Manufacturing Team Supervisor

    • Job Tracking ID: 512768-660893
    • Job Location: Albany, OR
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: January 11, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

  • Ensure employees adhere to safe work practices; supports the company’s goal to reduce injuries.
  • Establish and sustain effective relationships with all employees in order to foster an environment where innovation, continuous improvement, and cooperation are used to solve problems.
  • Promote positive employee relations through effective relationship building, conflict management and issue resolution.
  • Provide performance feedback and coaching to team members via individual development plans or other documentation.
  • Recommend and administer progressive discipline as necessary, per company policy.
  • Responsible for enforcement of company policies and procedures.
  • Conduct regular team meetings which include effective communication of organizational and policy changes.
  • Facilitate effective sharing of information across work teams, business areas, and functional areas.
  • Work and/or attend meetings during other shifts (including off-shifts and/or weekends) as necessary.
  • Manage daily staffing and effective resource allocation to maximize efficiency.
  • Identify employees with the desire and ability to handle greater responsibility and, when appropriate, ensures those employees receive training to achieve their potential.
  • Function as a technical and business resource in areas of system operations and product requirements.
  • Obtain in-depth understanding of technical manufacturing processes & ensure team is progressively developing technical expertise.
  • Drive continuous improvement and total employee involvement in critical success areas by empowering employees to utilize lean manufacturing tools.
  • Understand core mechanical technologies, including fasteners, lubrication, drives, transmission systems, motion systems, pneumatic, hydraulics and electrical/controls.
  • Effectively track and report manufacturing process performance in critical success areas.
  • Responsible for business improvement projects specifically related to processes, procedures, schedules and operator team effectiveness.
  • Manage daily staffing and effective resource allocation to maximize process efficiency.

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Industrial Technology, or Management required. Equivalent work experience will be considered.
  • 3-5 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing setting; food processing experience highly preferred.
  • Experience in lean manufacturing or green/black belt in Lean Six Sigma highly preferred.
  • Proven leadership, management, and people development skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to think strategically and convert strategy into action.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Must hold current, valid drivers’ license and provide proof of current automobile insurance.
  • Must have reliable transportation to transport self between company facilities during work hours, as needed, and transportation to and from off-site company events.
  • Ability to work varying shifts, weekends and overtime required.


Benefits include medical, RX, dental, vision, flex spending, short term disability, long term disability, vacation pay, 401(k) and match, tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, paid volunteer opportunities and more!