Production Supervisor - Third Shift

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Prysmian Group

Willimantic, Connecticut (CT) Posted on Wed, 24 November 2021 00:13:59 GMT Competitive Salary Permanent Full Time Source: Prysmian Group

Position Summary

This is a position reporting to the Manufacturing Manager. As the facility continues to aggressively increase in productivity and it lowers its manufacturing costs, there is a need to recruit a third shift Production Supervisor to supervise and coordinate all activities of one or more major manufacturing function(s).

This position is responsible to the Manufacturing Manager for supervising and coordinating all activities of one or more major manufacturing functions a third shift of operation and assures the efficient utilization of equipment and manpower to maintain production schedules and produce a quality product. Coordinates production to meet production control schedules and maintains continuous flow of production; implements the necessary maintenance of equipment to ensure continuous production on an assigned shift.

Job Objectives/Initiatives:
  • Using thorough up-to-date knowledge of the process and equipment for which they are responsible, plans work and production for the shift.
  • Ensure associates have the needed raw materials, instructions, machine availability, and training to meet production requirements, and obtains information from prior shift supervisor regarding operating problems.
  • Observe associates for effectiveness, efficiency, performance safety practices, following instructions and procedures to reduce scrap, usage, and waste. Evaluate process, work performance on each associate, and make recommendations.
  • Keep records during each shift on attendance, absence, call ins, and over time schedule.
  • Handle the first step grievances within assigned shift in accordance established policy.
  • Assures that all the manpower, raw materials, and equipment is on hand and running to produce the highest quality product, in the most efficient, and timely manner.
  • Perform other tasks that are reasonable to the job as requested by Direct Management.
  • Perform routine and on-going monitoring of machinery/equipment use within area of responsibility to ensure that machine safeguards/controls are effectively in place whenever machines are operating in a production mode.
Supervision Scope:
  • Direct supervision over hourly associates and coordinates with various other departments.

  • A results driven individual who has demonstrated ability working in a high-performance manufacturing environment.
  • Proven experience in manufacturing management.
  • Must have good attention to details but be able to manage the big picture and have a “make the number’s” mentality.
  • Must be able to manage multiple, complex tasks and deal easily with pressure on a day in and day out basis.
  • Must be able to motivate, communicate and drive continuous improvement.
  • Critical thinker, with excellent analytical abilities.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Solid planning, leadership, and administrative skills.
  • High energy demonstrates urgency and fast pace.
  • Good understanding of business principles and practices; can effectively manage the manufacturing function with a bottom-line result.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in manufacturing supervision.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Supervision experience in a team-based environment.
  • Strong manufacturing background; able to understand and develop appropriate product specifications.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field, preferred.
Prysmian Group, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, aims to attract and recruit individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills and abilities, who will enhance the quality of service and contribute to the Group’s success. Prysmian Group is committed to the development of an organization that prioritizes talent, where people feel respected, appreciated and free to fully express their human potential. Prysmian Group strongly believes that diversity drives meritocracy and brings significant value at all levels of the organization, increases the possibility of capturing market opportunities and maximizing value for our customers and shareholders. Prysmian Group bases its decisions on principles of equality, with evaluations based on the type of position and with a focus on best practices so individuals succeed based on their efforts and skills and their alignment with applicable job requirements.

Line Mangers, Hiring Managers, HR Corporate and HR Local are responsible for ensuring that diversity and inclusion are respected during the recruiting process. Unconscious bias and stereotypes must not influence our selection processes. We look for the best candidates and for the real value they can bring into the organization. We value meritocracy. We value diversity. We turn off our bias. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service and veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Prysmian will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

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