Arden CompaniesArden Companies

Production Supervisor-Fort Wayne, IN

LOCATION
Fort Wayne, IN

EDUCATION NEEDED
High School Diploma/GED

DEPARTMENT
Production

EXPERIENCE NEEDED
Entry Level – Training Provided

EMPLOYMENT TYPE
Seasonal

Arden Companies, a leading manufacturer and distributor of outdoor patio consumer products, has an exciting opportunity for a Production Supervisor in our Fort Wayne, IN Plant.

We are searching for experienced professionals with a high level of energy, enthusiasm, and a proven track record of success. This position reports directly to the Manufacturing Manager and will be responsible for coordinating daily production requirements, supervising and leading a high-volume production area.

The right candidates are searching to join a dynamic, growing company and seasoned team.  Arden’s high performance culture is a source of pride for our employees.  Every employee is driven to succeed, personal growth is encouraged and we are always looking for talented individuals to bring our team to the next level.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Oversee all aspects of production. Responsible for a safe work environment. Collaboration with other members of the supply chain, e.g. planning, operations, sales, and financial teams is critical to achieve these objectives.  This Production Supervisor will be responsible for continually driving process improvements in the above functional areas of responsibility.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage

  • Improvement, implementation, support and promotion of all Safety policies, programs and 5s initiatives to ensure the safety of all employees.
  • Resources to effectively define and execute a production plan from a provided production schedule.  Manage manufacturing activities for specific product lines to achieve the plan.
  • Personnel, including determining staffing needs and performance feedback while ensuring that such practices conform to ethical and legal standards.
  • Manage levels of raw materials, WIP inventory, finished goods and control and reduce scrap.
  • Oversee Production Leads to effectively execute the defined production plan – On Time, Complete and Correct.

Assess

  • Quality standards to ensure quality of products meet company and retailer quality requirements by regularly monitoring and confirming desired results are achieved.
  • Monitor production flow to ensure production is meeting targets in pieces and earned hours.
  • Equipment and departmental needs, repairs and maintenance.

Administer

  • Leadership guidance/training to foster a highly productive working environment.
  • Strong communication at all levels of the organization.
  • New ideas and drive problem solving initiatives with focus on continuous improvement and lean culture.

Maintain

  • Correspondence, records and logs.
  • Build and maintain employee, business and community relationships beneficial to the health and growth of the plant and the company.

Support

  • Perform all duties as assigned.  Promote, support and participate in all company policies, procedures and programs
  • Plant management to ensure the plant is safely meeting production schedules, inventory targets, and customer quality requirements.
  • Quality team, leverage for guidance to resolve quality issues quickly, but Production Supervisor manages the correction process, including the communication to the production team and any retraining of team to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Generate and analyze manufacturing reports and communication.

Coordinate

  • Serves as plant advocate working with cross functional teams in other facilities and the corporate office to execute initiatives with an appropriate sense of urgency.

Training

  • Assist in training programs and initiatives for the continued growth of personnel to meet future company goals.

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