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Production Supervisor

Date: Nov 26, 2021

Location: Grand Rapids city, MI, US, 49503

Company: Dover Corporation

PSG is a global pump and dispensing solution expert and leading manufacturer of pumps, systems and related flow-control technology for the safe and efficient transfer of critical and valuable fluids and materials. Headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, IL, USA, PSG is comprised of several world-class brands, including Abaque™, All-Flo, Almatec®, Blackmer®, Ebsray®, EnviroGear®, Griswold®, Hydro Systems, Mouvex®, Neptune™, Quattroflow™ and Wilden®. PSG products are manufactured on three continents, North America, Europe and Asia, in state-of-the-art facilities that practice lean manufacturing and are ISO-certified. PSG is part of the Pumps and Process Solutions segment of Dover Corporation. For additional information on PSG, please visit psgdover.com. PSG: Where Innovation Flows.
 
We are an organization on the move, always looking for talented and ambitious people with a desire to help us grow our business. We thrive on winning and being number one. PSG offers a unique combination of the both small company atmosphere: with an ownership mindset that allows you to make close-to-the-customer decisions; an innovative approach in seeing beyond what is possible today and entrepreneurial spirit in the pursuit of new opportunities;  combined with benefits of a large company’s scale, tools, career planning and financial strength of Dover. Join PSG, a growing global company where your curiosity, hard work and ambition is rewarded with exceptional career opportunities in a friendly & fast paced environment. Welcome aboard!

PSG is part of the Pumps and Process Solutions segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of approximately $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of over 23,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible.

Position Summary:  PSG is a global leader in the manufacture of pumps, systems and related flow-control solutions for the safe, efficient and reliable transfer of critical and valuable materials and recruit outstanding candidates capable to turning ideas and strategies into world-class results.  This position will support the Grand Rapids, Michigan facility which manufactures Blackmer and System One products.  The Production Supervisor is responsible for supervisory oversight in the Machine Shop, and/or Rotor & Shaft, Vapor, and Hardware departments.  A key responsibility of the position is to ensure the timely and efficient production and delivery of quality pumps and related products through direct, coordinated supervision, using Lean Manufacturing Techniques.   This individual will be responsible for the cost effective utilization of employee resources and capital resources required to operate a group of manufacturing department.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the production activity to achieve Safety, Quality, and Delivery, Cost, and Productivity objectives on a daily basis.
  • Performance Management: Accomplish objectives by communicating job expectations to employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; Hold direct reports accountable for their performance; coaching, counseling, and performance management of employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Coordinate activities with other departments, including; Engineering, Sales, Customer Care and Supply Chain.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of cost reduction and productivity improvement initiatives.
  • Facilitate continuous improvement and 6S activities for assigned manufacturing departments.
  • Prepare reports and be prepared to discuss with management the status of departmental and/ or individual metrics, workload and current projects.
  • Prepare detailed work instructions per ISO standards.
  • Schedule the repair and maintenance of manufacturing equipment as required.
  • Assist engineering in the development of new products and processes.
  • Maintain qualified workforce at the proper level, to meet production schedules.
  • Address safety concerns; ensure employees use prescribed safe work methods and utilize proper safety equipment.
  • Motivate employees through involvement with group activities, being sensitive to individual needs.
  • Interface directly with other departments regarding problems and opportunities, finding methods to enhance quality and timely-efficient production and delivery.
  • Assist in setting standards, work methods and processes.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
     
  • Qualifications/Requirements:
  • 5+ years’ experience supervising employees in a unionized manufacturing environment.
  • Lean Manufacturing/Continuous Improvement experience is required.
  • Associate’s degree or equivalent experience is preferred.
  • Familiarity of working within an ISO regulated requirement is preferred.

      
    Desired Characteristics:
  • Ability to plan, organize and schedule work among employees; prepare and evaluate department records and reports; communicate effectively with employees, management staff and all other departments, as necessary.
  • Data analytics and computer skills, including Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and perform in a dynamic environment while maintaining a positive attitude and energy.
  • Strong team player, good work ethic and ability to be flexible and work within a collaborative team environment to meet production and company needs.
  • Must have the desire and ability to work in a participative style environment in order to meet goals and objectives.
  • Ability to lead Change Management initiatives.
  • Strong team player, good work ethic and ability to be flexible and work within a collaborative team environment to meet production and company needs.
  • Must have the desire and ability to work in a participative style environment in order to meet goals and objectives.
  • Ability to lead Change Management initiatives.
  • Ability to multi-task and perform in a dynamic environment while maintaining a positive attitude and energy.
  • Strong team player, good work ethic and ability to be flexible and work within a collaborative team environment to meet production and company needs.
  • Must have the desire and ability to work in a participative style environment in order to meet goals and objectives.
  • Ability to lead Change Management initiatives.
     

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Michigan : Grand Rapids

Sub Division : Grand Rapids

Job Requisition ID : 39995


Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids

Job Segment: Manager, Industrial, Engineer, Supply, Production Manager, Management, Manufacturing, Engineering, Operations