Associate Production Supervisor

    • Job Tracking ID: 512631-618537
    • Job Location: Sharonville, OH
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: 2 year degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: April 27, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Reports To: Production Supervisor
    • FLSA Status: Exempt
    • Employment Status: Full-Time
    • Shift: 2nd
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Job Description:

Summary Description:

This person will assist the production supervisor in directing production employees. They will directly supervise team leader (s) and other production employees. They will be a hands-on leader who will work with production employees to run and improve the operation. Under the leadership of the Production Supervisor, the Assistant Production Supervisor provides day-to-day floor leadership and demonstrates Gorilla Glue values by setting an impeccable example in all aspects of the job. This is accomplished by living our core values and focusing on safety, quality, cost, and delivery in accordance with our business objectives. This position leads employees working 10hrs evening shifts, Mon-Thurs, 4:30pm-3am.

Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Shift Supervisor, this person will be responsible for:

  • Hiring, training and directing individuals who are performing at various levels of the operatin including: entry level packing, basic machine operation, material handling and team leads.
  • Control inventory levels by conducting physical counts, reconciling, and communicating with inventory/purchasing management, and ensuring the use of RF scanning devices in a WMS environment;
  • Maintain, build, develop, and improve staff by setting clear expectations, training, monitoring, coaching and following through on develop plans, as needed;
  • Maintain a positive work environment by ensuring consistent communication, feedback, follow up and recognition;
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities and eliminate waste;
  • Able to lead projects of moderate complexity, including cross functional teams, project layout and task completion, and presentation to upper management;
  • Ensure a lean production culture is adhered to, included 5S, Kanban, Kaizen participation and leadership and sustainment.

Under the direction of the shift supervisor, this position is responsible for all production related aspects including:

  • Safety
  • Quality
  • Productivity
  • Employee adherence to company policies and procedures
  • Performance appraisals
  • Disciplinary actions
  • Hiring
  • Terminations
  • Organize all activities and assign jobs accordingly
  • Staffing
  • Continuous improvemet

This person will also be responsible for:

  • Effective asset management in a cost effective manner including proper equipment operation.
  • Meet or exceed company goals of complete and on time delivery, efficiency, inventory accuracy.

This person will assist the production supervisor in directing production employees. They will directly supervise team leader (s) and other production employees. They will be a hands-on leader who will work with production employees to run and improve the operation. Under the leadership of the Production Supervisor, the Assistant Production Supervisor provides day-to-day floor leadership and demonstrates Gorilla Glue values by setting an impeccable example in all aspects of the job. This is accomplished by living our core values and focusing on safety, quality, cost, and delivery in accordance with our business objectives. This position leads employees working 10hrs evening shifts, Mon-Thurs, 4:30pm-3am.

Experience and Skills:

Education:

  • Associate degree preferred.
  • Minimum one year of prior supervisory experience.
  • Minimum three years of production experience.

Specific Skills:

  • Average to above average computer skills (MS Office and Email)
  • ERP and/or WMS experience
  • Positive characterization by sense of urgency, ownership and pride.
  • Demonstrated performance in continuous improvements (5S, Kaizen, process improvements, etc.).
  • Proven conflict resolution skills.
  • Proven Leadership abilities.
  • Hands on work ethic.
  • Must be able to lead staff.
  • Coaching, leading, mentoring and teaching skills, as well as the ability to learn each job and the products.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with emphasis on planning and prioritizing.
  • Should be goal oriented, confident, outgoing, and able to work well under pressure and succeed within a competitive environment.
  • Demonstrate good judgment.
  • Must be able to work independently and demonstrate effective initiative.
  • Strong safety record.
  • The ability to work as needed to cover production demands and multi task.
  • Average to above average Computer literacy, particularly Microsoft Office applications.
  • Developing and maintaining standards, managing processes, analyzing information, good judgment.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stoop, reach, stand, walk, lift, pull, push, grasp, talk, hear, see and use repetitive motions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may frequently lift and or move up to 50 pounds of material, boxes, etc. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as reading handwritten and or typed material and must have the ability to focus.

Company Values:

Must adhere to The Gorilla Glue Company’s Core Values that ensure everyone works together to exceed expectations.

  • Have fun, be passionate and show it!
  • Act with integrity and respect in all relationships.
  • Communicate openly and appreciate the effort of others.
  • Embrace knowledge, growth and change.
  • Strive for excellence in what we do every day!