• Machine Shop Production Supervisor- Second Shift

    Job Locations US-IA-Oskaloosa
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Clow Valve
  • Overview

    Be the driving force in understanding and utilizing available resources and innovatively implement processes to ensure Manufacturing Excellence that provide a sustainable Clow. This is a second shift position supervising the NC Department, Hydrant Machining and Fuse Coat 3 area.

    Customer Experience:

    • Meet targeted monthly build requirements by +/-2%
    • Meet 90% machine uptime
    • Meet 95% on-time delivery

    Employee Experience: Score 8 out of 10 on employee experience survey

    Leadership: Score 4 out of 5 on leadership survey


    1. Resource Allocation/ Production / Quality (40%) – Strategically plan, by communicating with schedulers, understanding customer needs, and managing available resources. Creates team member alignment by determining priorities, creating team assignments, and clearly communicating in a daily start-up meeting. Ensures all needed resources are available to meet production needs and uphold quality standards by managing daily material flow and monitoring parts needed. Thinks critically and problem solves to make necessary adjustments in the schedule and resources as a result of customer needs, inventory discrepancies, and available work force. Proactively maintains accurate levels on all non-inventory expensed items for production to ensure employees have the needed supplies to complete daily activities. Report output electronically to monitor and gauge success of meeting production goals. Revise and approve daily scrap while implementing corrective actions when necessary.
    2. Leadership (40%) – Effectively communicates to team members by conducting daily start-up meetings which include, spending time at each work center and frequently walking the floor - to build relationships with employees and serve as a resource to answer questions, understand processes and drive quality control standards. Ensures new-hires are adequately trained on safety requirements, product specifications, and operations. Actively collaborates with managers, supervisors, and team members to successfully troubleshoot, foresee potential problems, and identify improvement opportunities. Encourage development of team members through performance conversations. Identifies learning and development opportunities, seizes coaching opportunities and solicits feedback by conducting one-on-ones. Mitigate safety related matters through consistent and clear communication on proper department procedures while modifying and enhancing processes as needed to guarantee safety and efficiency. 
    3. Administrative (20%) – Manages team member data to provide an accurate picture of department needs including monitoring attendance, approving requested vacations, and completing data entry on electronic systems. Manages and coordinates EHS responsibilities by performing and ensuring EHS related inspections and trainings are completed for your area of responsibility. Is an active business partner by participating in meetings regarding wide range of topics including coaching, safety, material handling, and the overall business strategy and success. Supports customer service by assisting with customer walk-throughs and inspections related to the department. Actively participate in the new candidate interview process and the orientation/on-boarding training.


    Technical Skills:

    • Product Knowledge
    • Process Knowledge
    • Proven Leadership Skills

    Education & Experience:

    • Prior leadership experience in manufacturing operations including lead person, leadership trainee and/or growth opportunities.
    • Highly qualified and preferred Candidate would have Bachelor’s Degree with 2-3 Years of prior Leadership experience in a Manufacturing Environment.



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