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Finishing Supervisor

Company: Brook & Whittle
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:


  • Coordinate daily schedule ensuring all positions are covered to meet all production needs and minimize overtime.
  • Able to work independently, make decisions, and carry out assignments to completion.
  • Monitor and review all departmental reports and production metrics.
  • Assist in training of personnel, as needed.
  • Enter information into current data collection system, verifying as needed.
  • Assist in motivating employees to achieve departmental goals.
  • Report machine & equipment breakdown to department manager & maintenance personnel.
  • Able to assume the duties of the Finishing Manager when they are not present
  • Understand and support all policies, procedures, instructions, rules, and regulations (including safety) associated with the Finishing Department.
  • Assist in tracking inventory of consumables and Work in Process (W.I.P).
  • Consult with department manager and Quality Assurance in regards to any quality related defects.
  • Make decisions on quality of suspect product and take corrective actions if necessary.
  • Assist in investigating root cause of key process failures and take corrective actions for departmental needs.
  • Ensure all employees are fully trained. If further training is required, assist team members as needed.
  • Carry out disciplinary actions supported by the Finishing Manager.
  • Assist with tracking of employee attendance.
  • Adjust employee schedules and deploy personnel based on the needs of the customer.
  • Responsible for the overall production quantity, efficiencies, and quality of the work produced on the shift.
  • Responsible for the compliance of all SOPs and company policies by employees including break and lunch periods.
  • Consults with Finishing Manager on customer needs and assists in expediting jobs through the process.. Requirements:
    EDUCATION:Required: High School diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of 3 years supervisory experience working in a manufacturing environment.Desired: Leadership trainingEXPERIENCE:To perform this job successfully, an individual must understand upstream operations, downstream operations, and be able to perform each essential duty within the department satisfactorily. Hands on knowledge of equipment is desired. Must be able to help troubleshoot equipment and provide feedback to department manager and maintenance personnel. Must take initiative, be resourceful, and willing to accept responsibility and accountability.SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
    • The ability to be discreet with company confidential information, reports errors, incidents, and problems to appropriate personnel.
    • The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines while maintaining a positive attitude.
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate with all employees of Brook & Whittle.
    • Must have computer skills in Microsoft Office, (Proficient in Word and Excel).
    • Must be able to work overtime as needed
    • Must be a team player.
    • Must be able to multitask.

Keywords: Brook & Whittle, St. Louis , Finishing Supervisor, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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