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Production Supervisor

Company: Affinity Executive Search
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Production Supervisor
$2 Billion national foods manufacturer that has been in business for 102 years has a need for Production Supervisor
They have 6 facilities worldwide and this is the largest operation
Our client offers fantastic benefits, stability, growth and a great team atmosphere.
This job is open due to a pending retirement
LOCAL candidates onlyBenefits:
Fantastic Work-life balance; Never rarely work a Saturday or Sunday!
Monday - Friday job
40-45-hour work weeks
Great salary with great PTO
Fantastic benefits including a 401K and pension planResponsibilities
Manage, direct and coordinate all activities related to a production shift to maximize productivity and minimize cost while maintaining quality.
Manage, lead, coach, train and develop a team of 15-20 union employees
Coordinate with Scheduler to ensure daily production requirements are achieved.
Carry out supervisory responsibilities including interviewing, hiring & training employees; planning, assigning & directing work; appraising performance; rewarding & disciplining employees; addressing complaints & resolving problems.
Ensure all production data is gathered and reported correctly on a daily basis.
Support & improve upon quality initiatives designed to meet plant goals.
Ensures safety programs are implemented effectively, reviewed regularly and revised as necessary.
Utilize lean, six-sigma, quality methodologies and other continuous improvement tools to track KPI s, metrics and improve OEE efficienciesRequirements
HS diploma required
Excellent leadership skills with skills to coach, teach and develop employees; union experience is preferred
5-10+ years manufacturing supervision experience in a high-speed food, cpg or related manufacturing environment
Experience with lean manufacturing, 5S, six-sigma or other continuous improvement tools. Lean or Six-sigma certifications
Good verbal & interpersonal communication skills; ability to work well in group situations; ability to deal effectively with conflict in mature & consistent manner.
Computer literate in spreadsheet and word applications
Flexible to work a 2nd or 3rd shift rolePluses
BS/BA in operations, business, engineering or related education
Able to work in a high-speed facility with the capability of tracking KPI's, efficiencies and implementing lean manufacturing or continuous improvement methodologies
Knowledgeable of GMP s, FDA, AIB, USDA, SQF and OSHA regulationsMilitary veteran preferred

Keywords: Affinity Executive Search, Oak Lawn , Production Supervisor, Professions , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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