If you are a Production Supervisor with heavy assembly experience and a track record of success in change management and lean manufacturing, consider bringing your career to a company where you can make a significant impact. Want more good reasons? You also will:
- Showcase your potential to take on additional responsibilities or pursue multiple career paths within our growing organization.
- Join a company people truly enjoy working for -- we have many employees who have been with us for 10, 20 and even 30+ years.
- Enjoy competitive compensation, excellent benefits and a collaborative, family-oriented culture.
Of course you'll need experience with forklifts, cranes, and other equipment, along with the ability to read and interpret blueprints. But you'll also need solid problem-solving skills and hands-on leadership abilities. If you're up for the challenge, we want to talk with you.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This position is accountable for providing guidance and leadership to identified manufacturing operations to ensure the production of quality products made on-time, in a safe manner, in the right quantity and in a cost-efficient manner in support of SPX FLOW’s manufacturing strategic objectives.
- Responsible for driving safety, quality, service level, productivity and other manufacturing results for assigned area by communicating expectations, planning and monitoring results in both light assembly and heavy assembly production.
- Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; providing feedback, coaching, counseling and disciplining employees when appropriate; addressing concerns and resolving problems.
- Responsible for direct reports' adherence to company policies and procedures.
- Assess, create and implement plan to address skills gaps and provide training and development for direct reports to address department, individual and business needs.
- Complete production plan as provided by accurately scheduling personnel, assigning duties, establishing priorities, monitoring progress and working to resolve issues which may prevent target goals from being achieved.
- Collect, review, analyze and report on department metrics data. Providing to Production and Facilities Manager and leadership as needed.
- Assist in analyzing workload and schedule requirement to develop and execute workforce planning requests and processes.
- Oversee daily management of the people, processes and tools needed for manufacturing products by ensuring proper and safe operation, requesting replacement or repair as needed and ensuring necessary supplies are in place.
- Conduct root cause analysis as required to address issues with people, processes or quality. Partnering with appropriate support functions as needed.
- Look for, initiate and facilitate area business and process improvements.
- Establish and follow housekeeping procedures to assure a clean, safe work environment is promoted and maintained.
- Manage resources in support of cost and quality objectives.
- Develop and maintain positive employee relations.
- Communicate objectives, status and other issues as necessary, i.e. regular scheduled team meetings.
- Support/implement performance management system including identification and achievement of goals.
- Ethically protect company resources and best interest.
- Support safety and quality goals throughout the facility.
- Ensure the teams completion of all required training.
- Handle other duties and projects as needed for the strategic realization for the facility.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
- Knowledge of production departments in processing materials or manufacturing products in industrial organizations, with specific experience in heavy assembly.
- A roll-up-your-sleeves approach to leadership, coaching and team-building.
- A demonstrated ability to manage and mentor teams through change.
- The ability to read blue prints.
- Solid PC skills, including experience using MS Word and Excel or equivalent.
- Understanding of ERP systems and related processes.
- Proven strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills.
- Excellent oral and written communication abilities.
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Self-motivation and initiative, with a sense of urgency.
We'll look to you to be flexible in your schedule; 40+ hour weeks are typical, at least for the first few months. You'll also need to be willing and able to travel up to 25% of the time.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- An associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school, or 5+ years of related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- 2 to 5 years of supervisory experience in industrial manufacturing/heavy machinery or similar environments.
- Experience managing teams of 8+, including hiring, mentoring and terminating.
- Experience with equipment such as forklifts, cranes, etc.
- Experience with pressure vessels.
- A 4-year degree in Manufacturing/Engineering Management or related field, or equivalent industry-related work experience.
- Knowledge of and experience with lean manufacturing strategies.
- Training and experience in formal problem-solving processes and tools.
- Demonstrated quality improvement efforts.
- Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.
- Occasionally required to lift and/or move objects weighing up to 40 lbs.
- Frequently required to stand and walk, and occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
- Occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.
- Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust and focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
SPX FLOW VALUES
SPX Flow employees are expected to behave in accordance with our company values:
- Think all customer, all the time.
- Embrace teamwork with no borders.
- Be obsessed with being the best.
- Own your actions.
- Ask the hard question.
- Do the right thing, always!
- Appreciate the moment.
Quality encompasses all aspects of SPX’s business, and every employee shares the responsibility to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformity relating to product, process and the quality system. All employees have an obligation to identify and record any such nonconformity, and through designed channels, initiate and recommend solutions.