2nd shift Production Supervisor


Manufacturing and Production

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Salary Range

USD50000.00-60000.00 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Providence/Cranston, RI - (USA) 1375 Park Avenue Suite 3 RI Cranston , RI 02920 Phone : 401-942-0323



Job Description

Position: Production Supervisor

Position Summary:

The production supervisor is responsible for supervising, staffing and coordinating activities of the production employees. This includes setting and monitoring the production line and WIP priorities to meet production goals and continuously improve upon production processes and systems.


* Adheres to production schedules, assigning staff to ensure that production goals are met.

* Minimizes waste and cost and ensures conformance to safety and quality standards

* Maintains and reports production-related information regarding yields, efficiencies and labor utilization to management.

* Coaches, mentors and develop team members to meet current and future business requirements.

* Drives continuous improvement, cost reduction and quality improvement projects.

* Lean manufacturing background required to assess non-value added activities and implement corrective action

* Ability to resolve conflicts, meet deadlines and schedule production to achieve on time delivery, quality consciousness and customer satisfaction.

* Plans and executes production schedule, maintain a safe inventory of raw materials, finished product, and spare parts as needed.

* Responsible for employee coaching and counseling and performance review

* Responsible for coordination and extensive contact with other production areas, engineering, production planning and quality groups, as needed to support production activity.

* May respond to customer inquiries and provide status to customer as necessary.

Education/ Work Experience:

* Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school.

* Minimum of three years supervisory experience in production/assembly environment;

* Possess excellent communication skills;

* Ability to work in a fast paced environment and under strict deadlines

* Computer literacy, proficient in the use of Microsoft office

* Proven experience with leading and motivating and training a team of 10+

* Ability to assess situations, comprehend needs, and resolve issues in a professional and timely manner

* Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize activities and meet deadlines.

Job Descriptions

Production Supervisor Date: 1 January 2012

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* Self-Starter

* Intrinsic motivation

* Excellent interpersonal skills

* Conceptual, strategic thinker

* Energy, ambition and drive to succeed - "Makes things happen"

* Hands on

* Accustomed to achieving results through people

* Good coaching & facilitation skills

* Change agent

* Excellent communication skills in writing and verbally

Teleplan's Leaderships Competencies:

* Shows determination to achieve excellent results

* Focuses on the market

* Finds better ways

* Demands top performance

* Inspires commitment

* Develops self and others