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Production Supervisor - 3rd shift

Date: Jun 4, 2021

Location: Ashland CIty, TN, US, 37015

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

 

Water technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, and, as a leading global water technology company, A. O. Smith Corporation is at the center of the trend. We are a $3.2 billion company that has been in business for over 140 years and we employ more than 15,000 men and women. With manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, India, and Europe, A. O. Smith has the global reach to serve customers worldwide. We have sales and distribution in more than 60 countries around the world. A. O. Smith is committed to continuous improvement, not just in its factories and its processes, but in its people.  We value people who are able to analyze problems and take rapid, decisive action.

 

What is great about this opportunity?

  • You will be joining a stable, but growing organization committed to strong financial performance, strategic acquisitions, global expansion and the highest ethical standards of conduct.
  • You will be representing a company that makes products that improve quality of life and are considered top of the line.
  • You will be joining a cohesive team that supports each other in accomplishing shared goals.

Primary Function

  • Must have the vision to follow the production process and break bottlenecks that may prohibit the line from running as efficient as possible.
  • Ensure team members are following standardized work instructions with an eye for understanding the quality expectations.
  • Contribute towards continuous improvement of the production line by working with the Industrial Engineers and Supervisors.
  • Able to work varied hours including coming in early and staying late based on production needs, meetings, and training classes.
  • Set daily/weekly/monthly objectives and communicate them to employees
  • Organize workflow by assigning responsibilities and preparing schedules
  • Coach and mentor a diverse employee population
  • Ensure the safe use of equipment and schedule regular maintenance
  • Check production output according to specifications
  • Submit reports on performance and progress
  • Identify issues in efficiency and suggest improvements
  • Train new employees on safe use of machinery and enforce strict safety guidelines

 

Responsibilities

  • Set daily/weekly/monthly objectives and communicate them to employees
  • Organize workflow by assigning responsibilities and preparing schedules
  • Coach and mentor a diverse employee population
  • Ensure the safe use of equipment and schedule regular maintenance
  • Check production output according to specifications
  • Submit reports on performance and progress
  • Identify issues in efficiency and suggest improvements
  • Train new employees on safe use of machinery and enforce strict safety guidelines

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Must have at least 3 years of previous industry related experience.    
  • Must have at least 3 years previous supervisory experience (50 + employees) in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Lean concepts, 5S, and continuous improvement practices.
  • Strong drive and desire for continued career growth in a fast paced manufactuing setting. 

We Offer

Great people make our organization great and because of that, we offer an onsite A. O. Smith Company merchandise store for our employees, employee discounts on water filtration products, a competitive compensation plan and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.


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