Production Supervisor in Houston, TX at ITW Specialty Products

Date Posted: 3/5/2018

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Description Position at Valeron

This position is responsible for providing supervision to all production employees within an assigned shift. General responsibilities are to succeed in achieving daily variable cost, productivity goals and production schedules while maintaining a safe work environment. 

The incumbent is responsible for maintaining expected production schedules and material quality while holding the line with associated variable costs. Expectations are to achieve daily performance and safety goals during any given shift regardless of the obstacles incurred by utilizing proactive management and “out of box” thinking. Must be able to relate to all personnel both hourly and salaried to promote a cooperative interactive relationship with subordinates. Successful candidate must be able to motivate all personnel using a proactive approach to creatively solve equipment and manufacturing problems as well as drive yield improvements and cost reduction efforts.

• Responsible and accountable for communicating daily goals/priorities giving by either the production superintendent, manager of production planning or postings via shop communication boards to all personnel (salary/hourly) 

• Responsible for identifying and providing all training (production and safety) for production employees (hourly) and providing proper support documentation.
• Communicate and enforce company work, safety and attendance rules and policies. All actions taken need proper support documentation.
• Prompt accident investigations providing proper root cause analysis and corrective action.
• Review all jobs prior to shift start-up to ensure proper labor, equipment and material requirements as well as for the preceding shift.
• Ensure proper procedures are followed during all aspects of production for good process control and product quality.
• Write variances for all non-conforming material or situations.
• Promote proper housekeeping and ensure all work areas are clean, maintained and safe at all times.
• Maintain and review all assigned checklists, reports and paper work necessary to provide documentation relative to process control, quality, and payroll and production records.
• Provide a proactive responsibility to plant safety.
• Maintain proper overtime list(s)
• Cost reduction efforts.
• Eliminate waste.
• Review time sheets for accuracy.

• A minimum of an Associate’s Degree is required; Bachelor’s Degree or higher is preferred
• A minimum of five (5) years of related work experience is required
• Previous experience in people management and/or supervision is required
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and teambuilding skills.
• Self-motivated and achievement oriented
• Working knowledge of MS Office and mainframe spreadsheets & databases.
• Strong verbal and written communications skills
• Strong written and verbal communications skills a must
• Computer skills a must (Microsoft Word and Excel, Oracle experience a plus)
• High attention to detail
• Well organized, ability to keep organized hard and soft data
• Ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously
• Willingness to learn and follow written and verbal instructions
• Problem solving skills / Technical Aptitude


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