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Production Supervisor

Department: Production
Location: Production area
Report To: Production Assistant Manager
Type of Position: Full-time

General Description

Supervise the production department resources, schedules, & equipment.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

1. Supervise employees
2. Participate in the analysis of product rejections
3. Assure completion of the production schedule
4. Provide support and training to the employees.
5. Participate in problem solving teams
6. Insure the quality of the product, by monitoring the compliance of the quality requirements and criteria
7. Supervise compliance with the area’s procedures and instructions
8. Monitor the reliability of the processes
9. Participate in the responses to customer complaints
10. Supervise and provide corrective actions for the production performance indicators using fast response
11. Implement continuous improvement programs in the production area
12. Utilize business systems for decision making and ensure accuracy.
13. Implement inventory and scrap reduction projects
14. Comply with the quality and environment standards procedures and instructions (those applicable)
15. All those activities generated as a result of changes, requirements and/or improvement in the process of the applicable area

Job Requirements

Work Experience:

2-3 year supervisory experience in automotive environment.

Education:

1. Prefer College Degree advanced degree desirable
2. Prefer 6 sigma green belt minimum

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

1. The ability to work with minimal supervision
2. Basic understanding of sound inventory practices
3. Ability to complete assigned projects on time in a changing environment
4. Demonstrate good ethical characteristics and behaviors
5. Ability to perform tasks using Microsoft software; Word, Excel etc.
6. Basic Applied statistics
7. Quality and environmental systems
8. Handling of chemical substances and hazardous residues
9. Control of spilled substances
10. Handling of equipment against fire
11. Emergency programs
12. Basic knowledge about Lean Manufacturing and its tools
13. Problem solving techniques
14. Leadership skills, communication, human relations
15. Supervision
16. Legal aspects
17. Internal work regulations
18. Basic process tools : PFMA’s and PCP’s
19. Quality criteria
20. Quality and environmental procedures and instructions of the area Continuous improvement programs

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