PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR SECOND SHIFT – PLAINFIELD, CT, USA – # 3908

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR 2ND SHIFT for our Plainfield, CT client.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Production Supervisor will supervise a staff of hourly personnel, leading and managing the day-to-day manufacturing operations for Plainfield, CT facility. Candidates should have experience managing teams of 20-30 people. They will be overseeing our hourly Production Associates (assemblers) and welders. This facility has just begun operation and we are adding a second shift to meet production demands.

2nd shift (approximately 2 p.m.-10:30 p.m.)

The Production Supervisor will also be responsible for the following:

Plans, organizes and controls a work group to meet production schedules.

Maintains safe working conditions, safe work practices and good housekeeping in area of responsibility.

Improves methods and processes to improve productivity, reduce costs and improve quality.

Trains, develops, instructs, and motivates employees to achieve maximum efficiency.

Understands all applicable company policies, standards and procedures and communicates to ensure compliance by all employees in area of responsibility.

Recognizes and disciplines employees according to established procedures.

Understands bottlenecks that limit production and take necessary corrective action.

Insures flow of materials to meet production needs

Ensures proper equipment and tools for workforce to complete tasks.

Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

5 – 7 years of experience

2 or 4 year Degree, preferred

Initiative and competence to anticipate and respond to issues along with the ability to identify and implement changes as needed

Knowledge of Lean manufacturing principles is a definite asset

Excellent communication skills, personal accountability and a strong sense of urgency

Training and supervisory experience (progression – how quickly promoted)

Strong ability to communicate to multiple levels and functions

Can work independently

Experience in Schematics, Blue Print reading, and AutoCAD introduction

Strong mentorship

Has led multi-functional projects

Has led teams in structured and stressful environment and ever-changing environment

Strong ownership of outcomes (high responsibility)

Proactive versus reactive approach

Leads by example

Ideal candidate is very hands on, not afraid to get hands dirty and work on the line.

Lean manufacturing knowledge and experience.

Proactive, low patience, high amount of assertiveness.

Coachable, trainable, moldable. High energy.

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.

This job operates in a manufacturing plant environment. Must be able to work in a non-climate controlled environment.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms, and lift up to 30 pounds.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Word Document to info@indemand.ca.

ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED