Exide Technologies

Production Supervisor

US-GA-Columbus
Requisition ID
2017-1513
Category
Manufacturing - Operations and Maintenance
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Exide Technologies, a global company, is now looking for a dedicated professional to join our great team. If you are seeking employment that provides a safe and uplifting teamwork environment, along with a great work/life balance, Exide Technologies is the place where you will find these qualities.

 

The General Supervisor is responsible for supervision and development of the  employees to meet the production schedule for customer orders.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for production in the plant for assigned areas for shift assigned.
  • Meets daily with employees and Area Manager to ensure good communication is maintained on all issues in department and the plant.
  • Responsible for development of employees.
  • Maintains production standards as directed by Operations Manager.
  • Maintains scrap reduction within departments.
  • Ensures all employees follow health and safety guidelines and wears proper PPE in department.
  • Responsible for working with employees to reduce their blood lead and eliminate accidents within departments.
  • Checks and maintains production reports and enters production into production sheets daily..
  • Reports any shortages of supplies or equipment required for daily operations.
  • Schedules employees assigned to his areas.
  • Evaluates employee’s job performance in relation to established production standards.
  • Counsels employees on absenteeism, tardiness and job performance issues.
  • Checks and verifies employee’s time in the Kronos Timekeeping system for accuracy prior to approving for weekly payroll processing. Enters employee schedule and changes same for tracking.
  • Participate and or leads in training and development programs.
  • Participates and supports all Continual Improvement programs in department and the plant.
  • Participates in and/or directs for work improvement teams for projects as assigned by Plant Manager.
  • Follow health and safety practices as they apply to work and the facility and supports STOP program..
  • Performs whatever other responsibilities and duties that are assigned by Operations Manager

Qualifications

Education, Experience, Certifications:

  • High School Diploma.
  • Bachelor’s Degree perferred.
  • Two years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Battery Manufacturing experience preferred.

Competencies, Skills, Knowledge:

  • Trained in team building with effective communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Must posse’s leadership ability.
  • Good computer skills including use of Word, Excel, Power Point and other software.

 

      Design Skills, if applicable:

  • Computer Skills:  Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Power Point and other software.
  • Good communications, interpersonal and problem solving skills

     

      Travel, other requirements:

  • Very minimal

 

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions on the work that needs to be performed.
  • Understanding of basic process and product flow in order to trouble shoot and pinpoint areas requiring problem solving.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to interpret company policies and procedures.

Physical Demands

  • Physical demands include, standing, walking and lifting on occasion.  Able to work extended shifts and/or weekends as required.  Able to function well in a dynamic, sometimes stressful environment.

 

Work Environment

  • Industrial environment, both inside and outside the plant. The employee will be exposed to lead, fumes, noise, dirt, hazards, chemicals, heat and cold.  

EEO Statement

Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Exide

Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical energy solutions—batteries and associated equipment and services for transportation and industrial markets. With 128 years of industry experience and operating in more than 80 countries, Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products that keep customers and their businesses powering forward. Leading car, truck and lift truck manufacturers trust Exide as an original equipment supplier, and Exide serves the transportation and industrial aftermarket through a comprehensive portfolio of products and services. The Company’s extensive sales, distribution and service network provides flexibility and quality for an exceptional customer experience.

At Exide Technologies, It All Starts Now. History and scale, combined with a start-up mentality, make Exide the faster, more nimble, more innovative, more digital, and more responsive alternative for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier. Exide is "the 128 Year Old Start-Up," and the Company is moving forward—bringing the energy of the “new Exide” to customers around the world.

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