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Production Supervisor Job

Date: Aug 29, 2021

Location: Hesston, KS, US

Company: AGCO

Summary of Responsibilities:     
Reports to Business Unit Manager.  Supervises crew chiefs and hourly employees on 3rd shift in the backshop. Primary responsibility is to assist each employee to perform to the maximum of their ability to insure quality products for the lowest cost.

Summary of Duties:
•    Plan and supervise and be responsible for all production activities in assigned plant.
•    Coordinate with Supervisors of other shops to insure efficient flow of materials into and through shop.
•    Obtain help from staff departments for such things as tooling, equipment selection, plant layout, labor relations, cost data, safety and quality control to effectively carryout duties.
•    Plan and schedule work to meet completion date through Production Control Expeditors and department schedulers.
•    Inspect quality of work performed within the department to insure quality standards and accurate counts.
•    Search constantly for better ways to reduce costs by improving production techniques, tools, jigs and fixtures.
•    Instill in employees the desire to reduce costs.
•    Maintain discipline and efficiency in department.
•    Maintain accurate records as required for the efficient operations of the shop.

QUALIFICATIONS:  (Designate Required or Preferred)

4 year degree preferred.  1-3 Years knowledge and experience in production manufacturing processes preferred.
Prior Supervisory experience a plus, but will consider individuals with supervisory interests and extensive knowledge of manufacturing processes.


Ability to work under pressure of time and resource constraints
Must possess workflow and organizational skills; be self-motivated problem solver; and effectively direct, supervise and motivate assigned employees.
Strong commitment to quality/safety/efficiency

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

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