Operations Supervisor - 1st Shift

Fort Atkinson, WI

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Remedy Intelligent Staffing is now hiring a 1st Shift Operations Supervisor for our valued client in Janesville, WI.  Apply today to be considered for this great Direct Hire career opportunity!

Shift:   1st; 6:00am- 2:00pm, Monday - Saturday  **Overtime and weekend work during busy season**

Pay:  $60,000 - $80,000/year, Based on experience

Job Summary:

Responsible for supervising and advising production employees and departmental leads as assigned. This position will plan and assign work, implement policies and procedures, recommend improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions. This position will be responsible for holding production employees accountable for company and individual goals. 

Operations Supervisor Job Duties:

  • Directly responsible for departmental leads and employees on assigned shifts – including safety, efficiency, accountability and quality
  • Coordinate operations and training within or between departments and shifts
  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments and production sequences to meet production goals
  • Maintain work flow by monitoring steps of the process and adjusting where needed to ensure our client maintains OTD of 95% or higher, efficiency in each work center of 95% or higher and no past due rolling hours
  • Ensures effective communication amongst direct reports and peers to maximize efficiencies and reduce downtime
  • Assess and resolve of conflict situations in conjunction with Human Resources
  • Document disciplinary contacts and follows our client's progressive disciplinary policy for all direct reports
  • Approve/Deny vacation requests of direct reports based on company policy
  • Cover shifts of Supervisors who are out of the office – ensure that proper coverage is always available
  • Able to flex shifts and change work schedule when required or as requested
  • Work with departmental leads and production staff to ensure there is proper communication pass down with other shifts – make sure all shifts complete this (3rd to 1st, 1st to 2nd, 2nd to 3rd)
  • Maintain positive relationships with all executive staff, managers, supervisors and employees
  • Understand and support all company policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance and adherence to all company policy and procedures
  • Understands our client's Levels Program for weld, paint/assembly, fabrication and general utility positions
  • Follow safe manufacturing practices and promotes a safety culture
  • Conducts 30/60/90 day and annual performance reviews as applicable
  • Lead by example and acts in a professional manner at all times
  • Suggest ideas for continual improvements for all production work centers
  • Other duties as assigned or requested


Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required – Associate Degree or Bachelor’s Degree Preferred 6-7 years of related production leadership experience – metal fabrication concepts and processes exposure a plus
  • Able to operate overhead cranes, tape measure, basic hand tools and air tools
  • Effectively read and interpret blueprints
  • Ability to effectively communicate through written and oral communication
  • Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move 100 pounds
  • Directly responsible for departmental leads and employees on assigned shifts – including safety, efficiency, accountability and quality.
  • Lead a team up to 40 employees
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