Production Supervisor - Riverside, CA

Seeking a Production Supervisor who will supervise a staff of hourly personnel, leading and managing the day-to-day manufacturing operations. This position will work 2nd shift: 4 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. and is typically 10-11 hours per day.

Responsibilities:

  • Plans, organizes and controls a work group to meet production schedules.     

  • Maintains safe working conditions, safe work practices and good housekeeping in area of responsibility.     

  • Improves methods and processes to improve productivity, reduce costs and improve quality.     

  • Trains, develops, instructs, motivates employees to achieve maximum efficiency.        

  • Understands all applicable company policies, standards and procedures and communicates to ensure compliance by all employees in area of responsibility.      

  • Recognizes and disciplines employees according to established procedures.      

  • Understands bottlenecks that limit production and take necessary corrective action.      

  • Insures flow of materials to meet production needs       

  • Ensures proper equipment and tools for workforce to complete tasks.  

Requirements:

  • 2 or 4 year degree (preferred, but not required)

  • 5+ years increasing responsibility in a production environment

  • Initiative and competence to anticipate and respond to issues along with the ability to identify and implement changes as needed

  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles a plus

  • Excellent communication skills, personal accountability and a strong sense of urgency

  • Training and supervisory experience a must

  • Strong ability to communicate to multiple levels and functions

  • Ability to work independently

  • Experience in Schematics, Blue Print reading, and AutoCAD introduction

  • Strong mentorship

  • Has led multi-functional projects

  • Has led teams in structured and stressful environment and ever-changing environment

  • Strong ownership of outcomes (high responsibility)

  • Proactive versus reactive approach

  • U.S. Citizen/green card holder required.