Generac Power Systems

  • Production Supervisor - 2nd shift

    Job Locations US-WI-Whitewater
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    3 weeks ago(6/26/2018 10:11 PM)
    Ops - Operations
  • Overview

    Generac Power Systems – Work with the leader in the power industry! Generac is seeking a Production Supervisor at our Whitewater facility.  The Production Supervisor works with the team on resolving assembly issues to make for an efficient quality process. 


    This role is responsible for troubleshooting manufacturing issues, facilitating continuous process improvements, managing daily order execution and workforce flexibility, onboarding new employees.  Additionally, this role manages productivity and efficiency, sequencing, process adherence, and training and development in production. This position also drives ongoing improvements in driving quality (FPY), Safety (DART), productivity and efficiency. This position reports directly to the Production Manager or Director Operations.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Supervise and coordinate activities of production workers.
    • Key member and driver of a lean manufacturing environment driving continuous improvement activities relating to safety, quality, productivity, delivery, and inventory.
    • Interviewing, selecting, and coordinating orientation activities for all new employees. 
    • Direct the department to ensure, safe, timely, and efficient completion of manufacturing schedules.  Communicating daily activities between shifts.
    • Provides manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting and analyzing production performance records and data; answering questions and responding to requests.
    • Ability to maintain a clean and orderly work environment and maintain compliance with established policies and procedures.
    • Developing and maintaining a work force to meet capacity plans.  Work with other departments to manage parts flow.
    • Assuring all department personnel are adhering to company policies and procedures.  Completes safety, productivity, and policy reports regularly.
    • Ability to read blue prints.
    • Effective communication skills and ability to resolve conflict on the shop floor.
    • Selects, coaches and develops staff. Sets clear expectations to inspire and motivate the team. Manages performance-recognizing achievement, providing feedback and administering progressive discipline when necessary
    • Previous experience using SAP or equivalent ERP.



    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience;
    • 3 years of leadership (direct supervisor and/or lead role) experience in an operational role;
    • 3 years of experience using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) in a professional environment.




    Office Environment:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel. (If travel percentage is required beyond occasional, include “Up to x% travel and valid Driver’s License required.”)


    Production Environment:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to manipulate objects, tools or controls; and talk and hear.  The employee is regularly required to walk; stoop; crouch; bend and reach above shoulders.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 100 pounds with assistance, waist high, up to 10 feet away.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be working in the typical conditions of a manufacturing environment including seasonal variation in temperatures and occasional exposure to manufacturing fumes or by-products. The employee must comply with the assigned location PPE requirements including but not limited to safety glasses, hearing protection, appropriate gloves, clothing and shields for required tasks and closed toed or safety shoes as required by facility safety policies.  


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