Vehicle Service Group Production Supervisor in MADISON, Indiana

Part of Dover Corporation s Engineered Systems segment, Vehicle Service Group (VSG) is a strong, diverse and dynamic global leader in the vehicle service industry. VSG comprises 13 major vehicle lifting, wheel service, diagnostic and collision repair brands: Rotary Lift , Chief , Forward , Direct-Lift , Ravaglioli, Hanmecson , Revolution , Elektron, Blitz, Nogra, Butler, Space and Sirio. Vehicle Service Group Job Description Per the job description below, this is an opening for the position of PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR. Qualified individuals interested in applying for this position should visit http://www.vsgdover.com and search for the PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR position on the \\"Career Opportunities\\" Link on the homepage. POSITION TITLE: Production Supervisor EXEMPTION STATUS: Salaried Exempt IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Value Stream Leader SUMMARY:Responsible for the direct supervision of all production employees with a focus on safety, quality, implementation of world class manufacturing, and manpower scheduling. Additional responsibilities include providing leadership and motivation to employees through active participation and direction of activities, while delivering fair, firm and consistent treatment to all employees. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS INCLUDE: * Safety - Responsible for the safety of the team members in their areas of responsibility. Reduce accidents by implementing prevention measures suggested by plant safety teams. Conduct accident investigation and accident reporting. Assure all employees in their area of responsibility are trained on MSDS, Lockout/Tagout, Emergency Procedures and PPE. Communicate medical surveillance matters with the Human Resource Department. * Lean Manufacturing - Responsible for the implementation of Lean Manufacturing principles in order to eliminate waste in the form of labor, floor space, downtime and poor quality. * Housekeeping - Insure that work areas and equipment are clean, orderly and maintained in a safe condition. * Quality - Directly responsible for product quality resolution in their areas of responsibility. Assure quality check sheets/work instructions are documented and being performed in their areas of responsibility. * Continuous Improvement - Responsible for identifying and reporting to the Value Stream Leader opportunities for process improvements. * Scheduling - Meet all schedules. Responsible for scheduling employee vacations, overtime, and training. Review time and attendance and insure accuracy of the time and attendance for all employees in their area of responsibility. Responsible for recommending manpower requirements. * Communications - Communicate company policies and procedures and business matters to team members, management and other affected people. Communicate employee status changes to the Human Resource Department. * Training - Assure training needs of employees are identified and met. Assure training records are completed and forwarded to the Human Resource Department. * Discipline - Assure conformance with company work rules, policies, and procedures. Issue warnings for violations and administer approved disciplinary measures when necessary. * Develop goals and operating policies to support Vehicle Service Group goals. * Develop appropriate performance measures for the production employees. * Participate in physical inventories and the adjustment of record variations. * Ethics and Work Standards: Maintain the highest ethical and work standards, while promoting the same attributes in subordinates, business partners, and vendors. Insure that all accounting-related business activities - with both internal and external customers - be performed with a professional demeanor and that all participants be held accountable to this high standard. * Communication: Expresses thoughts clearly, both orally and in writing, using good grammar. Presents concise, well organized reports. Listens to understand input, feedback and concerns. Provides complete information in an open, h