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Production Supervisor

Location: Aromas, CA

Department: Production

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Manager/Supervisor

We are here to revolutionize the tile industry. By implementing an innovative online platform paired with unmatched product and customer service, we've made it easier than ever to shop for beautiful, sustainable tile sourced and handcrafted in the USA. Our tireless commitment to innovation, transparency, and sustainability have not gone unrecognized. We've had the honor of making the 2015 and 2016 Inc. 5000 list as one of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S. and are the only tile company recognized as a B Corp for how we use business as a force of good. With an innovative product, an ambitious team, and a simple mission, we're changing the way you think about tile.

You will be based out of our Aromas, CA production HQ. We will provide you with competitive compensation that includes a base salary + company bonus plan, healthcare benefits (medical HSA), 401(k) matching, employee stock option ownership, and some other great perks, an awesome company culture, and continued professional development through on-going training, experimenting, and opportunities to grow within the role and organization.

The Role:

Supervise production line operation crews and assigned lead person to support company policies and operating procedures. To be successful, this position must assure continuous improvement and consistently achieve operations effectiveness.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership to support to company policies, operating methods and standards.
  • Supervise production operation machine centers to assure optimum customer service.
  • Establishes daily priorities to assure acceptable operating performance.
  • Train and coach operations employees to comply with operational standards and company policies and procedures.
  • Conduct timely and in time employee performance reviews.
  • Responsible for shift schedule to include: work station continuity employee training, employee vacations, employee breaks, overtime assignment, back-up for absent employees, and shift rotations.
  • Coordinate production startups, shutdowns, and changeovers.
  • Coordinate with Production Management for appropriate staffing levels.
  • Schedule and conduct shift crew meetings.
  • Responsible to meet shift production goals and implemented LEAN Based activities to improve production efficiencies.
  • Responsible for product line quality assurance and conform to market requirements. Make adjustments as necessary during shift to produce product within specifications. Reject product outside of specifications.
  • Communicate with other Operations Employees and Operations Coordinator.
  • Ensure a clean and safe work area.
  • Complete Production Paper work.
  • Other duties as assigned.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Conduct quality control checks and document results

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required.
  • Knowledge of the manufacturing processes, procedures, and machinery. This is normally acquired through two to five years of manufacturing experience.
  • Manual dexterity required for operating machinery and computers.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment. Work involves lifting of materials and product up to 30 pounds. Machinery operation requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to; eye safety glasses, hearing protectors, work boots, and hardhats. Loose fitting clothes and jewelry are not permitted.

Education and/or Experience                                          

Bachelors degree required.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Lean certification (green belt or higher) preferred.

 

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