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Production Supervisor - Full Time

The Timken Company - Ludington, MI


Posted on 04/09/24 (Ref: MIw86fIxaE)

Production Supervisor - Ludington, MI - The Timken Company

If you are ready for a challenging career that provides the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Cone Drive Operations, a Timken company! Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.

This is an exciting opportunity to manage a manufacturing facility in beautiful Ludington, Michigan. Cone Drive has a proud history as a leader in the gearing industry, and the Production Supervisor role is a key leader for the plant operations. This position is responsible for driving continuous improvement for the Ludington facility and for maintaining a central priority for employee safety, quality, delivery, efficiency, customer satisfaction, and cost containment.

Responsibilities:

  • Set work schedules and manage cross training schedules for direct reports.
  • Manage production in home area while improving safety, quality, and housekeeping standards.
  • Allocate manpower to maximize output and productivity while maintaining on-time delivery
  • Pro-actively address employee concerns and issues.
  • Utilize data to help drive plant metrics
  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts through Six Sigma, Kaizen, and Lean initiatives.
  • Determine root cause solutions for quality issues, safety issues, and production issues in area of responsibility.
  • Creates purchase requisitions for shop supplies.
  • Manage employee data collection errors.

Required Experience:

  • 3 years' leadership experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably with machining
  • Understanding of OSHA & MIOSHA safety standards as they apply in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience managing production schedules and working successfully through people to accomplish objectives.
  • Understanding of Lean concepts as applied in a manufacturing environment.
  • Exposure to Six Sigma, Kaizen, and Kanban a plus.

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Production Supervisor - Ludington, MI - The Timken Company


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