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Section Head


Operations Supervisors

Job Location

Grove City, OH

  • Receive report from production management at start of shift.
  • Run day to day production flow on assigned line, ensuring customer requirements are met.
  • Translate the production requirements to planning board (if available) in your section.
  • Be the first level of support on any issue and if needed, notify supervisor daily of labor needs (no-shows or shortages)
  • Update performance/production board hourly
  • Oversee all staff in section including (staying on task and in work area, break-time adherence, maintaining flow and process expectations.)
  • Train staff and monitor their adherence to work instructions. Ensure initial training is complete and understand level of performance for section.
  • Monitor staff performance to established process times. If required, develop an improvement plan that also includes motivational techniques.
  • Monitor flow of product and adjust as needed to level stations and reducing constraint
  • In charge of 5 S/housekeeping standards and checklists are complete for area and that all signage is appropriate for work on rack in area.
  • Ensure Preventive Maintenance checklist are complete
  • Make sure all those on line have product to work on at all times
  • Troubleshooting immediate needs of line
  • Communication to next shift
  • Ensuring line is full for next shift
  • Train, motivate, and support staff in all areas of company and departmental procedures and expectations
  • Ensure quality and safety standards are met at all times
  • May perform other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Maintain a professional attitude and exceptional attendance
  • Anything else your supervisor deems appropriate for the position

Required Skills

  • Understanding of 5S
  • Good communication-both oral and written
  • Understanding of motivational techniques
  • Understanding of progressive discipline as needed
  • Understanding of product flow and troubleshooting
  • Understanding of production planning (Plan to Actual)
  • Proven proactive problem solving ability
  • Excellent organizational and follow-up skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse population, including all levels of management
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Required Experience

  • Previous section head experience/ demonstrated leadership and/or management ability preferred
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate others.

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