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Supervisor Production

Date: Aug 9, 2019

Location: Sherrill, NY, US, 13461

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

Coordinates the effective use of equipment, facilities, team members and skill sets in order to meet all safety, quality, delivery and cost requirements for a group of departments and/or multiple shifts.

Job Responsibilities
  1. Develops, trains and motivates team members to achieve desired safety, efficiency, proficiency, cooperation and morale; maintains awareness of plant and/or engineering policies and procedures and ensures employee adherence; may recommend and/or implement new plant policies and procedures
  2. Analyzes potential production problems (delays, material shortages, equipment repairs, etc.) and devises and implements procedures to minimize lost time due to these occurrences
  3. Reviews operational schedules, coordinates production/testing activities, and manages team member assignments; may manage for multiple departments and/or shifts
  4. Assists with tasks such as monitoring and determining manufacturing costs and outlay, quality and quantity of goods produced, production methods, tooling applications and ensures the effective use of production hours, skills, machines, equipment and facilities
  5. Interacts with engineers to modify machines, equipment and/or processes to improve safety, production and overall quality; provides liaison support between plant and engineering to ensure efficient manufacturing processes
  6. Uses data to estimate work-hour requirements and departmental efficiencies for continuous improvement projects.  Recommends and initiates projects; sees those projects through to deadline with measurable improvements
  7. Manages costs and budgets and provide corrective action plans to improve budgetary control
  8. Inspects materials and finished product for quality compliance as required
  9. Perform full range of managerial responsibilities which may include but not be limited to: interviewing, hiring, coaching and developing employees; planning, assigning and directing work; EEO/AA; performance management; department budget
  10. Perform other duties as assigned
Job Skills Requirements
  • Knowledge of manufacturing equipment, procedures and production/quality standards
  • Demonstrated ability to work with multiple internal departments to ensure on-time delivery of quality product
  • May require in-depth ability to read, interpret and explain blueprints, engineering drawings, job orders and specifications based on location
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact with and motivate a diverse group of employees
  • Advanced ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of personnel and production problems
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with office productivity software and business control software such as SAP
  • Ability to work in a busy, fast-paced production environment, often under time constraints
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location
Education
High School diploma
General Education Degree
Experience Requirements
  • Minimum of three years of experience in a manufacturing environment including previous experience managing personnel in a production environment with High school diploma
  • Minimum of one year of experience in a manufacturing environment with Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience working in multiple departments preferred
  • Experience with continuous improvement methods and teams, or cost reduction initiatives showing tangible results
Physical & Environmental Requirements

 

 

Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. 

 

Briggs & Stratton Corporation is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.


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