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Production Supervisor - 3rd Shift in Manitowoc, WI at Welbilt

Date Posted: 2/5/2019

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Job Description

Demonstrated team leader. Effective Communicator. Drives Results. Is this you? If so . . . then you could be our next Supervisor Production at Manitowoc's Foodservice facility*.

As Supervisor – Production you will be responsible to satisfy internal and external customers, coordinate manufacturing operations, processes and work teams in assigned areas of responsibility.  You will also provide leadership for shop floor employees and ensure a safe workplace environment.

Reporting to the Director of Operations, this position is located in Manitowoc WI.

If you’re up to the challenge, the reward is satisfaction . . . and knowing you helped build something real.  Join our passionate team and help build something you can be proud of – a future filled with passion, pride, and satisfaction.

Provide supervision of plant production (Bargaining Unit Union) employees to meet all manufacturing metrics of Safety, Quality, Efficiency/Productivity, Cost and Delivery.  Coordinate manufacturing operations, processes and work teams in assigned areas of responsibility.  Provide leadership for shop floor employees and ensure a safe workplace environment to produce quality product on time and within cost targets. Maintaining and appraising job results; coaching, developing employees; addressing employee performance as appropriate.
  • Manage assigned personnel, processes and materials in production operations to build quality product safely to demand.
  • Responsible for achieving performance metrics for productivity, safety, and quality in manufacturing area assigned.
  • Lead the implementation of safety initiatives; develop and maintain safe work environment; identify and implement solutions to safety issues; and lead the department safety team in assigned operations area.
  • Responsible for the quality of product produced in the manufacturing area assigned; assist Manufacturing Engineers in the development of quality controls and tools to ensure product and process quality.
  • Responsible for managing operating budgets for assigned cost centers.
  • Determines resource requirements to meet demand for area of responsibility.
  • Participates in NPI process; establishes manpower requirements for prototype, pilot and production runs; assists in process development in area of responsibility.
  • Identify and provide proper training and tools to production workers to insure product consistency.
  • Facilitates continuous improvement process with shop floor employees in area such as quality improvements, productivity and safety.
  • Drive achievement Key Performance metrics (KPIs) for safety quality, productivity, delivery and cost in manufacturing area assigned.
  • Monitors employee's daily production and time records.

Job Requirements

• Minimum of an Associate’s Degree with at least two years previous experience in operations or a high school diploma with a minimum of 4 years’ experience in operations, in lieu of education, required.

• A minimum of 1 year experience as a supervisor required, preferably from manufacturing.

• Experience in Microsoft office with emphasis in Excel required.

• Strong verbal and written communication skills.

• Mechanical aptitude; motivated self-starter.

• Multiple task management ability.

• Constant exposure to manufacturing operations; may require long periods of standing and/or sitting.

Welbilt Inc. (formerly Manitowoc Foodservice, Inc.) - designs, manufactures and supplies best-in-class food and beverage equipment for the global foodservice market.  Welbilt offers customers unparalleled operator and patron insights, collaborative kitchen solutions, culinary expertise and world-class implementation support and service, whether locations are around the corner or across the globe.  With operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia, the company has a portfolio of best-in-class brands including Cleveland, Convotherm®, Delfield®, Frymaster®, Garland®, Kolpak®, Lincoln, Manitowoc® Ice, Merco®, Multiplex®, Merrychef®, Servend® and Manitowoc® Beverage Systems.   •Known as America’s #1 Selling Ice Machine, Manitowoc Ice, designs and manufactures a complete range of cube, flake, and nugget ice machines, ice storage bins, and ice dispensers with 200+ models in ice-making capacities from 65 to 3,000 pounds per day.  Our products can be found in hospitals, schools, hotels, restaurants, and convention centers all over the world.  Manitowoc Ice is a division of Welbilt, Inc.  


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