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Senior Production Supervisor

Water Valley - Mississippi - USA

Sep 15, 2020

Full time

R2020-1386


POSITION SUMMARY

The Senior Production Supervisor is responsible for effectively supervising employees in a designated area of manufacturing to ensure a safe work environment, meet production deadlines, and attain established goals in the areas of production quality, delivery, and cost. They will work closely with Global Support Resources assisting in local plant change management processes. This individual will

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Above all, ensure a safe work environment.  
  • Support and drive the lean manufacturing system; assign work; and recommend and implement improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures, employee relations, and working conditions.
  • Oversee all departmental activities and carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company policies and procedures and applicable laws.  
  • Resolve employee issues, ensure positive employee relations, and promote and enforce all company policies fairly and consistently.
  • Responsible for area performance measures and individual employee work performance; provide coaching and direction to employees; and work with the Product Line Manager to identify development and/or training needs for employees.  
  • Responsible for communication at all levels.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of site safety and health goals, objectives, rules and procedures. He/she will actively participate in the Global Star Safety Framework (GSSF) program, as well as, follow all EHS rules, procedures and policies.

  • Communicate and enforce safe work procedures, identification and closure of safety issues (suggestions, inspection and investigation findings, hazards and controls, GSSF actions), and their corrective actions.

Qualifications

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Associates Degree, or equivalent experience required; Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred.
  • 5 years experience in a manufacturing related position required.
  • 3 to 5 years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment strongly preferred; experience in the automotive industry preferred.
  • Strong technical skills and knowledge of lean manufacturing processes/procedures required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications - Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills essential.
  • Familiarity with proven safety programs or quality programs a plus.
  • Knowledge of measuring devices i.e. micrometers, height stands, calipers.

KEY COMPETENCIES

Action Oriented

Conflict Management

Timely Decision Making

Motivating Others

Informing

Ethics and Values

EEO Statement

BorgWarner is an equal employment opportunity employer such that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Safety

This position will adhere to the Global Star Safety Program, including safety rules, practices and training as outlined in the BorgWarner Safety Policy Manual.  This individual will work in a manner that stresses the importance of preventing accidents and illnesses.  He/she must take every precaution reasonable in the given circumstance for the protection of themselves and co-workers.  In addition, he/she is responsible for reporting all injuries and/or possible dangerous situations, incidents, or occurrences to their immediate supervisor.

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