WaterlooRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Waterloo jobs

Production Supervisor / Foundry

Company: ITech Consulting Partners
Location: Waterloo
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

u003cdivu003eu003cpu003ePRODUCTION SUPERVISOR, FOUNDRY OPERATIONSu003c/pu003eu003cpu003eWaterloo, IAu003c/pu003eu003cpu003eSalary - 80,000-105,000 + OT + Full Benefitsu0026 u003cbru003eVariable Shiftu0026 u003c/pu003eu003cpu003eAs a Production Supervisor, Foundry Operations-Variable Shift in Waterloo, Iowa, you will be responsible for achieving departmental/area goals and objectives. Supervise semi to highly skilled production and/or maintenance employees on an assigned shift to ensure the manufacture of products within established delivery, quality, safety and cost standards. The supervisor is the first-line liaison between the production employees and the management staff and thus also serves the function of representing the company's interests with the shop floor staff. In addition you will:u003c/pu003eu003culu003eu003cliu003eDirect departmental continuous improvement plans and activitiesu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eMonitor control plans, troubleshoot workmanship problems and generally supervise production activities to ensure that manufactured products meet or exceed all established quality requirementsu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eCalculating chemistry of ductile and gray iron in coreless furnaces, induction furnaces, and channel pouring furnaces as well as final iron that is being poured into greensand moldsu003c/liu003eu003cliu003ePlan for maintenance of equipment and facilities to maximize the uptime and utilization of capital equipment assetsu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eImplement and monitor safety programs and housekeepingu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eScheduling / Managing on time iron delivery from the Coreless Melting process to Molding Units based on the production schedule and make daily assignments including filling vacancies and assigning overtime in order to adhere to the Customer Delivery dateu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eForward thinking person that plans the day and week out strategically and not just tacticallyu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eEstablish employee environment regarding communications, feedback and overall guidance. Ensure that assigned personnel have appropriate training, work instruction and tools to successfully do their jobu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eAdminister employee policies, practices, procedures and work rules appropriate for the unit. Monitor individual and line performance and take corrective action including discipline, as needed and respond to complaints to insure the Company and employees adheres to policies, practices, procedures and work rulesu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eMonitor and make corrections to stay within the department operating budget targetsu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eWork second shift initially and other variable shifts as needed, cover off shift vacations and rotate holiday schedule and coverageu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eVisa sponsorship is NOT available for this positionu003c/liu003eu003c/ulu003eu003cpu003eWhat Skills You Needu003c/pu003eu003culu003eu003cliu003e5+ years in the Foundry business.u0026 u0026 u003c/liu003eu003cliu003e3+ years coreless melt furnace background, preferably with medium frequency furnaces.u0026 u0026 u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eExperience in induction furnaces.u0026 u0026 u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eKnowledge of refractory related practices in an iron foundry.u0026 u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eChemistry control in a gray and ductile iron foundry.u0026 u0026 u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eAbility and willingness to work overtime and weekends based on business needs.u0026 u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eAbility to hold employees accountable for their actions.u0026 u0026 u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eWorking knowledge of the appropriate operating and information systems.u0026 u0026 u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eKnowledge of general accounting in support of establishing and managing departmental operating budgets.u0026 u0026 u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eKnowledge of manufacturing and/or distribution processes, quality, tooling, tool design, total preventative maintenance and facilities.u0026 u0026 u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eUnderstanding of Production System, Lean Manufacturing, Just-in-Time, Kanban, Demand Flow Technologyu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eAbility to work second shift initially and other variable shifts as needed, cover off shift vacations and rotate holiday schedule and coverage.u003c/liu003eu003c/ulu003eu003cpu003eWhat Makes You Stand Outu003c/pu003eu003culu003eu003cliu003eExperience supervising a Union Workforce.u0026 u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eExperience with continuous improvement teams.u0026 u0026 u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eExperience in lean production.u0026 u0026 u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eFinancial acumen.u0026 u003c/liu003eu003cliu003ePeople person with ability to have crucial conversations with direct reports.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eEducation (or equivalent work experience)u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eIdeally you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eMetal Casting, Business, or Technical related bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.u003c/liu003eu003c/ulu003eu003c/divu003e ', 'location ': 'Waterloo, IA ', 'remote ':null, 'jobtype ': 'directhire ', 'remoteoption ': 'notspecified ', 'featuredonjobboard ':false, 'ownedbyagency ':false, 'externalid ': 'CA168-2691112

Keywords: ITech Consulting Partners, Waterloo , Production Supervisor / Foundry, Other , Waterloo, Iowa

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Iowa jobs by following @recnetIA on Twitter!

Waterloo RSS job feeds