Production Supervisor

Johns Manville is currently seeking qualified applicants for Production Shift Supervisor. This candidate will provide management and leadership to a crew to achieve safety, quality and production goals.
The Defiance, Ohio location produces cured and uncured fiberglass products that serve the Automotive, Aerospace, OEM, Air Handling and Pipe & Mechanical markets.
o Provide management and leadership to a production shift of 30+ hourly employees to achieve safety, quality and production goals.
o Establish and maintain good working relationships with all employees.
o Plan and schedule work assignments to maximize production equipment.
o Support safety/environmental program to meet established plant initiatives.
o Issue discipline as needed
o Monitor quality activities on newly developed products.
o Continuously looking for improvement in all areas.
o Motivate employees to maintain maximum productivity levels.
o Administration of union contract.
o Preparation of equipment maintenance recommendations.
o High School Diploma or GED.
o 2 + years working in a manufacturing environment.
o 2 years relevant supervisory experience.
o Ability to hold people accountable
o Experience in basic equipment and process troubleshooting
o Experience working with Microsoft office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
o Ability to communicate with all levels of employees across the organization.
o Ability to be flexible on shift assignment (24/7)
o Ability to drive between plant locations (3 miles)
o Ability to climb stairs and ladders, access confined spaces, respiratory fit, work in hot and cold environments, walk extensive distances and lift up to 50 lbs. on an occasional basis.
o Ability to travel up to 10% as needed.
Preferred Qualifications:
o College degree preferred AA/AS Degree.
o Experience with SAP/ERP/ADP.
o Experience with planning and scheduling activities.
o Previous experience in managing safety compliance and engagement
o Experience in managing to a union contract/employees and handling grievances.
o Process improvement tools such as Lean /Six Sigma.
o Proven ability to identify and implement process improvements.
o Proven leadership capabilities.
o Proven experience in creating an effective work team.
o Experience supervising teams of 30 or more people.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
JM has a long history of sustainable efforts and strives to continually improve our sustainability practices through a focus on innovation, productivity and leadership that ensures we meet the needs of current stakeholders without sacrificing the needs of future generations. For additional information please read our Sustainability Report.

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