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PDS Tech Inc Production Supervisor in Ridgeville, South Carolina

Job purpose

The Production Supervisor supervises shop employees in a machining manufacturing and processing environment: plans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures and recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions.

Essential Functions

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

  • Manage daily shift manufacturing assignments and post shift assignments visibly prior to shift start

  • Drive quality, productivity, cost, safety, and morale to achieve positive results in all areas

  • Work continuously to improve all work areas and contribute to the 5’s initiatives.

  • Ensure effective employee relations. Provides employee coaching and development, assist in making employment decisions, and resolves employee’s issues using a variety of problem resolutions techniques.

  • Ensure full compliance with shop health and safety policies and performs accident investigations

  • Cross-train employees to ensure production requirements can be met every day. This includes establishing and executing a manageable job rotation schedule for all reports

  • Be visible on the production floor, to assist the production floor * Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

  • Facilitate and remove obstacles to production as they arise

  • Complete shift labor edits accurately on a daily basis.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Education, Experience and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum seven years related experience:

  • Good communication skills.

  • Production Supervisor MUST have high precision machining experience and the understanding which included CNC machines , assembly machines , leak testing machines and full automation

  • Basic knowledge of fixture , tooling and trouble shooting , CNC programing and gauge and inspection equipment.

  • Team Oriented.

  • Self-starter initiative / Drive/ Eager to learn.

  • Must have been working in high volume production environment

  • Leadership: demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others

  • Experience in core making, heat treatment is considered a plus.

  • Production Supervisor have the ability to communicate effectively with customers, vendors, and other employees of the organization

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

  • .Ability to work collaboratively with Engineering and Quality, and other co-workers to leverage their expertise to solve complex problems

  • Production Supervisor must be able to prioritize work and coordinate multiple tasks within constraints of the position * Must be hands-on and have a personal drive to succeed

  • Able to handle conflict resolution and other employee complaints in a timely and professional manner

  • A Self- Starter with ability to work independently in fast pace deadline orientated environment and to establish strong team relationships

Job Type: Full-time

  • Required work authorization:

  • Flexibility to work 2nd or 3rd shift long term.

  • Flexibility to work weekends, holidays, daily overtime and off shifts as needed

Exposure to TPM ( Total productive Maintenance) and TQM ( Total quality management) and continuous improvement environment will be an added advantage

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.