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Production Supervisor

Date Posted:

September 8, 2020

Job Category:

Management

Location:

Frederick, Maryland, USA

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY

This role is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the plant in all areas of manufacturing operations including assembly, test, SMT, stockroom, shipping and receiving.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.  Others duties may be assigned.

Direct the overall activities of the manufacturing facility to ensure customer needs are met to include production performance, quality, cost and timely shipment of orders
Provide manufacturing insight by compiling, initiating, sorting and analyzing production performance data
Assign daily and weekly tasks to production personnel
Work with Manufacturing Engineering department to assist with developing, troubleshooting and improving manufacturing processes
Manage the daily/weekly production schedule and work schedules for optimum results
Lead and motivate employees to maximize productivity and minimize operating costs
Ensure that standard operating procedures are adhered to and maintained within production
Analyze production operations and key metrics to ensure that the plant maintains high quality and safety standards
Hire, train, develop and appraise production staff
Ensure the consistent application of company policies and procedures
Make recommendations on purchases of new equipment and improvements to plant property

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

Bachelor’s degree (B.A or B.S.) from four-year College or university is preferred. High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Minimum of 3-5 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment
Experience working in a MRP/ERP system
Knowledge of IPC-A-600, IPC-A-610 and J-STD-001
Knowledge of AS9100D/ISO 900:2015 preferred
Demonstrated ability to motivate, coach and train employees within a team oriented environment
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint) 
Prior experience with cost containment and managing a production budget
Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and ability to prioritize effectively
Ideal candidate must be customer and quality focused

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

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