Posted on: June 14, 2022
Work Mode: Onsite
Location: Hattiesburg, MS
Opportunity: 3rd Shift Production Supervisor Machining
The Production Supervisor is to support and direct multiple
production work teams during a shift of 10pm - 7am. Utilizing a
combination of technical knowledge, leadership and team management
skill sets, the Supervisor will guide teams to effective results
within the areas of production, safety, quality, cost, and
- Responsible for the supervision of production work team(s)
including, but not limited to -establishing daily work activities,
monitoring performance, providing feedback, facilitating on-the-job
training, collaborating with other functional areas (i.e.
engineering, quality, materials) and reinforcing the Kohler core
competencies among all team members. Span of control typically
30-50 production team members.
- Accountable for the overall safety of work team(s). Thoroughly
understand the proper usage and operation of any equipment within
the work cell(s) and assist corporate accident analysis and safety
audits. Understand the basic principles of legislation such as OSHA
and EPA regulations, as well as Kohler Co. safety policies and
- Coordinate the overall quality of the work team to meet quality
standards. Lead production work teams to drive corrective action to
continuously improve the quality of the products produced.
- Maintain a culture of continuous improvement by identifying
process improvement opportunities and working with the associates
to utilize process improvement tools among the work teams.
Responsible for participating and supporting efforts in process
improvement events such as 5S, 6 Sigma, Green Belt, Business
Process Redesign projects.
- Foster a collaborative work environment by leading work teams in
problem-solving within the team and across functional work areas -
examples would include engaging the work team in discussions about
new equipment with Engineering and Maintenance; or establishing a
joint problem-solving team between Operator, Front Line Leader and
Maintenance when determining whether to run, fix or shut down a
process due to problems with a machine or process.
- Develop weekly work schedules as well as oversee the work team as
they develop and execute the daily schedules. In addition, provide
guidance and tools for the work team to manage scheduled time off
such as vacations. Coach team on the basics of on-time deliveries
and customer satisfaction.
- Work to forecast cost and staffing in respective departments each
month and track results toward achieving the forecast weekly. This
includes all operating and maintenance supply cost, labor usage and
productivity, and quality cost.
- Oversee the production work team's process for monitoring,
recording and auditing hazardous waste.
- Responsible for reinforcing the Kohler Core Competences and
promoting a team-based organization.
- Prepare reports, work on special projects and perform other
duties as assigned by supervision.
- Ensure adherence to applicable product compliance requirements
including but not limited to the Clean Air Act, California Code of
Regulations and California Health and Safety Code.
High school diploma or equivalent
Two or more years manufacturing experience
Machine shop math skills, including conversion to metric
Demonstrated computer skills, especially in Microsoft Excel,
PowerPoint, and Access
Demonstrated communication and leadership skills, with experience
in leading groups of associates towards a common goal
2-year degree in machining or tooling
Experience in engine machining or related industrial machining
Experience in drilling, milling or grinding
Background in CNC
Ability to change tools and make offsets
Working knowledge of 5S, 6 Sigma, Green Belt, Business Process
To fully demonstrate our commitment to the health, safety, and
wellbeing of our associates, we are requiring all U.S. based team
members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of
employment. We believe this path forward further strengthens our
workforce and the future growth and resilience of our company and
community. Individuals with medical conditions or sincerely held
religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may
request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.
Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring
sponsorship now or in the future.
Why Work at Kohler Co.?
Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious
living for those who are touched by our products and services. We
understand that it takes investment in our associates' development
to make that happen. So, we offer ongoing investment in each
individual's personal development and the opportunity to
collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.
In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a
benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision,
dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more!
Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly
offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to
our associates and communities. We invite you to learn more about
our culture and company at www.kohlercompany.com.
It is Kohler's policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified
personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed,
religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status
as a protected veteran. If, as an individual with a disability, you
need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process,
please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Kohler Co. is an equal
opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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