Exide Technologies Production Supervisor in Kansas City, Kansas

Overview

The Supervisor is responsible for supervision and development of the employees to meet the production schedule for customer orders.

Responsibilities

  • Follow “Leader Standard Work” to ensure daily, weekly and monthly tasks are complete

  • Directs and supervises all employees and production in the assigned area

  • Maintains production and quality standards as directed by plant manager

  • Checks and maintains production reports and enters production into JDE daily

  • Meets daily with employees to ensure good communication is maintained on all issues in department and the plant

  • Completes production and scrap reporting

  • Reports any shortages of supplies or equipment required for daily operations

  • Schedules employees assigned to area

  • Trains, instructs and supervises new employees on job operations, until employees meet job requirements

  • Evaluates employee’s job performance in relation to established production standards

  • Counsels employees on job performance, safety/health, absenteeism, tardiness, and disciplinary issues

  • Interviews applicants to fill appropriate job openings after initial screening by Human Resource Department

  • Mentor associates and team leads

  • Participate and or leads in training, development, and certification programs

  • Ensures all employees follow health and safety guidelines and wears proper PPE in department

  • Responsible for working with employees to reduce their blood lead and eliminate accidents within departments

  • Checks and verifies employee’s time in the Kronos Timekeeping system for accuracy prior to approving for weekly payroll processing. Enters employee schedule and changes same for tracking.

  • Participates and supports Lean programs in department and the plant

  • Follow health and safety practices as they apply to work and the facility and supports STOP program.

  • Performs whatever other responsibilities and duties that are assigned by manager.

Qualifications

Education, Experience, Certifications :

  • AB/BS degree preferred or equivalent experience.

  • 3 to 5 years supervisory experience in a production manufacturing environment.

Competencies, Skills, Knowledge :

  • Trained in team building with effective communication skills, written and verbal.

  • Must posse’s leadership ability.

  • Good computer skills including use of Word, Excel, Power Point and other software.

Design Skills, if applicable :

  • Computer Skills

  • Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Power Point and other software.

  • Good communications, interpersonal and problem solving skills

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions on the work that needs to be performed.

  • Understanding of basic process and product flow in order to trouble shoot and pinpoint areas requiring problem solving.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to interpret company policies and procedures.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Able to see, hear and speak; able to sit, stand for at least two hours at a time, sit, bend, craw, squat, kneel and climb able to use both arms and hands to use a computer and peripherals and lift 40 pounds from floor level, able to work below ground level in confined spaces and on stationary or mobile elevated platforms, able to wear respirator and other PPE as required, able to climb stairs. Able to work extended shifts and weekends as needed.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Able to work inside or outside the plant environment and in all climate conditions. The employee may occasionally be exposed to lead, fume, noise, dirt, hazards, chemicals, heat and cold. Travel as required for training, meeting with regulatory agencies, and to other company sanctioned events.

EEO Statement

Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Exide

Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.

Requisition ID 2018-2155

Category Manufacturing - Operations and Maintenance

Position Type Regular Full-Time