Production Supervisor in Lancaster at BrassCraft Manufacturing

Date Posted: 2/19/2018

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Craft Your Career with BrassCraft Manufacturing Company!

Like our products, the people at BrassCraft are reliable, essential, and vital to the continued success of our Company. Our people are committed to their work by ensuring every product they create helps bring clean and flowing water to the world. Working here is more than just a job; it’s a passion for doing right by our customers, every day, without fail.

BrassCraft Manufacturing Company, a Masco Company, is a leading manufacturer of plumbing products for the new construction and repair/remodel markets. Our Company’s promise “Committed to Quality – Driven by Innovation” is reflected in the thousands of high-quality plumbing products that are sold under the BrassCraft® brand. These include a wide range of 100% no-lead compliant water heater connectors, fittings, water stops and connectors that meet provisions of the Federal Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act as well as a full line of gas connectors and valves, faucet and toilet repair parts and drain cleaning tools. Our strength in product innovations and product line diversity, in addition to a continual commitment to product quality and exceptional customer service, have made BrassCraft products the brand that professionals worldwide have trusted for over 65 years.

Responsible and accountable for providing leadership in assigned department to achieve departmental and plant business objectives. These responsibilities include coordination and direction of activities in the production floor; and applying knowledge of production methods, processes, machines and equipment in the manufacturing of products.

• Reviews production orders or schedules to ascertain product data, such as types, quantities, and specifications of products and scheduled delivery dates in order to plan department operations
• Plans for production operations
• Reviews and recommends priority sequences for manufacturing products by utilizing knowledge of production processes, machinery and equipment capabilities
• Prepares operational schedules, and coordinates manufacturing activities to insure production and quality of products meets specifications
• Inspects production processes and methods to insure proper handling of products and equipment
• Supervises direct reports and ensures training needs are met
• Arranges for the maintenance of equipment when needed
• Ensure proper staffing of all line operations and provide employee training.
• Propose, develop and justify annual operating and expense budgets.
• Investigate and resolve employee complaints and production problems.
• Inform plant manager regarding production activities and mechanical problems and conduct meetings with supervisory staff to review production issues.
• Develop, communicate and ensure compliance with all policies and procedures.
• Performs other work related duties as assigned

• Associates degree in related field and 3 years of related work experience; or High School Diploma/GED and 5 years of related work experience
• Demonstrated successful ability to lead people and get results through others
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and demonstrated successful ability to build positive partnerships, while work collaboratively with cross-functional business teams
• Demonstrated successful ability to organize and prioritize work to ensure timely deadlines
• Self-motivated and driven for results with the ability to work in a fast paced environment and continually striving for improvement
• Proficient computer skills required including Microsoft Office Suite
• Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and decision making skills
• Successful experience in employee training and development including that of peers and subordinates
• Experience with measurement of performance to goals and standards
• Ability to balance and achieve positive results in the areas of safety, quality, productivity, cost and employee relations
• Quality orientation and attention to detail
• Able to routinely lift 40 lbs
• Ability to define, prepare and analyze production reports
• Ability to perform basic IT troubleshooting
• Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills

• Prior experience and knowledge in the plumbing industry
• 3-5 years of prior supervisory experience
• Experience with manufacturing software systems
• IT Knowledge desired
• Continuous improvement training such as Six Sigma or Kaizen
• Lean Manufacturing knowledge
• Knowledge of safety procedures, OSHA and environmental rules and regulations desired