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Weekend Shift Assistant Supervisor

Company: Metal Era LLC
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

The Assistant Supervisor is an experienced manufacturing employee on the Weekend Shift (Friday - Sunday, 5am-5pm) that assists the Shift Supervisor in meeting departmental objectives and assuring the performance of the production team. This role is considered a working leadership position, where up-to 60% of the incumbent's hours may be spent conducting day-to-day manufacturing or production work, based upon business needs. The Assistant Supervisor works together with the Shift Supervisor to complete production and packaging of orders. This involves flexing department staff, prioritizing orders/subassemblies, training and coordinating overtime requirements. Our workload leans high-mix/low-volume, which can present challenges when trying to marry up parts in shipping and this requires critical thinking skills and an understanding of our manufacturing process.Due to the nature of the role and the inherent flexibility required, it is expected that the incumbent is able to master, trouble-shoot, train-on, and work-in our many shops areas, including but not limited to: kitting, forklift operation, shear, custom work, presses, robot cells, anchor clips, bar punch, shipping, and warehouse-related tasks. Training will be provided to the right candidate, and ongoing training and certification will be expected of the incumbent.Essential Duties and Responsibilities.This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive, and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management deems necessary. Candidates must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed, with or without reasonable accommodation. Leadership Activities

  • Foster a safe, fun, and effective work environment with a focus on teamwork, accuracy, quality, and with the intent to fulfill the SPEQ Promise (Speed, Protection, Expertise, and Quality) to both our internal and external customers.
  • Responsible to help oversee shift activities in our non-union, durable goods manufacturing facility, assuring procedures/processes are followed to optimize quality, productivity, safety, and efficiency.
  • Responsible to help the Supervisor train, coach, develop on-the-job skills, and improve the daily performance of the manufacturing shop employees to accomplish business objectives; including: long-term and short-term goals, departmental or organizational initiatives, company policies, company procedures, safety rules, and all written work instructions.
  • Motivate, reward, hold employees accountable (recognize, coach, and correct) to performance expectations by monitoring employee behaviors, attitudes, and productivity/output. The incumbent will be required to complete MODEL Leader training onsite within first six months in-role.
  • Enforce company and operational policies including: attendance, safety, and time off policies.
  • Document and maintain legally-compliant records of training, coaching, and corrective conversations; involve the Shift Supervisor, Department Manager, Director of Manufacturing, and/or HR, when appropriate.
  • Responsible to communicate (verbally and in-writing) with 30+ manufacturing shop employees on your assigned shift to clearly cascade information regarding tasks, projects, workload, deadlines, and any corporate initiatives, as applicable.
  • Assist in quality monitoring and/or reporting; including internal investigations of NCR's, CPPM, and overall production and manufacturing quality control.
  • Assist the Shift Supervisor with special departmental projects.
  • Serve as the primary back-up to the Shift Supervisor during periods of absence, which may also include working directly with customers, vendors/suppliers, and/or handling escalated service or employee issues.
  • Within first six months of hire, must demonstrate a full understanding of plant load and operational capacity through relevant cross-training and regular collaboration.
  • All other leadership or operational duties, as assigned by leadership. Teamwork and Support
  • Lead by example in terms of work performance, technical savvy and knowledge, adherence-to policies and procedures, interpersonal interactions, conflict management practices, personal attitude management, and the level of all internal communications.
  • Demonstrate a 'continuous improvement' mindset, by seeking and accepting feedback, embracing change, leading transition, and making adjustments in a positive manner.
  • Build relationships and resolve conflict in a productive, professional manner that will support and foster our growing culture of Trust and Respect.
  • Provide support to teammates, or conduct operational work or assignments, as requested.
  • Make sound business decisions, demonstrate constructive ingenuity, and consistently put forth the necessary effort to do the best job possible.Minimum Requirements & Qualifications:The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of this position.
  • A high-school diploma, and at least 2+ years' successful working experience in a metals-fabrication manufacturing environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated dependability and good standing performance in current role, with no written corrective action in the last 6 months of employment. 2+ years' experience working for Metal-Era is preferred, but not required.
  • 1+ years' experience in a formal or informal leadership position is preferred, overseeing a minimum of three (3) people of whom you have personally trained, coached, motivated, and held accountable by providing performance-related feedback.
  • Strong customer first mindset, with dedication and proven alignment to the SPEQ Promise.
  • Expects the best from themselves and others, and is willing and able to have direct, open and honest accountability conversations with teammates. Has the ability or competency to professionally deliver critical feedback; especially when the deficiency is hurting the business, the team, or the person.
  • Values 'having fun' at work, while achieving exceptional results and following rules and policies. Has the ability to understand the responsibility of a leader to appropriately manage the balance between supporting the team and supporting the business in day-to-day interactions.
  • Communicates positively and professionally (both verbally and in-writing) with customers and internally at all levels of the organization.
  • Is perceived by others as fair, consistent, trustworthy, honest and transparent; as demonstrated by their words, actions, intentions, and behaviors over time. Must demonstrate a high level of integrity and professional discretion; with the demonstrated ability to appropriately handle sensitive and confidential information and situations.
  • Ability to exercise above-average emotional intelligence, keeping calm and even-tempered during periods of high stress, pressure, problems, or conflict. Understands the difference between urgency and panic.
  • Ability to effectively time-manage and prioritize one's own workload. Can handle consistent interruptions and effectively re-prioritize when faced with change and unforeseen challenges. Above-average follow-up skills in an environment that forces multi-tasking.
  • Proven ability to effectively resolve problems independently; including addressing interpersonal conflicts, business-related problems, and production concerns in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrated desire and willingness to help others, balancing patience and accountability. Truly comes from a place of contribution and is passionate about seeing people succeed in the business. Prefer some prior experience in coaching, training, or leading others; however, willing to train on these skills for the right candidate.
  • Strong mathematical skills, with the ability to measure accurately to the 64th of an inch.
  • Basic computing skills, including intermediate-level proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.Basic proficiency using standard office hardware (computers, laptops, printers, etc.) is preferred.Preferred Qualifications (Not Required)
    • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus, but not required for this role.
    • Six Sigma or Green Belt certification is preferred, but not required.
    • Self-motivated interest in staying current with updates and trends in the Manufacturing, Operations, Lean, and/or Automation Sciences. Professional memberships and/or certifications are strongly encouraged, but not required.Work Environment & ScheduleThe position is primarily a plant-based position with regular visits to the office. Typically, the majority (The role is primarily scheduled during a set-shift schedule from Friday-Sunday, 5am-5pm; however, there may be instances that require alternate scheduled hours to be worked. Frequently, the incumbent may work 40-50 hours per week to successfully complete his or her duties. Additionally, some special projects, initiatives, or intermittent business needs may require the flexibility to work on alternate day or shift hours for extended periods of time. Individual works 36 hours and gets paid for 40 hours. There is a +4 hour differential for this weekend shift.Physical DemandsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand or walk; sit; talk or hear; and use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk, as well as be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift up-to 50 pounds, typically in a team-lift environment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.The above statements reflect the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the occupation. Candidates must be able to satisfactorily meet the physical demands listed, with or without reasonable accommodation.PI202315363

Keywords: Metal Era LLC, Waukesha , Weekend Shift Assistant Supervisor, Other , Waukesha, Wisconsin

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