Serta Simmons Production Supervisor in Puyallup, Washington
Reports to: Operations Manager
Summary Leads cell/department activities and associates to ensure a quality product is produced safely, in time for delivery and within budgeted costs; key contributor to leading and managing change within the plant.
Duties & Responsibilities Identifies daily production challenges and find solutions to prevent reoccurrence and meet production schedules Serves as a link between associates and management and support associates through changes Assists in developing and monitoring standardized work for direct reports and adhere to Leader Standard Work for your position Audits or assigns audit duties for key result areas (e.g., quality, safety, scrap) Holds daily cell meeting and set expectations for the day Monitors production status hourly, remove bottlenecks and take corrective measures to ensure daily goals are met Oversees continuous flow and materials delivery systems and work with associates to continuously improve the process Develops associates to improve/expand skills and bench strength Reviews production schedules and estimate associate hours to complete a job assignment Interprets specifications and job orders for associates and delegate duties Recommends measures and changes to improve production, equipment, product quality and working conditions Initiates and/or suggests plans to motivate and enforce safety rules
Education/ Experience/ Work Environment 3-5 years related experience in a Lean manufacturing environment in a supervisory role Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience Strong written and oral communication and conflict resolution skills Strong interpersonal skills; able to inspire and motivate associates Root cause analysis, problem identification, and resolution skills Possess or able to learn Lean manufacturing techniques Up to 10% travel
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties or responsibilities associated with the job. Other job-related duties may be assigned.
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Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC
Puyallup Plant (Serta)