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Production Supervisor Innovent - 2nd Shift (MN)

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Date: Sep 6, 2017

Location: Minneapolis, MN, US

Company: Greenheck Group

General Summary

Directly supervise manufacturing operations.  Support corporate net sales objectives by striving to continually meet or exceed production plans, schedule attainment metrics, productivity goals, and other key performance indicators while maintaining superior product quality, a safe work environment, and employee relations.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Direct supervision of hourly production employees.  Monitor work performance issues, maintain appropriate records, prepare and conduct attendance and work performance reprimands.  Prepare and conduct team leader and probationary performance reviews.  Answer daily inquiries and assist in solving shop floor problems.  Address non-performing employees and work teams effectively.
  • Achieve productivity goals and make staffing adjustments to capture productivity project savings.
  • Organize and implement the daily production plan for the respective area of responsibility. 
  • Communicate staffing and efficiency changes of critical work centers and monitor daily execution against the plan to determine capacity changes (overtime or employee transfers) required for scheduling.
  • Utilize ERP system to support labor and manufacturing processes.
  • Maintain work areas to meet or exceed company 5S and safety standards.
  • Manages shop floor vacations in order to ensure the production plan is executed.
  • Performs monthly safety training and ensures safety rules are followed by production employees.
  • Coordinate with maintenance personnel the upkeep and repair of tools and machinery to maximize operating capacity and longevity.
  • Support and participate in continuous improvement activities.
  • Work closely with team leaders to ensure their development and that they have all the necessary tools to complete their job. Develop a cross trained work force.

Job Specifications:

  • Work requires a professional level of knowledge in a specialized field, which is equivalent to that which would be acquired by completing a regular four-year college program or equivalent, relevant experience, preferably in Industrial Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Between 1-3 years of work experience is required


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis