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Production Supervisor
Blue Island, IL

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$65,000 - $75,000 / yr


Production Supervisor

  • Consumer products manufacturer that has been in business for 39 years has a need for several Production Supervisors on 2nd shift
  • Our client offers fantastic benefits, stability, growth and a great team atmosphere.
  • Jobs are open due to recent expansions and is hiring for 2 supervisors on 2nd shift 
  • LOCAL candidates only

Benefits:

  • Great culture with tremendous growth potential 
  • Monday – Friday job
  • Great salary with great PTO
  • Fantastic benefits including a 401K 

 
Responsibilities

  • Manage, direct and coordinate all activities related to a production shift to maximize productivity and minimize cost while maintaining quality.
  • Manage, lead, coach, train and develop a team of 15-20 union employees
  • Coordinate with Scheduler to ensure daily production requirements are achieved.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities including interviewing, hiring & training employees; planning, assigning & directing work; appraising performance; rewarding & disciplining employees; addressing complaints & resolving problems.
  • Ensure all production data is gathered and reported correctly on a daily basis.
  • Support & improve upon quality initiatives designed to meet plant goals.
  • Ensures safety programs are implemented effectively, reviewed regularly and revised as necessary.
  • Utilize lean, six-sigma, quality methodologies and other continuous improvement tools to track KPI’s, metrics and improve OEE efficiencies

Requirements

  • HS diploma required
  • Excellent leadership skills with skills to coach, teach and develop employees; union experience is preferred  
  • 2+ years supervision experience in a high-speed environment
  • Good verbal & interpersonal communication skills; ability to work well in group situations; ability to deal effectively with conflict in mature & consistent manner.
  • Computer literate in spreadsheet and word applications 

Pluses

  • BS/BA in operations, business, engineering or related education
  • Able to work in a high-speed facility with the capability of tracking KPI’s, efficiencies and implementing lean manufacturing or continuous improvement methodologies
  • Knowledgeable of GMP’s, FDA, AIB, USDA, SQF and OSHA regulations
  • Experience with lean manufacturing, 5S, six-sigma or other continuous improvement tools.  Lean or Six-sigma certifications
  • Military veterans preferred 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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