Production Supervisor (Finish)
Company: Taylor Guitars
Location: El Cajon
Posted on: June 6, 2021
Job Description Are you looking for a leadership opportunity at
an industry-leading company? When you arrive to work every day, do
you look forward to imparting your knowledge and experience to a
team of dedicated and invested employees? Does your experience
revolve around stringed instruments, woodworking and/or finishing?
We are seeking Production department Supervisor who can lead,
support and supervise our Night Shift Finish department. In this
role you will be responsible for the supervision of the Finish
department, and ensuring that each craftsman feels like part of the
team. A few of your main job functions will include; clearly
communicating with your Department Manager, handling Production
related issues, assisting in employee training and development,
demonstrating and maintaining a sense of team work, scheduling
work, writing and conducting performance evaluations, and answering
any questions employees may have. If this opportunity strikes a
chord then step forward and apply today because music is waiting.
The night shift is 3:30pm-12:00am, Monday thru Friday.
Responsibilities: Supervises department in daily activities.
Directly supervises employees in department. Handles and resolves
Oversees the assignment and /or assigns daily workload to
Ensures the sustainment of First-In-First-Out (FIFO) and
prioritizes Work-in-Progress (WIP).
Participates in new product or LTD releases and communicates
information to their teams.
Identifies and addresses potential issues with materials and/or
shortages in their areas.
Promotes and participates in continuous improvement projects.
Reviews department employees performance and makes recommendations
to the Department Manager regarding pay increases, reprimands,
terminations or other personnel matters.
Helps cover any work that needs completion due to malfunction or
Inspects finished departmental products.
Ensures cleanliness and maintenance of equipment in the
Supervises new employees in the methods and responsibilities of
their department and conducts changes in earlier methods as
Ensures Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are in working
Communicates with team during regularly scheduled department
Maintains cleanliness, organization and workflow of the
Maintains employee timesheets via UltiPro including PTO requests
and employee punches.
Education & Experience: High School Graduate or General
Education Degree (GED). Three to five years of directly related
experience pertaining to Finish department functions. Finishing
aptitude and Experience: Ability to mix chemicals correctly, mix
ratios, etc. Knowledge of polyurethanes, polyesters, and
conversions varnishes finishes. Skill of proficiency with spray
equipment, sanders, buffers and detailing equipment, spray
equipment i.e. spray guns, pressure pots. Computer Skills:
Knowledge of Microsoft Office and computer literate with the
ability to learn new software applications. Company Description
Established in 1974 by Bob Taylor and Kurt Listug, Taylor Guitars
has evolved into one of the worlds leading manufacturers of premium
acoustic, acoustic/electric and electric guitars. Renowned for
blending an innovative use of modern technology with a master
craftsman's attention to detail, Taylor guitars are revered by
professional musicians and hobbyists alike, offering players of all
skill levels the opportunity to enjoy first-rate craftsmanship and
signature Taylor tone. The company is a pioneer in the use of
computer technology, lasers and other high-tech tools and
machinery, and today, Bob Taylor is widely recognized throughout
the musical instrument industry as the visionary acoustic guitar
manufacturer. The companys innovations include, but are not limited
to, the New Technology (NT) neck, the first major innovation in the
construction of the acoustic guitar in the last 100 years, and the
award-winning Expression System (ES) pickup, a groundbreaking,
high-tech approach to amplifying an acoustic guitar.
Currently, Taylor Guitars employs over 1100 people and produces
hundreds of guitars per day in its state-of-the-art factory
complexes in both El Cajon, California and Tecate, Mexico. The
company maintains an active dealer network with Taylor guitars
available in over 800 retail locations in North America and
international distribution to 60 countries, including a
distribution warehouse and offices in the Netherlands.
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