Supervisor Production

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Salina, KS, US, 67401

Company: REV Group, Inc.

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Requisition ID: 966

REV Group (NYSE: REVG) is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. REV serves a diversified customer base primarily in the United States through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial and Recreation. REV provides customized vehicle solutions for applications including: essential needs (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses, mobility vans and municipal transit buses), industrial and commercial (terminal trucks, cut-away buses and street sweepers) and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles (“RVs”) and luxury buses). REV’s brand portfolio consists of 30 well-established principal vehicle brands including many of the most recognizable names within our served markets. Several of REV’s brands pioneered their specialty vehicle product categories and date back more than 50 years.

 

Primary Functions:

Under the direction of the Dir. of Operations, this Monday thru Friday, 2nd shift (4p.m. - 12:30a.m.) position supervises plant Leads and employees in the manufacturing and assembly environment; plans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures, recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures, and working conditions. This position oversees the 6S quality board activities, participate in Lean Mfg activities, supports and completes Safety activities including department area inspections, Near Miss reports, Accident and Investigation reports, Ergonomic review of equipment, processes and identification activities, and all other related production activities including communications to all other departments to ensure order information correctness, timely parts delivery, necessary technical information and other shop order and deviation information to allow for a smooth, continuous work flow through the department areas.  Regularly directs the assignments and work of department employees, interviewing open position candidates, recommendations for hiring and terminations, training of employees, disciplinary actions, performance reviews, changes in compensation/status, etc.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides effective leadership to new and existing employees with mentoring to ensure a well-trained, stable and productive workforce within the assigned production area(s). Conducts bi-weekly training status reports on all assigned new hire employees.
  • Daily review of production schedule, work order books, parts and materials availability, technical information and any necessary shop orders and/or deviation information to ensure the departments ability to provide a high quality product, timely work flow and unit completion.
  • Manages departmental performance measures, including visual controls, employee performance reviews and provides regular progress reports to the production supervisor / superintendent/manager.
  • Ensures effective employee relations. Provides employee coaching and development. Investigates and resolves employee issues through problem/conflict resolution and established policies and procedures.
  • Balances quality, productivity, cost, safety and morale to achieve positive results in all assigned areas. Works to continuously improve all areas, ensure a safe work environment, and conducts coaching and development activities to increase subordinates’ skill and capabilities.
  • Performs applicant interviews, ranks and recommends applicants for employment, recommends/conducts disciplinary actions when necessary. Recommends hiring and terminations, performance reviews and changes in compensation/status, etc.
  • Provides cross-functional communication with other department supervisors and managers to insure inventory control, production schedules, and on-time delivery.
  • Direct, leads and coordinates various programs essential to manufacturing procedures (e.g. training, safety, housekeeping, cost reduction, worker involvement, Lean activities, etc.)
  • Performs accident and safety investigations.

 

Qualifications:

  • 2 year B.A. Degree in a technical field and 3 to 5 years of Production and Process Improvement experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Hand-eye coordination.
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one or small group situations to other employees in the organization.
  • Ability to communicate verbally.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, team player, and ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to balance and achieve positive results in the areas of process improvement, safety, quality, productivity, cost, delivery, and employee relations.
  • Ability to perform employee training and development, conflict resolution, problem analysis and resolution, quality orientation, and inventory management.
  • Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets complex engineering drawings, change orders, and production build instructions and documents.
  • Computer proficient with a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database, and other software utilized in the production operations.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  (Subject to reasonable accommodation)

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger; handle or feel objects; tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel; crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Personal Protective Equipment Recommended and/or Required:

  • Safety glasses if walking in plant vicinity.
  • Earplugs if walking in plant vicinity.

 

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled


Nearest Major Market: Salina
Nearest Secondary Market: McPherson

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