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Production Supervisor

Company: Knoll
Location: East Greenville
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Why join us? Knoll uses modern design to connect people to their work, their lives, their world. Since 1938, we have been recognized internationally for creating workplace and residential furnishings that inspire, evolve, and endure. Our purpose is to design for the good of humankind. It's the ideal we strive toward each day in everything we do. Being a part of Knoll means being a part of something larger than your work team, or even your brand. We are redefining modern for the 21st century. And our success allows Knoll to support causes that align with our values, so we can build a more sustainable, equitable, and beautiful future for everyone. COMPANY PROFILE Knoll, Inc. is a constellation of design-driven brands and people, working together with our clients in person and digitally to create inspired modern interiors. We are part of MillerKnoll, the engine powering the world's most dynamic design brands. Our internationally recognized portfolio includes furniture, textiles, leathers, lighting, accessories, and architectural and acoustical elements. Our brands Knoll Office, KnollStudio, KnollTextiles, KnollExtra, Spinneybeck - FilzFelt, Edelman Leather, HOLLY HUNT, DatesWeiser, Muuto, and Fully reflect our commitment to modern design that meets the diverse requirements of high-performance workplaces, work from home settings and luxury residential interiors. A recipient of the National Design Award for Corporate and Institutional Achievement from the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, we can help organizations achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), Living Building Challenge and WELL Building workplace certifications. To learn more about our initiatives to support more inclusive and diverse communities, visit POSITION PROFILE Perform a frontline leadership role in support of manufacturing associates in assigned work area; within the defined team or area - lead and coordinate associate activities and operation. Ensure that associates are working safely, efficiently and the production schedule is adhered to. Responsible for the operational and Safety training of associates on team Performs Safety, Quality and Lean audits, records data in appropriate systems (Velocity, Lotus Notes, Lean DNA) Drives performance - both operational & safety and reports issues to Supervisor. This includes monitoring attendance, punctuality, and participating in performance reviews. Encourages teamwork and support among associates in area of responsibility Ensures sufficient staff to meet production needs, balances line to maintain product flow according to mix Ensures job assignments during shift support the achievement of production goals Oversees training for new and advancing Operators and maintains the area training skills matrix Provides technical support and guidance to line associates, in order to enhance productivity and quality Monitors quality on assigned area and takes appropriate action to resolve issues within scope reports to supervisor for direction where necessary Complete and/or monitor production charts and documentation performs administrative tasks, initiates action appropriately as information dictates Evaluate scrap/waste/rework during shift, assesses causes, and initiates corrective actions within scope Generates data for recommendations longer term preventive solutions for safety, quality, waste and operational issues Participates in CI process - leads assigned CI activities Lead area in absence of supervisor, including overtime shifts Required Skills: Verbal and written communication skills Should possess problem solving skills and facilitate group meetings. Computer skills Oracle/EBS- JDE, Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) Knowledge of manufacturing operations Knowledge of fundamental Safety principles for an industrial work environment Must have experience with process improvement. Skilled in the operation of manufacturing equipment for designated area Some lean manufacturing knowledge & implementation Knowledge of ISO 14001/9001 required. Strong skills in the following areas: Leadership Communication (written & verbal) Analytical Organization Required Experience: Bachelor's degree preferred, High School Diploma or GED equivalent required or equivalent combination of experience and training or education Three to five years of manufacturing experience preferred Additional background in factory operations helpful Who We Hire? Simply put, we hire everyone. Knoll is comprised of people of all abilities, gender identities and expressions, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veterans from every branch of military service, and more. Here, you can bring your whole self to work. We're committed to equal opportunity employment, including veterans and people with disabilities. This organization participates in E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification. Employment Type: Full Time

Keywords: Knoll, Allentown , Production Supervisor, Professions , East Greenville, Pennsylvania

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