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Manufacturing production supervisor

G & W Electric

This is a Full-time position in Du Page, IL posted December 3, 2019.

Production Supervisor – Manufacturing Bolingbrook, IL Position Summary:Founded in 1905, G&W Electric has helped power the world with innovative power distribution solutions and products.

With the introduction of the first disconnectable cable terminating device in the early 1900s, G&W began to build a reputation for innovative engineered solutions to meet the needs of systems designers.

With an ever-present commitment to customer satisfaction, G&W enjoys a worldwide reputation for quality products and superior service.Reporting to the Epox Manager, we are in the process of identifying a Production Supervisor who will be responsible for supervising all manufacturing employees, with full accountability for results in terms of cost, methods, quality and quantity of work performed.

Also, must have a complete understanding of function and required maintenance on epoxy-process molding equipment. Position Responsibilities:
• Drive manufacturing team toward execution of business goals using Lean manufacturing Methodology
• Leading the Shift operation to meet and improve schedule dates, reduce process times, maintain Inventory accuracy and reduce inventory levels and increase the utilization of resources.
• Evaluates and updates the performance of team members against their job requirements and performance goals within the time frame designated for their position level.
• Develop the employee’s work skills to improve department throughput and reduce scrap/rework, implement error proofing to eliminate operator errors.
• Review the job requirements of subordinates and updates as required at each performance review.
• Monitor the conformance of subordinates to existing quality, safety, time reporting, and other work rule procedures.

Provide instruction and counseling as necessary.
• Control manpower and materials needed to complete jobs accurately and on time.
• Ensure employee’s personal safety by providing safety training for all aspects of the job and department.
• Research new processes and equipment that may improve throughput and profitability.
• Mold changes / set-up – needs to know / or become familiar with the tooling and machine controls in order to set up machines to produce a variety of products based on system schedules / part requirements.
• Assume responsibility for the epoxy-process molding centers and pressure gelation equipment, and all molding machines must be able to maintain production, trouble shoot, and perform simple preventative maintenance on the equipment as required. Required Qualifications:
· Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent combination of skill development and experience required.

Supervisory training preferred.

· Three to five years of progressive experience working in a molding and/or manufacturing environment.
• Experience in MS Office, including Word and Excel is highly desirable.
· Must be able to demonstrate problem solving and communication skills.
· Must be knowledgeable in the Continuous Improvement process as well as Lean Implementation.G&W Electric is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.Being authorized to work in the United States is a precondition of employmentRelocation is not offeredVEVRAA Federal ContractorQualified candidates may apply directly to our Career Site at or or send your resume to Laura Mondel at can also follow G&W on Twitter @GWElectric and on LinkedIn at G&W Electric Co