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Production Supervisor

The Production Supervisor is responsible for meeting production goals set by DSI management that are defined by Quantity (units, parts, details), Quality (Standards and Procedures), Time (hours, cycle time), and Resources (employees and materials assigned to products). Ensures production procedures are followed to meet standards of quality and maintains safe and clean work environment.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Supervise a medium to large group of employees involved in plant production operations. Work is generally of a technical nature with the ability to make decisions within the limits of general standards and practices. New products, unclear instruction or unexpected circumstances will require guidance from a direct supervisor or engineering before proceeding.· Responsible for the productivity of the employees under his/her lead.

  • Effectively manage and use materials when delivered for product assembly. Ensures correct material allocation to jobs as prescribed in the ERP system. Keeps team discipline on reporting material shortages, defective and lost part to make sure replacements are bought to minimize impact on the production schedule.

  • Responsible for providing tools required for work area and department. In close collaboration with the maintenance team keeps production tools and equipment working properly by preventing unplanned outages.

  • Meets and maintains quality requirements.

  • Complies with terms of local labor agreements.

  • Practices and enforces safety. With the employees, develops and implements work area S5S. Performs weekly safety observation and S5S self-assessment tours.

  • Builds and maintains good working relationships with employees, union (where present), and management.

  • Understands and consistently administers the local agreements, participates in local labor relations activities.

  • Motivates, trains, and develops employees to effectively perform their job utilizing standard methods. Identifies development needs for new and existing employees related to the product and process general knowledge. Plans for selected workers to attend classes at the DSE Education Academy. Responsible for hands-on training by assigning employees and identifying trainer/mentor within the managed group.

  • Drives accountability to employees and holds them to standards of DSI practices.

  • Accountable for delivering on-time subassemblies and components as required by specifications and quality standards, self-inspected and ready for quality gate inspections.

Education & Experience

  • College degree or equivalent experience, preferred.

  • Experience supervising employees in a union or non-unionized manufacturing environment, where applicable.

  • Previous work experience where attention to detail and personal accountability were critical to success.

  • Demonstrated experience in solving issues in manufacturing. High level analytical ability where problems are complex. 


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of manufacturing process and procedure, knowledge of basic math.

  • Ability to translate high level plans (month) to a daily and weekly work area plan that is communicated to the team and followed to deliver work on time.

  • High level oral and written communication skills, knowledge of basic technology of an area assigned, knowledge of schedule and other management systems.

  • High level interpersonal skills to work effectively with all levels of organization.

  • Knowledge of quality control procedures.

  • Maintains a professional and productive relationship with area management and co-workers.

  • Must have ability to work as self-starter and handle multiple priorities in a dynamic cross-functional team-based environment.

  • Moderate computer skills required

Travel Requirements

  • Travel may be required on occasion

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, ESOP, Life and Disability Insurance, Paid Time Off, Floating Holidays, and Sick Pay

AAP/EEO STATEMENT Delta Star is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate based on age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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