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Manufacturing Supervisor in Akron, NY at Hire Road

Date Posted: 2/3/2019

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    Akron, NY
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Job Description

Assembly Supervisor

Akron, NY


Our client is a worldwide manufacturer and supplier of sheet metal working machinery and software who is looking to add an Assembly Supervisor to their team. The Assembly Supervisor will be responsible for effective leadership, supervision, and coordination of assembly department employees and coordination of related non-production operations and services to achieve effective, measurable levels of productivity.

Assembly Supervisor must have 3+ years’ experience as a leader/supervisor within a unionized production/assembly facility

Assembly Supervisor Requirements:

  • Two (2) year Associates Degree in Engineering or Technical Discipline
  • 3-5 years previous supervisory experience in a manufacturing / unionized environment
  • Familiarization with metal forming equipment desired
  • Ability to read / interpret machine assembly related drawings/engineering schematics
  • Effective utilization of MRP business operating system (ERP LN) and other related computer programs (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Previous experience coordinating the implementation and maintenance of lean and 5S principles required
  • Will be required to work in a manufacturing environment on a daily basis; occasional lifting requirements up to approximately 50 pounds
  • Strong trouble shooting and problem solving skills
  • Must be available for OT and off-shift requirements as necessary
  • Safety conscious, strong verbal and written communication skills, able to collaborate/interact with others
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations and the proper way to load and unload trucks and deliveries

Assembly Supervisor Description:

  • Maintain production schedules and estimate material and standard hour requirements for completion of job assignments
  • Responsible for the daily practice of world class manufacturing principles which are to also include, but not limited to, lean and 5S applications
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of department
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving problems
  • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals
  • Inspects products to verify conformance to specifications and directs setups and adjustments or maintenance of machines or equipment.
  • Confer with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments
  • Maintains daily time and attendance records using ERP LN including OT and the scheduling of all vacation
  • Maintain fair and equitable relations with Union and other Union representatives


Choosing the Hire Road is about shared success, active and committed partnerships and relationships that last.  Hire Road is solely focused on connecting highly skilled professionals with leading organizations. We are a solutions-based, results-oriented staffing company specializing in a wide range of industry specific practices. To put it simply, we recruit, screen and hire talented people for temporary and full-time positions.

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

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