Manufacturing Supervisors Job Description

March 13, 2010 | By More

Manufacturing Supervisors Job Profile and  Description

Manufacturing supervisors are accountable for monitoring the manufacturing activities affianced in fabrication, assembly, and powder coat paint line processes. They have to make sure to maintain production in accordance with engineering specifications, time schedules, expense budgets, quality standards, cost goals and employee safety. They plan, organize, and direct the manufacturing activities to maintain output and production sequence in compliance with goals of customer service.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leading the manufacturing team to accomplish the cost control, quality, and productivity targets.
  • Providing technical expertise and coaching to resolve any processing issues, creating and ensuring the execution of correct action.
  • Analyzing and resolving problems at work as a fellow member of the manufacturing production crew.
  • Interpreting policies and safety guidelines of organization to workers.
  • Developing, analyzing, and presenting monthly reports, productivity, forecasts, and safety.
  • Establishing work procedures to satisfy production needs.
  • Developing, monitoring, and implementing production forecasts and departments budgets.
  • Examining products to validate conformance to direct set-up, specifications and adjustments of various machines.
  • Managing the production schedule: setting up work schedules, conducting performance evaluations, providing coaching and training, and setting departmental expectations and goals.
  • Suggesting and driving changes in working environment conditions and equipments usage to increase the overall efficiency of the production operation.
  • Assigning controls and monitoring required recourses for achieving established schedule.
  • Maintaining good liaison with quality productive groups, informing them of any difficulties in product or any quality problems.

Skills and Specifications

  • High-level proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and Statistical Six-Sigma analysis.
  • Excellent leadership and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively with various levels of professionals in the organization.
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to guide, teach, and communicate with others.
  • Good mechanical skills.

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited university.
  • Training in six-sigma and manufacturing is an added advantage.

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