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Plating Supervisor


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, kanbans, 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.
  • Physical Requirements:

    • 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. 

The Experience You Will Bring


  • At least 3 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
  • Willingness and ability to work a third shift 4 10s schedule, Sunday-Wednesday approximately 8pm-6am

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor’s degree in management or related degree
  • Understand ISO requirements
  • Be able to lead an audit in the department

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
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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