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Production Supervisor- Plating

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SRG Global in Evansville, Indiana is searching for a Plating Supervisor with leadership experience and capabilities to drive efficiencies in processes and production.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Direct supervision of Plating Loaders, Unloaders, Material Handlers, Rack Changers, 100% Inspectors, Scrap Auditors, Team Leaders & MIS Schedulers
  • Manage all production personnel RR&Es (Roles, Responsibilities & Expectations) including but not limited to: Safety & technical training, 5S, standardized work, shift to shift communications, work schedules & overtime management, labeling and operational improvements, coaching and leadership presence to support all production initiatives, etc.
  • Manage all scheduling and EPS requirements (rack changes, Kanban's, pull systems, card systems, etc.)
  • Lead all groups within the production team(s) to develop and improve KPI’s, process standardization, team chemistry, shift transfer and communications, and overall production performance.
  • Drive continuous communication efforts via email, phone, text, and face to face (individual and shift communications) with an expectation for the team to follow with a sense of urgency.
  • Coach, develop and, track training initiatives for team members by auditing their abilities and verifying use of standard work.
  • Participate and be engaged with process trouble-shooting & scrap focus efforts (cross-sections, A3’s, PDCA, issue timelines, develop standard responses / actions for scrap issues).
  • Ensure adequate production / operational coverage (overtime, vacation, sick days, etc.) with fairness, efficiency, and financial responsibility.
  • Assist (as necessary) in warranty root cause analysis.
  • Participate in new business quotation opportunities, lending and supporting best practices and lending operational / production guidance.

The Experience You Will Bring


  • At least 5 years supervisory experience in a manufacturing facility
  • Successful experience in the following areas: effective employee relations, progressive discipline, and counseling of employees, and managing up to 10 employees per shift
  • Skilled with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to stand or walk on concrete floor for 8+ hours.
  • Lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work in fluctuating temperatures & perform work indoors / outdoors as needed.
  • Ability to work with hands (Fine motor agility)
  • Must have regular and predictable attendance. 

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Understand ISO requirements
  • Be able to lead an audit in the department

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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