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Fabcon Inc. Production Supervisor in Savage, Minnesota

Fabcon Inc. Location: Savage, MN Working at Fabcon Do you want to work at the top tier pre-fabricated concrete wall manufacturing and construction company in the East Coast and Midwest? Do you see yourself at a company on the cusp of rapid growth due to creative products, lean manufacturing expertise, and market dominance? Do you dream of being on a team that values leadership development and career growth opportunities? If so, a career at Fabcon may be for you. We are the precast wall panel industry leader in the United States. ul,p {width:100%;} Purpose/Scope: This position is responsible for improving the Company's profitability by implementing Lean principles and practices to improve the operation's Safety/5S, Quality, Delivery and Cost (SQDC). The Production Supervisor provides all necessary direction to support groups and those within his/her area of responsibility to insure the proper fulfillment of customer orders. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: * Manages customer orders to insure proper fulfillment * Insures that all required resources are present to produce the required output * Communicates progress toward order fulfillment * Manages for daily improvement * Establishes a lean vision for his/her processes, sets SQDC improvement goals, and takes the proper action to achieve these goals * Posts and monitors SQDC measurements to provide visual trend of progress against goals and objectives, and to identify/seek opportunities for improvement * Eliminates problems by taking immediate stop-gap measures, employing required support groups, recording critical data and driving root-cause elimination * Insures that all members adhere to standard work and implements improvements to standard operations daily * Provides strong leadership * Conducts daily startup meetings to review SQDC performance, establish short and long term performance goals, review initiative status, present company issues, and build a winning team spirit * Provides continuous feedback to members regarding their personal performance and rewards or disciplines accordingly * Increases the team's skill depth through use of cross-training matrices, development goal setting, and task rotation * Interviews, hires and trains employees Basic Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree in a related field or the equivalent in experience * Two years of demonstrated experience leading a team to achieve objectives in a manufacturing or similar environment Other required Qualifications: * Demonstrate strong leadership, training and mentoring skills and will communicate in a way that builds understanding and dedication through use of presentations as well as verbal and written communications * Flexibility, results orientation, and commitment to promote and achieve business goals are essential Preferred Qualifications: * Four plus years of supervisory experience in a production or similar environment Physical Requirements: * Ability to spend long durations standing/walking in a manufacturing environment with steep ladders and catwalks. * Plant/Yard: Move minimum of 50lbs., spatial awareness/depth perception, walk, climb, bend at the waist, reach, forceful use of hand tools, vocal projection * Office: Move 25lbs (not for all jobs, reasonable accommodations will be made), work with a computer for extended periods of time Work Environment: * 50% of time will be spent in a loud, dusty manufacturing environment with wide variations in ambient conditions. The remainder will be spent in an office environment. * Plant/Yard: All types of weather conditions (year-round, Mid-west and Northeast), dirt/dust, noise from heavy machinery/vehicles, vibrations from machinery and vehicles, loud noises, little to no climate control, varying amounts of light, stairs, narrow walkways * Office: Quiet with some ambient noise, climate controll