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Production Supervisor in Morristown, TN at GTA

Date Posted: 10/23/2018

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Job Description

Title: Production Supervisor
Job ID:  18-00668  (LR-REQ-00595)
Location:  Morristown, TN    
Pay Rate:   Open and Highly Competitive
Additional Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more!
Type of hire: Long-Term Contract
Shift: 2nd Shift - 2:45PM-10:45PM (M-F)
This is the afternoon shift  Monday – Friday 2:45PM -10:45PM . Must be available for ALL shifts.
Regular shift hours are as follows (although Supervisors arrive at least 30 minutes before & stay 30 mins after for pass down info)
Day shift is 6:45AM - 2:45PM  (M-F)
Afternoon shift  is 2:45PM-10:45PM (M-F)
G-yard is 10:45PM-6:45AM (Sunday night - Thursday night)

Our client who is a Tier 1 automotive supplier is seeking a Production Supervisor who possesses an Associate's degree or equivalent with an overall knowledge of quality and manufacturing disciplines.
BASIC FUNCTION: Supervision of manufacturing personnel and operation, assuring that quality, safety, productivity, schedule and delivery goals are met on a daily basis. Ensure production employees have the necessary training, tools and equipment to perform a quality job within allotted time periods.
REPORTS TO: Production Manager and/or Superintendent
Position Responsibilities:
  • Ensure Client is at optimum levels, including vacation scheduling, and adjust schedule as necessary in case of material or people shortages.
  •  Ensure that production is taking place in a timely and orderly fashion.
  • Train and develop subordinates; mediate conflicts (listen, coach, mentor.) quality standards.
  • Ensure that parts produced are correct and labeled properly, meeting all quality standards.
  • Ensure a safe working environment, and that employees are using safe working methods (including rotation).
  • Provide current, up-to-date schedule to operators.
  • Ensure inter-and intra- shift and department communication (internal customers, suppliers, scheduling, etc.) and keep operators informed.
  • Accurately complete time cards.
  • Assure overtime equalization.
  •  Account for all scrap and lost time.
  • Monitor maintenance needs, write work orders, coordinate repairs as needed.
  • Knowledge of machines, fixtures, tools, and ability to advise, set up and make minor adjustments as necessary.
  • Knowledge and communication of all emergency procedures.
  • Liaison with planner as to inventory levels of material/finished product.
  • Maintain production records, and supply time and attendance records to HR.
  • Lead and participate in 8D problem solving meetings.
  • Carries out assigned functions described in Policies, Procedures, and Quality Manuals.
  • Make recommendations, plans and suggestions that promote continuous improvement throughout the organization.
  • Supports and Participates in Team Facilitator activities.
  • Follow systems for TS16949 and ISO14001
Position Requirements:
  • 4 years' experience required
  • Minimum requirement of an Associate's degree or equivalent with an overall knowledge of quality and manufacturing disciplines helpful.
  •  Must be able to work in a team environment.
GTA Questions:
  1. Where have you worked as a Production Supervisor within a manufacturing environment?
  2. This position is for 2nd shift, afternoon shift  is 2:45PM-10:45PM (M-F). would you also be available for the other shifts if required?
  3. Please provide details of any specific achievement(s) that you would like to highlight from your career that would make you a great fit for this position?
  4. What is the highest level of education you have completed? Which field of study is this degree in and from which university did you graduate?
  5. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
  6. Can you please list why you left or why you are looking to leave your most recent employer?
  7. What is your 'acceptable and 'ideal base compensation for this position? We would like to make sure we don't price you out of consideration, but you know what the numbers are that you need (Please Do Not put negotiable)
  8. When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?
  9. If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
  10. Do you require a visa sponsorship? If you currently have sponsorship, other than a TN visa, please state the type of sponsorship and when it will expire. Please give month and year. If you are able to receive extensions to the sponsorship, please note how many additional years.
Please note that if you are a current GTA employee or have been placed by GTA at one of our clients, we will not be able to entertain moving you. However, we are hopeful that you may know someone else who is qualified and as such you would still be eligible for our generous referral bonus program detailed below.
If you are able to refer a person we do hire, we can offer up to $250 for contractors after they are on the job for 90 days and up to $500 for direct hires after they are on the job between 90 days to 180 days, depending on customer payment terms.


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