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Production Supervisor

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General information:

Hitachi Energy is seeking a Production Supervisor for its Crystal Springs, MS location. This role is responsible to supervise a group of production employees engaged in various manufacturing activities and related functions.


  • Ensure a safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the safe use of all equipment, and resources, maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures

  • Manage work group by assigning and training employees.

  • Understand and achieve Section KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) and work to meet goals for Safety, On Time Delivery, Throughput Time, Productivity and Efficiency Track and enter hourly employees' time into time keeping system

  • Complete production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; reducing backlog; communicate and push expedites; resolving problems; monitor and reduce rework; reporting results

  • Provides manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analyzing production performance records and data, answering questions, and responding to requests

  • Abides by the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement. Resolves personnel issues by analyzing data; investigating issues; identifying solutions; recommending action

  • Uses excellent people skills with coaching and communication to accomplish daily deliverables.

  • Provides clear direction to the work group; Sets priorities as needed and in proactive manner; escalates issue when needed and builds support for issue resolution. Gains clear agreement and commitment from others by persuading, convincing and negotiating.

  • Manages conflict in effective manner

Your background:

  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum 2 years of manufacturing and experience; OR Associates degree and a minimum 4 years of manufacturing experience; OR High School Diploma/GED and a minimum 6 years of manufacturing experience.

  • Must be able to work any shift and weekends

  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the United States

  • Broad experience working in industrial manufacturing environment Knowledge and experience with lean manufacturing implementation, plus six sigma training

  • Strong interpersonal skills are required to achieve cooperation of others The ability to work effectively with limited supervision Strong communication skills are necessary to work effectively with all levels of the organization

    Basic Info
    Location Crystal Springs, Mississippi, United States of America
    Job type Full time
    Experience Management
    Job function Production & Skilled Trades
    Contract Regular
    Publication date 2023-08-30
    Reference number R0030136
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    Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD.

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