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Production Supervisor in Hammond, IN at GTA

Date Posted: 9/7/2018

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Job Description

Title:  Production Supervisor
Job ID: 18-00569
Location: Hammond, IN
Pay rate:  $28/hr - $30/hr
Additional Benefits: Healthcare, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more!
Type of hire: contract
(This is a 1st shift role but Supervisors rotate different shifts from time to time so this person will need to be flexible and available/open to work different shifts)

Our client is seeking a Production Supervisor with prior experience within the automotive industry
The ideal candidate will possess experience in the supervision of manufacturing personnel and operation, assuring that quality, safety, productivity, schedule and delivery goals are met on a daily basis
This is a long term contract assignment with our client who is one of the world's largest suppliers of automotive interior systems and components including complete seating systems, electronic products and electrical distribution systems
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Be fair and consistent when dealing with all people, policies, contract, discipline, etc. and treat people with respect.
  • 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.
  • Improve and maintain housekeeping.
  • Accurately complete time cards.
  • Assure overtime equalization.
  •  Account for all scrap and lost time.
  • Monitor maintenance needs, write work orders, and coordinate repairs as needed.
  • Knowledge of machines, fixtures, tools, and ability to advise, set up and make minor adjustments as necessary.
  • Demonstrate applicable processes for training purposes as required.
  • 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 problem solving meetings.
  • Special projects as assigned
  • 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

Required Skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrate ability in maintaining positive employment relations, maintain a high level of integrity, excellent organizational and PC skills.
 Desired Skills:
  • Bachelors degree is desired but not necessarily required.
Please acknowledge that you understand that your answers to the following questionnaire will be part of your submittal to our client, and that you will answer each question as thoroughly and professionally as possible
  1. Do you have any Supervisory experience in the automotive industry?
  2. Are you flexible to work any shift?
  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. 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)
  7. When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?
  8. 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?
  9. 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