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Production Supervisor in Mount Pleasant, MI at Welbilt

Date Posted: 5/25/2019

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Job Description

Demonstrated team leader? Effective Communicator? Drives Results? Is this you? Then you could be our next Production Supervisor at Delfield, a division of Welbilt*. As a Production Supervisor you’ll provide leadership and supervision for operations. Among other key tasks, you will also be responsible the safety of direct reports, leading and the assigning the team to ensure product / equipment is assembled on time, within budget, achieving the established target and quality standards. Reporting directly to the Production Manager, this position is based in Mt Pleasant, MI. If you’re up for 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. Essential Job Functions   Team Leadership
  • Coach, train and supervise performance of production team in the implementation and sustainment of the Safety Management System (SMS) and Quality initiatives.
  • Coordinate vacation schedules and complete required documentation.
  • Determine resource requirements to meet demand for area of responsibility.
  • Monitor and maintain employees’ daily production and time & attendance payroll records.
  • Support and participate in the corrective action process for continuous improvement,
  • Champion and implement quality improvements,
  • Develop employees for growth within the organization,       
  • Recommend staff related actions such as hiring and promotions,
  • Ensures standards for safe working conditions are known and observed.
  • Administer and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures, in a fair and equitable manner.   
  • Perform HR functions including performance evaluations, employee coaching, employee discipline, etc.
Cost Management
  • Manage operating budgets as assigned.
  • Focus on the reduction of waste / scrap.
Operations Management
  • Coordinate manufacturing operations, processes and work teams in assigned areas of responsibility. 
  • Prepare and distribute the required production reports by the established deadline.
  • Initiate and facilitate the continuous improvement process with shop floor employees in area such as quality improvements, productivity and safety.    
  • Participate on various design teams.
  • Resolve work problems and recommend work measures to improve productivity.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years’ experience supervising fabrication, welding, or assembly operations in a manufacturing environment, or a minimum of 7 years’ same experience in lieu of degree is required.  Previous supervisory experience in a union manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Must be available to work day or night shift as assigned.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Outlook, Excel.
  • Knowledge of mechanical systems.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing standard operating procedures.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in leading a team.
  • Supervisory training along with hands on use of preventative maintenance techniques and lean techniques in a manufacturing environment is desired.
  • While performing the duties of this job, an employee is regularly required to walk and stand.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  
•Welbilt – Mt. Pleasant, Michigan manufactures world class product brands such as Delfield®, Merco®, and Multiplex®.  Products include frozen beverage dispensing equipment, hot-holding units, prep tables, worktop refrigeration, refrigerated equipment stands, mobile serving lines, and custom refrigeration.  The facility in Mt. Pleasant is a division of Welbilt.


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