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Chutes International, Waldorf, MD - Production Supervisor

February 09, 2022 3:29 PM | Joyce La Padula (Administrator)

Position Type
Exempt employee (salary) pay

Pay Range
$60,000 - $75,000/year

Reports To
Manufacturing Manager

Works to ensure high quality and high productivity output by supervising staff; organizing and monitoring work flow, and suggesting improvements in efficiency and quality control.

Essential Duties, Functions & Competencies

1.    Clear communications of job expectations to employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and praising/disciplining employees.  Ensuring compliance with company policies, standards and procedures.
2.    Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; developing personal growth opportunities. 
3.    Resolves personnel problems by collecting and analyzing information; investigating specific issues; identifying solutions; recommending actions, up to and including termination to Manufacturing Manager and/or HR.
4.    Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with policies and procedures.
5.    Provides weekly toolbox talks and fosters a culture of safety.
6.    Maintains work flow and efficiency by monitoring
7.    Initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.
8.    Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel, establishing priorities, monitoring progress, revising schedules, resolving problems, reporting results of production schedule.
9.    Maintains quality by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
10. Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs; recommending new equipment; evaluating new equipment; recommending and reviewing techniques.
11. Provides manufacturing information, analyzes production performance, answers questions from personnel and customers.
12. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications.
13. Contributes directly to team effort as needed to accomplish related results.
14. Competency in Word, Excel, Outlook, Online Searches, and ERP.
15. Ensuring accurate input from shop floor employees into the ERP system by coaching, training and auditing use.

Required Education and Experience

1.    Manufacturing Experience a Plus, but not required.
2.    Inventory Experience a Plus, but not required.

Supervisory Responsibility/Direct Reports
·       Welders
·       Door Assemblers
·       Machinists

Work Environment
This job operates in a manufacturing plant environment.  Noise levels can be moderate to loud.  Eye, ear and foot protection is required. Temperature ranges can be a bit warmer or cooler than ‘room temperature.’

Physical Demands
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. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, use fine motor skills to manipulate hand tools and small items.  For safety must be able to see and hear. The employee is also frequently required to stand, walk and do some lifting and moving of up to 25 pounds.

Skills & Qualifications

Supervision, Coaching, Managing Processes, Process Improvement, Production Planning, Strategic Planning, Dealing with Complexity

No travel is expected for this position, except for occasional training opportunities.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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