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Supervisor, Production

Date: Sep 22, 2021

Location: Conyers, GA, US, 30013

Company: Dover Corporation

Our Story:

 

Dover Food Retail (DFR) is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services; and leading our industry by Innovating What’s Next in glass doors and intelligent merchandising technologies that keep food safe under brands such as HillPhoenix and Anthony.

 

DFR is part of the Refrigeration and Food Equipment segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion.

 

DFR is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of Dover Food Retail.

 

Job Title:        Supervisor, Production

Location:        Conyers, GA

 

What we’re looking for:

 

Dover Food Retail is looking for a Production Supervisor who will be primarily responsible for supervising the operations, personnel and cost structure of our Manufacturing division.  This position will develop and execute a production schedule covering approximately 20-30 people on the shift. 

 

The emphasis is upon being able to quickly identify opportunities, train workforce and implement Lean Manufacturing for measurable improvements. Supervises department(s) that includes assigning work, facilitating team involvement, ensuring performance management processes are complete, scheduling work, ensuring needed equipment is purchased, maintenance of equipment on shift, and developing and complying with budget.

 

What you’ll be responsible for in this role:

 

  • Works with all employees on the shift to ensure quality assurance.  This includes manufacturing product to quality specifications and requirements for the department(s)
  • Collaborates with Production Manager to plan and complete shift goals and initiatives.
  • Prioritize shift workloads.
  • Direct and allocate labor as needed with and through Lead personnel.
  • Prioritize labor and material as needed to complete the production schedule.
  • Utilize computer system to verify and order materials as needed to complete the schedule, and confirm and execute work schedules.
  • Counsel, coach, train and direct employee’s in proper safety methods, basic work requirements, and attention to detail as needed.
  • Manages and resolves employee issues through effective problem solving and mediation with assistance from Human Resources as needed.
  • Drive continuous improvement by improving Quality, Delivery and Cost. Utilizing LEAN, TQM and other quality systems tools.  Coaches on key manufacturing processes, reducing changeover and set-uptimes, reducing scrap.
  • Interface with maintenance, other manufacturing lines, materials, customer service, HR, management and other groups as needed to complete assignments.
  • Will lead team in all safety aspects
  • Enforce and implement company Policy, Safety Rules and Regulations.  Generate reports in EXCEL, Word and email as requested.
  • Understand and communicate head count requirements for production schedule demand.
  • Conduct employee annual evaluations and reviews.
  • Coaches all reports on safety improvements, department inspections or audits and ensures 5S is fully implemented.
  • Responsible for daily accuracy of time keeping
  • Records all daily rework and assists Production Managers with development of counter-measures to eliminate rework
  • Creates and implements processes to meet or exceed KPI goals

 

What are the basic qualifications? 

 

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a leadership position (team lead, team captain, supervisor, shift lead, etc.)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in a manufacturing environment.

 

What are the preferred qualifications?

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management, Engineering, or related field
  • Lean Manufacturing and or Six Sigma, APICS certification

 

To be a great fit for the role:

 

  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously in a fast-paced and complex environment. Team oriented individual who is flexible and adaptable to an ever-changing environment.
  • Ability to plan and organize and to set priorities in order to meet deadlines and ensure customer satisfaction
  • Basic knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • 4 years supervising in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of mainframe systems

 

 

How We Define Our Values and Why You Should Join Our Team:

 

The backbone behind our collection of outstanding businesses is a team of dedicated employees who protect and enhance our valued reputation for quality and delivering what we promise. It’s our values that define Dover to all of our key audiences: our shareholders, customers, prospective employees and especially to ourselves.

These values must be expressed in our work and embody our actions, as they form the basis by which we do our jobs, make decisions and measure our performance. It’s our unwavering commitment to maintaining our values that defines who we are as a Company.

 

  • Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Winning Through Customers
  • Respects and Values People
  • Expectations for Results
  • High Ethical Standards, Openness, and Trust

 

What’s in it for you?

 

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending
  • Paid Holidays

 

 

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The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

 

Dover Food Retail is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.


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