The Foundry Production Supervisor’s role is to support, direct, and manage the workforce and work area to safely produce internal/external customer requirements within lead-times and budgeter costs. Supervisors should spend 80% of their shift on the shop floor and 20% off the floor to perform their assigned responsibilities. Responsible for the efficient and effective management of their area to meet goals including:
- Safety Management
- Quality Policy
- Delivery On Time / IdleQ Management
- Productivity Management and Times/Attendance
- Enforce Company Rules and Regulations, which apply to this department.
- Ensure compliance with PPE and Safety procedures. Correct behavioral or conditional risks immediately. Investigate and write up accident reports.
- Report Near misses & Safety observations according to the daily-weekly-monthly goals
- Improve workplace 6S through daily observations and improvements
- Assign work daily and move labor to operations necessary to support customer requirements
- Attend and participate in daily changeover meetings
- Track Labor and Optimize use of straight and overtime hours
- Establish and support team atmosphere within assigned area.
- Manage department spending within budget
- Develop/follow a daily production plan that supports customer needs
- Ensure employees are properly trained and submit all training records
- Maintain and utilize department communication boards. Maintain visual displays of work group activity and goals.
- Address underperformance/workmanship issues with coaching, counseling, and/or progressive discipline, utilizing Human Resources.
- Assist in make-up of schedule; Direct and guide the dispatching and schedule execution.
- 2 or 4 year degree in business management is preferred
- Previous experience working in a foundry
- Supervisory experience in a union environment
- Strong leadership skills
- Handle multiple priorities/tasks
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Experience with Excel, Word, AS400, Kronos, and SAP are preferred
- Familiar with grievance process, Lean manufacturing concepts, and OSHA requirements