Production Supervisor

Mankato, Minnesota
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
US$ 48,000 - US$ 52,000 per year
Ref. Number
Hagberg,Ellen, Spherion
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Job Description

This position is responsible for directing production employees in their respective shop floor tasks on their own shift to ensure that production meets or exceeds efficiency, timeliness and quality standards in a safe manner. Daily work is in alignment with company values of integrity, people focused, results driven, and innovation.

Actively promotes and ensures a safe working environment, ensuring all employees are working safely and following safety rules.
Oversees direct reports by promoting engagement, working productively, and meeting goals of the department.
Plans, directs, monitors, coaches, motivates, and evaluates employees. Participates in the hiring, discipline, and performance management of employees.
Provides training on production/shop floor tasks for new employees and refresher training as needed to meet company expectations. Uses written training documents to assure consistent training.
Develops production plans for effective use of equipment and employees to assure product flows according to company goals and expectations.
Assures the quality of work in their area meets expectations.
Researches and analyzes the feasibility, cost, design, operation, or performance of equipment, components, or systems.
Maintains a clean and organized work area at all times including outside of the building.
Establishes or coordinates the maintenance or safety procedures, service schedule, or supply of materials required to maintain machines or equipment in the prescribed condition.
Investigates equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation, and makes recommendations to maintenance and to resolve issues in a timely manner.
Provides the leadership and training for production employees.
Optimizes the equipment for minimal setup time, changeover, and operational cycles.
Provides the process and operational documentation for effective use of the equipment in the production environment.
Performs employee shift meetings on a regular basis and attends various meetings and/or participates on committees as needed or assigned.
Offers suggestions for improvements of operations or processes.

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

- employee management
- Microsoft office
- process improvement

High School

1-4 years

Bachelors or Associates degree
- 2 years of experience in leading work crews or supervision
- Ability to resolve employee issues professionally
- Demonstrates strong abilities in troubleshooting skills

An ideal candidate for this position is someone with a background in production supervisory roles with a focus on process improvement, employee engagement and troubleshooting.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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