Kappa Search | Chicago Employment Agency | Production Supervisor Job

Kappa Search is a Chicago employment agency that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, technology and operations recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a production supervisor for a medical products company.
This production supervisor position is responsible for supervising, directing, motivating, and providing training to production staff in order to meet Company goals for safety, quality, and productivity.

  • Maintain and follow proper compliance and quality systems requirements.
  •  Oversee the day-to-day operations within the section (i.e., daily interaction and communication with staff, setting goals and objectives, planning schedules, preventative maintenance/maintenance repair, tracking production results, etc.). Meet production schedules.
  • Provide a safe work environment and resolve any safety issues that arise.
  • Manage department resources, including work assignments, training, personnel issues, hiring decisions, performance appraisals, motivation, and the development and execution of department policies and procedures.
  • Continually improve product process and quality through analyzing, identifying, and eliminating root causes. Such improvements include lean manufacturing, increasing yield rates, reducing waste, improving outputs, and participating with Engineering to improve processes.
  • Coordinate and interact daily with support groups.
  • Maintain department expenses within budget.
  • Maintain proper inventory levels within the production area.
  • Keep supervisor informed of critical production issues.