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Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift

Company Name:
Sign-Zone, Inc.
Do you like to work hard while having fun? If so, this may be just the career for you.
Sign-Zone, Inc. has an immediate need for a Production Supervisor position - an exciting opportunity for the right individual. This would be for 2nd shift - Monday-Friday, 3pm - 11pm.
Sign-Zone, Inc. is headquartered in Ramsey, MN, is privately held, and is a domestic manufacturer and supplier of visual communication, event and display merchandise. Our products are marketed through a diversified portfolio of brands you may know, including Showdown Displays and Creative Banner Assemblies.
We were named a Minnesota best-employer and are consistently listed to Inc. Magazine's 5000 fastest growing companies. We own and operate several environmentally and socially responsible manufacturing facilities in Minnesota and complement those domestic capabilities with global sourcing operations. And, most recently named 2014 Manufacturer of the Year: by Minnesota Business Magazine.
We live out our core values: Passion for Excellence, Accountability, Respect, Innovation, Teamwork and Integrity. We believe in providing growth opportunities while sharing financial success with our team members and our community.
For prospective team members that possess those values, are passionate about what they do and want to truly make a difference, joining our company can be a life-changing opportunity.
Job Summary: Shift Supervisor is responsible for the management and coordination of the 2nd shift production operations including production and assembly to ensure timely shipping of customer's orders.
Essential Functions:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work in a cross functional capacity to assure that all departments are working on their assigned tasks and following their standard work processes
Monitor attendance and take corrective actions as required
Report relevant shift and department status to the Production Manager and department Supervisors
Monitor daily workload and assign production activities accordingly
Assure that quality processes and procedures within each department are being utilized at all times
Ensure that all 2nd shift employees are properly trained to complete their assigned tasks
Manage labor resources to maximize efficiency
Work effectively with all other departments to meet deadlines, objectives and ship dates
Perform forklift training
Maintain a clean, safe and organized work area
Assure that all company policies and procedures are strictly adhered to
All other duties as assigned by the Production Manager
Skills/Experience Required
Bachelor's degree preferred, or 5 years of supervisory experience managing a staff in a fast paced manufacturing environment.
High energy level required
Strong leadership skills, independent thinking, proven organizational and planning abilities, as well as outstanding problem solving skills
Proven track record of outstanding attendance
Strong communication skills - oral and written
Preferred experience with Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen Events and/or Process Improvement
Ability to troubleshoot production issues to resolution
Ability to work under pressure and meet demanding production deadlines
Strong computer skills
Effective time management skills necessary

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Must be able to move from one department to another throughout the entire shift. A very large percent of the time is spent standing with few sit-down opportunities. Ability to communicate via email is critical as a shift summary and other key communication is important for a smooth transition between shifts.
Necessary Attributes:
Must possess our Core Values: Passion for Excellence, Accountability, Respect, Innovation, Teamwork and Integrity

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