Location(s): United States; Illinois; Hanover Park, Chicago
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Role Summary: The Production Supervisor provides direction and assistance to work group in order to meet assigned objectives. In this role, you will work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.
Lead a team of hourly employees to support the business.
Drive daily schedule attainment to meet all internal and external customer commitments with top quality at the lowest cost, implement a strategy to reduce cycle times, drive VCP, reduce in process inventory levels, and improve quality, service and safety.
Develop, coordinate, lead and execute daily production plans.
Work with Quality, EHS or materials to identify root causes and solve internal and external quality issues.
Must be flexible to work on different shift or split shift as needed.
Accomplish goals while maintaining high team morale, employee involvement, safety and teamwork
Bachelors Degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in a Production Supervisor position).
Prior manufacturing / leadership experience and training
Ability to build and lead a team through change
Strong analytical, problem solving, and project management skills
Six Sigma or equivalent quality training. OMLP Graduate (GE employees only)
Strong organizational skills. Ability to work without direct supervision
Strong understanding of business processes in a service environment
Ability to manage contract resources Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Locations: United States; Illinois; Hanover Park, Chicago
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