Production Supervisor

Location: North Billerica, MA, NOT REMOTE

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Help supervising manufacturing employees in their job performance
  • Report work status and related issues to the Production Manager
  • Work with the procurement team to help resolve part orders and shortages
  • Work with planners to help timely release and kitting of work order to work centers
  • Assist in the collection of records necessary to satisfy the final assembly and production floor and quality documentation requirements on the product
  • Help train and instruct production staff in all phases of their jobs
  • Collaborate with engineers and other support functions on production related issues involving ECO’s or other technical changes like labor hours
  • Work as a contributing member in a team manufacturing setting
  • Follow ISO procedures
  • Strictly adhere to BTU safety procedures
  • Perform timecard review weekly for the production staff
  • Inspect the work of others and assist when needed
  • Participate in the implementation and sustain GMP and Lean initiatives
  • Recommend need of preventative and corrective actions to improve quality
  • Oversee all equipment requirements within a work center and help schedule routine/periodical maintenance when required
  • Work with production and quality managers to help define Work Cell Metrix
  • Interview/screen potential candidates for job openings within any BTU work center

Skills and knowledge

  • Experience with all levels of assembly or mechanical troubleshooting
  • Basic welding and sheet metal knowledge
  • Basic understanding of project management
  • Understanding of Material Requirement Planning (MRP) system.
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing Methodologies
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience leading a production team (job assignments, training, discipline, and attendance)
  • Knowledge of all aspects of manufacturing (production, logistics, maintenance)
  • Working knowledge of ISO standards
  • Knowledge of Quality Management Systems (QMS)
  • Proven record in resolving conflict

Education and experience

  • Associates Degree in Electronics or Mechanical engineering a plus
  • Three plus year’s experience in a manufacturing environment and in a supervision or team lead role

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