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Unit Supervisor III
Ref No.: 18-07928
Location: Waterloo, Iowa
Position Type:Prof
Start Date / End Date: 07/16/2018 to 07/15/2019
Job Title: Unit Supervisor III
Duration: 1 year
Location: Waterloo, IA- 50704
Job Description:
  • Is responsible for achieving departmental/area goals and objectives. Supervises semi to highly skilled production and/or maintenance employees on an assigned shift to ensure the manufacture of products within established delivery, quality, safety and cost standards. The supervisor is the first-line liaison between the production employees and the management staff and thus also serves the function of representing the company's interests with the shop floor staff.
  • Establishes employee environment regarding communications, feedback and overall guidance.
  • Ensures that assigned personnel have appropriate training, work instruction and tools to successfully do their job.
  • Monitors Control Plans, troubleshoots workmanship problems and generally supervises production activities to ensure that manufactured products meet or exceed all established quality requirements.
  • Administers employee policies, practices, procedures and work rules appropriate for the unit. Monitors individual and line performance and takes corrective action including discipline, as needed and responds to complaints to insure the Company and employees adheres to policies, practices, procedures and work rules.
  • Determines manufacturing and/or distribution priorities based on the production schedule and makes daily assignments including filling vacancies and assigning overtime in order to adhere to the Customer Delivery date.
  • Plans for maintenance of equipment and facilities to maximize the uptime and utilization of capital equipment assets.
  • Monitors and makes corrections to stay within the department operating budget targets.
  • Directs departmental continuous improvement plans and activities. Implements and monitors safety programs and housekeeping.
Specific Position Requirements
  • 1st shift position, will need metatarsals for first day.
As a Production Supervisor Client Waterloo Works, located in Waterloo, IA, you will be responsible for supervising an assembly area for the 7000 & 8000 tractors.  In addition, you will:
  • Drive results in safety, quality, delivery and efficiency based on departmental metrics and goals.
  • Administer employee policies, practices, procedures, payroll, and work rules appropriate for the unit.
  • Direct departmental continuous improvement plans and activities.
  • Be responsible for taking corrective action including discipline, as needed.
  • Respond to employee opportunities to ensure the business unit employees adhere to total factory policies, practices, procedures and work rules.
  • What It Takes
We need an excellent communicator, who thrives on solving problems and working in a team environment.  Ideally, you will have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.  In addition, we require:
  • 2+ years experience of supervision
  • Experience working in a manufacturing, UAW environment.
  • Experience with assembly lines in an operations setting.
  • Experience working with an incentive pay plan.
  • Experience working with Continuous Improvement or CI200 methods and applications in a manufacturing setting.
  • Experience working with sequenced manufacturing principles.
  • Ability to work overtime and/or off-shift hours to execute business unit objectives.
A strong candidate will also have:
  • Experience with SAP functions.
  • Technically proficient in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables and macros).
  • 2+ years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with value stream mapping, mistake proofing, and other lean manufacturing principles.
  • Experience leading change.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification.

Thanks & Regards,

Anant Dwivedi | Lead Recruitment
Sunrise Systems Inc. 
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