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US Tsubaki Automotive Div Production Supervisor 3rd Shift in Chicopee, Massachusetts

Production Supervisor, 3rd Shift The TSUBAKI name is synonymous with excellence in quality, dependability and customer service. U.S. Tsubaki Automotive, LLC, an international tier-one supplier of high-speed chain drive systems to the automotive industry, has an immediate opening for a 3rd Shift Production Supervisor, located in Chicopee, Massachusetts. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: The Production Supervisor directs and coordinates union personnel within the various departments involving the various stages of manufacturing and assembly of automotive parts, specifically timing chain system components. Shift Supervisors are responsible for directing, coordinating, training, coaching, and supervising the daily activities of assigned employees that are directly and/or indirectly engaged in the production process of assigned products/departments/processes in a manner that ensures all safety, quality, delivery, productivity, and labor utilization goals are achieved. Create and monitor daily efficient flow of material through the department by utilization of manpower and equipment in the department. Determine and implement continuous improvement plans for the equipment, and overall department. Monitor yearly budget for the department ensure goals are met by reducing cost related to production and MRO supplies. Foster working relationships with associated departments i.e. Planning, Engineering and Quality. Establish and maintain effective communication vehicles such as toolbox meetings and employee meetings. Understands, communicates, and follows all company policies, work rules, and Union Contract. Effectively utilizes this knowledge to: o Analyze and resolve work problems or assists workers in solving work problems. o Correctly maintains time and attendance records. o Confers with Group Leader(s) and employees to coordinate activities of individual departments. o Ensure department inventory is accurate. o Make daily decisions on production schedules and personnel related matters that affect the delivery and quality. It is the expectation of the company that Supervisors will accomplish these goals by working to a high ethical standard and consistently complies with all company policies, work rules, Union Contractual agreements, and applicable laws with little to no direct supervision. ? Must be able to work 1st, 2nd or 3rd Shift, depending on the current operational needs. DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS: ? Bachelor's Degree Preferred but Not Required ? Manufacturing environment a plus but not required. ? 3+ Years of Automotive Manufacturing Experience; Five (5) to seven (7) years of Supervisory experience, heat treating, metal finishing or working with metals is preferred ? Intermediate knowledge of Excel, Word required; ? Demonstrable knowledge and experience in Lean Manufacturing, Project Management and ISO procedures is required ? Ability to multi-task and prioritize work; excellent time management skills required. ? Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing. ? Demonstrate good judgment and decision making with the ability to analyze situations and present a resolution(s). Tsubaki offers competitive salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits. Please include your resume to Tsubaki is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability