Business Unit Leader (Production Supervisor)

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Ogden, UT


<strong>Chromalox, a Spirax Sarco Engineering company, is a thermal technology company. We engineer thermal solutions for the world&rsquo;s toughest industrial heating applications. Our Heat Trace division delivers temperature management solutions for piping systems, valves, and tanks. Our Industrial Heaters and Systems&nbsp;division delivers process heating solutions for revenue-generating industrial processes, and our Component Technologies&nbsp;division delivers component heating solutions for industrial equipment manufacturers. Chromalox was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, USA.</strong>

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Overview: Business Unit Leader &ndash; Production Job Function OPERM: Operations - Management Job Summary Under limited supervision, plans, directs, and coordinates activities for designated production projects to ensure that goals or objectives are accomplished safely within prescribed time frames and within financial cost objectives meeting quality, efficiency and productivity requirements.&nbsp; <div id="gtx-trans" style="position: absolute; left: -151px; top: -20.0139px;">&nbsp;</div>
Responsibilities: Essential Functions <br /><br /> <ul> <li>Responsible for production scheduling, manpower planning, quality standards, inventory control and coordination of production activities with other departments.</li> <li>Hires employees, evaluates training progress, employee performance; recommends promotions, transfers and disciplinary actions where appropriate.</li> <li>Conducts daily, weekly and monthly manpower assessments to increase productivity, improve efficiency, reduce scrap and meet on time delivery. Determines work flow, overtime needs and/or extra shifts necessary and the sequence of production.</li> <li>Coordinates daily production meetings and communication; completes statistical reporting and analysis of key performance indicators as required.</li> <li>Manages department safety program and compliance to meet company safety goals and objectives.</li> <li>Works with Production Leads and employee teams to implement established training programs; ensures training matrices are an accurate reflection of departmental training requirements.</li> <li>Oversees training program completion to include Core Competency, Certified Operator and Certified Operator Trainer programs.</li> <li>Works with other supervisors and managers in various departments and areas of responsibility to define, coordinate, and develop solutions for department or area specific requirements and problems.</li> <li>Demonstrates, through actions, a commitment to the philosophy of continuous improvement and multi-disciplined problem solving teams in all aspects of performance. Applies lean production techniques and develops teams, work stations or cells to support the process.</li> <li>Understands, applies and emphasizes continuous quality improvement techniques; looks for ways to improve manufacturing processes and quickly reacts to changes in customer demand.</li> <li>Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated tact and diplomacy.</li> </ul> <br />Additional Responsibilities<br /> <ul> <li>Support of and involvement in company, department, and/or safety policies, procedures, programs and activities.</li> </ul>
Requirements: Qualifications<br /> <ul> <li>Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or one to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.</li> <li>Must have knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets and database software. PC and word processor skills including but not limited to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. JDE system experience preferred.</li> <li>Ability to read and interpret documents such as blueprints, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and policy procedure manuals. Good verbal and written communication skills are necessary.</li> <li>Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.</li> <li>Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.</li> </ul>