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Value Stream Supervisor - (22411)

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Description
 The Value Stream 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.
Qualifications
  • 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
Location:
Dubuque, IA US
Organization:
Andersen Corporation
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