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Production Supervisor

Kelly Engineering is currently recruiting for a (Direct Hire) (Shift Manager) job located in Madison, GA. A Shift Manager for Manufacturing and Production will be the Shift Leader for the day to day functions of managing associates, and meeting the performance expectations based on planned output.  We operate 24 x 7 with 12 hour shifts.


Job Overview:

  • Lead, manage, and develop team in the execution of the daily production plan.
  • Review production schedules and line capacity to make decisions concerning staffing requirements, work procedures, and duty assignments, with consideration for budgetary limitations and time constraints.
  • Develop goals, measures, & reports to support key objectives defined by leadership.
  • Prepare and maintain production reports and personnel records.
  • Provide summary information/reports on KPI performance to manufacturing leadership.
  • Use technical expertise to identify solutions for problem-solving and improvement opportunities.
  • Protect and properly manage the company’s assets including plant, equipment, and inventory.
  • Regularly audit the systems execution and provide feedback/direction to the Supervisors on completeness and accuracy.
  • Evaluate the value stream and identify opportunities to eliminate non-value added steps in all manufacturing processes.
  • Work with Safety Manager to ensure consistent safety and systems training, implementation, and compliance across all shifts.
  • Work closely with Q/A team and standards bodies (e.g. ISO-9001, ISO-14001) to ensure continuous compliance with ISO standards and requirements.
  • Set and monitor product standards, examining samples of raw products or directing testing during processing, to ensure finished products are of prescribed quality.
  • Identify, participate in, and lead Lean initiatives to drive continuous improvement throughout production environment.
  • Coach associates to achieve performance standards with regards to safety, quality and productivity.
  • Provide formal (appraisals) and informal positive and corrective feedback to associates on an on-going basis to manage performance.
  • Conduct shift meetings to communicate key information and to build group cohesion.
  • Promote good employee relations via sound business practices, employee involvement in process improvement, and strong communication.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with all levels of management.
  • Provide hiring recommendations for production-related positions.


Job Requirements:

  • 4 year, College Degree or equivalent education and work experiences
  • 5 years or more manufacturing experience in a Supervisory role
  • Knowledge of computer applications and functions
  • Review processing schedules or production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, or duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.
  • Develop or implement production tracking or quality control systems, analyzing production, quality control, maintenance, or other operational reports, to detect production problems
  • Hire, train, evaluate, or participate discharge staff or resolve personnel grievances.


Skill Set:

  • Must have a personality that lends itself to initiating and leading people to reach their fullest potential. 
  • Computer literate (word processing, presentation software, spreadsheets, etc…). 
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.


Why Kelly®?

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly® Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, we’re here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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