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Welcome to the WAGNER world!

With more than 1,600 employees at 16 locations and in 13 countries we are one of the market-leading manufacturers of innovative coating technology. We bring colour, protection and functions to surfaces. Our customers are industrial enterprises, crafts enterprises and do-it-yourselfers. The enthusiasm for perfect surfaces unites us. We are not simply looking for employees. We are looking for people who share our enthusiasm.

Production Supervisor

Plymouth, MN, US, 55447

Regular
Full-Time

Title: Production Supervisor

Reports to: Production Director

 

Position Objective:  
The Production Supervisor position leads teams and supervises people across multiple employee categories / payrolls in production areas to maximize efficiency in quality, delivery and cost.
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Job Duties/Responsibilities:

•    Manages and improves production safety, aggressively eliminates unsafe processes
•    Assures processes are followed to meet production schedules
•    Identifies and sets priorities and organizes work schedules
•    Schedules and prioritizes constrained resources, and adjusts staffing to meet flow and customer requirements
•    Determines and executes disciplinary action when appropriate
•    Collaborates with procurement and distribution of production material to meet schedules
•    Increase production efficiency through continuous improvement and waste elimination
•    Ensures preventive maintenance is performed according to schedule
•    Helps implement Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement methodologies and training
•    Evaluates, assess, identifies and leads the deployment of workforce training
•    Actively deploys production improvements within the value stream strategy
•    Initiates and conducts process improvement dialogs with Leads and Team Members
•    Drives root cause corrective action projects and drives continuous improvement
•    Leads production area status reporting and monitors / audits area metrics
•    Leads the creation, implementation and training of standard work procedures
•    Other duties as assigned

 

Required Experience and Qualifications:

•    Bachelor degree in a Manufacturing-related discipline or a minimum of 3+ years of successful leadership in a manufacturing environment demonstrating significant efficiency gains, effective leadership, and tangible financial benefit
•    Previous experience in Lean Manufacturing, manufacturing operations processes, materials and / or quality

 

Required Interpersonal & Behavioral Skills:  
•    Emotional Intelligence: Influences others, listens openly, negotiates and resolves disagreements, is cooperative and collaborative.
•    Ability to problem-solve.
•    Ability to concentrate on tasks, make decisions and work calmly and effectively in a high-pressure, deadline oriented environment.
•    Willingness to be flexible with time and adjust to a changing work environment.
•    Ability to build and maintain positive relationships, both internally and externally, while maintaining a client service orientation.
•    Ability to influence others and drive continuous improvement without direct report control
•    Ability to use sound judgment and discretion in dealing with highly confidential information.
•    Consistent attendance either onsite or remotely as needed by the business.
•    Ability to take direction and accept supervision.
•    Demonstrated ability to work independently, organize and accurately prioritize work, be detail-oriented, understand when urgency is required and use good judgment in varied situations.

 

Desired Qualifications:
•    Good communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills
•    Ability to work with a diverse group of employees and customers
•    Experience with Lean Manufacturing

 

Additional Information:
•    Location of this position is in Plymouth, Minnesota
•    This position may require 5% travel


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis