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Production Supervisor- Mid Shift (9:30 am-6:00 pm)

Company: Acuity Brands
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

We Light the Way! Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 12,000 employees, and they take pride in working with the best in the industry. Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world. Individually we are talented, but together we are unstoppable. About this Location This facility is in Des Plaines, IL. Des Plaines is a short drive from Chicago and O'Hare international airport.This high-performing team is based in a recently renovated Manufacturing and Distribution Facility, which houses state of the art equipment and facilities. The indoor exercise facilities offer an onsite opportunity to keep health and wellness as a priority! How you will contribute: Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. is seeking an innovative, highly motivated, Distribution Focus Factory Cell Lead with experience driving improvement in a manufacturing or distribution environment.Responsibilities include: Supervising 45+ hourly employees in a distribution (shipping and or receiving) environment. Drives safety, quality and productivity performance in accordance with lean principles, standard work and customer requirements. Determines daily manpower and work assignments for employees to adjust for fluctuations in demand. Approves payroll, administers corrective action and discipline as needed. May be scheduled on shifts and weekends without additional management support. Ability to travel overnight up to 5% may be required. Reporting to a Focus Factory Manager. Key Tasks and Responsibilities Lead employees in a shipping and or receiving team for finished goods Drive KPIs, +QDIP and continuous improvement, and conduct root cause counter measure for misses in cycle time Train employees in Lean principles Ensure compliance with appropriate safety and quality standards and requirements Manage employee payroll, schedules employees and assigns overtime Hold employees accountable to all plant rules, safety, quality and productivity standards and administer counseling and discipline as necessary Administer collective bargaining agreement and subsequent discipline Required Experience and Knowledge 3 to 5 years in manufacturing or distribution environment, preferably high volume 1 to 3 years proven supervisory experience Logistical knowledge (loading and unloading of trailers and / or containers) Understanding of transportation documentation is preferred (bills of lading, commercial invoices, freight bills, etc.) Experience with Lean principles and exposure to continuous improvement and Kaizen events preferred Experience training adults in technical topics as well as problem solving, communication and conflict resolution High degree of comfort with computer usage including Microsoft Office Suite, with strong knowledge of Excel. Familiarity with Oracle is helpful Ability to read, write and speak English is required Bi-lingual language skills (English / Spanish) is preferre Must follow all Safety, Health, and Environmental (SH&E) guidelines, policies, rules and training. Teamwork skills Medium Work Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions This role is not eligible for immigration sponsorship Required Education High School diploma or equivalent is required Bachelors' Degree is preferredJob Type: Full-timeSchedule: 10 hour shift 8 hour shiftAbility to commute/relocate: Des Plaines, IL 60018: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience: Manufacturing: 3 years (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Acuity Brands, Des Plaines , Production Supervisor- Mid Shift (9:30 am-6:00 pm), Hospitality & Tourism , Des Plaines, Illinois

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