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Plant Supervisor - Afternoon Shift

Company: Task Force Tips
Location: Valparaiso
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: OVERVIEW Task Force Tips is part of Madison Industries, one of the largest and most successful privately held companies in the world, and our mission is to make the world safer, healthier and more productive by creating innovative solutions that deliver outstanding customer value. Task Force Tips is an established manufacturer of firefighting equipment for municipal, military, and industrial clients around the globe. We are searching for an experienced Afternoon Shift Plant Supervisor to join our amazing team!View our video.....TFT, a Firefighter Legacy on VimeoKEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Oversee plant operations, management and continuous improvement activities in an assembly/manufacturing environment.
  • Direct and provide supervision of activities in the Finishing, Assembly and Shipping Departments by monitoring and maintaining each department's established goals, objectives, and guidelines to maintain efficient, functional, and highly operational departments.
  • Support and promote company philosophies and policies.
  • Monitor and ensure the hour-by-hour boards are maintained by the department leads and assist when necessary.
  • Work with Leads in each department to ensure training plans are completed and effectively support the departments. Monitor training records by ensuring completed training is entered into the Company's Learning Management System (LITMOS).
  • Initiate and implement new methods and procedures in areas such as scrap control, manufacturing techniques and workforce utilization to capitalize on and increase the efficiency of the operations throughout the departments.
  • Responsible for managing department employees. Works in concert with Day Shift Department Managers and Supervisors as necessary when issues arise with team members influencing other shifts, work cells, and team members.
  • Provides team building activities for department leads. Builds cohesiveness amongst leads and holds them accountable for lead responsibilities.
  • Duties supporting Environmental Health and Safety:
    • Ensures that environmental management in the Finishing Department is followed.
    • Actively participates in the Safety Committee following all policies, procedures and work instructions that may include safety rules, safety observation audits, regulatory compliance, environmental awareness and audits, continuous improvement, investigations and the 5Y process to develop root cause analysis for problem resolution as required. Participates in safety communications weekly/monthly events.
    • Ensures compliance with all safety procedures and ensures safe working procedures in assigned departments.
    • Documents incidents in the appropriate report format. Follows the appropriate chain of command when incidents arise.
    • Transports injured employee as required to the appropriate after-hours urgent care facility.
    • Conducts daily shift meetings with each department. Communicates necessary information to team members: team leads, day shift supervisors/managers, and SVP of Operations.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS
      • B.S. Degree in Organizational, Leadership and Supervision, Industrial Management, Business Administration, or equivalent is strongly preferred.COMPETENCIES & EXPERIENCE REQUIREDLeadership:
        • (8) to (10) years of experience in supervisory positions at progressively higher levels, preferably in a manufacturing environment, or equivalent.
        • Leadership experience including Continuous Improvement activities, management and ownership of KPI's, coaching, mentoring, counseling, and providing corrective instruction to team members.
        • Strong capabilities of addressing and following through on employee related performance and behavioral issues.
        • Proven experience with the ability to make decisions in a timely manner.
          • Experience driving business results in the areas of safety, quality, productivity, service and cost.
          • Excellent written and oral communication skills along with timely follow up.
          • Ability to work with and influence all levels of the organization.
            • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
              • Strong knowledge of practical lean manufacturing principles with implementation experience.
                • Excellent project management skills.
                  • High personal standards of success; leads by example.
                    • Microsoft Office skills such as Excel and Word and various other business-related applications.Operations and Continuous Improvement:
                      • Experience with implementing and leading a sustained continuous improvement culture in a manufacturing environment.
                      • Ability to drive daily, weekly, and monthly meetings and actions to address operational issues.
                        • Ability to engage and lead all plant team members in the CI process in meeting cost saving goals.
                          • Ability to develop, implement and monitor plans around relevant performance metrics.Environmental, Health, and Safety:
                            • Experience and knowledge of OSHA guidelines
                              • Knowledge and experience with timely incident and accident mitigation/investigation and root cause analysis.Employee Relations, Individual and Team Development:
                                • Ability to promote an environment conducive to teams and accountability.
                                  • Understands the need to foster a firm, fair and positive environment that drives employee engagement.
                                    • Experience with performance management, succession planning and talent management processes with the ability to identify and provide critical areas for training and development.
                                      We offer a competitive salary based on experience as well as an amazing benefits package including:Medical/Vision/Dental Insurances - Off- site Health Clinic - 401K plan and Profit-Sharing Plan - On-site Fitness Center - Tuition Assistance What happens next?If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply, and we will review your application as soon as possible. Attach your resume and upload a cover letter with your application.Equal Employment Opportunity/Non-Discrimination PolicyTask Force Tips LLC is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Task Force Tips LLC that we evaluate qualified applicants and not to discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, familial status and other legally protected characteristics in its hiring decisions and employment policies, as required by the Indiana Civil Rights Act (I.C. 22-9, 1), Title VI and VII (Civil Rights Act of 1964), the Equal Pay Act of 1973, and any other applicable law. Click here to View PolicyTask Force Tips LLC offers reasonable accommodation in the employment process for individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance in the application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation with Human Resources at any time.

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