Production Supervisor

Elmira Heights, NY
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Type: Contract

Category: Industrial & Manufacturing

Job ID: 130819

Date Posted: 04/17/2019

Mechanical Assembly Supervisor

Pay: Salary, negotiable

Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401k

Start: Immediately 



The successful candidate will directly supervise employees in the Final Assembly Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving  problems.



  • Plan, layout, and install a wide variety of parts and  equipment
  • Supervises work crews to insure compliance with engineering documentation, or other applicable codes in daily work execution.
  • Develops and implements standard work procedures to continually improve overall team productivity.  Trains and informs employees of new work methods or  procedures .
  • Responsible for safe work practices. Maintains a safe work environment and ensures work crews follow safe practices and EHS programs. Trains employees on changes in safety regulations, work policies, codes, and  standards.
  • Schedules, assigns, and monitors the work of Mechanical line personnel working on multiple projects.
  • Identifies, recommends and prioritizes the acquisition of tools to improve overall efficiency of the department.
  • Develop skills and abilities of team  members.
  • Validate and update department training curriculum by reviewing existing material and revising as necessary, and ensure all department employees complete required   training.
  • Be able to make decisions based on knowledge and experience. Has a good reasoning ability and understands when a problem needs to be  reported
  • Communicates ______ job expectations, planning, monitoring, and appraising job results, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees, initiating, coordinating and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Coordinate  the scheduling of work and delegation of responsibilities to Team  Leaders
  • Clearly communicates responsibilities and expectations to employees, schedules time off & documents attendance, and ensures that employees meet performance objectives for both quality and quantity of work.
  • Provides support of equipment and supply  inventories.
  • Provides motivation, feedback, coaching, guidance, and discipline to employees with assistance from Management.
  • Analyze, compile, and conduct regularly scheduled performance reviews for employees with input and assistance from the Management. Provide input and feedback to Management regarding employee performance.
  • Visibly demonstrate safety commitment by following all safety and health procedures and modeling the behaviors related to such. Work in cooperation with safety leadership in support  of all safety activities aligned  with Safety Excellence.




Mechanical Assembly Supervisor Job  Description (Salary/Indirect)

2018        I

Dept. 930


  • Work with manager to review work volumes, plan and continuously monitor staffing levels to ensure efficiency, quality work product, and effective customer service; review departmental performance against key performance indicators and metrics and develop and execute  strategies for improvement.



  • 2  year degree or equalivent experience
  • Project and /or line management experience
  • Microsoft Excel knowledge is a must.



  • Quality system
  • Occupational Hazards Prevention  System
  • Railway Safety Management System
  • Human Resources Policies



  • Ability to work in a high pressure  environment
  • 7-10 years technical  experience  in a manufacturing/industrial setting.
  • 10 years of experience in a supervisory, lead, foreman, etc.  position
  • Must be self-motivated team player with strong interpersonal skills essential for day to day operations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in  writing
  • Understanding  oral and written Spanish highly desirable
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be flexible and willing to work all  shifts



  • Shall report all injuries/illnesses to their supervisor  that occur at work, the day of the   incident
  • Shall report any unsafe conditions that are identified in their respective work area to their supervisor
  • Shall comply with all ____ safety policies, procedures, and requirements that are communicated  to them, including Job Safety Analysis (JSA)  procedures
  • Shall wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that is communicated and supplied to them
  • Shall keep their respective work area clean and orderly at all   times
  • Shall attend all ______ required training as soon as possible before the start of their assigned work

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