Top Production Supervisor Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Production Supervisor. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Production Supervisor resumes they appeared on. For example, 16.8% of Production Supervisor resumes contained Safety Meetings as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Production Supervisor actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Production Supervisor resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Safety Meetings

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Here's how Safety Meetings is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Conducted daily stand-up productivity and safety meetings to review daily output and quality reports, encourage compliance, and safety awareness.
  • Conduct monthly safety meetings, conduct required safety and housekeeping tours, complete accident and environmental incident and investigation reports.
  • Supervised up to 60 employees, assigned job responsibilities, managed quarterly safety meetings while meeting and exceeding expectations
  • Promote and monitor safety by conducting monthly safety meetings, completing safety reports and identifying potential safety hazards.
  • Trained new personnel, motivated team members, performed any necessary disciplinary functions and conducted safety meetings.
  • Conducted safety meetings, active involvement in weekly production schedule meetings, effective customer satisfaction and interaction.
  • Maintained a safe work environment by holding regular safety meetings to communicate safety awareness and policies
  • Conducted weekly safety meetings and ensured safety requirements were consistently followed by team members.
  • Conducted weekly safety meetings and monthly audits to reinforce safety attitudes and behaviors.
  • Provided daily safety meetings and monitored health, and environmental issues affecting production.
  • Ensured plant safety, by providing monthly department/safety meetings and administering safety incidents.
  • Perform safety investigations, daily safety observations, and monthly safety meetings.
  • Trained and communicated safety policies to employees while conducting monthly safety meetings.
  • Conducted monthly safety meetings and impressing and encouraging an interdependent safety culture.
  • Communicate and effectively participate in production, maintenance, and safety meetings.
  • Promoted safety by conducting weekly safety meetings and encouraging safe work practices.
  • Established and maintained safety program for warehouse and conducted monthly safety meetings.
  • Conduct monthly staff safety meetings, providing documentation and attendance verification.
  • Conduct monthly safety meetings and prepare monthly departmental safety inspection reports.
  • Led department safety meetings and performed weekly behavioral based safety observations.

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2. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Utilized exceptional safety knowledge to implement safety procedures, securing an accident-free facility and contributing to facility achievement of ISO certification.
  • Performed quality control inspection, ensured safety procedures were followed, and that products were delivered per designated production schedules.
  • Participate in safety and control meetings to report any unsafe activities to team leaders and/or management for better safety procedures.
  • Maintained high quality, meeting customer demand and following all safety procedures to guarantee an injury-free environment.
  • Reviewed safety procedures with shift prior to any recipe changes, washout events and scheduled/unscheduled maintenance activities.
  • Trained and supervised employees in safety procedures, quality, and productivity policies Accomplishments/High-Profile Projects.
  • Enforced and maintained standard safety procedures with crew of operators following department rules and requirements.
  • Monitored and ensured safety procedures were followed per regulations and completed debriefing after incidents.
  • Replaced solar panels cutting tools to avoid accidents and implemented new safety procedures.
  • Monitor shift operations, productivity, safety procedures, and anti contamination procedures.
  • Recommended measures to improve productivity, quality assurance, training and safety procedures.
  • Led safety improvement initiatives by implementing new safety procedures and re-training all employees.
  • Established and maintained equipment inventory, purchased supplies and ensured safety procedures.
  • Developed plant safe job procedures and administered corporate safety procedures and policies.
  • Ensured safety procedures were enforced resulting in an outstanding safety record.
  • Researched updates to compliance standards and executed various workplace safety procedures.
  • Performed weekly safety audit to ensure company safety procedures are followed.
  • Trained employees in production process, quality/safety procedures, and communications.
  • Trained workers in equipment operation and in processing and safety procedures.
  • Improved safety record by implementing safety procedures and line/process modifications.

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3. ISO

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Here's how ISO is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Secured ISO certification in the production facility and instituted a quality control system that resulted in higher production.
  • Plant production supervisor of Refinery and Bleaching Department; proficiently supervising responsibilities for 20-25 employees between two shifts.
  • Communicate information effectively about shipments or issues to other departments; Supervisor, dispatch and inventory control department.
  • Supervised 8 technicians as a Production Supervisor to help ensure maximum aircraft readiness in Iraqi Operations.
  • Warehouse and production Supervisor involved in interviewing, training and improving behavior of employees.
  • Documented manufacturing processes for a successful company team effort to obtain ISO 9001 certification.
  • Collaborated with other supervisors to justify departmental overtime, and administer paid time off.
  • Lead manufacturing supervisor with roles of increasing responsibilities in Merck's Manufacturing Division.
  • Conferred with other supervisors to coordinate operations and activities within or between departments.
  • Complete all necessary Supervisory Documentation per shift in and efficient and professional manner.
  • Experienced food production line and maintenance supervisor for an evaporated milk canning facility.
  • Shadowed every supervisor/superintendent in facility for complete understanding of department function and goals.
  • Coordinate closely with other warehouse supervisors to establish maximum utilization of available resources.
  • Cultivated warehouse staff as interim Warehouse Supervisor to maintain business organizational needs.
  • Promoted 6 hourly supervisors to increase employee accountability for operational requirements.
  • Promoted to Production Supervisor responsible for shift of total plant operations.
  • Consulted with other supervisors and managers to efficiently coordinate plant operations.
  • Collaborated and implemented training and development for three production supervisors.
  • Collaborated with Supervisors in resolving challenges including any personnel issues.
  • Assisted Human Resources with writing and editing the supervisor/manager handbook.

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4. Production Schedules

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Here's how Production Schedules is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Implemented and Maintained Lean Manufacturing Philosophy Including 5/S Ideology Planned and Directed and Coordinated Assigned Manpower to Meet Aggressive Production Schedules.
  • Deliver and maintain department production schedules for the Production Manager and incorporation into overall project schedule.
  • Managed Production Coordinators in meeting all production schedules, updated production director on a regular basis.
  • Ensured consistent achievement of production schedules and adjusted schedules or personnel to expedite production work.
  • Maintained fluctuations in production schedules by utilizing temporary agency to bring in associates as needed.
  • Organize manufacturing processes and communicate production schedules with vendors, customers and temporary employees.
  • Prioritized production schedules based on production introductions, equipment efficiency and material supplies.
  • Demonstrated an outstanding ability to organize, coordinate and manage all production schedules.
  • Reviewed production schedules to monitor inventory of raw material needed to avoid interruptions.
  • Worked production schedules and estimated worker hour requirements for completion of job assignments.
  • Studied production schedules and estimated worker-hour requirements for completion of job assignments.
  • Followed production schedules by enforcing production deadlines and maintaining safety standards.
  • Maintained accurate departmental inventory in accordance with constantly changing production schedules.
  • Managed workload of the production department ensuring production schedules are completed.
  • Modified production schedules and product formulas to ensure efficient operations.
  • Managed day-to-day production schedules, purchasing, and shipping/receiving departments.
  • Processed purchase requisitions and expedited material to meet production schedules.
  • Managed production schedules and estimated staff requirements for job completion.
  • Communicated information to associates regarding production schedules or schedule changes.
  • Prepare daily/weekly production schedules and purchase part requirements reports.

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5. Process Improvement

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Here's how Process Improvement is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Reviewed processing schedules and production orders and made decisions concerning inventory and process improvement, considering budgetary limitations and time limits.
  • Foster a culture of operational excellence and accountability which has led to increased productivity and continual product and process improvement.
  • Conducted inspections of materials, products, and equipment through quality analysis, and coordinated repairs and process improvements accordingly.
  • Established and implemented several internal process improvements, including an electronic tracking system, to improve efficiency and internal communications
  • Analyze, developed and implemented process improvements that supported best business practices of producing goods efficiently and cost effectively.
  • Maintained employee productivity and commitment to quality by encouraging and facilitating involvement in process improvements and implementing applicable suggestions.
  • Lead departmental safety team of hourly employees in creating and implementing procedural changes, process improvements and equipment alterations.
  • Implemented process improvement programs, developed trusting relationships between union and management, thus generating increased volume and productivity.
  • Identified operational/administrative deficiencies and implement process improvement/process controls to remove deficiencies in concert with the General Operations Manager.
  • Positioned employer for growth with assigned programs by surpassing established goals while effectively communicating strategies for process improvement.
  • Process Improvement: Provided information and participation in experimentation for research and development for future quality improvements.
  • Recommended improvements for operating levels including purchase of equipment, process improvement, or new procedure implementation.
  • Redesigned production process for Pratt & Whitney document revisions that enhanced vendor satisfaction and process improvement.
  • Traveled abroad to Japan and the Philippines to gather information and report on manufacturing process improvements.
  • Specialized in process improvement and associate engagement to improve productivity to insure we meet customer demands.
  • Supported process improvement initiatives to reduce cycle time and manufacturing losses, while improving inventory turns.
  • Utilized Lean manufacturing and related process improvement techniques to ensure the most cost-effective manufacturing process.
  • Authored\implemented process improvements for shipping and receiving tying all locations into the same tracking system.
  • Provided leadership in developing, implementing, and evaluating manufacturing process improvements and new products.
  • Set quality control standards for the production process and considered employee recommendation for process improvements.

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6. Daily Production

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Here's how Daily Production is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Balanced daily production counts versus manpower hours and maintained machine tools to optimize departmental efficiency and quality.
  • Delegate and assign specific work to individual team members and coordinate with other departments daily production assignments.
  • Participated in daily production meetings with various cross-functional plant teams to establish accurate and timely inventory levels.
  • Completed production plans by scheduling and assigning personnel; established priorities and monitored progress for daily production.
  • Oversee budget and monitor overall performance efficiency in daily production in order to achieve financial objectives.
  • Increased daily production through streamlining flavoring operations and packaging procedures by creating batch load procedures.
  • Developed new cleaning processes to improve medical device quality levels and increase daily production numbers.
  • Prepared and executed daily production schedule for pressure sensitive label printing and color matching.
  • Communicate and direct daily production activity while ensuring appropriate level of staffing and training.
  • Scheduled daily production to coincide with customer demand and ensure timely order fulfillment.
  • Determined manufacturing priorities based on established daily production schedules and make daily assignments.
  • Participated in and provided input during daily production meetings with other departmental managers.
  • Interacted with all levels of internal and external customers for daily production requirements.
  • Implemented daily production schedules and maintained the balance between sub-assembly production lines.
  • Directed operations, processed administrative actions, and communicated daily production data.
  • Entered data for daily production and provided reports for upper leadership management.
  • Directed union operators in multiple processing areas to address daily production demands.
  • Complete necessary daily production and area equipment inspection forms as required.
  • Spearheaded team effort in consistently achieving targeted daily production levels.
  • Full responsibility of seeing daily production quotas reached and/or exceeded.

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7. Assembly Line

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Here's how Assembly Line is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Managed approximately 70 union employees in fast-paced assembly line environment with ability to supervise multiple departments within the facility.
  • Supervised circuit board assembly line and successfully improved productivity by creating procedures, cross training, and capacity planning.
  • Maintained a controlled environment taking precautions to prevent the probability of electrostatic discharge on the assembly line.
  • Supervised up to 30 personnel on the assembly line and ensured manufacturing safety operations were maintained.
  • Supervised assembly line operators to produce high quality integrated circuits within process specifications and standards.
  • Supervised production of a variety of window assembly lines ensuring safety, efficiency and productivity.
  • Managed fifty hourly personnel on a vehicle assembly line in a Lean manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in an assembly line operation, with emphasis on automotive or mechanical applications.
  • Launched the 7.3-liter engine assembly line and developed troubleshooting processes to support improved performance.
  • Helped develop and implement a new assembly line and production process improvement policy.
  • Analyzed manufacturing processes and implemented corrective action to improve assembly line flow.
  • Maintain documentation on inspection and manufacturing of printed circuit board assembly line.
  • Supervised two Hewlett Packard desktop and laptop computer production assembly lines.
  • Supervised an assembly line of 45 employees that produced wide-by-side refrigerators.
  • Coordinated and supervised assembly lines that included General and mechanical assembly.
  • Scheduled and coordinated production on a surface mount technology assembly line.
  • Managed the assembly area and supervised approximately 100 assembly line workers.
  • Scheduled production and managed 6 assembly lines producing automotive rear lighting.
  • Managed five electronic assembly lines and a three-shift molding operation.
  • Reorganized and delegated final assembly line operations for manufacturing facility.

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8. Product Quality

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Here's how Product Quality is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Ensured efficient operation for receiving raw materials, responsible for resource allocation, trained department personnel, and ensured product quality.
  • Improved production and product quality by providing equipment modification recommendations to upper level management and monitoring the calibration/validation programs for compliance.
  • Proposed and participated in the acquisition of automated labeling machine and semi-automatic filling machine to improve efficiency and product quality.
  • Assisted the workers in the understanding of the productivity requirements and product quality characteristics to insure company expectations are met.
  • Coordinate production efforts with planning Direct front mill production processes in accordance with customer needs Ensure product quality Progressive discipline
  • Performed plant inspections and ensured plant's sanitary condition and operating procedure supports product quality and food safety standards.
  • Skilled in repairs of manufacturing equipment and utilized Lean Manufacturing processes that streamlined processes and improved overall product quality.
  • Assigned daily schedules according to production requirements, maintained product quality requirements to include meeting all plant metrics.
  • Coordinate closely with quality personnel to ensure that product quality is maintained and meets or exceeds customer specifications.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach performance in areas such as product quality, customer satisfaction/service as well as productivity.
  • Evaluated production requirements and outputs to achieve daily rates while ensuring product quality to achieve superior quality.
  • Recommended and executed quality improvements for production and product quality with inline inspectors and quality manager.
  • Developed and implemented operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve product quality.
  • Implemented Total Quality Management in each assigned area of production providing continual evaluation of product quality.
  • Implement daily production schedule responding to changing conditions to maintain product quality and support customer requirements.
  • Developed and prepared recommendations for process system improvement, product quality optimization, and yield improvement.
  • Developed, monitored and promulgated RCFA and Field Return Quality reports highlighting potential Product quality issues.
  • Monitored, analyzed and adjusted machinery to eliminate deviations and improve productivity and product quality.
  • Coordinate and schedule vendors for equipment maintenance to ensure optimal performance and increase product quality.
  • Planned, promoted, and organized training activities related to product quality and reliability.

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9. Production Goals

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Here's how Production Goals is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Exercised discretion in maintaining effective personnel relationships to maximize production goals, quality and safety standards within company policy guidelines.
  • Provided strategic direction and operations management for 20 plus employees daily while consistently meeting and exceeding production goals.
  • Attended quarterly communication meeting to discuss production issues and developed actions to improve quality and production goals.
  • Managed the production of fine chemicals and pharmaceuticals including safety/regulatory compliance, quality control and production goals.
  • Scheduled manufacturing runs, materials and employee allocation to meet production goals with exceptional quality standards.
  • Administered departmental procedures, implements manufacturing activities ensuring production goals, quality and cost objectives are met
  • Supervised production goals and targets and production employees and evaluated employees for promotion and/or termination purposes.
  • Collaborated with production manager, warehouse manager and production planners to determine weekly production goals.
  • Attained production goals by directing personnel, proactively resolving problems, and accurately reporting results.
  • Facilitated training sessions for developing teamwork and motivating process improvements for meeting Company-wide production goals.
  • Supervised all production functions including machinery schedule, production goals and Quality Control processes.
  • Coordinate repairs with maintenance department to minimize interference with production goals and maximize productivity.
  • Monitored and enforced hourly production goals with operators and eliminated negative production barriers.
  • Motivated operators to hit production goals while supporting a rewarding and positive environment.
  • Evaluated and troubleshoots production machinery operations in order to meet production goals.
  • Determined priorities and established schedules to facilitate production goals and customer needs.
  • Set and achieve production goals by implementing strategies aimed at increasing productivity.
  • Coordinated with sterilization and warehouse personnel to ensure meeting daily production goals.
  • Contributed to meeting production goals and quality assurance objectives for Section 43
  • Perform daily production reviews/ analyses to determine status against production goals.

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10. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Direct communication with corporate and plants managers to negotiate production plan changes to assure customer service and maximize production capacity.
  • Demonstrate commitment to customer service and company objectives by solving problems with a sense of urgency while ensuring accurate execution.
  • Communicated with production planner to assure and execute an optimal run strategy, meeting both customer service and operational targets.
  • Maintained interdepartmental communications with purchasing, data entry, and customer service departments in order to prioritize customer needs.
  • Developed and implemented policies and procedures to maintain inventory accuracy, reduce operating cost, and improve customer service.
  • Provided operational oversight and direction to ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures while maintaining excellent customer service.
  • Demonstrated superb customer service skills and an ability to diagnose and solve problems from non-technical descriptions provided by customers.
  • Inspected incoming and outgoing parts to approve quality and communicated regularly with customer service to ensure on time delivery.
  • Achieved productivity, customer service, quality, safety, and operational efficiency objectives through individual and team contributions.
  • Managed day-to-day operations; built/nurtured high-quality customer service procedures; and developed plant employees to keep facility running smoothly.
  • Preform register sales transactions quickly and accurately in accordance with established cast control procedures and customer service guidelines.
  • Supervised customer service representatives and provided disciplinary action when needed, up to and including termination of employment.
  • Ensured and maintain production forecast by assigning personnel to manufacturing and packaging lines to sustain customer services.
  • Maintained customer service department to facilitate faster warranty repairs, answer technical questions and direct sales.
  • Provided great customer awareness skills supporting excellent customer service ensuring complete client satisfaction at all times.
  • Assist Customer Service Managers and Service Managers resolve customer complaints and special requests/orders for customer satisfaction.
  • Provided outstanding customer service by identifying technical issues relating to studio productions and implementing solutions.
  • Exemplified the second-to-none customer service delivery in all interactions with both external and internal customers.
  • Generated operational measurements specific to operator efficiency, productivity, and customer service levels.
  • Maintained quality service and customer service standards, resolving arising issues and monitoring performance.

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11. Inventory Control

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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Earned recognition for increasing productivity and reducing costs through maximum utilization of equipment/materials, strict inventory control, and quality control.
  • Developed inventory control system on supplies and negotiated pricing on cleaning chemicals, personal protective equipment, and production materials.
  • Organize warehouse administration, inventory control and handing out procedures with the use of computer applications for maintaining better quality.
  • Assisted in decommissioning legacy inventory control system by performing proof of concept, assisting with pilot deployments and monitoring progress.
  • Maintained inventory control which included communication with raw materials and packaging component/labeling vendors by cycle count every two days.
  • Coordinated daily activities between production planning, customer orders, inventory control and raw material storage and ordering.
  • Facilitate communication with upper management, inventory control, purchasing, sales, and receiving to maximize productivity.
  • Completed required production reports and submitted to general manager, performed monthly inventory control of the warehouse.
  • Developed excel report including: live inventory control, in-process product, and customer-related materials for assembly.
  • Managed computer production schedules and computerized inventory control including all shipping responsibilities and coordination with outside vendors.
  • Maintained efficient and organized inventory control and order placement with suppliers resulting in greater storefront efficiency.
  • Warehouse operations supervision including shipping/receiving, inventory control and customer service to ensure positive customer relations.
  • Improved customer service satisfaction through supply chain management initiatives, inventory control and flexible manufacturing practices.
  • Established an inventory control system, improving accuracy in inventory and eliminating shortages on order requests.
  • Designed inventory control program, which eliminated over and under stated inventory of components.
  • Supervised Shipping/Receiving Department, Traffic Control, Inventory Control and other departments as needed.
  • Arranged and assigned work to use resources efficiently in a production/inventory control environment.
  • Executed inventory control administration duties to meet adequate demands of bedroom suits production.
  • Oversee production planning, inventory control and purchasing, and computerized operations/records.
  • Maintained shipping and receiving department which includes inventory control and quality assurance.

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12. Raw Materials

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Here's how Raw Materials is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Processed and acknowledged new orders Plan plug/mold building Order/ inventory raw materials Schedule and organize production Research performance of new raw materials
  • Increased plant operation efficiency by diligently planning, scheduling, and coordinating production work and managing raw materials inventory.
  • Provided quality control and assurance support in development of new products including evaluating and analyzing raw materials.
  • Examined and reduced costs within the production department by utilizing raw materials and controlling overtime.
  • Supervised the Seed Department monitored raw materials receiving and Assisted in the Dehydration Department.
  • Performed and documented incoming inspections of raw materials and shipment verification of finished goods.
  • Managed product Specifications conforming to Industry's standards and replenished raw materials inventory.
  • Assist in production scheduling by reviewing incoming orders and raw materials inventory.
  • Developed delivery schedules for all raw materials needed for optimal panel production.
  • Performed monthly budget analysis of raw materials used versus product shipped.
  • Coordinated and scheduled production from raw materials to finished products.
  • Coordinated with Purchasing and Warehousing Departments to procure raw materials.
  • Reviewed defective raw materials and submitted complaints when appropriate.
  • Monitored quality of incoming raw materials and finished products.
  • Coordinated raw materials to batch blending to customer specification.
  • Streamlined operations and tracked/controlled raw materials to improve yield.
  • Performed capability studies for comparison of alternate raw materials.
  • Coordinate traffic of raw materials/goods with warehouse supervisors.
  • Verified incoming inventory of raw materials matched order.
  • Purchased raw materials and monitored raw material inventory.

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13. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Generated and maintained documentation for Hazardous and Non-Hazardous waste according to OSHA standards.
  • Developed/conducted weekly safety/OSHA compliance meetings; issued/managed personal safety equipment for team.
  • Developed and implemented secure warehousing of combustible products to meet MIOSHA guidelines.
  • Ensured the department adhered to all safety guidelines/procedures established by the company/OSHA/WISA.
  • Guided safety team in development and implementation of OSHA safety recommendations.
  • Supervised quality of operations and fostered safety according to OSHA.
  • Maintained compliance with customer engineering/quality specifications and OSHA safety practices.
  • Created and implemented ISO/OSHA compliant safety and manufacturing training programs.
  • Obtained certification as Supervisor and OSHA certification in general safety regulations
  • Implemented safety equipment training under OSHA requirements.
  • Monitored processes and recommended changes to improve safety, reduce loss-time accidents, and assure compliance with OSHA and company requirements.
  • Key Achievement: Achieved consistent overall safety and OSHA compliance on production shift, and assisted in driving plant performance improvements.
  • Perform maintenance as needed to ensure machines run at production standards also responsible for Safety and OSHA Compliance on 2nd shift.
  • Conducted annual performance appraisals, plant safety reviews, and led quarterly plant safety update training in accordance with OSHA guidelines.
  • Maintain a safe work environment for the employees in accordance with the standards set forth by the safety manager and OSHA.
  • Ensured strict compliance with Federal and State employment and safety laws, rules and regulations, including MIOSHA and OSHA.
  • Established procedures for compliance with OSHA, EPA, local ordinances, resulting in zero citations during the five-year period.
  • Communicated with internal and external departments, ensuring safety compliance within the company and adherence to OSHA policies and standards.
  • Analyzed problems, scheduled employees and ensured compliance with OSHA, EPA, DHEC and other environmental safety regulations.
  • Maintained safe and clean work environment by ensuring compliance with company's rules and regulations with regards to OSHA.

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14. Quality Standards

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Here's how Quality Standards is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Managed the manufacturing of products in accordance with quality standards and established procedures to meet production requirements on a timely basis.
  • Conducted regular inspections, evaluating machine productivity and quality standards for optimum performance; tracked daily production numbers for reports creation.
  • Performed manufacturing investigations and final product inspections to assure product safety and quality standards were met for finished fine chemical/pharmaceutical products.
  • Maintained and enhanced quality standards by approving incoming materials, in-process production, and finished products; recording quality results.
  • Ensured quality standards were met that emphasized and focus on continuous improvement in an effort to improve manufacturing capability.
  • Maintained and improved quality and food safety, to insure compliance with company quality standards and USDA regulatory requirements
  • Regulated work in process to ensure maximum utilization of resources and adherence to stringent quality standards.
  • Maintained awareness of quality standards; communicated department quality goals and resources to solve quality problems.
  • Promoted teamwork and goal oriented output while maintaining adherence to regulatory and quality standards.
  • Coordinated and supervised assembly and packing processes to meet quality standards and costumers requirements.
  • Reviewed quality standards with operators to increase associate awareness and promote department quality.
  • Ensured customer satisfaction through achieving quality standards and timely completion of work orders.
  • Coordinated production schedule to ensure that customer satisfaction and quality standards were met.
  • Monitored quality standards and performed quality audits to ensure quality requirements are met.
  • Monitor and document all quality standards and provide certificate of conformance to customer.
  • Supervised approximately 40 workers in the production area and maintained quality standards.
  • Maintained and adjusted injection molding machines to insure production and quality standards.
  • Established and adjusted work procedures to meet military and medical quality standards.
  • Worked closely with engineering as I constantly evaluated training and quality standards.
  • Maintained quality standards, controlled costs & confirmed conformance to manufacturing schedules.

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15. Production Process

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Here's how Production Process is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Develop comprehensive training, certification, and licensing programs to eliminate variations in production processes and improve safety.
  • Develop and implement lay-out improvements for production process, material handling and work stations to improve productivity.
  • Supervised all aspects of development of early-learning products while enhancing and refining production process for future projects.
  • Ensured all applicable PTS Manufacturing Operating Procedures were followed in production processes in accordance with Federal Regulations.
  • Developed simulation forecast to predict downtime of production processes, preventing costly equipment and production failures.
  • Recruited to identify and implement strategic cost savings initiatives spanning production process optimization and vendor selection.
  • Increased productivity 80% by adding consistency to production process and effectively minimizing downtime between shifts.
  • Implemented new equipment into production process that reduced manpower needs and increased productivity and quality.
  • Provided regular analysis and inspection of the production process to minimize downtime and increase efficiency.
  • Planned, coordinated and prioritized production processes in order to meet customer and management requirements.
  • Monitored and adjusted production processes and equipment over a newly acquired Fry Bake operation.
  • Promoted safety programs to protect associates and company assets utilized in the production process.
  • Streamline production processes by monitoring Kan-Ban to maximize equipment availability and minimize production constraints.
  • Standardize floor procedures and establish individual accountability at each step in the production process.
  • Perform in-process quality inspections to ensure products conform to specifications throughout production process.
  • Worked one-on-one with machine operators to get a better understanding of production processes.
  • Developed more efficient production processes which produced a reduction in required manpower.
  • Explained all facets of production process and discussed career opportunities in manufacturing.
  • Researched and created cost structure for production process to ensure profitability.
  • Developed, improved, and maintained efficient and cost-effective production processes.

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16. Corrective Action

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Here's how Corrective Action is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Resolve personnel issues by analyzing data, investigating issues, identifying solutions and using corrective action in accordance with company policies.
  • Managed and developed production team including, certification achievements, corrective actions and performance evaluations to ensure production lines ran optimal.
  • Managed customer claims identifying quality issues; created action registers & written responses identifying corrective actions for degraded performance.
  • Conduct continuous improvement meetings to identify relevant issues, assign corrective action ownership, and monitor progress to completion.
  • Reduced internal and external quality and production issues by developing inter-departmental Corrective Action Teams to resolve customer significant issues.
  • Perform investigations for deviations to identify root cause and develop corrective action plans for service/quality trends identified.
  • Resolved Corrective Actions by conducting root cause analyses and implemented solutions to improve product while enhancing productivity.
  • Check and insures availability of materials required, identified shortages and problems areas for corrective action.
  • Investigate and complete Deviation Reports, Corrective Action/Preventive Action Reports, and Environmental Discrepancy Reports.
  • Maintain accurate attendance records and provide feedback or administer corrective action on an individual basis.
  • Facilitate effective Root Cause Corrective Action projects using various methodologies to eliminate systemic business shortfalls.
  • Participated in continuous improvement through various training, preventative/corrective actions, process and safety audits.
  • Participated in weekly supervisor and maintenance meetings to drive corrective actions and discuss continuous improvement.
  • Prepared individual performance reviews, recommended corrective actions and prepared pay raise recommendations to management.
  • Conducted corrective actions and disciplinary counseling to team members not meeting established rules and requirements.
  • Assisted in resolving any company-wide inventory issues by researching processes and initiating necessary corrective action.
  • Identified non-conforming material and performed root cause analysis utilizing 5-why method and issued corrective actions.
  • Track support team activities to identify potential problems and initiate corrective actions or resolutions.
  • Investigated, proposed and implemented corrective actions for in-process equipment and process related issues.
  • Enhanced quality assurance by carefully monitoring corrective action requests from external and internal customers.

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17. Performance Reviews

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Here's how Performance Reviews is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Mentor and coached employees; include completing performance reviews, addressing disciplinary issues, recognizing positive individual and group accomplishments.
  • Conducted new hire orientation and participated in the hiring/selection process along with performance reviews and performance appraisal process.
  • Facilitated operational personnel staff requirements including; employee specifications, training, performance reviews, and expectations.
  • Staffed production and stockroom/receiving areas, wrote performance reviews, submitted salary recommendations and counseled employees.
  • Empower employees to drive decision by delivering performance reviews and providing one-on-one coaching when necessary.
  • Completed quarterly performance reviews for unit operators, providing feedback on improvement plan.
  • Initiated monthly performance reviews with senior management on training, development and performance.
  • Conducted employee performance reviews and provided training assistance for associates when necessary.
  • Performed annual employee performance reviews, created and monitored performance improvement plans.
  • Conducted annual performance reviews and implemented all safety rules per company policy.
  • Provided performance reviews and counseled employees on developmental career plans as required.
  • Write annual employee performance reviews and enforce disciplinary corrections as necessary.
  • Conducted annual performance reviews and established departmental goals for coming year.
  • Facilitated employee communication, completed performance reviews, and maintained employee discipline
  • Conducted annual performance reviews and turned them into upper management.
  • Performed employee performance reviews and enforced company policy and procedures.
  • Maintained their attendance records and generated annual performance reviews.
  • Direct one-on-one feedback and performance reviews for all operators.
  • Prepare and deliver employee performance reviews and disciplinary warnings.
  • Performed quarterly performance reviews and Individual Dignity Entitlement sessions.

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18. Company Policies

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Here's how Company Policies is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Oversee all departmental activities and carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company policies and procedures and applicable laws.
  • Produced quality Snack Chips products in a sanitary condition with continuous regard to company policies and Company regulations.
  • Design and implement cost-effective procedures to optimize improvement opportunities in compliance with regulatory guidelines and company policies.
  • Perform reviews, recommending rate changes/promotions when appropriate; issue disciplinary/corrective actions in accordance with company policies.
  • Provided coaching and discipline according to company policies and procedures and achieved improved teamwork and efficiency.
  • Enforced and managed all company policies and procedures, while administering necessary discipline and coaching.
  • Maintained open communication and ensured that all employees were well informed about company policies and regulations
  • Integrated company policies into the organization establishing consistent quality, housekeeping and on-time completion standards.
  • Assist management with implementing company policies, safety programs, plant security and regulatory requirements.
  • Supervised operations and coached production line employees in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Implement company policies and disciplinary procedures in compliance with local and national labor agreements.
  • Monitored attendance and took necessary actions to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain safety, good housekeeping and discipline according to established company policies and practices.
  • Reinforced company policies and practices by managing disciplinary action to resolve violations on premises.
  • Communicated company policies to all associates which ensured compliance and consistency with the administration.
  • Interpreted a wide variety of company policies and practices including Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Maintain effective employee relations; ensure compliance with company policies/procedures and legal guidelines.
  • Carry out the supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company policies and applicable laws.
  • Conducted performance improvement and disciplinary sessions in accordance with company policies when necessary.
  • Assigned duties, interpreted company policies to workers and enforced safety regulations.

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19. GMP

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Here's how GMP is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Established manufacturing procedures, including a comprehensive training program for all manufacturing employees in GMP and operational areas.
  • Improved quality, productivity and efficiency of operations, meeting business objectives in a GMP dosage pharmaceutical environment.
  • Communicated company GMP policies and procedures to employees and enforced safety regulations.
  • Conducted GMP inspections of manufacturing areas.
  • Validated GMP and 5S/housekeeping compliance/adherence.
  • Trained new supervisors and assisted in developing and implementing Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), Safety awareness throughout the plant.
  • Act in accordance with Quality System / GMP and safety requirements, and provide feedback to management regarding areas of non-compliance.
  • Monitored manufacturing processes for compliance with quality, GMP requirements and ALCAN's standard operating procedures, assigning personnel to jobs.
  • Monitored packaging lines such as bottles and blisters machines, assuring was in compliance with the SOP's and GMP's.
  • Maintain GMP's Unload and assign lot tracking #s to all raw product verify quantity, quality, temperature.
  • Enforce company policy's that include GMP's, CCP's, SOP's and a variety of safety practices.
  • Trained new employees on GMP's, company software, products, technical issues, and other regulatory requirements.
  • Test hypotheses, and recommend and implement corrections and improvements while understanding needs of the customers, GMP's.
  • Recruited workforce for 2nd shift, training in GMP, understanding of all manufacturing processes and related documentation.
  • Ensured strict compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Total Productivity Maintenance (TMP).
  • Manage GMP and Safety monthly inspections and initiate and implement work requests through contractor or maintenance planning.
  • Maintained GMP housekeeping at a high level within the department through the involvement of all team members.
  • Maintain GMP, SOP, safety protocols, quality and discipline through coaching, mentoring and accountability.
  • Review production batch records and GMP documents for accuracy and completeness prior to turning in to QA.
  • Assure that the all manufacturing operations are followed as per GMP, Procedures and training requirements.

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20. Kaizen

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Here's how Kaizen is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Utilized KAIZEN events to improve process flow and eliminate non-value added steps.
  • Organized and implemented various KAIZEN projects within the department.
  • Conducted Mini-Kaizen events addressing gaps in reaching KPI's.
  • Facilitated Kaizen team process improvement achieved automated replenishment trigger, reduced on hand Inventory balance, and lead time to customer.
  • Facilitated and participated in multiple cross-functional Kaizen teams focused on productivity improvements, methods improvements, and defect elimination.
  • Assisted in developing and implementing a new production infrastructure by using Kaizen training and various production methods.
  • Performed several successful Kaizen events to improve safety, housekeeping, quality and productivity with successful results.
  • Generated $250,000 in productivity improvements by proactively managing both solutions-focused Lean and Kaizen events.
  • Led Kaizen event with cross-functional team of Warehouse and Manufacturing personnel focused on changeover downtime.
  • Participated in multiple continuous improvement projects to become a Kaizen and RCA facilitator.
  • Led Kaizen activity for Visual Management which gained corporate recognition as a Best Practice
  • Developed and coordinated lean manufacturing initiatives and kaizen activities among cross-functional groups.
  • Improved plant communications by implementing a Kaizen newspaper and weekly departmental letter.
  • Planned and coordinated Kaizen improvements to reduce wasted motion and improve safety.
  • Participated on kaizen event for production line layout and productivity improvement.
  • Support and develop team member Kaizen continuous productivity improvement ideas.
  • Utilized Lean production practices and Kaizen for continuous improvement.
  • Identify improvement opportunities and implement through company Kaizen program.
  • Coordinated implementation of 5s and Kaizen lean improvement systems.
  • Participated in Kaizen events grouping machines into manufacturing cells.

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21. Disciplinary Actions

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Here's how Disciplinary Actions is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Conducted performance evaluations and administered recognition/disciplinary actions.
  • Trained/cross-trained, performed annual performance reviews, and conducted daily employee meetings and implemented disciplinary actions regarding safety behavior and attendance.
  • Conducted management operational duties including performance reviews, disciplinary actions, union relationship, employee relations, safety training and orientations.
  • Evaluated and oversaw associates' work performance and productivity, providing guidance and feedback and enforcing disciplinary actions when warranted.
  • Performed disciplinary actions, written and verbal counseling, and sustained positive partnerships with union stewards to avoid unnecessary grievances.
  • Prepare and deliver annual performance evaluations, development plans, disciplinary actions, and interim feedback on individual performance.
  • Conduct performance evaluations for employees and make recommendations regarding hiring/discharging, disciplinary actions, demotions and promotions.
  • Maintain surface mount department and delivery schedules * Conduct interviews and disciplinary actions * Troubleshoot SMT machine/program problems
  • Manage production priorities, personnel assignment and attendance policies to include administering disciplinary actions for policy violations.
  • Perform and Document Associate Evaluations Assist in Preparing Departmental Budgets Document Disciplinary Actions Prepare Weekly Production Reports
  • Carried out disciplinary actions as necessary, implemented procedures to ensure operational effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Supervised and evaluated eight to twenty assigned hourly employees including disciplinary actions and performance reviews.
  • Performed investigation for employee relations and union issues, evaluated situations and decided disciplinary actions.
  • Handled employee relation issues, including implementing disciplinary actions and counseling staff/resolving conflicts as necessary.
  • Coordinated schedule changes including overtime scheduling; prepared absentee reports; and administered disciplinary actions.
  • Performed regular performance reviews, and made recommendations for wage adjustments and disciplinary actions.
  • Anticipated staffing requirements, recruited staff, reviewed performance, and oversaw disciplinary actions.
  • Hold associates accountable and handle all disciplinary actions swiftly in accordance with company guidelines.
  • Supervised twenty employees, including annual performance reviews and conducted disciplinary actions when necessary.
  • Supervised hourly employees, administered disciplinary actions as necessary, and processed payroll.

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22. Production Reports

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Here's how Production Reports is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Submitted daily functional production reports containing information on job criteria and employee productivity to improve reporting and increase managerial readiness.
  • Summit performances evaluations and daily production reports, insure personnel are adhering to company policies and safety guidelines.
  • Completed daily production reports and created and monitored new reporting devices to examine different aspects of production.
  • Analyzed all weekly/monthly/yearly production reports generated by the various departments and provided findings to project managers.
  • Monitored production reports and used key performance indicators to manage line efficiency and minimize down time.
  • Supported assistant manager in analyzing quality, service and production reports and presented to upper management.
  • Responded to quality problems and reports and provided daily production reports to upper management.
  • Track work priorities Track welders quality Monitor efficiency Submit nightly production reports to superintendent.
  • Performed various administrative activities such as completing production reports, processing time sheets.
  • Shared detailed daily production reports with management executives and over 100 additional support staff
  • Reviewed production reports and monitors departmental budgets to assure they were controlled.
  • Analyzed safety, quality and production reports daily to drive continuous improvement.
  • Monitor accuracy of reporting including timekeeping, attendance, and production reports.
  • Submitted production reports that included providing correction action plans for quality problems.
  • Provided production reports daily on MT production and performance managed as necessary.
  • Maintained daily production reports and production reconciliation accuracy for accurate data.
  • Developed and submitted production reports and performance metrics to management.
  • Complete daily production reports and distribute to appropriate management personnel.
  • Analyze all weekly/monthly/yearly production reports generated by the various departments.
  • Maintained Quality Control production reports that were within company standards.

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23. Production Requirements

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Here's how Production Requirements is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Coordinate inventory levels and stock with other departments in order to maintain proper inventory levels and ensure production requirements are attainable.
  • Lead supervisor in charge of three shifts, set production priorities considering equipment availability, production requirements and manpower availability.
  • Arranged schedules with related departments to maximize efficient utilization of manpower, equipment, and facilities to meet production requirements.
  • Assist fellow production managers/group leaders including customers with resolving issues, oversights and or extra support needed for production requirements.
  • Developed and administered plans and programs to meet production requirements by establishing operating objectives and recommending staffing and facility requirements.
  • Monitored units' performance metrics to ensure production requirements are met and supervised production and technical activity of production lines.
  • Provide operational guidance to all production associates to ensure production requirements are met and that quality specifications are adhered to.
  • Managed daily production requirements supporting replication of media and assembling of end-user packaged goods for retail and direct consumer shipment.
  • Managed all suture production lines throughout facility with significant improvements to safety, while consistently meeting all production requirements.
  • Analyzed manufacturing requirements and prepared production schedules, using of forecasts, current production requirements and past production.
  • Worked with Material Management to ensure proper material availability to meet production requirements on just in time.
  • Trained production employees on manufacturing procedures to meet production requirements, quality requirements and maintain safety standards.
  • Directed warehouse personnel to maintain raw materials in support of daily production requirements via Radio Frequency equipment.
  • Maintain constant communications with the material manager to identify and react to the customers changing production requirements.
  • Set strategic direction in completing production requirements through lean manufacturing practices under the established production schedules.
  • Developed and maintained computer spreadsheets to better analyze forecasting, production requirements, and efficiency levels.
  • Guided specific production requirements to achieve quality and quantity of work while minimizing equipment downtime.
  • Establish production priorities based on scheduling demands and make daily decisions based on production requirements.
  • Provided instruction and leadership to production department personnel in order to meet production requirements.
  • Interfaced with Operations team to ensure operational and production requirements were met and supported.

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24. Direct Reports

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Here's how Direct Reports is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Streamlined operational success managing 50 direct reports including material handlers, manufacturing associates & mechanics across 3 different departments.
  • Lead shipping department meetings for efficient and accurate communication of customer requirement changes, engagement/feedback from direct reports.
  • Coordinated and administered training, coaching and development of direct reports as well as disciplinary action.
  • Developed specific training plans for direct reports and completed performance reviews with follow-up developmental improvement plans.
  • Provide immediate supervision and development for 40 direct reports in a fast-paced pharmaceutical packaging environment.
  • Set up electronic laser scanner production facility managing 4 direct reports at new Technology Center.
  • Established performance objectives and administered performance appraisals with associated merit increases for direct reports.
  • Managed 19 direct reports/3 indirect reports within Electronic assembly and software product testing/validation.
  • Supervised and developed 36 direct reports ultimately strengthening and diversifying the team.
  • Monitored attendance of direct reports and documented attendance policy infractions.
  • Execute on-boarding and personal development strategies for direct reports.
  • Provide leadership to direct reports on Continuous Improvement initiatives.
  • Coordinated training and advancement of senior direct reports.
  • Direct reports to Production Manager and Administrative Manager.
  • Supervised 20+ direct reports in a manufacturing environment.
  • Administered annual performance evaluations to direct reports.
  • Delivered and facilitated training to direct reports.
  • Managed day-to-day operations supervising 65 direct reports.
  • Supervised and developed 10 manager-level direct reports.
  • Maintained yearly performance appraisals for direct reports

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25. Sigma

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Here's how Sigma is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Promote continuous improvement of production processes by flowing Six Sigma Principals or Lean Manufacturing to streamline efficiency.
  • Introduced Six Sigma to improve production methods and preventive maintenance to improve equipment performance.
  • Improved quality inspection flow and layout by utilizing Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma methodologies.
  • Utilized 6-Sigma problem-solving tools that accurately identified and eliminated waste concerns and quality issues.
  • Utilized Lean/Six Sigma concepts to identify and drive continuous improvements throughout the organization.
  • Monitor production and quality goals and scrap reduction while achieving Six Sigma certification.
  • Lead and facilitated continuous improvement activity through utilization of Lean and Six Sigma.
  • Utilized Six Sigma methodology to investigate, address and improve department deficiencies.
  • Utilize Six-Sigma and JIT for process monitoring, production enhancement and optimization.
  • Managed Lean Sigma projects improving machine utilization & eliminating quality issues.
  • Led continuous improvement efforts focusing on Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing methodologies.
  • Led continuous improvement efforts using Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma.
  • Supervised cellular operators on Six Sigma quality standards.
  • Collaborated with company engineers on Six Sigma projects.
  • Completed Six Sigma Training Supervisory Duties/Production Responsible for Maintaining a Superior Level of FTT Output(First Time Through Efficiency).
  • Facilitated Six Sigma project team, which resulted in the reduction of product packaging scrap from 2.5% to .7%.
  • Project Manager and team member for multiple Lean Six Sigma projects; managed one project delivering cost savings of $751,000.
  • Executed the 5S methodology and Six Sigma principles in dynamically spearheading more than $150K in savings within a two-year period.
  • Support, promote and participate in continuous improvement activities, utilizing tools such as Six Sigma, Lean and OEE data.
  • Enhanced production levels, promoting high levels of safety and quality, through execution of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing protocols.

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26. Production Floor

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Here's how Production Floor is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Manage and Direct Production Floor/Oversee Production Efficiency Rates * Delegate Facility Responsibilities to Maintenance, Shipping and QA * Inventory Investigation/Scrap Reduction/Safety/Recycling/Training
  • Supervised and responsible for project deadlines which included scheduling on-call staff when needed and organized and coordinated production floor.
  • Persuaded workers to establish the first production floor Department Quality Team in a politically resistant work environment.
  • Manage production floor operations in the most effective manner eliminating waste and improving productivity.
  • Enforce 5S methodology on production floor, identify lean manufacturing solutions.
  • Directed activities and performance production floor to effectively support operations.
  • Maintained cleanliness and presentation of warehouse and production floor.
  • Re-engineered production floor to optimize efficiency and increase ergonomics.
  • Supported safety audits and inspections throughout production floor.
  • Monitored distribution of finished goods to production floor.
  • Supervised production floor with concentration in Shipping Department.
  • Reorganized warehouse to increase production floor capacity.
  • Organized and maintained all production floor inventory.
  • Promoted to Supervisor position on production floor.
  • Managed production floor of manufactured goods.
  • Formulated Company quality control program in compliance with government requirements including first article checkup by the machinist on the production floor.
  • Managed daily operations of production floor, including a staff of 1 administrative clerk, 15 temps and 30 company employees.
  • Played a key role in re-designing departments throughout the production floor to improve productivity and make it safer for blind employees.
  • Scheduled 30 to 40 employees on finish product production floor as well as 15 forming operators on the production operations floor.
  • Served as a steadfast presence on production floor with an eye toward adherence to safety guidelines and identifying production quality issues.

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27. Daily Operations

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Here's how Daily Operations is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Executed daily operations of production, including supervision of maintenance, sanitation, quality control and material handlers.
  • Monitored daily operations based on production schedules, resources allocations, equipment efficiency, and materials supply.
  • Exhibited problem solving and decision making abilities while overseeing daily operations of the fabrication facility.
  • Organized department into functional teams, increasing team member accountability and ownership of daily operations.
  • Inventory control Identifies maintenance and repair requirements review daily operations to ensure overall work quality.
  • Conducted quality audits of daily operations and instructed employees in achieving the established standards.
  • Managed multiple departments overseeing all manufacturing daily operations, including labor needs and adjustments.
  • Directed all daily operations in the fabrication departments for an aerial lift manufacturing company.
  • Interviewed potential new hires as well as assisted Human Resource Representatives with daily operations.
  • Manage and maintain accountability of all lean values and traditional manufacturing throughout daily operations.
  • Managed the daily operations of fifteen associates in the bakery and manufacturing departments.
  • Managed online stores, processed orders, generated re-orders and supervised daily operations.
  • Strengthened communications by briefing the Director of Maintenance on daily operations and concerns.
  • Supervised contract and company personal in daily operations and maintenance of offshore facilities.
  • Supervised daily operations and production & blending to recover out of specification material.
  • Executed daily operations of plastic pellets production used to form tamper-evident seals.
  • Charged with overseeing daily operations and manufacturing processes to ensure production efficiency.
  • Interacted closely with Project Engineers overseeing daily operations on Government contracts.
  • Monitored productivity and daily operations of subordinates and pharmacy tech unit.
  • Trained supervisors in daily operations, safety awareness and lean manufacturing.

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28. Production Activities

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Here's how Production Activities is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Managed Production activities including enhanced recoveries until the depletion of economic deposits insure optimum production levels to maximize economically recoverable reserves.
  • Monitored control plans, troubleshoot workmanship problems and supervise production activities to ensure manufactured products meet or exceed established quality requirements.
  • Coordinate production activities with procurement, maintenance and engineering to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources and equipment.
  • Entered production data into automated Operations Management System tracking production activities, material usage, labor, and production yields.
  • Coordinated and supervised production activities including weighing, granulation, compression, coating, encapsulation, packaging and others.
  • Scheduled, planned and controlled production activities including managing inventory controls, ensured compliance with quality control standards.
  • Oversee daily production activities Supervise employees Manage inventory Repair equipment when required Reason for leaving: Company lost funding
  • Planned and directed all production activities to assure priorities established by production planning and manufacturing manager were met.
  • Plan production activities and establishes production priorities for products in keeping with effective operations and required delivery dates.
  • Second shift production supervisor responsible for production activities including personnel scheduling, production result reporting, team reviews.
  • Coordinated daily production activities of aseptic filling, inspection, and packaging products according to quality standards.
  • Observed production activities and monitored the assembly line to ensure operators conformed to production and quality standards.
  • Direct and coordinate the production activities within an automotive plastics supplier of interior trim automotive products.
  • Develop production resource requirement plan and ensure the sufficient material and resource supply for production activities.
  • Coordinated all aspects of packaging and production activities for a large warehouse/distribution center for forklift parts.
  • Work with Manufacturing Engineering team in the development and documentation of processes associated with production activities.
  • Interacted constructively with superiors, peers and subordinates across the company to coordinate production activities.
  • Supervised production activities to ensure that manufactured products meet or exceed all established quality requirements.
  • Coordinate production activities within the facility to ensure that total manufacturing objectives are accomplished.
  • Coordinated the production activities of a large manufacturer of electronic products making circuit breakers.

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29. Production Planning

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Here's how Production Planning is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Co-developed an integrated sales forecasting and production planning system that improved timeliness and accuracy of sales forecasts, while reducing headcount.
  • Review of production planning and scheduling activities, engineering specifications and information related to manufacturing methods, procedures and activities.
  • Functioned as production planning supervisor as part of the operations control department; reviewed new product lines for packaging/container specifications.
  • Developed and implemented initial staffing design for glass manufacturing area in collaboration with production planning and HR departments.
  • Participated in design, development, and implementation of new and/or improved computer-based inventor and production planning systems.
  • Instituted production planning control system integrated with customer demand, resulting in timely production, improving profitability.
  • Developed and maintained effective communication and cooperation between Inventory, Production Planning Department, and Marketing.
  • Coordinate to Production Planning Department regarding problems that may affect production run and delivery schedules.
  • Generated data collection from equipment to assist in analyzing time management for production planning.
  • Key responsibilities are Production planning, Inventory maintenance, Process Optimization, manpower management.
  • Provided additional supervisory assistance in problem areas of the plant and Production Planning.
  • Participate in production planning including recommendation of tooling and analysis of material flow.
  • Coordinated and managed the production planning process to secure completed customer orders.
  • Managed production planning, ensuring production procedures were followed and evaluated employees
  • Coordinate production planning and scheduling with flexibility to meet customer demands.
  • Managed both production planning and scheduling to accurately control production flow.
  • Led Production Planning, Inventory Management, and Procurement configurations.
  • Perform production planning and distribute work between operators and foremen.
  • Governed Inventory and transactions, maintained forecasting and production planning.
  • Scheduled personnel and overtime based on capacity and production planning.

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30. Haccp

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Here's how Haccp is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Maintained standard operating procedures, customer specifications, HACCP guidelines, Good Manufacturing Procedures and quality controls during second shift.
  • Directed and supervised sanitation activities including verification of ATP swab results and HACCP specifications.
  • Implemented quality programs to support company efforts to gain SQF Level III status, participating in developing and maintaining HACCP program.
  • Coached new employees in personal safety, food safety, good manufacturing practices, HACCP, ergonomics, and emergency evacuations.
  • Maintain consistent safety and sanitation standards in accordance with Tyson Fresh meats (QA, HACCP), OSHA, USDA.
  • Adhered to and upheld all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP).
  • Monitored product quality through Statistical Process Control (SPC), and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP).
  • Trained in CPR/AED, blood borne pathogens, forklift operation, fire extinguishers, lock-out, HACCP, and ergonomics.
  • Train and coach employees on all standard operating procedures and critical tasks according to the HACCP and Regional Safety Plan.
  • Audited and filed all production related documents such as HACCP, Weight Sheets, Silo and Tank Recorder charts etc.
  • Utilized quality programs of HACCP, SSOP, USDA performance standards, and SPC on a daily basis in production.
  • Provided statistical data for accounting, quality assurance, and HACCP departments; maintained computer records and personnel files.
  • Reinforced GMP's in all areas, concentrating in clean room concept; and Co-authored and developed HACCP program.
  • Train and monitor employees in proper performance of and adherence to GMP, SQF and HACCP standards and regulations.
  • Implemented HACCP/SSOP, quality assurance, associate retention programs, labor and production scheduling, and continuous improvement processes.
  • Assist in tracking product and maintaining logs for HACCP plan, and other various duties as they are assigned.
  • Revised HACCP, SOP plans for better quality of the products as part of internal food safety auditing.
  • Served as Food Safety Team Leader and Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP) team member.
  • Ensured all GMP's, Quality, Safety, Company and HACCP policies were maintained and adhered to.
  • Led HACCP and Safety programs for entire warehouse, transportation and management staff for over 2 years.

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31. Production Areas

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Here's how Production Areas is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Rotated supervisory responsibilities through seven different production areas, learning a wide variety of processes while maintaining staffing and production schedules.
  • Supervised and coordinated activities of associates in specific production areas, and maintained accurate records through quarterly audits and reviews.
  • Initiated site-wide production visual communication boards and start-up meetings to establish daily goals/priorities and ensure production areas are appropriately staffed.
  • Direct day-to-day activities in production areas, including manpower movement, job assignments, time/attendance/vacation data, etc.
  • Created and implemented new procedures to improve productivity, profitability, and quality in all production areas.
  • Planned and coordinated flow of work through all production areas to insure optimum utilization of factory capacity.
  • Supervised Operators during vaccine production processes and conducted daily audits and facility inspections of Class-100 production areas.
  • Monitored production areas to identify opportunities to reduce scrap waste and made recommendations for improvements.
  • Conceptualized and instituted new layouts of production areas that would improve productivity while minimizing space.
  • Incorporated 6S manufacturing principles within production areas, currently participating in Six Sigma Greenbelt training.
  • Assisted with engineering departments and final assembly production areas in troubleshooting and quality issue resolution.
  • Lead continuous improvement and 5s teams to organize production areas utilizing lean manufacturing techniques.
  • Inform supervisor of any situation related to production areas or associated discipline.
  • Supervised numerous production areas including product processing, packaging, and sanitation.
  • Redesigned production areas for new equipment installations and improved process flows.
  • Scheduled personnel for all production areas according to contract guidelines.
  • Project managed implementation lean manufacturing to all production areas.
  • Implemented standardized 5S housekeeping for multiple production areas.
  • Instituted safe working procedures in assigned production areas.
  • Incorporated 6S manufacturing principles within production areas.

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32. Troubleshoot

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Here's how Troubleshoot is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Achieved productivity improvement in production output and performance by providing training in set up, operating and troubleshooting pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment.
  • Supervised the troubleshooting of equipment and line problems to achieve maximum employee efficiency practices for all machinery in assembly department.
  • Monitored all manual and robotic paint application and coordinated the troubleshooting/repair of any associated process abnormalities and equipment breakdowns.
  • Provided Direct Supervision to personnel interpreting electrical drawings and troubleshooting diagrams used in troubleshooting and repair to Drive unites.
  • Supervised production and performed diagnostic troubleshooting of the VACOSS seal, a microprocessor-based, fiber-optic intrusion detection system.
  • Managed troubleshooting process issues on equipment used to manufacture optical fiber, and coordination of engineering support.
  • Established 'Quality Circle' of technicians to troubleshoot routine problems and implement quality and productivity improvement measures.
  • Developed and implemented troubleshooting teams with engineering to improve cost effective counter measures for various manufacturing corporations.
  • Identified production issues, including troubleshooting basic electrical issues to formulate alternatives and recommend actions to management.
  • Conducted weekly Safety Program, Quality Customer Complains Review and Troubleshooting, and Productivity Improvement meetings.
  • Provide technical support for maintenance, modification, and troubleshooting of manufacturing and process equipment.
  • Trained assemblers on complex instructions and troubleshooting methods to increase productivity and to balance workload.
  • Completed production requirements by expediting work results, monitoring progress, troubleshooting production problems.
  • Provide technical advice and assistance including troubleshooting to meet all dimensional and quality requirements.
  • Demonstrate expertise in identifying downtime issues and troubleshooting technical problems to maximize operational efficiency.
  • Review repair and/or troubleshoot processes for potential improvements and effectiveness to reduce repeat returns.
  • Advised employees on correct procedures and policies during troubleshooting and repair of aeronautical equipment.
  • Provided daily on-line supervision, quality assurance, troubleshooting, and output accountability.
  • Developed job-critical troubleshooting methods and used them to manufacture high quality plastic parts.
  • Assisted operators in troubleshooting mechanical issues to prevent defective products and damaging equipment.

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33. FDA

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Here's how FDA is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Processed daily orders for clients and inventory Implemented new procedures to lower inventory losses Responsible for daily FDA logs ensuring company compliance
  • Reviewed and approved all manufacturing-related Device History Records for thoroughness and conformity to written procedures and FDA and ISO requirements.
  • Managed manufacturing department operations to ensure compliance with establish quality specifications, production levels, and FDA regulations.
  • Trained production personnel to comply with Operations Control Procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices requirements for FDA approval.
  • Ensured all FDA regulations were followed in every aspect of a regulated medical manufacturing environment.
  • Monitor and verify quality in accordance with FDA regulated requirements.
  • Attended FDA regulated training seminars in continuous improvement.
  • Comply with applicable FDA and international regulatory laws/standards.
  • Prepared the site for, and participated in, an FDA audit as part of an application for Biological License Application.
  • Insure all Employee and Food Safety guidelines are met along with HACCP and FDA regulations to maintain SQF Level 3 Programs.
  • Ensured that corporate practices were being adhered to per FDA, ISO or customer WI to meet or exceed standards.
  • Certified Quality Auditor for the quality team, helping in the coordination of the Internal/External quality audits for GMP/ISO/FDA requirements.
  • Follow all policies and procedures, including safety (Dr pepper Snapple group polices, OSHA, FDA, GMP)
  • Managed all safety and quality metrics and strict compliance to FDA and OSHA regulations and GMP and Quality Policy rules.
  • Maintained a working knowledge of OSHA, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), FDA, USDA and EPA regulations.
  • Lead and manage a manufacturing and production team responsible for the production of over 100 FDA regulated nutritional supplement products.
  • Worked extensively with quality control to ensure procedures were followed and documentation compliance with ISO9001-2000 in addition to FDA standards.
  • Supervised personnel to ensure food is produced and assembled in accordance with FDA, USDA, HACCP and Customers specifications.
  • Managed crew of 60 employees for a 24/7, FDA regulated, food-grade manufacturing plant running 6 production/packaging lines.
  • Verify adherence to procedures for compliance of AIB, OSHA, FDA and internal policy standards including GMP requirements.

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34. CNC

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Here's how CNC is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Managed manufacturing engineers, CNC programmers, Production supervisor, material handling/shipping department personnel, quality assurance personnel and production employees.
  • Developed workforce distribution combining operations and CNC machinery into work cells to utilize available workforce increasing production without increase in manpower.
  • Managed the production facility of approximately twenty-five union machinists operating a variety of CNC and manual machines.
  • Managed departments responsible for beginning raw material production process using automated CNC controlled plasma cutting machines.
  • Developed CNC operator training program, including post-training evaluation to identify needs for additional training.
  • Identified/organized unused CNC parts to created space and reduce inventory in a crowded manufacturing space.
  • Provided technical expertise for CNC machines and provided programming assistance.
  • Supervised and mentored skilled-trades personnel in CNC machining area.
  • Develop machine utilization / productivity tracking for CNC machines.
  • Operated numerous CNC machinery and basic woodworking equipment.
  • Problem-solved equipment breakdowns and CNC programming/software issues.
  • Train, supervise and evaluate team of 21 CNC operators, welders, press operators, assemblers, and marking staff.
  • Look up parts from blueprints for production floor for CNC machines with vendors to get the best price and fast turnaround.
  • Operated Shears, CNC punch press, forming press, welder, spot welder, metal finisher, and lay out.
  • Rate 30.00 /hr As Production Supervisor I am tasked with scheduling day to day CNC production throughout the entire shop.
  • Started as Bearings Department Supervisor, Directed operations of ID/OD grinders, Hones, Product Coating/Furnaces, and CNC Lathes.
  • Spray painted parts* Ran CNC* Installed cab internal kits* Tech support* Inventory control* Supervised a crew of up to 15 people
  • Implemented new CNC Machinery, oversaw second shift production employees, ensured orders were completed on time and on schedule.
  • Led comprehensive training on topics including safety while operating CNC machines, SPC analysis, and QA standards and procedures.
  • Shared responsibility in the set up and qualification of three CNC transfer lines valued at $80 million dollars.

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35. Production Operations

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Here's how Production Operations is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Directed production operations for a diverse technical product portfolio and managed production cost for numerous key company programs and product lines.
  • Exemplified excellent organizational skills in preparing production meetings as well as in planning and scheduling production operations to evaluate output performance.
  • Hold direct responsibilities for managing the complexities of daily production operations in a multiple production line cellulose fiber manufacturing facility.
  • Monitored production operations, processed paperwork for DOT hazardous flammable shipping, directed 12 associates and coordinated production schedules.
  • Managed production operations, including line scheduling, inventory management, material delivery, payroll, and quality control.
  • Developed and maintained procedures and policies that ensure company compliance of production operations with established methods and best practices.
  • Managed 2nd shift production operations in the manufacture of aluminum welded accumulators for the automotive and commercial HVAC industry.
  • Manage available resources for maximum efficiency and productivity to meet budget requirements for respective product line production operations.
  • Guided paint production operations for Corvette plant, supervising 20 production operators and maintaining production schedules and performance.
  • Monitored production operations to ensure compliance with quality and directed operators on necessary adjustments if out of specifications.
  • Supervised and managed daily production operations including supervision of staff, performance evaluation, scheduling and attendance/payroll reporting.
  • Oversee electrical engineering, and daily production operations to support company projects for independent and government clients.
  • Collaborated with Operations Committee during the integration of production operations from Japan; analyzed space and capabilities.
  • Directed production operations in CertainTeed vinyl window manufacturing environment, including inventory management and safety initiatives.
  • Direct day-to-day production, including maintenance and warehouse employees to insure continuous and effective production operations.
  • Delegate work to appropriate personnel providing accurate, complete and timely instructions for all production operations.
  • Monitored and managed all aspects of production operations in accordance with established company/industry standards and procedures.
  • Managed day-to-day production operations, of three potato processing lines with responsibility for improving on-stream time.
  • Optimized production operations by handling all facets of details-oriented quality control and cost control functions.
  • Deliver daily presentations to executive team members on productivity, Product Development, Production Operations.

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36. Usda

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Here's how Usda is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Collaborate with USDA, and Quality Assurance team members to enforce regulations for food manufacturing requirements and Proper Specifications.
  • Led targeted decision-making across fast-paced production operations for this growth-oriented USDA food factory producing quality meat products.
  • Maintained a successful working relationship with USDA inspectors to facilitate timely resolutions to regulatory and procedural issues.
  • Supervised USDA certified manufacturing facility of frozen Italian Meat products including scheduling and managing forty employees.
  • Promoted production efficiency Ensured quality of meat and packaging Maintained safety standards of company and USDA
  • Partnered with quality assurance department employees to satisfy customer specifications and USDA requirements.
  • Reviewed daily production paperwork/pasteurization charts in accordance with SQF/USDA standards and requirements.
  • Maintained company as well as USDA quality specifications to eliminate re-working product.
  • Administered quality control and ensured adherence to USDA regulations and specifications.
  • Coordinated closely with USDA and quality control regarding products awaiting dispositions.
  • Perform equipment maintenance and sanitation procedures ensuring USDA credentials.
  • Interpreted/Insured adherence to USDA and Quality Assurance regulations.
  • Established relationship with USDA representatives during processing operations.
  • Monitored USDA compliance and internal sanitation procedures.
  • Developed and implemented USDA-compliant food safety program.
  • Ensured best practices for the department in accordance to USDA/ FDA regulatory and quality standards while meeting department goals and objectives.
  • Gained experience in working in a unionized work environment and interacting with USDA and meeting stringent federal processing and canning requirements.
  • Processed over 2 million pounds of Pork daily with excellent results why ensuring we are in accordance with USDA food standards.
  • Worked with other supervisors, employees, machinery, USDA and Quality Assurance inspectors to produce a quality product for market.
  • Make sure that all company polices and USDA policy were enforced and followed to send out the best possible product.

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37. Production Equipment

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Here's how Production Equipment is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Maintained machines and other production equipment, monitored inventory, evaluated cost of improvements, repaired and maximized existing production equipment.
  • Collaborated with Customer Service and Production Team to schedule all production equipment daily to meet customer demands for on-time delivery.
  • Trained in house Graphic Artists on printing color management specifications, and developing designs to fit within production equipment limitations.
  • Developed procedures and schedules for preventive maintenance following special instructions from production equipment literature, vendor and field service representatives.
  • Monitored production equipment operations, ensuring integrity of production, packaging and the distribution of operations while maintaining productivity levels.
  • Developed and managed production process requirements for out-of-production equipment which generated over $2 million per year in revenue.
  • Monitor the production equipment for efficient operation and perform regular maintenance on the equipment as scheduled / necessary.
  • Managed production equipment hookups, including pipeline and compressor installations, ensuring compliance with DOT specifications.
  • Acted as area subject matter expert in technical applications of production equipment, and autoclave sterilization.
  • Collaborated with the Maintenance Department in regularly inspecting, maintaining, and repairing all production equipment.
  • Trained and certified production workforce for safety and operational requirements for production equipment and departments.
  • Acquired skills to operate and troubleshoot hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical components on production equipment.
  • Supervised maintenance crews and managed various mechanical maintenance and modification activities to production equipment.
  • Advise on problems installing and repairing electrical power production equipment and aircraft arresting systems.
  • Maintained production equipment (approximately 15 machines) ensuring proper and safe operation.
  • Operate all production equipment/machines throughout manufacturing process to back-fill and meet/exceed production requirements.
  • Monitor daily commitments and associates production to ensure optimal throughput of production equipment.
  • Scheduled, supervised and preformed general maintenance on liquid and powder production equipment.
  • Communicate with other production management and/or maintenance about any problems with production equipment.
  • Trained and supervised employees in sanitation and mechanical operations of production equipment.

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38. Production Department

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Here's how Production Department is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Managed operations of various production departments including assembly, packaging, and aluminum processing while conducting third shift operation facilities.
  • Direct and coordinates activities of production department(s) in processing materials or manufacturing products in industrial organization.
  • Fostered and cultivated collaborative lines of communication between Engineering and Production departments maximize inventory and mill operations.
  • Organized documentation of process instructions for material handling in warehouse operations and maintained instructions for production department.
  • Develop Excel workbooks for all production departments plant-wide to analyze departmental downtime for continuous improvement projects.
  • Documented and implemented required production department ISO-9001 processes and procedures necessary to achieve initial certification.
  • Supervised ten direct labor production departments and two indirect labor departments and approximately forty employees.
  • Coordinated activities of production department in processing materials and manufacturing products in automotive industrial establishment.
  • Supervised the yellow-page advertising production department responsible for the creation of over 80,000 advertisements annually.
  • Lead activities of two production departments and 20 associates for a major medical manufacturing facility.
  • Supervised production department which produced monitoring devices designed for installation on offshore drilling rigs.
  • Supervised and coordinated the production department to manufacture quality products under cost control.
  • Organized fifteen department members during company move as Move Coordinator for Production department.
  • Coordinated activities of department with other production departments to maintain proper product flow.
  • Managed and improved two production departments consisting of approximately thirty five people.
  • Supervised the Production Department with primary focus on assembly and packaging.
  • Developed personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the production department.
  • Performed scheduling functions and general personnel management duties for Production Department.
  • Supervised the production department manufacturing complete computer systems for telecommunication networks.
  • Improved productivity, developing training program for production department and processes.

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39. Production Personnel

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Here's how Production Personnel is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Supervised and coordinated the activities of production personnel engaged in all manufacturing operations on 3rd shift to meet daily customer demands.
  • Supervised and monitored production personnel, and led manufacturing process ensuring operational procedures in-line with overall goals and objectives.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of production personnel and departments in processing fabrics and ballistic materials to produce body armor.
  • Direct and coordinate production personnel, to manufacture, and distribute various high quality refrigerators for Recreational Vehicles.
  • Authored, reviewed and revised Batch Records in accordance with established policies providing user-friendly documentation for production personnel.
  • Supervised effective working of production personnel and prepared effective production schedules and ensured compliance to all company policies.
  • Supervised shift operations assuming direct responsibility for up to 20 production personnel in all daily manufacturing activities.
  • Supervised and scheduled daily activities of all plant production personnel ensuring proper utilization of equipment and staff.
  • Trained and maintained training records of production personnel on departmental equipment, operational procedures and safety.
  • Communicate with other departments to ensure all necessary items are available when needed by production personnel.
  • Work closely with production personnel and other subordinates to meet effectiveness and labor utilization goals.
  • Managed and supervised assembly and production personnel in Lean automotive one piece flow assembly operations.
  • Participate in production personnel reviews setting performance standards and providing feedback on their progress.
  • Recommended the hiring and releasing of production personnel as required to maintain production requirements.
  • Improved company morale and production retention using a one-to-one personal approach to Management/Production personnel.
  • Established a good communication program to ensure information was shared with all production personnel.
  • Reviewed production personnel daily inspection records and reported findings along with suggestions for improvements.
  • Managed high volume production line facility of in-stock cabinetry of 75+ production personnel.
  • Direct supervision of manufacturing production personnel, production control, technical problem solving.
  • Directed scheduling and daily responsibilities for 140 production personnel working split shifts effectively.

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40. Kronos

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Here's how Kronos is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Experience with MS Office utilities, SAP Business Systems, KRONOS and AutoTime time keeping systems and other business software applications.
  • Recorded straight time, overtime hours, vacation hours, and personal time into KRONOS payroll software.
  • Perform necessary administrative tasks such as KRONOS, Metrics Updates, and Payouts.
  • Input and ensured the accuracy of payroll of all shift employees in KRONOS.
  • Maintained work schedule, KRONOS time cards and time off of team members.
  • Maintain the KRONOS time keeper for all hourly employees in the department.
  • Monitored and approved employee's time worked using KRONOS timekeeper.
  • Completed Payroll through KRONOS time keeping system.
  • Maintain daily KRONOS functions.
  • Maintain payroll records in KRONOS (AS400) time system.
  • Complete SAP, KRONOS, OEE-Productions, and Paperless.
  • Track employee work hours via KRONOS system.
  • Verify employees' time in KRONOS.
  • Tracked all team members' weekly attendance including excused/unexcused absences, vacation using Kronos.
  • Scheduled production line operators and tracked hours worked with Kronos timekeeping system.
  • Managed department priorities, track attendance and execute Kronos requirements.
  • Monitor daily payroll and attendance using Kronos Timekeeper.
  • Tracked employee attendance using Kronos timekeeping.
  • Maintained Kronos payroll database system.
  • Maintain man-hours utilizing Kronos software.

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41. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Conducted and led maintenance meetings with section supervisors to ensure all weekly scheduled preventative maintenance are completed on aircraft and equipment.
  • Communicated with maintenance and sanitation departments to insure equipment issues and preventative maintenance would be scheduled in accordance to production needs.
  • Work to ensure maximum efficiency is achieved from machinery and necessary preventative maintenance is performed on the machinery to ensure reliability.
  • Managed department operations to ensure quality of products, proper set-up of equipment, and preventative maintenance of machinery.
  • Worked closely with maintenance department to identify potential downtime issues while maintaining proper preventative maintenance schedules on equipment.
  • Supervised preventative maintenance on all machinery, and conducted crew meetings that address any maintenance or safety concerns.
  • Eliminated dedicated manufacturing engineer by performing additional duties of scheduling preventative maintenance and leading various production equipment improvements.
  • Develop and introduce preventative maintenance schedules and program throughout Milwaukee based facility including 50 plus essential manufacturing machines.
  • Developed safety procedures for routine preventative maintenance and master sanitation tasks on high risk pieces of equipment.
  • Developed a preventative maintenance database to identify critical issues on equipment, to optimize production lead times.
  • Coordinated preventative maintenance on existing and new production equipment, including writing and routing documents for approval.
  • Co-managed, developed and implemented a Preventative Maintenance program for all departments within the Brighton Blades facility.
  • Shift reporting, production scheduling, inventory and scrape reporting, housekeeping and preventative maintenance reporting.
  • Coached Operators and Mechanics to achieve performance standards in safety, line utilization and preventative maintenance.
  • Collaborate with Preventative Maintenance Manager to schedule activities that minimized down time for each production line.
  • Spearheaded Autonomous and Preventative Maintenance standards, while ensuring production levels remained at optimum operating range.
  • Requisition, setup and maintenance of production machinery, development and implementation of Preventative Maintenance Programs.
  • Coordinate any preventative maintenance and or routine maintenance work with the maintenance supervisors and mechanics.
  • Coordinated with maintenance department to ensure preventative maintenance activities were performed on a scheduled basis.
  • Service and repair equipment on a continual basis, adhering to established preventative maintenance schedule.

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42. Ensure Compliance

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Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Performed comprehensive audits and monitoring reports on 13 interdepartmental production processes to ensure compliance with quality control procedures & regulations.
  • Monitored the hourly productivity of operators to maximize optimum performance and to ensure compliance with the best operational methods.
  • Audit all production documentation for completeness and accuracy and assign appropriate corrective action to ensure compliance with SQF standards.
  • Conduct operational audits in all departments to ensure compliance in quality, safety, productivity and sanitation.
  • Developed and revised standard operational and working practices and observed workers to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Keep current on information and technology affecting functional areas to increase innovation and ensure compliance.
  • Accomplished internal audits and facilitated external audits to ensure compliance with enterprise directives and policies.
  • Maintained and revised internal procedures to standardize work processes and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Achieved certification at UW-Madison's Better Processing School to ensure compliance with acidified process regulations.
  • Reduce equipment downtime and delays between operations and ensure compliance with standard operating procedures.
  • Monitor product import or export processes to ensure compliance with regulatory and legal requirements.
  • Developed and implemented a Master Sanitation and Internal Auditing System to ensure compliance.
  • Inspected terminal facilities to ensure compliance with established standards for safety and cleanliness.
  • Schedule employees and partner with union representatives to ensure compliance with union-mandated guidelines.
  • Supervised packaging and processing of costumer products to ensure compliance with costumer specifications.
  • Monitored work environment to ensure compliance with company standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Offered services as a product specialist to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinate closely with quality control to ensure compliance and exceed customer expectation.
  • Participated in cross functional problem solving to ensure compliance with federal regulations.
  • Work closely with Product Safety/HAACP coordinators to ensure compliance for processing department.

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43. HR

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Here's how HR is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Increase productivity in assigned section through effective supervision, improved change-overs, and utilization of improved systems and methods.
  • Plan activities for effective operations, through utilization of open door policy and real interaction including motivation with employees.
  • Achieved enhancements in regard to inventory and label reconciliation within production through introduction of new methodologies.
  • Enforce Company Policies and procedures through the use of appropriate behavior modification techniques including disciplinary actions.
  • Managed production of quality paper office products which exceeded company forecasts on three separate occasions.
  • Managed and directed operations of three assembly lines to ensure efficient production and superior quality.
  • Implement Good Manufacturing Practices through adherence to policies and commitment to continuous improvement processes.
  • Interfaced with corporate Safety and HR regarding safety initiatives and incidents within the organization.
  • Assisted production operators through process capability control, quality attributes, and schedule attainment.
  • Facilitated assembly throughput by consistent communication with employees and proactive monitoring of materials.
  • Operated a single-thread industrial machine ensuring quality and productivity goals were met.
  • Lead and facilitated an environment of continuous improvement through factory cell teams.
  • Drive quality improvement and process waste elimination initiatives through functional team leadership.
  • Utilize synchronous manufacturing techniques, with variety of personnel on secondary processes.
  • Earned Laundry Linen Certification through the National Association of Institutional Linen Management.
  • Provided staff performance management, professional development and leveraged GIS throughout company.
  • Increased productivity through collaborative activities involving planning and maintenance of production lines.
  • Monitor and control finished product through lean manufacturing quality customer specifications.
  • Produced improvements in production efficiency through process improvement and member development.
  • Progressed steadily through set up/maintenance positions to supervisor and machinist.

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44. QA

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Here's how QA is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Coordinated activities with QA department and other shift supervisors to implement continuous process improvement projects and ISO-9000 principles application and training.
  • Work with QA and Validation Specialist as Operations Representative for CIP verification of processing equipment.
  • Inspected and reviewed inspection forms for consistency and suitability in QA activities during production.
  • Coordinate and contribute in QA specification checks of all packaging/production processes.
  • Participated with QA during incident investigation and change control procedure.
  • Supervised daily operations of data entry production and QA/testing staff.
  • Reported findings and information to QA Manager and Production Supervisors.
  • Developed new and inexperienced QA personal.
  • Identify necessary changes in the QAP and coordinates with the Quality Assurance team to develop and implement revised or new procedures.
  • Educated HAZMAT training to 17 Airmen to ensure proper waste disposal 24/7; obtained no quality assurance (QA) fails.
  • Worked directly with the QA/QC and Research and Development departments on projects and procedures to meet the needs of each department.
  • Assist in coordinating functions of internal QA organization, internal departments, and multiple levels of management to resolve pertinent issues.
  • Performed QA final check prior to shipping for quantities, accurate paperwork, and creating bills of lading and packing slips.
  • Interacted with subordinates, internal buyers, manufacturing engineers, QA engineers to resolve manufacturing issues and to meet production objectives.
  • Supervised multiple areas in the Forge ranging from QA Supervisor, Maintenance Supervisor, Manufacturing Supervisor, to Machine shop supervisor.
  • Worked with and supported QA, QC, Engineering, Research & Development, Shipping & Receiving and Planning Departments.
  • Monitored the quality of the assembly process on all production lines from start to finishing in the QA test booth.
  • Coordinate all activities related to the project with production, validation and QA departments in order to meet project deadline.
  • Worked with on a daily basis: Engineers, Management, SQA, Maintenance - Always working towards process improvements.
  • Work alongside the QA, QC & Pharmacists' teams to ensure the continuous quality of the final product.

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45. Production Staff

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Here's how Production Staff is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Managed entire production staff of a small start-up electronics company Routinely involved in the assembly and shipping process Supervised and trained employees
  • Trained production staff to work within established quality procedures and instructions resulting in company's approval for ISO-9000 certification.
  • Supervised the safety of production staff while ensuring the conversion of quality products while maintaining acceptable productivity levels.
  • Review periodically the job performance of production staff, technicians and operators makes appropriate recommendations to Production Manager.
  • Developed Production team goals to maximize productivity and provided daily supervision to the production staff.
  • Direct supervision of union production staff for mini-van trailing axles and shaft machining assembly operations.
  • Supervised production staff and helped identify production issues to prevent deadline delays and over-budget costs.
  • Supervised production staff and reviewed non-conforming material with the Quality Engineer and Manufacturing Engineer daily.
  • Motivate and delegate responsibilities to Lead Foremen regarding training and operation of production staff.
  • Produced short/long term production staffing scheduling, forecasting, monthly analysis and cost forecasting.
  • Coordinated with manufacturing manager and other departments to ensure safety of production staff.
  • Rejuvenated morale of production staff by providing a vision for future business protocol.
  • Managed production staff and all operations of a Medical devise assembly facility.
  • Managed production staff to optimize finished product output while exceeding company standards.
  • Managed all daily operational/administrative duties for production staff of eight.
  • Evaluate performance and disciplinary action as necessary for production staff.
  • Communicate effectively with production staff, and other supporting Functions.
  • Supervised a 20-member production staff while managing production schedule compliance.
  • Coordinated production staffing and capacity to effectively meet build plans.
  • Maintain working relationship with production staff and company management.

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46. Customer Requirements

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Here's how Customer Requirements is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Created and maintained a weekly production schedule for all manufacturing jobs while coordinating with other various departments to meet customer requirements.
  • Provided strategic direction for daily Case/Carrier/axle shaft manufacturing through the supervision of UAW hourly staff to ensure customer requirements are met.
  • Led and directed shipping activities to ensure orders were banded, stored and delivered according to customer requirements and organizational standards.
  • Developed and implemented proactive systems for quoting and completing unplanned repair and overhaul work to meet quality standards and customer requirements.
  • Coach and facilitator to group responsible for continuous and efficient production in desired quantity and quality according to customer requirements.
  • Evaluated customer requirements, adjusting the production schedule and manpower ensuring customer requirements were met while staying within budget.
  • Maintained necessary flexibility within assigned operation, ensuring effective reaction to customer requirements that frequently disrupt established production schedules.
  • Directed activities of 25 associates to ensure safe, quality and cost-efficient production per management and customer requirements.
  • Used these tools to identify opportunities for improvement on production to ensure all customer requirements were satisfied.
  • Developed repairs and production of existing and new product lines to meet customer requirements of non-military components.
  • Scheduled production based on inventories and customer requirements, utilizing Kan Ban inventory systems for several customers.
  • Improved quality of material by successfully working with Quality Control to meet and exceed customer requirements.
  • Coordinate production operations around unique customer requirements for finished products and needs for materials and labor.
  • Maintained day-to-day operations focusing on customer requirements, safety, quality, and budget constraints.
  • Organized daily production schedule and led workforce to meet customer requirements for medical recycled linens.
  • Required to initiate continuous improvement activities to strive and meet our ever increasing customer requirements.
  • Meet established production schedules, quality specifications, and required deviations according to customer requirements.
  • Establish effective work schedules, ensuring proper allocation of resources in order to meet customer requirements
  • Confirmed work was completed in accordance with specifications/drawings and met production and customer requirements.
  • Work with production management to maximize delivery to customer requirements and optimize internal through-put.

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47. Production Methods

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Here's how Production Methods is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Created and analyzed production reports in order to recommend improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions.
  • Recommended measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product by decreasing downtime and increasing efficiency.
  • Develop and coordinate strategies to improve manufacturing results, production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions.
  • Planned and assigned work and recommended improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions.
  • Increased production line productivity through continuous improvement of production methods while consistently meeting aggressive production goals.
  • Developed and implemented procedures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and product quality.
  • Recommended measures to improve production methods and equipment performance to increase efficiency and safety.
  • Promote and insure implementation of improvements in production methods and quality of product.
  • Monitor productivity and quality of production methods, and implement improvements as needed.
  • Designed and implemented production fixtures and tooling to ensure effective production methods.
  • Implement policies and procedures and recommend improvements to production methods and equipment.
  • Controlled cost by facilitating plant operations, maximized in-place lean production methods.
  • Researched large-scale algae production methods in a small fast-paced manufacturing facility.
  • Recommended and initiated improvements to current production methods.
  • Evaluated production methods and applied Lean Manufacturing practices.
  • Provided technical support and re-designed existing production methods.
  • Implemented new production methods to improve efficiency.
  • Developed and implemented efficient production methods.
  • Analyzed production methods to enhance productivity.
  • Recommend measurement to improve production methods.

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48. Machine Operation

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Here's how Machine Operation is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Provided technical support to employees on machine operation to maintain high production levels and customer quality satisfaction.
  • Conducted and participated in instructional seminars that encompassed machine operations, materials, techniques and instrumentation.
  • Validate and monitored machine operation used within department including weight scales, and material handling equipment.
  • Oversee plant operations including personnel under my supervision, machine operation set-up and processing.
  • Led maintenance activities to ensure high availability of work center and machine operations.
  • Provide input about machine operation and employee movement to increase productivity.
  • Supervised wet-laid and hydro-spun machine operations and production work team.
  • Monitored quality of production parts and maintained machine operations.
  • Position also required knowledge of machine operation and maintenance.
  • Certified Production Associates in quality and machine operation.
  • Manage plant operations and production with machine operations.
  • Mastered machine operation to improve coaching ability.
  • Prepare running procedures for machine operation.
  • Develop and Optimize Standard machine operation.
  • Develop, implement and enforce training for all employees in quality assurance, safety, machine operation, planning and decision-making.
  • Assisted maintenance in PMS and machine operations, tracked Production standards and Attendance, wrote disciplinary and action plans as needed.
  • Supported and provided the alchemy training requirements of the team, including food safety, quality inspections, and machine operations.
  • Supervised clean room production assemblers in all operations such as machine operations, processing, and medical tray assembling.
  • Oversee machine operations for 12 metal-forming presses; ensure materials are cut to specifications and problems are correctly diagnosed.
  • Manage a staff of 22, observing machine operations to ensure quality and conformity of product to standard.

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49. Kanban

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Here's how Kanban is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Implemented KANBAN and cellular manufacturing concepts to improve productivity.
  • Completed ITO University course, (Lean Manufacturing), TQM, KANBAN, 6S, Continuous improvement, Tyler, TX
  • Implemented and maintained production systems (SPC, KANBANS, Safety, Housekeeping).
  • Assisted with KanBan implementation, Manage By Fact and other Lean principals.
  • Developed KanBan s to control consumable lab supplies used in the facility.
  • Scheduled work using KanBan methodology, in a Tier 1 automotive manufacturer.
  • Implemented JIT, KANBANS and vendor delivery linkage to the factory.
  • Introduced KANBAN system to quickly respond to specific customer needs.
  • Used KANBAN AND KITTING systems to assure JIT Production Control.
  • Helped implement KanBan process to overcome injector core shortages.
  • Lean Manufacturing, JIT, KANBAN, Demand flow.
  • Utilized, 5S,KANBAN and Lean Mfg.
  • Established numerous kanban stocking agreements with suppliers in order maintain steady and effective supply chain in fast-paced, demanding-customer environment.
  • Established kanban and 5s projects that improved department productivity and material presentation while also reducing waste and quality issues.
  • Designed and implemented a Kanban system that reduced work-in-process inventory by over 50% within the Disposables Manufacturing organization.
  • Implemented the lean manufacturing techniques of Kanban and every part every period to manage inventory levels between operations.
  • Developed cross-functionally, a dispatch list detailing production priorities between Kanban inventory vs. customer orders.
  • Team successfully transitioned from a non-existent material movement operation to a kanban driven system.
  • Aided engineering staff with implementing lean manufacturing and kanban in my area of responsibility.
  • Assisted with the implementation of lean strategies including cellular manufacturing and Kanban systems.

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50. Production Standards

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Here's how Production Standards is used in Production Supervisor jobs:
  • Managed 42 staff manufacturing molding and interior safety products; ensured quality control and production standards were achieved or exceeded.
  • Oversee quality and recommends modifications of existing quality or production standards to achieve optimal performance within the equipment limits.
  • Supervised the main production floor of an industrial laundry- Tracked and recorded production numbers- Raised production standards
  • Utilized time management skills to keep all workstations continually operating ensuring that production standards were met.
  • Maintain excellent operational and safety performance by monitoring and enforcing both safety and production standards.
  • Communicated with the employees concerning daily production standards and evaluated their input regarding production improvements.
  • Maintained production standards by effectively managing area and keeping all department operations running efficiently.
  • Coordinated projects involving collection of data and analysis efforts to improve production standards.
  • Organized department stock and implemented process modifications that improved quality and production standards.
  • Assigned manpower, coordinated maintenance, assured quality and production standards were maintained.
  • Maintained production quality by managing material requirements to achieve production standards.
  • Provide Leadership to ensure manufacturing goals and production standards are accomplished.
  • Promote continuous improvement for production standards, quality and safety.
  • Demonstrated and directed associates to exceed performance and production standards.
  • Performed all quality checks and calculated production standards hourly.
  • Maintained quality and production standards while reducing hourly workforce.
  • Developed production standards increasing productivity by 15%.
  • Assigned appropriate personnel to maintain production standards.
  • Measured equipment capabilities and validated production standards.
  • Manage production floor monitor production standards.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Production Supervisor

Safety Meetings21.9%
Safety Procedures13.9%
ISO11.7%
Production Schedules6.6%
Process Improvement5.6%
Daily Production5%
Assembly Line3.7%
Product Quality3.4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Production Supervisor

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Safety Meetings
Safety Meetings
16.8%
16.8%
2
2
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
10.7%
10.7%
3
3
ISO
ISO
9%
9%
4
4
Production Schedules
Production Schedules
5.1%
5.1%
5
5
Process Improvement
Process Improvement
4.3%
4.3%
6
6
Daily Production
Daily Production
3.8%
3.8%
7
7
Assembly Line
Assembly Line
2.9%
2.9%
8
8
Product Quality
Product Quality
2.6%
2.6%
9
9
Production Goals
Production Goals
2.4%
2.4%
10
10
Customer Service
Customer Service
2.1%
2.1%
11
11
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
2%
2%
12
12
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
2%
2%
13
13
Osha
Osha
1.9%
1.9%
14
14
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
1.8%
1.8%
15
15
Production Process
Production Process
1.7%
1.7%
16
16
Corrective Action
Corrective Action
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
Performance Reviews
Performance Reviews
1.7%
1.7%
18
18
Company Policies
Company Policies
1.7%
1.7%
19
19
GMP
GMP
1.5%
1.5%
20
20
Kaizen
Kaizen
1.4%
1.4%
21
21
Disciplinary Actions
Disciplinary Actions
1.3%
1.3%
22
22
Production Reports
Production Reports
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
Production Requirements
Production Requirements
1.1%
1.1%
24
24
Direct Reports
Direct Reports
1%
1%
25
25
Sigma
Sigma
1%
1%
26
26
Production Floor
Production Floor
1%
1%
27
27
Daily Operations
Daily Operations
1%
1%
28
28
Production Activities
Production Activities
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Production Planning
Production Planning
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Haccp
Haccp
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
Production Areas
Production Areas
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Troubleshoot
Troubleshoot
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
FDA
FDA
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
CNC
CNC
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
Production Operations
Production Operations
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
Usda
Usda
0.8%
0.8%
37
37
Production Equipment
Production Equipment
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Production Department
Production Department
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
Production Personnel
Production Personnel
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Kronos
Kronos
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
HR
HR
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
QA
QA
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
Production Staff
Production Staff
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
Customer Requirements
Customer Requirements
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Production Methods
Production Methods
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Machine Operation
Machine Operation
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
Kanban
Kanban
0.5%
0.5%
50
50
Production Standards
Production Standards
0.5%
0.5%

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