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Production Supervisor

Company: Dana Incorporated
Location: Sterling
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets - passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment - Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.Position Overview:Dana is seeking a dynamic candidate to oversee shift operations for our Sterling, IL facility. The operations supervisor is responsible for ensuring that the day-to-day manufacturing process remains sooth and efficient by organizing the workflow and managing the staff. The primary purpose of this role is to be the first level of authority in the workplace providing, leadership, coaching and clear direction to ensure our people are working safely, meeting customer demand, solving problems, eliminating waste and meeting goals. This person must bring previous leadership experience, the ability to drive production metrics, and be passionate about training and developing production employees.Hours: Day shift hours with abailty to cover the 3rd shift when neededEssential Duties and Responsibilities:Facilitate operations to achieve quality output while leading health, safety, and environmental initiativesIdentify and implement process improvement plansOrganize and develop training and educational materials for the hourly workforceResponsible for personnel decisions related to hiring, performance and disciplinary actions.Ensuring compliance with health, safety, environmental, and professional standards within the facilityOrganize, prioritize, and monitor tasks to meet production goalsDemonstrated ability to lead, motivate, and develop hourly staffMaintaining effective communication with others within and outside of workgroupManaging labor relations and conflict issues within the workgroupDevelop a strong working relationship with the employees and management teamMonitor and document employee attendance and maintain attendance records.Maintain daily timekeeping and production recordsAbility to adapt/respond to different types of personalities in a positive and engaging fashionExcellent communication and presentation skills. Verbal and WrittenQualification/Competencies/Position Requirements:Mechanical aptitude preferred. Knowledge of Power Transmission and Fluid Power products is a plus.Ability to identify OSHA compliance issues and control hazards.Strong analytical, problem solving and conflict resolution skills.Proficiency in Microsoft office, ADP, SAP and other business software/systems preferredAbility to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively in a fast-paced environment.Ability to work overtime and weekends as required.Education and Experience:Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business or minimum of 5 years of manufacturing supervisory role in a Union environment.Knowledge in machine set-up.Self-motivated.Good organizational skills.Work Environment:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions on the site. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. The position regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust.Physical Demand: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.The position lifts heavy objects, walks and stands for long periods of time and performs strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions. The employee lifts, pushes, pulls, or carries objects; uses abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support without fatigue. The position requires good manual dexterity (hand, hand with arm, two hands) and multi-limb coordination. The position requires the ability to quickly move arms and legs. The employee must have excellent stamina.DANA will base all of its employment decisions on job-related standards and its commitment to equal employment opportunity (EEO). DANA will ensure that promotion decisions are made in accordance with the principles of EEO by imposing only valid requirements for promotional opportunities. DANA will also ensure that all other human resource matters such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are administered without regard to an employee's race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, age, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable law.The successful attainment of equal employment opportunity requires the maximum cooperation of all employees. All managers and supervisors are responsible for implementing and enforcing this Policy. In addition, all other employees are expected to perform their job responsibilities in a manner that supports equal employment opportunity for all.

Keywords: Dana Incorporated, Rockford , Production Supervisor, Other , Sterling, Illinois

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