Finish Operations Supervisor

 

Recruitment by CalAgJobs

FINISH OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR       

JOB SUMMARY 

Directs the development and implementation of activities in the finish operations area to meet production goals, quality, and cost objectives.  Prioritizes production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, and materials supply.  Develops schedules and manpower requirements for assigned area.  Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation within the department.

Appointment based on experience:

Finish Operations Supervisor I

Supervises the activities of the finish operations personnel engaged in all facets of the coating function at the direction of the superior manager. Requires approval from superior manager before personnel actions may be taken. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.  Requires 2 to 3 years of experience.

Finish Operations Supervisor II

Supervises the activities of the finish operations personnel engaged in all facets of the coating function. Has authority for personnel actions and oversees most day to day operations of department.   Some personnel actions require approval from the department Manager.  Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Requires 4-7 years of experience.

Finish Operations Supervisor III

Supervises the activities of all finish operations personnel engaged in all facets of the coating function. Has full authority over personnel actions and may be considered lower middle management. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Requires 7+ years of experience.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Ability to act as an educator for new team members, when employees are new to a team, when processes, policies or conditions change and when discussing goals and objectives and performance expectations with your direct reports
  • Conducts meetings with employees to communicate changes to production and work schedules, distribute policies and other documents and performs monthly safety training
  • Understands the current level of skill and knowledge that their employees possess and can utilize their strengths in the performance of their work.  Plans for and provides cross-training and development opportunities
  • Ability to act as a coach and mentor when explaining, encouraging, planning, correcting, or just checking in with employees
  • Schedules regular weekly check-ins with each of their direct reports seeking feedback on their performance and their team’s performance and suggestions for team and departmental improvement
  • Acts as counselor by providing support and encouragement when an employee’s personal life impacts their work
  • Ability to provide clear and direct feedback about performance, recommending alternatives, desired results and communicating consequences of continued poor performance
  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and assembly sequence to meet production goals in a timely and safe manner according to work order scheduling and customer delivery requirements.
  • Review work throughout the work process to ensure that it has been performed properly
  • Participate in the development of continuous improvement programs
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining a work environment promoting positive, open communications, that encourages employee ideas and contributions while meeting all labor relations requirements for being non-discriminatory and non-hostile to all employees
  • Supports and insures compliance with all of the organization’s policies, procedures, and practices
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others to coordinate operations and activities within or between departments
  • Provides formal and informal performance feedback to their direct reports
  • Helps maintain an environment that is clean, organized and neat
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Work extended hours as production schedule requires including Saturday’s

IMPACT

This position impacts the organization by ensuring that activities and personnel within the department can perform and produce to the master production schedule.  Ensures activities are standardized in their execution to ensure quality.  Excellent communication and direction of employees will ensure good relations with their team.  A Supervisor educates their team and develops their technical and product knowledge to meet performance standards. Maintains and reports on KPI’s for department.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works relatively independently with guidance and supervision from superior manager. Assignments given in the form of goals/objectives. Work reviewed by manager for soundness of judgment, overall completeness, and accuracy.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and to sit in performing computer functions. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Vision abilities include close vision, color vision and depth perception.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Job duties are performed in a production and/or office environment utilizing standard equipment, such as a computer, photocopier, telephone, hand tools, fabrication and test equipment. Noise level is usually moderate to loud, based on specific activities. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and/or heavy fabrication equipment and can be exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee may occasionally be exposed to fumes or airborne particles and/or hazardous chemicals. Working conditions can be seasonally hot or cold and dusty. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with other departments (including but not limited to): engineering, assembly, materials, fabrication, shipping and purchasing
  • Other assignments as communicated by superior manager

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED

  • High school diploma or equivalent, Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Operations preferred
  • Experience in all facets of paint and powder coating operations, required
  • Experience as a fabricator, assembler, technician, or mechanic in a manufacturing environment, preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, required
  • Strong organizational skills, required
  • Strong leadership skills which result in being a great coach, mentor and developer of people, required
  • Strong management skills, including change management, conflict resolution, performance enhancement, organization and project management skills, required
  • Awareness of time constraints, urgency, and on-time performance of all duties, required
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio, Outlook and Adobe Acrobat, preferred

OTHER DESIRABLE SKILLS

  • Industry experience, preferred
  • Welding and Fabrication experience, preferred
  • ERP/MRP system experience – preferably Epicor, preferred

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

  • Work performed in designated areas may require appropriate safety precautions and protective equipment such as eye and hearing protection and work boots.

NOTE: THIS JOB SPECIFICATION IN NO WAY STATES OR IMPLIES THAT THESE ARE THE ONLY DUTIES/FUNCTIONS TO BE PERFORMED BY THE INCUMBENT.  EMPLOYEES WILL BE REQUIRED TO FOLLOW ANY OTHER JOB-RELATED DUTIES/FUNCTIONS REQUESTED BY THEIR SUPERVISOR.

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