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Production Supervisor Position in Franklin Park, IL at Carlisle Construction Materials

Date Posted: 3/25/2019

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Job Description

Carlisle Construction Materials, a worldwide leading diversified manufacturer of premium building products and related technology has an immediate opening for a Production Supervisor, at its Franklin Park, IL facility.  The Production Supervisor has the responsibility of overseeing the manufacturing line and assisting with improvement projects while reducing operating cost. The primary role of the position is to produce a product safely that meets production specification and customer expectations, strong leadership skills, and the application of Lean Manufacturing principles. This job has full supervisory responsibilities. Must be able to effectively assign duties, coach and develop employee’s abilities, train, evaluate and discipline subordinate employees in a fair, consistent and non-confrontational manner. 

This position will primarily work 5-6 days per week including weekends as scheduled/needed.  Although the shift may vary depending on business needs, typical hours are 3am - 3pm or 3pm- 3am.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervise activities of Production staff.
  • Direct and coordinate activities associated with the production department including scheduling adequate staff to run and operate the line.
  • Supervise all plant safety rules and regulations and provide safety orientation and training.
  • Document yearly performance reviews on employees.
  • Document incident, disciplinary action, accident/injury reports when needed.
  • Assist in developing job procedures.
  • Inspect material for quality defects.
  • Develop and monitor 5s procedures.
  • Work with the temporary agency to staff the production line with temporary employees as needed.
  • Assist in training of new team members. Develop training plan for all production positions and ensure that employees are properly trained in any position that they are assigned.
  • Substitute for other supervisors and production manager when required, due to vacation, off-site meetings and absenteeism.
  • Communicate department daily results and maintain/exceed production performance requirements
  • Ensure safe/Proper disposal of non-usable raw materials or finished goods.
  • Maintain acceptable machine utilization
  • Maintain acceptable scrap rate
  • Produce product according to specifications

Carlisle offers a competitive starting wage and benefit package, including 401(k) with company match, medical, dental, vision and prescription insurance, flexible spending, life insurance, paid holidays and vacations.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required; post high school education strongly preferred.
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 5-10 years of related supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.  Candidates must have good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Bilingual English and Spanish required or at least the ability to communicate effectively in Spanish.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications along with SAP knowledge is desired.