Job Name:
Production Supervisor - 1st Shift

General information

Location: Bayport, MN
Date:
30-Mar-2022
Company:
Andersen Corporation
Ref #:
1144
Job Category:
Manufacturing
Bayport
MN

Description & Requirements

Value Stream Supervisor I

 

ANDERSEN CORPORATION SUMMARY:

We’re focused on bringing more light into people’s lives by helping them create healthier, happier spaces to build memories and do what they love. This applies to our team, too. By celebrating our differences and embracing a positive work-life balance, we are recognized as a Yellow Ribbon company, one of Forbes Magazine’s 2021 “America’s Best Large Employers” and a “Best Employer for Diversity." As a 2021 Energy Star Partner of the Year, Andersen is also committed to environmental health and sustainability. No matter your role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference. 

 

Andersen is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

PURPOSE:

The purpose of this position is to support the Value Stream Manager in driving the process of continuous improvement for a small/stable value stream (procurement to delivery). This position takes a lead role in meeting targets for safety, quality, costs, customer service and associate satisfaction/development within the value stream. The Value Stream Supervisor coaches, trains, supports, and develops a team of flexible, multi-skilled associates in accordance with Andersen Corporation’s values, employee covenant, and strategic direction.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain high level of visibility with associates. Use hands-on approach to communicate daily and involve associates in problem solving.
  • Promote safety and ensure a safe work environment and safe associate work habits.
  • Develop a high-performance work team with high levels of associate morale, satisfaction, and performance.
  • Create and maintain a respectful work environment by listening, seeking facts to support decisions, managing one’s own reactions, and addressing unacceptable behavior.
  • Help associates succeed through performance management. Provide coaching and performance communication to support development.
  • Review general status of production schedules to identify and resolve problems.
  • Ensure the desired product quality levels are achieved through use of standard work and training to those standards, training in operation and inspection techniques, and use of tools/data.
  • Support and implement new, customer-focused processes in accordance with lean principles and practices. Provide training and coaching to improve standard work, work center organization (5S), and housekeeping. Actively provide change leadership as required.
  • Support and foster an environment of continuous improvement by encouraging associates to challenge existing processes and implement solutions that enhance the overall effectiveness of the operation.
  • Support associates in understanding company policies and practices. · Maintain time and production records.
  • Take notice of process related problems and support associates in taking corrective action to improve the overall performance of the team.
  • Communicate with and listen to associates on a daily basis regarding work center/team performance, strategic initiatives, policy changes, safety, quality, etc.
  • Communicate with other supervisors and appropriate personnel regarding equipment, safety, work center schedules, company policies and practices, performance improvement plans, etc

 

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         This position may require a rotating shift schedule

 

DIRECTION OF OTHERS:

·         Supervises 15 - 30 Production Associates

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3 – 5 years of experience in a manufacturing operation
  • Previous experience as a work center lead preferred
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing operation with demonstrated ability to acquire and apply manufacturing principles a plus
  • Continuing education in the following areas: Management, Human Resources, Accounting, Manufacturing, Leadership, and Coaching
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and motivate people

 

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

Business acumen and knowledge:

·         Basic business knowledge about how a business runs and makes decisions.

Communication:

  • Listening skills
  • Effective communicating 1:1 and in groups

Leadership:

  • Able to motivate associates
  • Bias for action
  • Displays energy for the business
  • Supports and communicates difficult decisions
  • Collaborates with associates at all levels
  • Effectively supports change
  • Developing skills in coaching production associates
  • Able to maintain a respectful and safe work environment
  • Able to support a continuous improvement culture
  • Works effectively with production associates
  • Demonstrates strong problems solving skills

Manufacturing knowledge:

  • Working knowledge of manufacturing processes and product
  • Demonstrates a passion for safety
  • Has participated in a kaizen event

 

CULTURE AND BENEFITS: 

Our vision is to make the world a better place by living up to the promise that everyone benefits from their association with Andersen.  We’re committed to making a difference through challenging ourselves each day while recognizing and rewarding success, taking pride in our work, and honoring a legacy built on doing the right thing. There is great respect for life outside of work so that you can bring your best self to work.

We are committed to demonstrating mutual respect and appreciation of our similarities and differences so that each employee can realize his/her potential and we exceed our customers’ expectations.

As an innovative and industry-leading organization, we think of benefits more broadly. From your health care to your work environment, to your development and quality of life, we think beyond basic benefits to provide a total rewards package including, but not limited to:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account contributions
  • Paid holidays plus PTO
  • 401(k) plan & contributions
  • Professional development & tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • A culture that supports work-life balance
  • An environment where collaboration is key
  • Volunteer opportunities – on company time
  • Environmentally conscious business decisions
  • 10,000 employees and career opportunities nationwide

 

PROFIT SHARING:

During 2022, each eligible Andersen employee will receive $1,000 for each full fiscal quarter they are actively employed and fully vaccinated against COVID-19. An eligible employee hired during a quarter will receive a prorated payment based on the number of days employed during the quarter. Those eligible include fully-vaccinated regular full-time and part-time employees (at least 20 hours per week) who are not subject to a collective bargaining agreement. These and other terms and conditions of Andersen’s 2022 Profit Sharing Plan, including the definition of full vaccination against COVID-19, are subject to change or termination without notice.