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Production Supervisor (1st shift Pipe Nipple/Molding)

Date: Nov 9, 2022

Location: Franklin, TN, US, 37064

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

A.O. Smith Company / Franklin, TN

 

A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE: AOS)  is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment and boilers, offering a comprehensive line featuring the best-known brands in North America and China, The company also manufactures water purification and water softening products for residential and light commercial applications.

 

A.O. Smith was founded in 1874 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  The company employs people to make our products in the United States, Canada, Mexico, India, China, the Netherlands, the UK and Turkey.

 

Why would I want to work for A. O. Smith?

 

Our company was founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin over 140 years ago by the Smith family and we’ve been manufacturing innovators ever since. We take pride in our company’s values and reputation for integrity, and we’re also proud of the A. O. Smith innovations that make life better for people all over the world. If you want to join a team with integrity and a mission to make life better for others, you can take the first step here.

 

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 believes in the goals we share and supports each other in accomplishing our shared goals

 

What You Will Do

Responsible for the efficient operation of Manufacturing Department, the direction of the plant work force and the meeting of daily production schedules.  Supervises and coordinates activities of Leaders and workers. Verifies correct manufacturing processes are adhered to. Works with other operators, engineers and quality personnel to identify and resolve potential customer issues.

What You Will Be Responsible For

  • Interpret and enforce company policies and procedures to Leaders and Operators.
  • Responsible for establishing a safe workplace through employee involvement.
  • Notify Human Resources of emergencies and employees needing first aid.
  • Investigate all injuries; provide support on implementation of suggested corrective procedures.
  • Initiate or suggest plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  • Responsible for timely notification of scheduled hours to leaders and employees.
  • Responsible for completing employee time, absenteeism, and vacation paperwork or systems in a timely manner.
  • Develop and promote positive relations with employees through effective communication of company policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for investigating conflicts and the discipline of personnel within the Manufacturing Department.
  • Responsible for coordination and implementation of the cross training program, the manufacturing training program and departmental rotation plans.
  • Analyze and resolve work problems, or assist Leaders in solving work problems.
  • Inspect products to verify conformance to specifications; analyze all nonconformances for root cause and implement corrective procedures.
  • Confer with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.
  • Study production schedules, estimate man-hours requirements for completion of job assignment and make appropriate action plans.
  • Responsible for timely completion of all manufacturing production schedules including subassemblies, service requirements, and other department requests.

What You Will Bring

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 4 years of related experience
  • Supervisor experience within manufacturing, leadership skills, understand basic principles of human resources and manufacturing process, ability to make decisions and the willingness to follow policies and procedures. 
  • Supervisor experience in the water heater, manufacturing industry is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Valid forklift driver’s license
  • Excellent communication skills via written and oral

What We Offer

Competitive compensation package 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.

ADA Disclaimer (U.S. ONLY)

In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.


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