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Akron, OH

Salary: Salary Based on Experience
Date Posted: March 15, 2018
Job Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 302035

Job Description

Production Supervisor - Akron OH - Salary Based on Experience


PrideStaff in Akron, a part of part of the award-winning PrideStaff National Staffing System, is working with a company looking to add new leadership talent to their team. PrideStaff Akron has a history with delivering with client and would like to assist them with finding them a Production Supervisor. Position is a new addition to the Production Lead role and is part of an internal department growth. This is a direct hire position for someone looking explore other potential opportunities in the Akron market.


The Production Supervisor is responsible for managing and directing production activities for the assigned team(s) and/or build areas.  The Supervisor will coordinate the production of dental equipment and/or components on the line including training, employee coaching/performance evaluation, monitoring and achieving on-time delivery targets and ensuring goods meet all quality standards, as outlined by the Quality Management System.


Production Supervisor Responsibilities:      

-Communicates job expectations to team members including planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.

-Enforces companies systems, policies and procedures.

-Orientates and trains new employees including providing timely feedback and evaluating employees progress.

-Maintains work flow by monitoring and setting pace to meeting daily and weekly demand.

-Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel, accomplishing work results, establishing priorities, monitoring progress, resolving problems and reporting results.

-Initiates and fosters a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.

-Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.

-Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.

-Resolves personnel problems by analyzing data, investigating issues, identifying solutions and recommending action.

-Has been trained and can properly use the 8D problem solving process.

-Follows all processes and procedures related to the materials system including the Kanban system, production order process and Lean processes.

-Uses proper lifting techniques and follows safe work procedures at all times.

-Builds product as needed to support Production goals, following all company build processes and standard work procedures in terms of accuracy and quality.

-Ensure compliance with workplace safety programs.

-Cross-train worker teams for maximum production flexibility.


Production Supervisor Traits:

-Good communication and training skills, with the ability to explain written and oral procedures in English.

-Ability to read and comprehend written procedures in English.

-Ability to suggest continual improvements to team output in accordance with these principles and procedures.

-Excellent time management practices.

-Maintains focus on customer in all tasks and guides department to maintain customer focus


Production Supervisor Education and/or Experience:

-2 to 5 years of supervisory experience in an industrial environment or related field, with increasing levels of responsibility

-Previous experience in a lead or supervisory role

-Experience working and/or implementing LEAN manufacturing processes preferred.

-High school diploma or equivalent.