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Production Supervisor

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Date: Jan 16, 2019

Location: Ashland City, TN, US, 37015

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

Why A. O. Smith? 

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 billion company with 144-year history and employ more than 16,000 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

We are looking for an experienced 1st Shift Production Supervisor to oversee our production operations. You’ll guarantee that manufacturing remains a smooth and efficient process by monitoring employees and organizing workflows.  In a fast paced environment like production, you will be an integral part of the manufacturing process. You will be competent and have the ability to comprehend complex operations as well as having the ability to optimize day-to-day activities while minimizing the costs.  Your goal will be to ensure that production processes deliver products of maximum quality in a profitable manner.

Responsibilities

  • Must be able to work 1st or 2nd shift
  • Set daily/weekly/monthly objectives and communicate them to employees
  • Organize workflow by assigning responsibilities and preparing schedules
  • Oversee and coach employees
  • 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 how to safely use machinery and follow procedures
  • Enforce strict safety guidelines and company standard

 

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma with at least 2 years of Supervisory/Leadership Experience
  • Experience using various types of manufacturing machinery and tools
  • Must be able to commit to and have a desire to work on 2nd shift 
  • Advanced skills in MS Office
  • Organizational and leadership abilities
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated with a results-driven approach
  • Problem-solving skill
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Valid forklift driver’s license

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or related discipline

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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