Apr 13, 2019

Production Supervisor

  • Doherty | The Employment Experts
  • Delano, MN 55328, USA

Job Description

Are you proven leader with rotational molding or plastics manufacturing experience?  Doherty Career Solutions is partnering with a custom, contract manufacturer who offers complete outsourced manufacturing solutions in their search for a Production Supervisor in Delano, MN. Enjoy a first shift schedule while earning a competitive hourly wage with overtime potential. <?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />


What is expected of you?

The Production Supervisor is responsible for meeting production requirements, controlling labor costs, staffing the workplace, assigning staff and fulfilling the requirements of leading, motivating, counseling and developing people.  He/she is also responsible for putting policies, procedures and training in place to ensure a safe working environment.  He/she also acts as a management representative on the production floor and strives to make continuous improvements in production operations.


Production Supervisor Key Responsibilities:

o        Promotes and manages shift production operations. This includes interviewing employees, planning, assigning & directing work, appraising performance; training, rewarding & disciplining employees; addressing complaints & resolving issues/problems.

o        Achieves cost objectives for production processes and manufacturing expenses. Understands and achieves specific targets for delivery of customer product.

o        Works on the production floor, as needed.  Addresses issues as they arise. (assist with mold set ups, balancing molds/arms, torch parting line, torch molds, maintain molds)

o        Implements and maintains safety and housekeeping standards, promotes safety and maintains a work environment.

o        Maintains time reports for shift employees, monitoring overtime, tracking absenteeism and ensures that Payroll is informed of absences


Production Supervisor Essential Qualifications:

o   Degree in manufacturing engineering, industrial technology or related field is preferred. High School Diploma/GED required. 

o   Minimum of 3 years’ manufacturing experience, preferably in plastics

o   Demonstrated ability to lead a large team and get results through others

o   Broad technical experience in a manufacturing environment

o   Experience in rotational molding is highly beneficial

o   Proven ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics. 

o   Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects at the same time.

o   Ability to troubleshoot, negotiate and problem solve. 

o   Forklift certification necessary. 

o   Effective knowledge of mechanics, motors, gas fired ovens, electricity and electronics, plumbing and hydraulics.  Experience with mechanical repair, welding, basic machining, electrical, programmable logic controller or fabrication skills helpful.


What can you expect?
You will be fairly compensated for the skills and value that you bring to the team. You will receive great benefits including paid holidays, vacation, 401k, health and disability insurance. You will also be offered ongoing training and development, along with advancement opportunities.


Put your leadership skills and manufacturing experience to work with a company that appreciates you! Apply today by sending your resume and cover letter to tmunoz@doherty.com.  #DCSCareers

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