Production Supervisor

Company Name:
Terex Corporation
Terex Utilities is a truck equipment final stage manufacturer of digger derricks, aerial devices and associated equipment for the utility industry
, municipals, telecommunications, tree and electrical contractor markets.

MAJOR TASKS: In accordance with the goals, policies, and procedures of Terex the Lean Supervisor is responsible and accountable for the following essential functions and other duties as directed that correspond to the overall function of this position.
This position is responsible for the daily coordination and supervision of assigned area. This includes monitoring all work for quality and timeliness, problem solving and decision making on routine work, production and quality control tracking, interviewing/hiring, overtime scheduling, conducting performance appraisals and providing on-going coaching and feedback to supervised team members. A primary function of this position is to ensure the production of products with a primary focus on lean manufacturing.

Responsible for setting up the training processes for production team members and team leads to bring to full competence.
Provide support and direction in the implementation and administration of quality systems.
Establish priorities and sequences for manufacturing products
Reviews production orders and determines work hours needed to complete assignments
On-time delivery: implement and ensure items are completed on schedule
Implement lean manufacturing
Identify areas of systemic weakness and lead initiatives to implement corrective action.
Provide support to groups and departments regarding product quality issues, measurement data, measurement techniques and performance.
Setup and manage production flow by takt time
Implement and ensure andon is utilized and immediate response action is taken
Coach daily team member improvements (daily kaizen)
Continually monitor and improve the quality, efficiency and responsiveness of assigned area
Promote and monitor safety compliance
Must be self-directed and show initiative in identifying and resolving opportunities for improvement, promoting quality initiatives, and driving continual improvement in the quality system.
Perform additional duties as assigned
High School Diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor's Degree preferred. Formal Lean Training a plus. Microsoft suite knowledge preferred.

Minimum of 5 years' experience as a production supervisor in a manufacturing environment. Utility equipment experience preferred. Knowledge and understanding of production processes required. Experience leading a lean environment and implementing process improvements. Demonstrated ability to effectively implement change. Knowledge and understanding of production processes and quality assurance required. Related technical ability and good understanding of production processes and equipment. Demonstrated leadership ability, including experience coaching and training others. Demonstrated integrity, working with transparency, and leadership ability. Demonstrated ability to effectively implement change.

Excellent communication skills; verbal and written. Computer skills; MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint). Process improvement, process management, and lean manufacturing knowledge. Ability to write and implement area processes. Ability to work well under pressure. Ability to read and interpret blueprints. Optimize capacity utilization. Flexible with strong teamwork orientation. Commitment and understanding of Lean Principles. Must be results oriented and able to perform with minimal error. Ability to manage multiple projects. Strong organization and time management skills. Ability to use considerable independent judgment without compromising policies and procedures. Strong orientation to safety and quality.
Moderately Strenuous: Involves physical activity, which generally requires a moderate amount of exertion on a fairly regular basis. On feet most of time; involves bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, working on irregular surfaces, occasional lifting of objects weighing over 50 pounds, frequent lifting o 10-25 pounds.
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