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Production Supervisor - 3rd Shift

Location: WASHINGTON, MO, United States
Job Family : Manufacturing and Production
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Nov 29, 2023
Job ID: 42000

Job Description
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Position Summary:

Advocate and support the Corporate WIN Strategy by managing and improving the quality,

cost, delivery, morale and safety of a production area.

Scope/Supervision and Interaction:

This position has Direct Reports

Supervisory responsibility includes, but is not limited to, training and developing.

subordinates, delegating work assignments, writing and conducting performance

appraisals, coaching and counseling employees, and administering disciplinary

procedures up to and including employee corrective coachings.  Will interact with

employees at all levels of the organization, customers, and outside contacts.


Essential Functions:

·       Supervise and direct work activity of Leads in assigned area.  Distribute workload appropriately.  Motivate and empower subordinates.  Develop subordinates including, but not limited to, constructing and executing development plans.

·       Work with team members to identify continuous improvement opportunities.  Constantly identify and eliminate waste in assigned departments. Champion Lean Kaizen events to identify cost and time savings. Participate in cost-reduction programs.  Coordinate new product launches with Engineering.

·       Will lead and support a High Performance Team culture.

·       Ensure quality standards are met that emphasize and focus on continuous improvement in an effort to improve manufacturing capability and reduce rework and scrap.  Contain source of quality issues.  Communicate with customers and establish and maintain effective relationships.  Coordinate corrective action activities.

·       Perform capacity analysis using build plans.  Determine staffing requirements for the assigned production area.  Ensure that departmental productivity targets are met to meet customer requirements.  Troubleshoot scheduling and material issues.

·       Develop and deploy standard work and work instructions of assigned department(s).  Ensure process stability through following standardized work.

·       Promote and enforce compliance of safety policies and procedures.  Conduct safety investigations and audits. 

·       HEAT forms and 8D completion required to address and reduce scrap.

·      Bachelors Degree is required.

·       2-3 years previous supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education

and experience.

·       Must have demonstrated leadership abilities.  

·       Proficient computer skills.

·       Must have ability to effectively work with people in a team environment and at various

levels of the organization. 

·       Must possess strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

This position is on 3rd shift.

The essential functions have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The Company reserves the right to modify the work assignments and/or to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions. The job description is not intended to be an all inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. It is intended to describe the general nature of the position.

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.  However, U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Residency or other appropriate status is required for certain positions, in accord with U.S. import & export regulations.

(“Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / VEVRAA Federal Contractor”)

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