Operations Supervisor (3rd shift)

Position Description

Job Summary

To supervise, manage, and facilitate the operations of multiple manufacturing teams to achieve quality, production, service, profitability, and safety objectives in a timely and cost-effective manner.

 

  • 60% Supervise manage, and facilitate the operations of multiple manufacturing teams to achieve quality, production, service, profitability, and safety objectives in a timely and cost-effective manner. Monitor, maintain, and promote continuous improvements in departmental performance and keep management informed of current status and future requirements.

 

  • 25% Participate in and serve as a direct resource in identifying, implementing, or managing projects at the Stephenville site to improve manufacturing operations. Apply technical knowledge of all products, processes, and operations to improve quality, profitability, service, and safety.

 

  • 15% Ensure compliance with all company policies and local, state, and federal regulations regarding safety, housekeeping, and personnel management. Conduct other projects as assigned.

 


Required Qualifications

  • The Operations Supervisor is directly responsible for supervising, managing, and facilitating the operations of multiple teams to achieve quality, cost, production, service, and safety objectives in a timely and cost-effective manner.  Operations include manufacturing, raw material storage, shipping, receiving and customer service.
  • The incumbent assists teams in developing priorities and actions consistent with the organization's vision and goals. He/she participates in and supports a team environment where employees assume responsibility for their work. He/she develops self-leadership capabilities of team members, assisting them to make decisions, take reasonable risks, and become as self-managing as possible.
  • He/she provides assistance, direction, and support for work teams, ensuring that they have the information and resources needed and provides coordination with other departments to achieve production, service, quality, and cost goals. He/she monitors overall departmental performance, implementing corrective action, and keeps management informed of the team’s progress.
  • The incumbent helps teams and team members identify developmental needs and opportunities for both current and future responsibili­ties.  He/she encourages cross training of team members, ensuring that team members are adequately trained and technically capable.   
  • He/she acts as a supervisor/facilitator for work teams, assisting them in hiring, performance evaluation, compensation, training, discipline, conflict resolution, terminations, and professional development. He/she provides helpful and constructive feedback to the teams as appropriate, and handles disciplinary situations as needed.
  • The incumbent maintains open communication and facilitates collaborative relationships between assigned teams and other departments,  management, and internal customers.
  • He/she identifies, manages, participates in or serves as a direct resource on projects at the Stephenville site to improve manufacturing operations; he/she keeps abreast of major projects, organizational goals and objectives, major changes, and stays current on issues and opportunities at the facility.
  • He/she applies technical knowledge of all products, processes, and operations in problem identification and resolution. Competency includes quality concepts, equipment operation, product application, process flow, safety, and a basic knowledge of mechanics, hydraulics, electron­ics, pneumatics, and process capability. He/she investigates and initiates process improvements, interfacing with the technical staff to ensure proper support.
  • The incumbent ensures correct application of manufacturing specifications; directs teams in conducting quality checks on material in process; maintains and monitors departmental reporting; and supplies feedback to others while keeping management informed of current status and future requirements of the department.
  • He/she leads team members in the process of identifying, implementing, and monitoring continuous improvement projects in the areas of cost, quality, service, and safety. He/she leads team members in interactions with Coated Abrasives customers to improve our position as a value-added supplier.
  • The incumbent monitors team performance in service, cost, and quality, assisting them in establishing and attaining improvement goals in each area.
  • He/she ensures compliance with all company policies and local, state, and federal mandates.  He/she supervises team members in developing and utilizing Job Safety Analyses, conducting monthly safety meetings, performing safety audits, training, and conducting incident investigations; he/she ensures that safety standards and requirements are understood and complied with by all team members.
  • The incumbent conducts other projects as assigned.

 


Additional Description

Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Management (with technical background) or equivalent experience is preferred. A minimum of 4-6 years of progressive management and/or manufacturing related experience is required. The incumbent must have the ability and willingness to coach, facilitate, and interact with employees in a team environment. A thorough knowledge of safety management, auditing, and quality concepts, including advanced SPC, is required. The incumbent should be able to demonstrate strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. He/she must also demonstrate analytical skills, with the ability to develop and implement solutions. He/she should possess the ability to learn and stay current on technical aspects of all departmental processes, products, and operations. Working knowledge of personal computer software, including Word and Excel is required.

 


Company Summary

Saint-Gobain Abrasives is the world’s leading manufacturer of abrasives, offering powerful, precise and user friendly solutions enabling customers to shape and surface finish all types of material even the most complex and challenging applications across a diverse range of markets.  Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. 


Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

 

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Operations Supervisor (3rd shift)

Location: Stephenville, Texas

Posting Date: 06/22/2022

Job Code: USA02281

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