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  • Production Supervisor, 2nd Shift - Lafayette, IN

    Wabash National Corporation
    Job Description
    Wabash National is more than a place to work. It is a place to contribute your talents, taking pride in being part of a team that moves diverse industries forward through innovative solutions. Each associate is a valued team member, empowered to carry forward the legacy of innovation that jumpstarted the company over 25 years ago.
    If you are applying for a position with certain Wabash National Corporation's subsidiaries, Walker Stainless Equipment LLC, or Brenner Tank, LLC, with locations in Wisconsin and Oregon, or Supreme Corporation with locations in Indiana, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Texas, and California; please know that these companies are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers. You can learn more about your rights by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.
    If you are passionate about making a difference and being part of a team that is shaping the future, take a closer look at Wabash National. We look for strong, stand-out recruits with the desire to elevate our organization and make it the best it can be – for our associates, our customers and our community.

    Position Description:  
    The Production Supervisor is responsible for planning and coordinating all manufacturing activities in order to meet schedule requirements; supervises hourly Coordinators and Associates; and evaluate, coach and discipline employees.  He or she works with a cross functional management team providing and interpreting multiple manufacturing reports.  He or she is also expected to actively support the SQDCME Scorecard initiatives (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, Morale and Environment) in their respective Business Unit. 
    Direct Reports: Yes 
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    • 1 to 5 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment
    • Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously
    • Demonstrated ability to lead people and achieve results through others
    • Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishes work results and establishes priorities
    • Accomplishes manufacturing staff results by communicating job expectations; plans, monitors and appraises job results
    • Coaches and counsels associates while coordinating and enforcing process controls, policies and procedures
    • Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs and evaluating equipment needs
    • Initiates and fosters a spirit of cooperation within and between departments
    • Participates in the selection process of hourly Coordinators
    • Updates and maintains Safe Work Instructions
    • Completes required audits
    • Lead, promote and support continuous improvement activities, including ECO System
    • Coordinates and adheres to overall training plan for all new associates
    • Develops hourly Coordinator and Associate skills matrices
    • Responsible for delivery schedule attainment
    • Performs other job-related duties as assigned
    Education Requirements:
    • Vocational School / some college courses (required)       
    •  Associate’s Degree, Trade or Technical School (recommended )
    •  Bachelors Degree (preferred)
    Knowledge, Training, Skills and/or Experience:
    • 1 to 5 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment
    • Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously
    • Demonstrated ability to lead people and achieve results through others
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Ability to identify OSHA compliance issues and control of hazards (Preferred)
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Kronos and SAP (Preferred)
    • Experience implementing lean manufacturing, 5S and other continuous improvement concepts (Preferred)
    Certifications, Licenses, Certifications
    • Six Sigma certification is desired
    Behavioral Competencies
    • Safety conscious, goal oriented and results driven
    • Ability to work in and foster a team environment
    • Maintain a professional appearance and positive attitude
    • Knowledgeable and confident in communicating information
    • Ability to cope with unexpected events
    Working Conditions and Environment
    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    This job operates in a professional office environment in which presenteeism is required. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
    An employee in this position works in an environment in which safety, environmental and health concerns may demand constant attention. Strict adherence to Corporate and/or Plant policies, rules, and regulations in these areas is required.
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.
    Physical Demands
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, bend, kneel, stoop, use hands to manipulate or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
    The employee periodically lifts and/or moves objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
    Equal opportunity employer.  This company considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
    Wabash National is a tobacco free environment.
    If you need any assistance seeking a job opportunity at Wabash National Corporation or any of its affiliates, or if you need reasonable accommodation with the application process, please email careers@wabashnational.com.