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Production Supervisor (Finish)

Company: Taylor Guitars
Location: El Cajon
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

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 employee issues.
Oversees the assignment and /or assigns daily workload to employees.
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 absence.
Inspects finished departmental products.
Ensures cleanliness and maintenance of equipment in the department.
Supervises new employees in the methods and responsibilities of their department and conducts changes in earlier methods as required.
Ensures Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are in working order.
Communicates with team during regularly scheduled department meetings.
Maintains cleanliness, organization and workflow of the department.
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.

Keywords: Taylor Guitars, El Cajon , Production Supervisor (Finish), Other , El Cajon, California

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