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Unit Supervisor III
Ref No.: 18-12668
Location: Dubuque, Iowa
Position Type:Prof
Start Date / End Date: 10/01/2018 to 10/01/2019
Job Title: Unit Supervisor III
Duration: 1 Year
Location: Dubuque, IA- 52001
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.
Position Title  
Production Supervisor
Specific Position Requirements
  • Position will be a first shift Unit Supervisor having direct responsibility for Skid Steer product line employees leading them in safety, quality, and delivery principles.
  • A minimum of a high school diploma/equivalent with 4+ years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing or production environment is required, but manager prefers a 4-year/Bachelors degree in a related technical, business or manufacturing discipline with 2+ years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing or production environment.
  • This individual will be on first shift (6AM-2:30PM), but the individual must have the flexibility to work OT in addition to the hours during the week and possibly weekends.
  • A strong candidate will have previous experience in assembly operations and have basic manufacturing process experience (lean principles, flow manufacturing, incentive work pace), previous experience in quality management and production control.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must. Proficiency with Microsoft Office. This is a UAW/union environment, so previous supervisory experience in a union environment would be beneficial.
  • SAP experience would also be preferred.
  • Position will likely be extended beyond the current end date.

Thanks & Regards,

Anant Dwivedi | Lead Recruitment
Sunrise Systems Inc. 
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