Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

  • Production Supervisor

    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Degree Preferred
    High School
    Requisition ID
    2018-135604
    Posted Date
    6/8/2018
    Location
    US-KY-Florence
    Zip Code
    41042
    Functional Area
    Manufacturing
    Category
    Production
  • Company Overview

    At Firestone Building Products, you can count on us for complete building performance solutions – from roots to rooftops. By taking the entire building envelope into consideration, we provide focused solutions for roofing systems, wall systems and specialty products based on the specific results our customers need to achieve. Constantly looking at the big picture, we not only deliver exceptionally performing building materials, but also the outstanding services, support, warranty and expertise – all backed by a brand you can trust.

     

    Backed by the strength of a diversified multibillion-dollar corporation, we offer excellent career opportunities, competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit packages. And, with locations throughout North America, we are always looking for qualified candidates.

    Position Summary

    The Florence, KY facility is looking for an experienced Production Supervisor, for their ISO Insulation manufacturing facility, on 3rd shift.

    This position is responsible for leading the Production department on the shift assigned to achieve safety, quality, and production goals. The position must use strong leadership skills to direct, control, and coordinate the objectives of the manufacturing environment and continuous improvement initiatives.

    Benefits, Privileges and Growth Opportunities 

    • Immediate eligibility for Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • We offer over 31 Benefits and Privileges to include medical, dental, vision, 401k, cash balance retirement plan and more.
    • We are An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer
    • Over 100 years of success is an indication of the stability our workforce enjoys

    Responsibilities

    This position is in charge of the day to day production of our ISO insulation and producing first quality product for our customers while keeping safety a number one priority.

     

    Responsibilities include: Safety, quality, teammate relations, production performance, and housekeeping

    Details include but are not limited to:

     

    • Working with management to schedule and support daily customer needs.
    • Knowledge of production line, variations in product, and familiarity with product specs to ensure all product produced is top quality.
    • Work with Cross Functional Teams (Quality Control and Maintenance) on daily opportunities and counter measures for production related items.
    • As the shift supervisor , it is your responsibility to have knowledge of your production line and to be able to troubleshoot problem areas including assess minor things and assist maintenance staff as needed.
    • Focus on 5'S and Continuous Improvement initiatives.
    • Maintain and update safety IIP program, ensure proper use of PPE, and compliance of plant safety programs, investigate incidents and assist with implementation of safety countermeasures.
    • Promotes teamwork environment
    • Updates Plant Superintendent/Plant Manager on any activities that may affect the department's ability to meet its daily obligations.
    • Observe, train and coach teammates.
    • Teammate management including attendance management, disciplinary action, and performance plans.

    Qualifications

    High School Diploma with 3+ years experience supervising others.

    •  Focus on safety, quality, 5’s and Continuous Improvement initiatives.
    • Able to read, write and speak English
    • Able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide
    • Posses forklift experience, preferred
    • Posses manufacturing experience, preferably in chemical processing operation
    • Willing to cross-train and rotate to other positions as needed
    • Must have good attention to detail
    • Must have good attendance
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    Physical Requirements

    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs., repetitively
    • Able to stand, sit and/or walk a majority of the shift
    • Work in changing temperature environment (hot or cold)

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