Manufacturing Supervisor in Kent, WA at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 5/3/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Kent, WA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description


Through the use of the Carlisle Operating System and subordinate staff; plans, organizes, controls and directs the activities and material of a specific production area(s) in order to meet Safety, Quality, and Delivery and Cost objectives


* Coordinate flow of work and materials based on scheduled customer orders, established priorities and availability/capability of workers, parts, materials and equipment
* Determine (pre-production) capacity requirements
* Plans sequence of operations to provide guidance for assembly operators
* Schedule and monitor required technical training for assembly staff
* Support Assistant Supervisor, Production Leads, and teams with questions and interface with all levels of Production, Engineering and Quality Assurance staff
* Assist other supervisors and management to ensure utilization of personnel, equipment and facilities is efficient and resources are maximized
* Communicate directly with Production Scheduler on any conflicts with capacity availability, scheduled workload or parts/material shortages
* Demonstrate support of the Carlisle Operating System and LeanSigma to staff and how these tools enhance their daily performance
* Develop an atmosphere that encourages employee participation in the Carlisle Operating System
* Motivate and counsel employees in preserving an efficient and productive workplace
* Introduce new methods/techniques to improve quality and/or efficiency
* Interface with all levels of Production, Engineering and Quality Assurance staff
* Maintain and promote a safe working environment
* Implement continuous improvement ideas and suggestions using the tools of LeanSigma
* Develop and post-performance measures for SQDC Metrics in line with the Carlisle Operating System
* Work all schedules, including assigned weekends, as needed and requested by management
* Frequent use of computer station to accomplish various administrative tasks
* Fair and consistent application of Carlisle handbook guidelines and values

*Other duties as required in support of the department and the company*


* Responsible for the direction, coordination and evaluation of production personnel. Carries out leadership responsibilities in accordance to company policies, procedures, safety, and applicable laws
* Responsibilities include interview, hire and train employees; plan, assist and direct work; appraise performance; reward and discipline employees; address complaints and resolve problems
* Provide ongoing training to applicable staff to develop and encourage their technical and operational performance. Meet with appropriate staff on a timely basis for performance evaluations and goal setting
* Ensure company standard practices and procedures are followed in connection with all Production department functions
* Display effective leadership as defined by the Carlisle IT Model Manager guidelines


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

* Ability to manage company personnel policies and procedures consistently
* Ability to communicate effectively showing excellent written and verbal communication skills with a diverse group of people
* Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously


* High School diploma or equivalent and/or college related courses
* Three to five years directly related supervisory experience


Must maintain industry certifications as applicable to position and value stream that is supported. Including but not limited to; IPC-WHMA-A-620, IPC-JSTD-001, IPC-610, IPC-600 and NASA 8739


* Ability to read, write, speak and understand English


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

* Regular sitting, standing and walking throughout the day to accomplish tasks
* Occasional sitting
* Manual and finger dexterity used regularly with some repetitive finger motions
* Lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds, occasionally up to 50 pounds
* Specific vision abilities include close and distance vision; able to identify colors, small letters and numbers; hand/eye coordination, depth perception and able to adjust focus
* Hearing and speaking
* Other conditions may include frequent reaching, stretching, pushing, pulling, pinching, grasping, gripping, and crouching or stooping


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work is performed in a normal office environment with minimal physical risks involved. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate


Carlisle Interconnect Technologies is dedicated to identifying and reducing the environmental impact of its operations, activities, and products. It is our commitment to comply with all applicable laws and other regulatory requirements concerning the environment. We are committed to preventing pollution and continually improving our environmental performance in all of our global operations. This will be achieved through a comprehensive Environmental Management System that provides the framework for setting and reviewing environmental objectives and targets of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies


* Clear ANSI Z87.1 safety rated glasses are required for the job when in the manufacturing areas


This position includes access or potential access to ITAR and/or EAR technical data. Therefore, candidates will need to qualify as a US Person which is defined as a US Citizen, or a Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)



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