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Production Supervisor

Company: Leggett & Platt
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for a Production Supervisor within our Production team to help support our Vertex Fasteners business. Vertex Fasteners develops, manufactures, and distributes fasteners, fastening tools, and fastening machines used in the assembly of a wide variety of products, and markets, including upholstered furniture, bedding, automotive seating, cages & traps, as well as fencing and razor wire.



Our goal at Vertex Fasteners is to "provide high quality products, and services, that consistently meet or exceed our customer's expectations". Our employee/partners are committed, well training, and share in our common goals.


So, what will you be doing as a Production Supervisor?


  • Ability to learn the operation of all production machines. This will involve a hands-on approach with a strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Plans and directs production activities and establishes priorities based on customer commitments while maintaining effective operations and cost controls.
  • Ensures that products are produced on time and that quality standards are met and maintained by all involved.
  • Coordinates all production, and quality control activities to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, materials, equipment, and methods.
  • Develops and implements operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operational problems and improving quality and deliveries.
  • Monitor and maintain production schedules and priorities.
  • Consult with engineering relative to modifications or changes that may improve or enhance the quality of the products.
  • Compiles, retrieves, communicates, and stores operational data.
  • Identifies, records, communicates, and initiates solutions to any problems related to product or operations of the departments.
  • Stop the production of nonconformity related to product, process, and system.
  • Supervise a team of workers ensuring that all procedures are followed.
  • Evaluate employee job performance and attendance and maintain accurate records and files.
  • Build quality into all aspects of work by maintain compliance to all quality requirements.
  • Hiring of new employees within your departments.
  • Oversees and or conducts training of new or existing employees ensuring their training is documented.
  • Liaising among different departments to improve communications and effectiveness.
  • Help plan and direct weekly production meetings.
  • Assist with inventory control and physical inventory processes. Production entries.
  • Establish and support a work environment of continuous improvement that supports our quality policy.
  • Develops and recommends improvements of facility, equipment, or procedures to improve safety, quality, and efficiency.
  • Maintains a commitment to the company vision, mission statement, and quality policy and procedures are followed.




    To be successful in this role, you'll need:


    • High School education or higher
    • Must have a minimum 5 years of proven supervisor experience in a production or manufacturing environment.
    • Good understanding of machinery and components with a strong mechanical and/or electrical background.
    • Ability to supervise, direct others, and lead by example.
    • Must be able to negotiate conflicts and problems.
    • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
    • Must have a cooperative attitude, necessary to work effectively with others.
    • Must be able to lead by example through the efforts of developing a team environment and work whatever hours are necessary to get the job done.
    • Excellent listening skills.
    • Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions.
    • Possess a high attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Outlook
    • Bilingual a must (Spanish & English)
    • Strong knowledge and practice of safety standards and procedures





      What to Do Next

      Now that you've had a chance to learn more about us, what are you waiting for! Apply today and allow us the opportunity to learn more about you and the value you can bring to our team. Once you apply, be sure to create a profile, and sign up for job alerts, so you can be the first to know when new opportunities become available.



      Our Values

      Our values speak to our shared beliefs, and describe how we approach working together.

      * Put People First reflects our commitment to safety and care of each other, learning and development, and creating an inclusive environment of mutual respect, empathy and belonging.

      * Do the Right Thing focuses us on acting with honesty and integrity, delivering the results the right way, taking pride in our work, and speaking the truth - good or bad.

      * Do Great Work...Together occurs when we engage without hierarchy, collaborate as a team, embrace challenges, and work for the good of all of us.

      * Take Ownership and Raise the Bar demonstrates our responsibility to add value and make a difference, challenge the status quo and biases to make things better, foster innovative and creative solutions to drive impact, and explore new perspectives and embrace change.

      Our Commitment to You

      We're actively taking steps to make sure our culture is inclusive and that our processes and practices promote equity for all. Leggett & Platt is comprised of people of all abilities, gender identities and expressions, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veteran status, and more. Join us!



      We welcome and encourage applications if you meet the minimum qualifications. Even if you do not meet the preferred qualifications, we'd love the opportunity to consider you.



      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer



      For more information about how we handle your personal data in connection with our recruiting processes, please refer to the Recruiting Privacy Notice on the "Privacy Notice" tab located at http://privacy.leggett.com

Keywords: Leggett & Platt, Des Plaines , Production Supervisor, Other , Des Plaines, Illinois

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