American Standard

  • Production Supervisor

    Job Locations US-MI-Alpena
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/23/2018 3:44 PM)
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  • Overview

    Supervise and manage activities in production facilities to meet production goals, quality and cost objectives. Support corporate business objectives by ensuring compliance with all standards, policies and regulations for a safe and environmentally sound operation


    • Ensure compliance with all safety and environmental rules and regulations during operating shift.
    • Deploy & communicate goals, objectives and performance measurements related to area of responsibility.
    • Supervise technical and/or production employees, including training, coaching and leading daily work assignments. 
    • Prepare reports and maintain records and documentation according to guidelines.
    • Participate in cross-functional teams, such as production meetings, safety committee and site business teams.
    • Anticipate and determine causes of delays in shift operations and takes appropriate action to meet shipping schedules.
    • Report promptly to department managers and production planning department when delays occur, estimates length of delay and when operations will be resumed.
    • Coordinate with maintenance and engineering departments for required repair work during shift.
    • Understand/create Standard Operating Procedures for areas of responsibility and distribute for personnel training.
    • Maintain thorough knowledge of processes and equipment, industry technological developments and best practices.
    • Attend all supervisory training.
    • Network with vendors, customers and key functional group managers.
    • Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations.
    • Perform other duties as necessary.


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Knowledge of manufacturing process and improvement process.
    • Knowledge of LEAN/Toyota Manufacturing System.
    • Knowledge of safety, health and environmental rules, laws and requirements.
    • Knowledge of HR policies and procedures.
    • Effective leadership, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to effectively implement change.
    • Ability to develop partnerships with peers.
    • Ability to use computer and supporting software.



    • Associates' degree in Business, Manufacturing, Engineering, or related field required.
    • Bachelors' degree preferred.


    • 1 - 3 years' industry experience in Production/Manufacturing.
    • 3+ years supervisory/management experience.
    • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.



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