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Powell Industries, Inc. Manufacturing Supervisor in North Canton, Ohio

Coach, lead and develop our hourly manufacturing employees to meet the specific goals established for their area that correspond to the overall company objectives. The goals will be achieved by focusing on delivery, quality, cost and safety metrics. Supervise and coordinate the work for manufacturing department while focusing in on continuous improvement.

  • Responsible for planning and scheduling daily milestones for the manufacturing team

  • Provide metric updates to management on achievement of daily and weekly production goals. Ensure production plan is met by scheduling/utilizing appropriate personnel

  • Manage workflow by monitoring progress and resources and developing reporting processes & procedures. Ensure your team has the proper training, skills, and tools to work safely

  • Create and sustain a safe work environment by performing daily safety audits and consistent accountability

  • Maintain compliance with industrial workplace safety and health regulations

  • Identify improvement opportunities for safety and lead corrective actions

  • Remain active in Powell Safety programs and lead team members to get involved and work safely

  • Ensure employees have the proper training, skills and tools to perform work which follows the documented Powell Quality System Procedures

  • Prepare workforce for ongoing Quality System Audits

  • Implement process improvements designed to improve quality system metrics

  • Meet financial objectives by controlling overtime allowance and variable department expenses

  • Effectively manage employee timekeeping system for team members

  • Help protect Powell fixed assets, such as building and equipment, are properly utilized and maintained

  • Develop and deliver effective communications with direct reports, teams, departments and other internal and external contacts, as required

  • Lead and conduct meaningful safety and department meetings

  • Administer Powell policy and procedures consistently

  • Maintain accurate training records

  • Develop team members such that they can operate effectively with minimal supervision

  • Create an environment where employees can grow and develop into greater levels of contribution

  • Administer performance evaluations for all direct reports with clear expectations and regular follow-ups on performance.

  • Effectively manage performance by holding all employees accountable

  • Act as a change agent; lead and influence employees at all levels in and through the change process

  • Other duties as required

  • BS degree preferred or equivalent experience.

  • Minimum 8 years experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Minimum 2 years experience in a manufacturing project management and process improvement role, or 5 years experience in a leadership role with responsibility of a team of 10 employees or more, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of OSHA and Environmental regulations and employment laws.

  • Experience leading in a "change environment".

  • Applied knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, TPS, or other continuous improvement methodologies in a manufacturing environment.

  • Ensure employees have the proper training, skills, and tools to work safety.

  • Create and sustain a safe work environment.

  • Maintain compliance with industrial workplace safety and health regulations.

  • Identify improvement opportunities for safety, and either lead or recommend corrective action.

  • Manage the employee safety program on an ongoing basis.

  • Ensure employees have the proper training, skills, and tools to perform work which follows the documented Powell Quality System Procedures.

  • Prepare workforce for ongoing Quality System Audits.

  • Implement process improvements designed to improve quality system metrics, with assistance from Manufacturing Engineering.

  • In cooperation with production control, manage assets and people effectively to achieve established delivery objectives.

  • Meet or exceed financial objectives such as overtime allowance and variable department expenses.

  • Effectively manage employee payroll system for each department.

  • Ensure Powell fixed assets, such as building and equipment, are properly utilized and maintained.

  • Develop and deliver effective communications with direct reports, teams, other functions, departments, and other internal and external contacts, as required.

  • Lead and conduct effective meetings.

  • Administer Powell policy and procedures consistently.

  • Maintain accurate training records.

  • Develop individuals and work teams such that they can operate effectively with minimal supervision.

  • Create an environment where employees can grow and develop into greater levels of contribution.

  • Develop and administer performance evaluations.

  • Effectively manage performance.

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