Provides Direction To: Two or more Production Lead persons and
Under general supervision, organize, coordinate and supervise
the daily operations and activities of the production department,
possibly on multiple work shifts; and perform related work as
assigned. Ensure that cost, volume and quality targets are achieved
in accordance with established objectives.
Examples of Essential Functions:
Work with Supply Chain Buyer/Planner to coordinate, organize,
schedule and assign work to production lead personnel given company
priorities and needs to ensure that daily and monthly shipping
goals are attained.
Su pervises, selects, trains, assigns and evaluates the work of
subordinate personnel; maintains and updates training matrix for
Communicates and enforces quality and safety standards and
ensures production equipment is fully operational.
Distributes and maintains updated DPMs, test procedures and SOPs
in the department.
Prepares and maintains first pass yield logs.
Oversees and monitors attendance, timecards, time-off and
performance reviews for production personnel.
Prepares and distributes maintenance work orders and monthly
reports including job accidents and special reports.
Maintains and recommends acquisition or replacement of
production equipment, tools and supplies.
Recommends staffing deployment and operating improvement in work
methods, standards and procedures.
Investigates and resolves assembly problems and related quality
issues, either directly or with the Team, and recommends solutions
The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the
types of work performed by employees assigned to this job
classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify,
change or rescind work assignments and to make reasonable
accommodations as needed.
Five (5) or more years of supervisory experience in a high
volume production environment including three (3) years of
experience in assembly operations and related work. Bachelor’s
Degree, preferably in Industrial, Manufacturing, or other
Production operations, methods and techniques; equipment set up,
functions and operation procedures; procedures on inspection,
quality assurance, safety requirements and shipping practices,
methods and procedures; knowledge of basic math; hazardous
materials handling and emergency response procedures; material
management systems and inventory control procedures; principles of
supervision, training and personnel administration; computer data
entry and applicable software applications.
Operate a computer terminal and related software applications
Analyze, recommend and solve problems; prepare and review
departmental reports; operate applicable computer software
programs; perform math computations quickly and accurately;
organize and complete work as scheduled; understand and follow
written and verbal instructions; select, train, assign, supervise
and evaluate the work of subordinate personnel; communicate and
work cooperatively with subordinates, departmental representatives,
management, suppliers and vendors.
Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing or Six Sigma