title: and directing work; appraising perfomrance; rewarding and disciplining emplyoees; addressing complaints and resolving prolbems, hiring, assigning, and training employees; planning, responsbiilities include interviewing.
maange production supervisors in directing the activities of hourly assoicates.production superintendent
position title: production superintendent
shift: second shift
with annual revenues of approximately $650 million, batesville is the world's largest manufacturer and distributor of death care products. identify potential hazards and implement corrective actions to prevent accidents,
provide a safe work environment.
trian and coach supervisors to maximize the hourly workforce. batesville's manufacturing operations were identified by industry week as one of the top 10 manufacturing plants in north america, recently.
ensure that customer delivery requirements are met with no customer disappointments.
today, batesville operates as a subsidiary of hillenbrand, inc.technology solutions, cremation products, and innovative casket containers, batesville's products range from metal and hardwood burial caskets.batesville has been recognized for award winning manufacturing facilities and operational excellence. batesville traces its roots back to 1884 when it began producing hand-made wooden caskets as the batesville coffin company. and people development goals, delivery, quality, direct the activities of the first line production supervisors to meet safety, cost.
teamwork- supports team efforts; cooperates and works well with others in the pursuit of team goals; builds group cohesiveness by emphasizing team objectives and reinforcing cooperation; creates storng morale in his/her team and across functions; shares wins and successes; brings a feeling of participation and belonging to the team.
communciation- presents ideas in a style that is clear, fluent and to-the-point; keeps the attention of others; clearly articulates the key points of an issue; takes recipients' perspectives into consideration when communicating; listens to and understands views of others; knows who needs what information and communicates information in a concise, tiemly and straight forward fashion; not afraid to communicate difficult messages.
education and expeirence required
bachelor's degree from an accredited 4-year college or university
four to six years related manufacturing expeirence
three plus years supervisory experience
basic computer sklils inclduing microsoft office required
understanding of lean/continuous improvement concepts, engineering, and/or lead lean or ci activities and initiatives
lean/six sigma certification such as six sigma green or black belt
production scheduling experience
experience in a union environment is preferred
primary hillenbrand competencies
to perform the job successfully, under tight deadlines and pressure; able to make tough deciisons; supports calculated risk-taking; influences others to build support for decisions; includes others (as appropriate) in decision making, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
analysis/decision making- uses logic and insight to solve difficult problems and create effective solutions; uncovers hidden problems; is excellent at analysis; looks beyond the obvious and sekes root casue of problems; maeks decisions in a timely manner, maange, or supply chian manaegment
abiilty to train, prinicples and pracitces
strong leadreship and communciation sklils with excellent follow-up and sesne of urgnecy
chnage manaegment experience
maojr in operations.
maitnain good communication with associates and manaegment.work responsibilities, including perfomrance reveiws and performance expecattions, idp's, etc,
manage employees utilziing huamn resoruces procseses, top graidng.
intergity- is wiedly trutsed; proivdes direct and honest performance feedback; presents the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; adheres to hi standards of business conduct and acts within those values; practices what they preach; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; doesn't misrepresent him/herself for personal gain.
continuous improvement- dedicated to ci concepts; understands, builds commitment for and implements the principles of lean operatingprocesses; encourages process re-engineering; demands of oneself and others incremental gains and major breakthroughs.and is publicly traded on the nyse (nyse: hi).
daptability - effectively responds to change and is comfortable with ambiguity; manages conflicting priorities; comfortably handles risk and uncertainty; learns quickly when facing new problems; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks.
manage department budget and operate within established targets.carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
essential duties and responsibilities include the following.
developing people- uses the apex process as designed. evaluate the talent level and assist in development plans to ensure "ready now" for additional responsibilities.
develop and foster a culture of improvement by practicing lean manufacturing principles.provides challenging tasks and assignments; holds frequent development discussions; is aware of each direct report's career goals; collaborates on development plans and executes them; encourages direct reports to accept developmental opportunities; is a people builder; mentors and rewards others; develops "ready now" leaders; works with people to improve performance.responsible for the overall direction, and evaluation of these units, coordination.
action/results oriented- achieves high level, agreed upon results; is highly energetic; not fearful of acting with less than complete data and planning; seizes opportunities and acts upon them; displays a sense of urgency, sustainable performance and results; is bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and encourages others to grasp ownership for achieving timely, quality.follow all company policies/practices.we strive to build a diverse work force through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer,
at batesville.a truly consultative sales approach, the combination of an iconic brand, innovative products and services, outstanding customer support and service, and best in class logistics footprint enables batesville to drive value and profitability.
provide a diamond standard product to the customers through adhering to the quality system.
adaptability- effectively responds to change and is comfortable with ambiguity; manages conflicting priorities; comfortably handles risk and uncertainty; learns quickly when facing new problems; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks.
provide leadership to create a high performance operations organization with clear performance standards. john hillenbrand acquired the company and renamed it batesville casket company, in 1906.
manage 4-7 subordinate supervisors who supervise a total of 175-200 employees. other duties may be assigned.
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