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Finish Department Supervisor (Night Shift)

Company: Taylor-Listug, Inc
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.

Production Department Supervisor Success Factors:
Within the first 30 days:
• Become familiar with Taylor Guitars manufacturing processes and procedures.
• Develop good working relationships with other production supervisors and team.
• Establish a working relationship with your team on both shifts in El Cajon.
• Become familiar with our guitar models and series.

• 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 (SOP’s) 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.

• Customer Focus - 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.
• Results 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 arise.
• Communicates Effectively - 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 helpful information.
• Accountability - 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.
• Drives Engagement - Creates a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the department achieve its goals and objectives. Fosters collaboration.
• Technical 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.
• Reliability - Demonstrates reliable and predictable attendance and punctuality.

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.

Keywords: Taylor-Listug, Inc, El Cajon , Finish Department Supervisor (Night Shift), Other , El Cajon, California

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