Marathon Equipment PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR in Vernon, Alabama

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: JOB TITLE: PRODUCTION SUPERVISORCOMPANY: MARATHON EQUIPMENTLOCATION: VERNON, ALREPORTS TO: PROCESS MANAGERDEPARTMENT: OPERATIONS POSITION SUMMARY:Help implement and drive process improvements, coach and manage team member performance, and ensure that manufacturing operations function effectively and efficiently. Uses a high degree of focus and commitment to plan, coordinate and direct the manufacturing operation in order to meet production goals in alignment with company goals. Because of the business growth and this plant/location we are looking for individuals that are flexible to work either day or night shifts and open to weekend work. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS INCLUDE:Lead and own the safety and safety-training program for department(s).Drive safety and environmental compliance.Investigate incidents and initiate root cause corrective actions.Conduct 5S and safety audits and inspections.Drive quality improvements at the department level.Liaison between manufacturing and support functions.Engage team members in collaborative problem solving.Ownership and responsibility for:Product flow, WIP, and labor utilization and efficiency.Inventory and parts management.Implementing and sustaining lean manufacturing improvements, ownership of TIB's.Providing technical support, real-time problem solving, and new product support.Communication: improved open door access and communication link between team members, departments, and management etc.Provide reward and recognition.Provide team member performance counseling.Implement corrective action and discipline with management approval.Approve time and attendance, ensuring accurate time and attendance tracking.Participate in interviewing and selection.Ensures new employees are properly trained and that the process is documented per company requirements and best practice.Maintains cleanliness and order of work area, equipment and tools, and participates in 5S and Kaizen Initiatives.Consistently participates in LEAN and other continuous improvement activities to support SQDCME metrics.Monitors Kan Ban and materials issues to support continuous improvement.Learns and participates in problem solving methods to support objectives.Performs other various duties as required. JOB SPECIFICATIONS:Bachelor's Degree is preferred.Must be flexible to work either day or night shifts and open to weekend work.Must be able to acquire or learn the principles of LEAN, continuous improvement and problem solving skills as required.Coach, mentor and provide leadership to all team members. Supervisor must possess good people skills resulting in treating employees with respect while dealing with them in a firm, fair, consistent manner.Must have good organizational skills and be a good delegator.Must possess thorough understanding of complex machine tools; read and understand complex blueprints, specifications, electrical schematics and instructions, and operate welding machines.Requires ability to read, comprehend and follow complicated verbal instructions, use planning skills to organize work processes and be able to communicate effectively with his/her team and internal/external customers.Requires ability to follow verbal instructions and to communicate with outside sources and internal departments in person and via telephone. Requires the ability to read written instructions, correspondence and other documentation, observe machinery and drawings, as well as operate office equipment such as computers (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and printers.Uses color and depth perception to check for product quality problems.Requires capability of performing essential job functions in an established office environment under normal lighting and climate control tolerances, with some exposure to plant environments with the presence of dust, fumes, noise, and fluctuating temperatures due to lack of climate control.Requires walking and standing approximately 80%, sitting approximately 20% and lifting up to 40 pounds approximately 5% of time; involves some repetitive overhead work 5% of time; involves repetitive stooping, and forward bending and crouching approximately 5% of time. Requires the ability to engage in repetitive lifting; operation of general hand tools, computers, copy machine, other general office equipment, and to record written information. DOVER COMPETENCIES:Builds and Manages Collaborative RelationshipsChange LeadershipMotivates and Inspires KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:Ethics and Work Standards: Maintain the highest ethical and work standards, while promoting the same attributes in co-workers and others. Ensure that all business activities - with both internal and external customers - to be performed with a professional demeanor and that all participants be held accountable to this high standard.Communication: Expresses thoughts clearly, both orally and in writing, using good grammar. Presents concise, well organized reports in Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel. Listens to understand input, feedback and concerns. Provides complete information in an open, honest and straightforward manner. Responds promptly and