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Van Gorp Corporation Production Shift Supervisor- 1st and 2nd Shift with SIGN-ON BONUS in Pella, Iowa

Position Title: Production Shift Supervisor

Reports To: Production Supervisor

Position Summary:

Performs a variety of procedural and technical duties necessary to supervise the department in a manner that meets with predetermined production goals. (quality and capacity), fabrication requirements and within budgetary guidelines.

Job Duties:

  • Confers with Production Supervisor at start of shift to coordinate activities of workers and determine work priorities, supplies required and team skills needed.

  • Checks orders and scheduling to be sure production requirements are met.

  • Coordinates and expedites flow of material, parts, and assemblies within the plant in accordance with production and shipping schedules.

  • Supervises and oversees department personnel in the areas of training, re-training and cross-training, efficiency, methods, and maintains disciplinary and policy standards.

  • Must keep supervisor informed of any scheduling, material, or training problems.

  • Uses knowledge and experience to assist in overall procedures.

  • Insures proper maintenance and care of equipment through preventive maintenance programs.

  • Meets predetermined cost reduction goals.

  • Oversees supplies to insure adequate components and welding materials are available.

  • Prepares reports and provides information as required.

  • Attends meetings, shows and seminars as required.

  • Assists with interviews, hires, evaluates and discipline employees, terminates.

  • Keeps department in a neat and orderly fashion.

  • Performs other duties as assigned and required.

  • Adhere to ISO 9001 Standards.

  • Follow Company Ethics and Environmental Programs.

  • Follow State and Federal Environmental Compliance Programs.

Qualifications/Skills Required:

  • High school or equivalent. Degree in Industrial Technology is desirable.

  • Personal computer skills required.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary.

  • Supervisory skills/experience required.

  • Position should be a promotional slot.

  • Two or three years previous production experience necessary.

    *Sign-on bonus includes $250 after 3 months of employment and an additional $250 after 6 months of employment. Only applies to Machinist hired on or after April 28, 2021.

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