Minco Products Inc.

  • Senior Production Supervisor

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    At Minco, you can make a difference by being part of something that is evolving, growing and continually improving. Minco products can be found everywhere from on an oil rig miles under the sea to satellites miles above our heads - and in your doctor’s office! Our temperature sensing, controlling, and heating, as well as the flexible circuits that pull it all together, are in products that save people’s lives, explore the world, protect our military, and bring energy to everyone.


    Do you enjoy developing an operations team to positively impact the department? Then this Senior Production Supervisor position in our Thermal Solutions product group is for you! Every day you will help Minco succeed by creating a culture of engagement, accountability and teamwork, utilizing metrics to implement operational changes, focusing on continuous improvement, and living Minco’s icare values -- Integrity, Communication, Accountability, Respect, & Energy.


    • Supervise, interview, hire, train, and develop employees
    • Oversee the production floor and daily operations
    • Monitor productivity to ensure staffing levels are allocated appropriately to meet operational demand
    • Respond to employee and management questions and concerns while monitoring operational accuracy and efficiency
    • Define, implement and sustain Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost (SQDC) metrics
    • Develop and maintain operating policies and procedures
    • Drive continuous improvement throughout Operations
    • Lead the implementation, practice and sustainment of fundamental Lean Principals & Tools such as 5S, Standard Work, Leader Standard Work, Hour by Hour, Visual Metrics, Visual Management, etc.
    • Coach, develop and empower employees to reach business, team and individual goals
    • Develop and manage training, cross-training, and rotation plans for employees to create a workforce that can compensate for sudden changes in demand and resources
    • Support long range capacity planning and drive changes in assigned areas and functions to support that plan
    • Assist with reviewing and coordinating production and general operations, such as shop order management, scheduling, inventory management, quality, and maintenance requirements


    Basic Qualifications:

    • Associates Degree
    • Five years of supervision experience in a manufacturing environment
    • Two years of Lean/Continuous Improvement Training and Experience


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Problem solving and conflict resolution experience
    • Experience with fundamental production and operations principles and practices
    • PC skills; Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Experience with an ERP/MRP system


    Professional Skills Required:

    • Ability to handle and resolve conflict within groups

    • Experience working within a team environment and motivating others

    • Understanding of basic operations management principles

    • Understanding of basic project management principles and practices

    • Strong verbal, written and presentation communication skills

    • Able to investigate, troubleshoot and resolve problems

    • Able to positively influence others

    This position is a regular full-time position located in our headquarters in Fridley, Minnesota.


    Why Minco?


    At Minco, we offer benefits and services that help balance work life and personal life, a competitive wage and benefits package, opportunities for continuous improvement and personal growth, casual denim Fridays and company celebrations – some of the many reasons that make Minco a great place to work!


    Find out why you would love working at Minco by learning more about our company culture and the rewards of working with us at www.minco.com/careers - then apply! Current Minco employees: please apply via your Employee page on iconnect. If you need assistance, please contact HumanResources@minco.com.


    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran, marital, or disability status.

    We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


    Minco Products, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.


    This position requires use of information or access to hardware and software which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the definition of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.



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