Production Supervisor

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Production Supervisor

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    Production Supervisor
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      Brooklyn Park
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Are you looking for an incredible opportunity to have a direct impact on an organization's growth initiatives? Do you have the desire to be a part of one of the top Manufacturing Companies in MN that is consistently leading the charge in terms of innovation and truly takes care of their employees?The DAVIS Companies is seeking a Production Supervisor for a growing organization in the NW metro. 

Position summary:

Oversee production of Control Panels and Wire Harnesses in order to meet delivery deadlines, achieve excellent quality, and maintain a “continuous improvement” atmosphere centered around LEAN manufacturing and 5S.

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintain 100% On Time Delivery
    • Review workload forecast and plan for needed capacity
    • Flex resources between workcenters to eliminate bottlenecks
    • Keep workers focused and productive
    • Organize OT and prepare workers for extra hours
  • Champion excellent quality
    • Work with all quality personnel to eliminate workmanship defects
    • Manage In Process Changes to ensure correct changes were made to the end product as well as documentation
    • Handle MRB material generated through workmanship errors, capture within M1 ERP system, and work with inventory to acquire replacement material.
  • Training
    • Acquire a general understanding of all production workcenters in order to assist in training of new employees.
    • Learn manufacturing “Best Practices” as they pertain to the production of Control Panels and Wire Harnesses. Work with shop personnel to ensure they are carrying out their daily tasks to the best possible standard.
  • Staffing
    • Work with the Production Planner for capacity and labor needs
    • Monitor all workcenters and identify need to add or subtract labor
    • Conduct on site interviews with potential candidates
    • Work with HR to provide necessary discipline up to termination for necessary situations.
  • Continuous Improvement Manufacturing
    • Maintain a strong 5S program at all times
    • Participate in Kaizen events
  • Safety
    • Ensure all safety policies are understood and enforced
    • Complete monthly safety training with all direct reports.
    • Always consider safety a top priority

Education, experience and skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a related field from a four-year college or university and/or at least 5 years of Production Supervision experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as labor hours, available capacity, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Knowledge of various tools, fasteners, torque specs, etc
  • Have a clear understanding of 5S, its purpose, and how it improved the manufacturing process.
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Proficient with Windows based ERP/MRP systems
  • Excellent skills using Microsoft Office programs such as Word and Excel 


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