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H.B. Fuller Company Production Supervisor in South Bend, Indiana

Job Description H.B. Fuller is a leading global adhesives provider focusing on perfecting adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemical products to improve products and lives. Our commitment to innovation brings together people, products and processes that answer and solve some of the world's biggest challenges. And, our promise to our people connects them with opportunities to innovate and thrive. H.B. Fuller s Engineering Adhesives segment develops adhesive solutions for the automotive and aerospace, wood and composite, electronics and energy, glass, durable assembly, and bus, truck, rail and recreational vehicle industries. As these dynamic markets continue to change, and consumers demand lighter, safer, greener and more reliable products, we partner with our customers to deliver highly engineered solutions. Production Supervisor South Bend, IN Must be able to work rotation of 3 shifts The Production Supervisor is located in the H.B. Fuller South Bend, IN location (formerly Royal Adhesives) and is responsible for managing daily shift operations and all direct staff in a union environment. The supervisor ensures that production goals and deadlines are met in accordance with established safety, quality, and production standards, while promoting the achievement of plant goals and objectives in the spirit of continuous improvement. This position reports directly to the Plant Manager. Description: Responsibilities include but are not limited to: * Accomplishes manufacturing results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees. * Maintains quality service by enforcing organization standards and policies. * Responsible for reporting production numbers, downtime, up-dating work assignments, production schedules, and maintaining multiple log books. * Assists operators with daily production problems and issues. * Collaborate with HR on the documentation of employee performance including attendance, coaching and discipline as well as recognition of exceptional performance. * Maintains working relationship with the union by following the terms of the collective bargaining agreement. * Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures. * Identify safety, health, and environmental concerns and provide suggestions for improvement. * Facilitate continuous improvement initiatives. * Plays a key role in the Sales and Operations Planning process. * Drive operations to improve on-time delivery to customers. * Assist the Plant Manager in setting expectations. * Effectively interact with support staff, department heads, and senior management. Requirements: * Bachelor s degree or a High School degree (or equivalent) with 4 or more year s supervisory experience in manufacturing, or a combination of experience and education. * Need to be flexible to work a rotation of all 3 shifts * Strong interpersonal and communication skills. * Enthusiastic, self-starter, organized, and service-minded. Able to cope with a wide range of situations. * Knowledge of manufacturing methods and procedures with understanding of production controls and supply management. * Proficiency in computer transactions, data capture, analysis and reporting. * Demonstrate attention-to-detail, troubleshooting and problem solving. * Must have experience working in a Union environment. * Must be able to work all shifts and overtime. * Experience with PSM standards highly preferred Employees are eligible for full benefits, including medical, dental, insurance, 401k contribution, paid time off and paid holidays. All employees also qualify for an annual cash bonus, based on business performance. Annual raises are rewarded based on company and individual performance. To all recruitment agencies: H.B. Fuller does not accept agency resumes unless di