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Gates Corporation Production Supervisor 2nd Shift in Columbia, Missouri

Job Category: Operations Are you inspired by challenging the status quo* Do you thrive in collaborative environments that drive results* If so, Company could be for you. Company is a leading manufacturer of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions. We push the boundaries of material science to engineer solutions that continually exceed customer expectations. Let s simplify it think belts and hoses. Found in motorcycles, conveyer belts, cars, tractors, blenders, vacuum cleaners, bicycles, and 3D printers just to name a few. Because why not do it all* WHAT TO EXPECT As an innovation leader, we look for ambitious, forward thinking, open-minded and well-rounded individuals to join our global team. Located in our Columbia, MO plant, you will be a Production Supervisor. * 2nd Shift 3:00 PM 11:00 PM * Serve as shift leader, direct the employees of the plant to ensure we meet customer expectations in all manufacturing areas including safety, quality, delivery, and cost * Directly supervise 12 employees, including a team leader Key responsibilities to name a few: * Ensure a safety-driven culture * Ensure expectations are clearly articulated, ensure safe work practices are adhered to, and hold employees accountable for safety infractions * Investigate safety related issues or violations * Responsible for providing daily direction and training to shop floor employees who perform work in production, assembly and other shop floor areas ensuring efficient operations and processes * Responsible for communicating with staff and employees to drive alignment and consistency in goals and company objectives and meeting or exceeding customer expectations * Manage performance, productivity, attendance, quality and housekeeping expectations and drives personal accountability * Address performance problems, recognition and provide coaching where appropriate * Ensures policies and work practices are administered in a fair and consistent fashion * Ensure the GEM philosophies are adhered to creating a culture of self-directed behavior and accountability and process and performance excellence * Ensure a continuous focus is placed on process improvement and reduction of waste * Responsible for reporting and tracking of shift metrics Job Requirements ABOUT YOU * Bachelor s degree preferred * 5+ years of manufacturing experience * Demonstrated ability to coach, lead and empower people in a GEM environment * Demonstrated ability to drive accountability, resolve conflict and manage performance expectations * Focuses resources on value added activities * Decisions are consistent with the goals of the organization * Requires a working knowledge of equipment and production processes * Strong interpersonal skills and ability to adapt and flex styles in a quickly changing team environment * Demonstrated ability to drive cultural change * Strong team player; proactively able to step in to support other team members as needed * Shares knowledge, cross trains and builds collaborative relationships * Demonstrated success in problem solving, trouble shooting and diagnostic skills * Must have strong organizational and planning skills * Be able to prioritize and juggle multiple tasks while meeting expected timelines * Takes action, anticipates the needs of internal and external customers and is self-directed in achieving results * Works well under pressure * Uses creativity to seek quality solutions and process improvements while keeping in mind the needs of the business * Excellent communication skills, verbal and written * Be capable of giving presentations to site and regional leadership * Possess basic project management skills to allow for facilitation of process improvement activities * General computer skills to include proficiency in the Microsoft suite of products. i.e Excel and Word * Must be able to work any shift * Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship. WHY Company * Founded in 1911 in De