Production Supervisor

Company: Big Tex Trailers ( Learn More )

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Job Description Founded in 1982, Big Tex is the top utility trailer in the U.S. due to the #1 Dealer Network in the country comprised of highly qualified and dedicated dealers who demand the best for their customers.  The over 400 independent Big Tex dealers represent the most diverse line of standard and custom utility trailers available and have provided them to governments, consumers, and industry throughout the country.  From its humble beginnings as a two-man company housed in a 3,200 square foot shop, Big Tex has grown to become the nationally recognized leader in the utility trailer industry with representation in virtually every state as well as Canada and Mexico.  Currently Big Tex employs approximately 2,000 employees working in all aspects of our business ranging from manufacturing to sales.  Big Tex has corporate offices in Mt. Pleasant Texas, with manufacturing facilities in Mount Pleasant and Wills Point Texas, Cordele Georgia, Caldwell Idaho, Madill and Kingston Oklahoma.Big Tex is searching for individuals that possess the passion and drive to help us grow our company through positive change, process upgrades, employee mentoring and encouragement.If you possess these traits and have a passion for change management, than we would like to hear from you.This position provides great growth potential and the opportunity to work in a VERY stable, exciting, and fast-paced environment.  This individual MUST have manufacturing related supervisory and/or leadership experience (Welding preferred but not mandatory).  Great work environment and great team with lots of opportunity for growth!Big Tex offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:Employer shared/multi level Medical PlanDentalVision401K with a match20K in Life InsurancePrimary Job Duties:
  • Focus on Safety protocols and make sure all Employees are adhering to company PPE requirements.
  • Uphold high Quality standards and enforce Quality process checks.
  • Maintain work flow by monitoring steps of the process by observing control points and equipment, monitoring personnel and resources, studying the manufacturing methods.
  • Implement cost reductions by developing reporting procedures and systems.
  • Build a team work atmosphere within own areas of responsibility and between departments.
  • Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems.
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Provides manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analyzing production performance records and data.
  • Communicates answers to questions and responds to employee requests.
  • Creates and revises systems and procedures by analyzing operating practices, record-keeping systems, forms of control, and budgetary and personnel requirements
  • Implements process changes generated from employee suggestions or other areas.
  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources.
  • Resolves personnel problems by analyzing data; investigating issues; identifying solutions; recommending action.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Trouble shoot issues that arise during production runs.
  • Job Skills/Requirements:
  • Leadership to lead a work force of 20 – 40 Hourly Employees
  • Ability to communicate clearly to all levels from Hourly Employees to Senior Management
  • Manufacturing experience in a fast paced, high volume environment
  • This position requires the flexibility to work 40+ hours per week and weekends as required.
  • Knowledge of Lean (Lean Green Belt desirable)
  • Educational/Experience Requirements:
  • College Degree 2 or 4 yrs. Degree
  • Minimum of 3 yrs. Supervisory experience
  • Experience in metal fabrication (desired)
  • Job Requirements