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Production Supervisor

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Location
Blythe, CA
Salary
$80,000 - $100,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Associate
Date
Feb 21, 2019
Job ID
2655059
COMPANY
Our client is the largest manufacturer of medium duty freight and refrigerated van and truck bodies in North America with facilities strategically located across the U.S. and Canada. A subsidiary of a privately held diversified manufacturing company, they offer a vast variety of career opportunities, internally as well as within the family of companies. The company offers competitive salaries and progressive benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance, disability plans, 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more.
POSITION SUMMARY
The Production Supervisor will supervise a staff of hourly personnel, leading and managing the day-to-day manufacturing operations. 
KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Plans, organizes and controls a work group to meet production schedules.
2. Maintains safe working conditions, safe work practices and good housekeeping in area of responsibility.
3. Improves methods and processes to improve productivity, reduce costs and     improve quality.
4. Trains, develops, instructs, motivates employees to achieve maximum efficiency.
5. Understands all applicable company policies, standards and procedures and communicates to ensure compliance by all employees in area of responsibility.
6. Recognizes and disciplines employees according to established procedures
7. Understands bottlenecks that limit production and take necessary corrective action.
8. Insures flow of materials to meet production needs

EXPERTISE REQUIRED:
1. 2- or 4-year degree-preferred
2. Initiative and competence to anticipate and respond to issues along with the ability to identify and implement changes as needed
3. Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles a plus
4. Excellent communication skills, personal accountability and a strong sense of urgency
5. Training and supervisory experience (progression – how quickly promoted)
6. Strong ability to communicate to multiple levels and functions
7. Can work independently
8. Experience in Schematics, Blue Print reading, and AutoCAD introduction.       
9. Has led multi-functional projects
10. Has led teams in structured and stressful environment and ever-changing environment
11. Strong ownership of outcomes (high responsibility)
12. Proactive versus reactive approach
14. Leads by example
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This job operates in a manufacturing plant environment. Must be able to work in a non-climate-controlled environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms and lift to 30 pounds.