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Production Supervisor

Fives Giddings & Lewis

Location Fond du Lac
Contact Kristine Kiesow
Posted 162 days ago -
Type: Full-Time Permanent
Reference ID: J315687029G9KD5K1QP



The purpose of this position is to provide sound technical leadership and mentoring to ensure the transfer of technical knowledge, as well as to ensure that quality standards, cost requirements, schedule and customer specific requirements are met.  This includes coordinating and implementing the most effective and economical methods to produce and deliver the highest quality components and machine tools on time.  Provide Team based leadership skills that promote employee accountability in project execution.


Scope and Responsibilities:

Essential duties include, but are not limited to the following:

§  Make daily work assignments for assembly and/or assembly logistics and shipping groups in a fair and equitable manner.

§  Perform weekly capacity planning to assure job priorities are clear and concise to all personnel.

§  Ability to hold team accountable to business plan performance and execution using Daily Management tools.

§  Provide technical support to employees, assist in problem solving and Root Cause analysis.

§  Ability to lead Project Teams and present in front of cross functional groups.

§  Develop, mentor, and coordinate training new employees and/ or current employees on new equipment or assembly processes.

§  Communicate with other departments and management as needed for smooth operation of assembly operations.

§  Work with Operations Management to resolve problems with equipment, product, procedures and personnel issues.

§  Coordinate and build machine tools, accessories, repairs or subcontract work including disassembly for shipment.  Active participation in the machine build process from the beginning of the unit build cycle through customer acceptance, including coordination with test engineering, wiring and inspection is required.

§  Strong focus and background on Continuous Improvement and Root Cause analysis methodology.  Recommend changes to improve the efficiency of the department.

§  Maintain a safe, clean & orderly working area and report any issues or concerns.

§  Occasional travel to customer facility may be required.

§  Assist Operations Management and other duties as assigned.

Required Experience

4 to 6 years