Andersen Windows and Doors Production Supervisor 2nd Shift in Dubuque, Iowa


The Production Supervisor is responsible coaches, trains, supports, and develops a team of flexible, multi-skilled associates in accordance with Andersen Corporation’s values, employee covenant, and strategic direction.

As a supervisor you will be responsible for:

  • Maintain high level of visibility with associates. Use hands-on approach to communicate daily and involve associates in problem solving.

  • Promote safety and ensure a safe work environment and safe associate work habits.

  • Develop a high performance work team with high levels of associate morale, satisfaction, and performance.

  • Create and maintain a respectful work environment by listening, seeking facts to support decisions, managing one’s own reactions, and addressing unacceptable behavior.

  • Help associates succeed through performance management. Provide coaching and performance communication to support development.

  • Review general status of production schedules to identify and resolve problems.

  • Ensure the desired product quality levels are achieved through use of standard work and training to those standards, training in operation and inspection techniques, and use of tools/data.

  • Deploy and implement new, customer-focused processes in accordance with lean principles and practices. Provide training and coaching to improve standard work, work center organization (5S), and housekeeping. Actively provide change leadership as required.

  • Support and foster an environment of continuous improvement by encouraging associates to challenge existing processes and implement solutions that enhance the overall effectiveness of the operation.

  • Support associates in understanding company policies and practices.

  • Maintain time and production records.

  • Take notice of process related problems and support associates in taking corrective action to improve the overall performance of the team.

  • Communicate with and listen to associates on a daily basis regarding work center/team performance, strategic initiatives, policy changes, safety, quality, etc.

  • Communicate with other supervisors and appropriate personnel regarding equipment, safety, work center schedules, company policies and practices, performance improvement plans, etc.

  • 2 – 4 years of supervisory or work center lead experience

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing operation with demonstrated ability to acquire and apply manufacturing principles a plus

  • Continuing education in the following areas: Management, Human Resources, Accounting, Manufacturing, Leadership, and Coaching

  • Demonstrated ability to work with and motivate people

Job: Supply Chain

Primary Location: United States-IA-Dubuque

Organization: Eagle Window & Door Manufacturing

Job Posting: Jun 5, 2018, 9:09:15 PM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Req ID: 23383