Minco Products, Inc. Production Supervisor (1st shift) in Fridley, Minnesota
At Minco, you can make a difference by being part of something that is evolving, growing and continually improving. Minco products can be found everywhere from inside a drill bit on an oil rig miles under the sea to satellites miles above our heads - and in your doctor’s office! Our temperature sensing, controlling, and heating as well as the flexible circuits that pull it all together can be found in products that save people’s lives, explore the world, protect our military, and bring energy to everyone.
Do you enjoy leading, coaching and empowering teams? Then this Production Supervisor position in our Thermal Solutions Product Family is for you! Every day you will help Minco succeed by leading teams and collaborating cross functionally to safely produce high quality products on time for our customers and living Minco’s icare values -- Integrity, Communication, Accountability, Respect, & Energy.
Supervise, interview, hire, train, mentor and develop staff.
Oversee the production floor and daily operations
Monitor productivity to ensure staffing levels are allocated appropriately to meet operational demand.
Respond to employee and management questions and concerns while monitoring operational accuracy and efficiency
Define, implement and sustain Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost (SQDC) metrics and targets for areas and functions to ensure they are driving the expected behavior and results
Develop operating policies and procedures within the work area to ensure that SQDC metrics and targets are met
Lead and ensure the implementation, practice and sustainment of fundamental Lean Principals & Tools such as 5S, Standard Work, Leader Standard Work, Hour by Hour, Visual Metrics, Visual Management, etc.
Coach, develop and empower employees to reach business, team and individual goals
Develop and manage training, cross-training, and rotation plans for employees to increase their flexibility and value, maintain their skills, reduce safety and ergo concerns, and ultimately create a workforce that can compensate for sudden changes in demand and resources
Assist with reviewing and coordinating production and general operations, such as shop order management, scheduling, inventory management, quality, and maintenance requirements
High School Diploma or GED
Lean/Continuous Improvement and Experience
2 years of supervision experience in a manufacturing environment
Problem solving and conflict resolution experience
Experience with fundamental production and operations principles and practices
PC skills; Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Skilled in use of ERP/MRP
What Skills You Bring:
Demonstrated ability to effectively build relationships with employees and management
Strong experience responding to and resolving questions and concerns
Project management, organizational, analytical and presentation skills
Proven track record of implementing programs, policies, and procedures
Demonstrated ability to work efficiently under conditions of multiple deadlines and changing priorities
Experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic and multi-cultural environment
Excellent written and oral communication skills for internal and external customer contact
At Minco, we offer benefits and services that help balance work life and personal life, a competitive wage and benefits package, opportunities for continuous improvement and personal growth, casual denim Fridays and company celebrations – some of the many reasons that make Minco a great place to work!
Find out why you would love working at Minco by learning more about our company culture and the rewards of working with us at www.minco.com/careers - then apply! Current Minco employees: please apply via your Employee page on iconnect. If you need assistance, please contact HumanResources@minco.com.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran, marital, or disability status.
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Minco Products, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.
This position requires use of information or access to hardware and software which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the definition of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.