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Production Supervisor

Simpson Manufacturing Company, Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Gallatin, TN posted February 16, 2021.

HOW WE’RE MAINTAINING A SAFE WORK ENVIRONMENTThese are some of the ways we’re maintaining a safe work environment at Simpson Strong-Tie.* Sanitizing: Increased cleaning and disinfecting of facilities* Temperature Testing: Regular temperature testing* Hand Sanitizer and Wipes: Providing hand sanitizer and wipes throughout our facilities* Face Coverings: Providing face coverings for employees* Social Distancing: Maintaining 6 feet of distance* Limited Guests and Vendors: Limiting guests and vendors to those who are essential only* Extended Sick Pay: Encouraging employees to stay home when sick* Travel: Banning the use of public transportation for business purposes, when possibleBE A MAKERAt Simpson Strong-Tie, there’s a common thread connecting the people who work here: the drive to make things better and figure out how to get it done. We call it the Maker mindset. For over 60 years, our employees have fostered a collaborative workplace where people are engaged in creative thinking from the first day on the job onward. No matter what role you’re in – from production, to sales, to engineering – you’ll contribute to the growth and success of the company by having a Maker mindset.When you think of the best a family has to offer – support, collaboration and respect – that’s what we value. When there’s a win, we’ll cheer you on. When there’s a snag, coworkers step in to help you out. Working on solutions together is just the way we do things here, and that creates an atmosphere that often feels like home.You’ll work alongside talented, passionate, dedicated, humble and genuinely kind people who are all contributing to our shared mission: to provide solutions that help people design and build safer, stronger structures. It’s this mission and our strong people-focused values that have made Simpson Strong-Tie a unique place to work – a place where you can connect, create and build your career. We invite you to learn more about our culture and why our employees are our most loyal customers.YOUYou want to be an important member of a strong team of other makers who take pride in their work and support each other. As a Production Supervisor, you will be responsible for guiding, directing and coaching production employees to safely manufacture high quality products at a sufficiently high volume to meet production standards with minimal waste. You will provide work direction and leadership to production employees within the guidelines of standard work rules and employment policies. Oversee day-to-day operations of production group including making personnel changes and addressing performance, behavior and policy compliance. That’s year one. If career growth is important to you, we not only know how to help you with that, it’s what we love to do YOU’LL BE DOING (% of Time)Plan and schedule production runs to meet customer demands. Achieve production goals at the required level of quality. Communicate with staff to ensure smooth flow of information and product to achieve production goals. Communicate with Plant Superintendent where necessary in order to modify and improve efficiency. Monitor production processes and proactively identify and address barriers. Trouble shoot and problem solve through root cause analysis. Communicate with other departments and help drive better working relations. (30%)Lead, motivate and direct employees using effective performance management techniques, including establishing expectations and goals, providing recognition and feedback, and addressing performance problems. Coach, encourage, and develop employees according to their unique interests and strengths. Empower employees to take responsibility for their career and performance. Delegate responsibility and expect accountability and regular feedback. Foster a spirit of teamwork and unity among department members and the organization. (30%)Help in developing continuous improvement culture. Manage and train employees on Lean program. Measure and report results to Leadership on a regular basis. (20%)Consistently exemplify the highest of safety standards and monitor others to the same standards. Coordinate with other departments to meet objectives. Ensure that all Simpson policies and procedures are adhered to by all teammates. Review and edit employee timecards. Approve and deny employee time off requests. Work with the Human Resources department for staffing needs and conduct first face-to-face interviews. Develop or modify training procedure and keep track of all training. (10%)Monitor, manage and prioritize manufacturing and receiving activities to ensure goals are attained and standards met. Support Simpson’s Lead program. Approve work orders, monitor backorders and manage on-site raw materials. Annual participation in inventories. (10%)DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCEIf you can do everything listed above, you’ve got what it takes. Perhaps some of the following would be helpful too:* One-year certificate from college or technical school; or related experience and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience is required.* College degree or technical school certificate in business is preferred.* 5 years of related manufacturing experience and/or training is preferred.* 2 years of managing others is required.* Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacturing and distribution of goods.* The ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.* The ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.* The ability to monitor/assess your own performance and others’ to make improvements or take corrective action.* The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.* The ability to effectively use Word, Excel, and Outlook to carry out work.* The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.* The ability to conduct tests and inspections of processes to evaluate quality or performance.* Knowledge of elimination of waste, continuous improvement, S5, Kaizen, Quality Built In, JIT, Kanban, and levelized production.* Heading and Threading machine knowledge would be preferred.* Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.TRAVEL REQUIREDThis job requires domestic travel, up to 10% of the time.WORK STATUS & LOCATIONThis full-time, exempt position is located in Gallatin, Tennessee.RELOCATIONRelocation is not available for this position.In keeping with the Company’s commitment to the communities in which it does business, we are an equal opportunity employer. This means that to the fullest extent required by local law, employment decisions are based on merit and business needs and not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender (which state law may define to include gender identity/expression, transgender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, and gender stereotyping), sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, covered marital status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.Please note all job offers are contingent upon a successful background investigation and drug test.#NowHiring #GetHired #Hiring #HiringNow

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