12 hour PM shift
Belton, MO

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$70,000 - $80,000 / yr


Production Supervisor – 12 hour PM shift
Belton, Missouri area
Salary up to 80K + bonus potential and benefits day one of employment 

Are you willing to work 12-hour shifts long-term at a growing manufacturer? 

Do you have experience finding improvements of scrap reductions and improving efficiencies? 
Do you enjoy coaching and mentoring your staff?
Would you like to have an opportunity for future growth and EXCELLENT BENEFITS, including bonus and profit sharing?
This could be for you! 
  
Successful manufacturer is adding business and investing in their facility!  They are recruiting a Production Supervisor for their 12-hour night shift (6 p.m.-6 a.m.)  to oversee the manufacturing and continuous improvement activities for an assigned manufacturing area and shift.  The Production Supervisor will report to an Operations Manager and will have up to 40 direct reports.  The Production Supervisor is responsible for the following duties:
 
  • Coordinating cross-functional teams to maximize safety, quality, delivery and cost initiatives 
  • Meeting daily, weekly and monthly production requirements, metrics and goals
  • Training, coaching, mentoring and evaluating the hourly workforce
  • Identifying, initiating and maintaining process improvements, including efficiency improvements, scrap reductions and eliminating equipment downtime
  • Managing multiple project timelines simultaneously 
  • Assisting with technical equipment issues as needed 
  • Reviewing and scheduling and material changes in ERP system and making needed adjustments 
  • Maintaining manpower goals by working with staffing services and human resources to attract and recruit talent 
  • Working with planning and shipping; making adjustments when needed 
  • Completing shift reports and communicating with incoming supervisors at shift change
  • Other duties as directed by management  
 
This position requires candidates to be on the manufacturing floor up to 80% of their day.  Candidates should have continuous improvement and scrap reduction skills, be energetic, have the ability to coach and mentor others, be able to take ownership of projects, have good work history and enjoy floor presence.  Problem solving skills are required!  These are long-term, 12-hour shifts that require candidates to work every other Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights.  Although rare, candidates should be willing to take off-shift calls as needed to answer any questions.  

Medical benefits are available day one of employment.  Other benefits include paid holidays, vacation, tuition reimbursement, EXCELLENT 401K, profit sharing and bonus potential!

Requirements for the Production Supervisor:
1. Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, a technical degree is preferred
2. At least two years of RECENT manufacturing supervision experience
3. Experience overseeing production in high volume or mass production environments 
4. Experience overseeing at least 20-25 individuals 

5. Non-union supervision experience 
6. Experience identifying and implementing continuous improvement initiatives in assigned manufacturing areas (examples include scrap reductions, elimination of downtime, etc.)
7. Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook 
 
Skills that are preferred, BUT NOT required:
1. Lean or Six Sigma certifications
2. Strong mechanical aptitude 
3. Experience working in consumer products manufacturing 
4. ERP experience 
5. Process-oriented manufacturing
 
Why work for this organization:
1. Company supplies a diverse product line to multiple industries 
2. EXCELLENT benefits, including 401K, profit sharing and bonus potential
3. No layoffs in the last 20 years
4. Fast-paced work environment, focused on continuous improvements and Lean initiatives 
5. Opportunity for advancement 
 
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