Company: Taylor-Listug, Inc
Location: El Cajon
Posted on: June 6, 2021
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 emcompass effectively running a mill involving wood
processing, machine operation, and employee development? We are
seeking Production department Supervisor who can lead, support and
supervise our Day Shift Mill department. In this role you will be
responsible for the supervision of the Mill 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.
Production Department Supervisor
Within the first 30 days:
• Become familiar with Taylor Guitars manufacturing processes and
• Develop good working relationships with other production
supervisors and team.
• Establish a working relationship with your team on both shifts in
• Become familiar with our guitar models and series.
The Milling Supervisor directs and
coordinates activities of the Milling department by ensuring that
all materials are ordered, received, dried (if needed), milled and
sent to the proper department by performing the following duties
personally or through subordinate supervisors.
Oversees the production and quality control of the department.
Directly supervises employees in the Milling department.
Ensures appropriate training, certifications and recertifications
are obtained for all department employees.
Interacts and communicates effectively with all levels across the
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.
Oversees the assignment and /or assigns daily workload to
Ensures timely delivery of daily production to subsequent
Ensures return of behind parts to production line within
established lead-times. Follows through and communicates when
issues arise, preventing delivery within established
Confirms quality of parts and performs routine checks.
Ensures cleanliness and maintenance of equipment in the
Evaluates performance of Milling department employees and makes
recommendations to the department manager regarding pay increases,
reprimands, terminations or other personnel matters.
Oversees training of new employees in the methods and
responsibilities of the department and conducts changes in methods
Maintains 5s and ensures areas are kept clean and organized.
Drives continuous improvement projects.
Ensures Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) are in working
Ensures continuous cross training between Mill/Laser, as well as
Helps cover any work needing completion due to malfunction or
Works with department manager and Human Resources, as needed, to
resolve employee upsets and/or conflicts.
Communicates with team through regularly scheduled department
Maintains employee timesheets via UltiPro including PTO requests
and employee punches.
- Knows who internal customers are.
Identifies opportunities that benefit the customer (internal and
external). Establishes and maintains effective relationships.
Delivers products that meet customer expectations. Builds strong
customer (internal & external) relationships.
Oriented - Works as a
productive and cooperative member of a cohesive group. Persists in
accomplishing objectives despite obstacles and setbacks. Pushes
self and helps others achieve results. Solution vs. problem
oriented. Demonstrates ability to adjust when obstacles
Communicates proactively with purpose and professionally, in a
concise and straightforward manner. Attentively listens to others.
Communicates to those involved, especially if agreements cannot be
kept. Delivers communication that conveys a clear understanding of
the unique needs of different audiences. Provides timely and
- Takes personal responsibility for
decisions, behaviors, actions and failures, and commits to
necessary corrective action. Able to admit limitations of
knowledge, yet demonstrate a willingness to do what is needed to
improve. Proactively seeks feedback without being defensive. Does
what is right because it is the right thing to do. Leaves personal
circumstances outside of work in order to remain engaged in the
task at hand. Maintains a positive attitude despite adversity.
Holds self and others accountable. Follows through on commitments
and ensures others do the same. Instills trust of others through
honesty and integrity.
Engagement - Creates a
climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the
department achieve its goals and objectives. Fosters
Aptitude - Skill of
planning and prioritizing work activities. Ability to read and
interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance
instructions, and procedure manuals.
- Demonstrates reliable and predictable
attendance and punctuality.
- Ability to get along with others and
to work well in a team environment.
Aptitude - Skill of
planning and prioritizing work activities. Skill of working with hands effectively.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and
divide using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
Ability to read and interpret documents
such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and
procedure manuals. Ability to
understand and relay standards required to department
Experience: High School Graduate or General
Education Degree (GED): Required. Five to seven years of same or
directly related experience and/or training; or equivalent
combination of education and experience.
and Experience: Knowledge of how to use equipment and materials
Knowledge of wood
Skill of proficiency with routers,
sanders, and basic hand tools i.e.: chisels, files, Xacto
Computer Skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Office and computer
literate with the ability to learn new software applications.
Keywords: Taylor-Listug, Inc, El Cajon , Milling Supervisor, Other , El Cajon, California
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