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Production Supervisor - 1st Shift

Milford, NH 03055

Employment Type: Contract Industry: Light Industrial/Manufacturing Job Number: 50858

Our client that is one of the leaders in manufacturing transducers, weather sensing instruments is now seeking a Production Supervisor!

Job Functions:
  • Effectively communicates with the appropriate department personnel for assistance with engineering, materials, process, equipment, personnel, quality, or other needs.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement initiatives within area of control, with special emphasis on safety, quality, delivery, inventory, and productivity.
  • Prepares and conducts performance evaluations and participates in creating developmental goals, i.e., productivity, quality and level of service, and monitors progress.
  • Conducts interviews for filling vacancies when required.
  • Keeps personnel well informed of established policies and procedures and changes as they occur.
  • Administers employee counseling and/or corrective action as deemed necessary.
  • Maintains employee records with appropriate confidentiality.
  • Works with the Production Control team to develop weekly schedules and reports. Assigns scheduled work to members of the team.
  • Leads and participates in continuous improvement initiatives including kaizen events, and root cause analyses such as 5 Whys and 8Ds.
  • Analyzes routing' s, productivity and quality trends and defines root cause issues.
  • Attends and/or conducts meetings including daily team huddles, gemba, A3 Review meetings, and monthly Production Staff Meetings.
  • Maintains an on-going knowledge of new products and processes introduced into the area under supervision.
  • Interfaces with multiple disciplines e.g. QA, Engineering, Production Supervisors, to correct deficiencies and implement systems that improve workflow, quality of product, and safety of employees.
  • Responsible for accurate inventory within assigned warehouse(s).
  • Conducts equipment/process needs analysis and cost analysis Makes recommendations for, and implements, equipment and process improvements. Tracks outcome; production/quality improvement trends and/ or cost savings.
  • Performs other related duties as required or directed.


A. S. degree or equivalent background. Five or more years, supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment with demonstrated leadership and organizational ability.

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