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Production Supervisor Job in Lima, Ohio US

Production Supervisor

Dana - Lima, OH

Posted: 11/20/2020 - Expires: 12/20/2020

Job ID: 222225709

Job Description

Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets – passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment – Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the activities of the production floor, under the direction of the Lead Supervisor or Operations Manager and follow established procedures and approved processes
  • Aligning shift schedules to include workstation assignments/rotations, employee vacations, employee breaks, training/coaching production line employees, and overtime assignments
  • Coordinate departmental activities to fulfill sales orders, meet inventory requirements, and deliver manufactured products in a timely fashion
  • Supervise all shop floor operators on their respective shift
  • Ensuring and encouraging a safe working environment by promoting safety and environmental compliance with all safety rules and procedures
  • Assure 5S throughout facility
  • Provide effective cross training for employees to assure the continuous smooth running of the department
  • Administer ADP eTime/Payroll
  • Perform constructive employee counseling when necessary
  • Ensure that operators have accurately completed the production paperwork including process verification sheets
  • Monitor production throughout the shift for problems and production levels
  • Liaison to Team Leaders on all shifts (Coach, Lead, & Direct)
  • Ensure that employee reviews are completed on time for both temporary workers and Dana employees

 Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 3- 5 years' supervisory (or management) experience.
  • Will have a thorough knowledge of all manufacturing methods, techniques and related equipment
  • Must have complete knowledge of production scheduling and shop operations
  • This position requires that the person be a highly organized, self-motivated individual who can work independently
  • Demonstrated teamwork and team-building skills as well as maintaining enthusiasm for challenges
  • Ability to assess and develop individual and team skills and capabilities
  • Project Management skills and ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, highly complex setting
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing activities strongly preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must have the ability to motivate and drive new ideas and positive change
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
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Applied Math: 4
Graphic Literacy: 4
Workplace Documentation: 5