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DC Supervisor

Company: Lozier
Location: Middlebury
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Lozier Corporation is an industry leader in providing store fixtures to major retailers across the U.S. and around the world. Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, Lozier began manufacturing fixtures in 1956, and originated the basics of today---s shelving systems. Today, Lozier has over 4 million square feet of manufacturing and distribution space across facilities located in five states. We are committed to quality and service, building our business around integrity and respect, and investing in our people and communities. We continue to invest in technology and people to ensure we remain competitive in the industry. That means opportunities for you to grow and develop as an employee and individual. Whether you have a clear idea of where you see yourself in your career or not, Lozier has a diverse range of departments with their own challenges and opportunities for growth to explore. You will find a welcoming and team-oriented environment where employees strive to not only help the company succeed but also help each other succeed, too. POSITION SUMMARY The Production Supervisor is responsible for meeting production schedules in a functional area while maintaining safety and quality standards. This position is accountable for improving results in order to accomplish objectives and doing so in support of Company values and appropriate management practices. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS The supervisor leads the safety initiative in the department and constantly focuses on safety by creating a safe work environment, weekly meetings and communication. Supervisor should strive for 0 accidents. Demonstrates problem solving and troubleshooting skills to address equipment, quality, and process issues and escalate the issue to the support functions as required. Develop and train new employees and cross-train current employees to grow to the next level through effective communication and coaching by setting solid expectations and providing specific and timely performance feedback. Planning your daily and long term staffing requirements. Understand the causes (i.e. break downs, training, performance, quality etc.) Continuously observing and improving processes by implementing changes to improve performance. Effectively communicates objectives and results and is aware of downtime. Coordinates work assignments to optimize the utilization of people, machines, materials and processes to meet requirements, compliance, and operating cost objectives. Inventory raw materials and transact scrap to meet or exceeds objectives. Complete Kronos review, review and respond to emails, complete reviews and order supplies as needed. Demonstrate regular attendance and timeliness in reporting to work, meeting and completing assignments Ability to work and interact well with others. JOB QUALIFICATIONS Education: Minimum of an Associate---s degree in related field or equivalent experience required; bachelor---s degree in business or technical field preferred. Experience: 5 years warehouse or manufacturing experience, whichever is applicable. Without a degree, 5 years warehouse or manufacturing experience in which at least 2 years are in a supervisory/lead role. Required Skills: Basic PC skills including word processing, spreadsheets and databases Working knowledge of mechanical processes in a manufacturing environment Working knowledge of manufacturing processes, including scheduling and staffing. Time management and team building skills Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in all situations with strong interpersonal skills. Strong reasoning, analytical, and problem solving skills. SPECIAL DEMANDS Ability to frequently navigate in a manufacturing and/or distribution environment. Lifting up to 25 lbs. Manual dexterity and visual acuity required for using measuring instruments. Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings/specifications. Must be able to work off shifts and weekends as needed. Lozier Corporation is an industry leader in providing store fixtures to major retailers across the U.S. and around the world. Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, Lozier began manufacturing fixtures in 1956, and originated the basics of today---s shelving systems. Today, Lozier has over 4 million square feet of manufacturing and distribution space across facilities located in five states. We are committed to quality and service, building our business around integrity and respect, and investing in our people and communities. We continue to invest in technology and people to ensure we remain competitive in the industry. That means opportunities for you to grow and develop as an employee and individual. Whether you have a clear idea of where you see yourself in your career or not, Lozier has a diverse range of departments with their own challenges and opportunities for growth to explore. You will find a welcoming and team-oriented environment where employees strive to not only help the company succeed but also help each other succeed, too. POSITION SUMMARY The Production Supervisor is responsible for meeting production schedules in a functional area while maintaining safety and quality standards. This position is accountable for improving results in order to accomplish objectives and doing so in support of Company values and appropriate management practices. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS The supervisor leads the safety initiative in the department and constantly focuses on safety by creating a safe work environment, weekly meetings and communication. Supervisor should strive for 0 accidents. Demonstrates problem solving and troubleshooting skills to address equipment, quality, and process issues and escalate the issue to the support functions as required. Develop and train new employees and cross-train current employees to grow to the next level through effective communication and coaching by setting solid expectations and providing specific and timely performance feedback. Planning your daily and long term staffing requirements. Understand the causes (i.e. break downs, training, performance, quality etc.) Continuously observing and improving processes by implementing changes to improve performance. Effectively communicates objectives and results and is aware of downtime. Coordinates work assignments to optimize the utilization of people, machines, materials and processes to meet requirements, compliance, and operating cost objectives. Inventory raw materials and transact scrap to meet or exceeds objectives. Complete Kronos review, review and respond to emails, complete reviews and order supplies as needed. Demonstrate regular attendance and timeliness in reporting to work, meeting and completing assignments Ability to work and interact well with others. JOB QUALIFICATIONS Education: Minimum of an Associate---s degree in related field or equivalent experience required; bachelor---s degree in business or technical field preferred. Experience: 5 years warehouse or manufacturing experience, whichever is applicable. Without a degree, 5 years warehouse or manufacturing experience in which at least 2 years are in a supervisory/lead role. Required Skills: Basic PC skills including word processing, spreadsheets and databases Working knowledge of mechanical processes in a manufacturing environment Working knowledge of manufacturing processes, including scheduling and staffing. Time management and team building skills Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in all situations with strong interpersonal skills. Strong reasoning, analytical, and problem solving skills. SPECIAL DEMANDS Ability to frequently navigate in a manufacturing and/or distribution environment. Lifting up to 25 lbs. Manual dexterity and visual acuity required for using measuring instruments. Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings/specifications. Must be able to work off shifts and weekends as needed.

Keywords: Lozier, South Bend , DC Supervisor, Other , Middlebury, Indiana

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