22705 - Production Supervisor - Plastic/Vinyl/PVC Extruder

Andersen Corporation Lithia Springs, GA
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Silver Line by Andersen, the nation's leading vinyl window and door manufacturer, has an opening for a Value Stream Supervisor at our Lithia Springs, GA location. Qualified applicants will have at least 10 years' of hands-on plastic/vinyl/PVC extruder experience in a manufacturing operation. In this role you will provide support to the Value Stream Manager in driving the process of continuous improvement from procurement to product delivery. You will also take a lead role in meeting targets for safety, quality, productivity, costs, and customer service and employee satisfaction/development in our extrusion department. In addition, you will coach, train, support, and develop a team of flexible, multi-skilled associates in accordance with company values, employee covenant, and strategic direction.

* Maintain high level of visibility with associates.

* Use hands-on approach to communicate daily and involve associates in problem solving.

* Promote safety and ensure a safe work environment and safe associate work habits.

* Develop a high-performance work team with high levels of associate morale, satisfaction, and performance.

* Create and maintain a respectful work environment by listening, seeking facts to support decisions, managing one's own reactions, and addressing unacceptable behavior.

* Help associates succeed through performance management. Provide coaching and performance communication to support development.

* Review general status of production schedules to identify and resolve problems.

* Ensure the desired product quality levels are achieved through use of standard work and training to those standards, training in operation and inspection techniques, and use of tools/data.

* Support and implement new, customer-focused processes in accordance with lean principles and practices. Provide training and coaching to improve standard work, work center organization (5S), and housekeeping. Actively provide change leadership as required.

* Support and foster an environment of continuous improvement by encouraging associates to challenge existing processes and implement solutions that enhance the overall effectiveness of the operation.

* Support associates in understanding company policies and practices.

* Maintain time and production records.

* Take notice of process related problems and support associates in taking corrective action to improve the overall performance of the team.

* Communicate with and listen to associates on a daily basis regarding work center/team performance, strategic initiatives, policy changes, safety, quality, etc.

* Communicate with other supervisors and appropriate personnel regarding equipment, safety, work center schedules, company policies and practices, performance improvement plans, etc.

Qualifications:

* Minimum of 10 years' plastic/vinyl/PVC extruder experience in a manufacturing operation

* Basic business knowledge about how a business runs and makes decisions

* Effective communicating 1:1 and in groups

* Supports and communicates difficult decisions

* Able to collaborate and motivate associates at all levels

* Display energy for the business and effectively lead change

* Able to coach and develop production associates

* Able to develop and maintain a respectful and safe work environment

* Able to support and foster a continuous improvement culture

* Demonstrates strong problems solving skills Manufacturing knowledge:

* Working knowledge of manufacturing processes and product

* Demonstrates a passion for safety

* Able to facilitate kaizen events

* Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

* Ability to bend, squat, twist, push/pull, reach and lift up to 100 lbs.

Benefits:

* Medical/Dental/Vision/Life insurance

* Paid time off (PTO)

* Paid holidays

* 401(k) plan

* Professional development

* Tuition reimbursement

Total Rewards:

* A culture that supports work-life balance

* An environment where collaboration is key

* Volunteer opportunities – on company time

* Training & career progression

Job:

Manufacturing

Location:

Lithia Springs, GA US

Organization:

Andersen Corporation