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Production Supervisor

The Production Supervisor ensures all manufacturing goes smoothly and efficiently by closely monitoring how employees organize their workflows. He/She is integral in a fast-paced production environment. He/She ensures the production process delivers high quality products in the most profitable manner.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accomplishes manufacturing staff results by communicating job expectations
  • Oversees a company’s production operations
  • Ensures that materials and supplies are in a positive flow.
  • Helps manufacturing staff achieve company goals by communicating expectations, planning, monitoring, and evaluating job results
  • Determines the quality of goods before shipping.
  • Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees
  • Assists workers by offering personal growth opportunities
  • Resolves issues and disputes between manufacturing employees
  • Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the process
  • Ensures that machines are functional and the production facilities adhere to safety standards.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • A degree in business administration, manufacturing/engineering or relevant field
  • More than 3 years of experience as a Production Supervisor or similar role
  • Certification of quality control is a strong advantage (ISO 9000 etc.)
  • Familiarity with company and industry quality standards and processes
  • The ability to head a team successfully and resolve issues relating to personnel quickly and efficiently
  • Comfortable working in an automotive manufacturing environment

Skills needed for this role

The Production Supervisor must have excellent coaching and communication, interpersonal, and time management skills. He/She must have the ability to track expenses and compile budget reports and broad knowledge of production planning processes.Having an understanding of machine controls and instrumentation.

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