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Production Management Supervisor at Harris in Salt Lake City, UT

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Job Title: Production Management Supervisor - Salt Lake City

Job Code: ES20171508-20374

Job Description:

The Production Management Supervisor will be responsible for managing a team of operators.  They will interact with all levels of management and all areas of the plant to include Materials, Production Control Test, Quality Assurance, Engineering, Maintenance and Shipping.  He/she will be responsible for ensuring that operators strive to achieve production targets in quality, schedule and cost containment while maintaining a safe work environment.  Candidate should demonstrate LEAN Manufacturing experience.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Achieve targeted production efficiency
  • Identify production issues and implement corrective actions
  • Implement LEAN and 5s improvement to eliminate waste and establish standard work
  • Focus on achievement of increased throughput while reducing operating expenses and overall costs
  • Focus on behavior-based safety through strong leadership, adherence to company policies, programs and proactive real-time feedback and actions
  • Adherence and effective PPE utilization
  • Eliminate actual and potential safety issues, unsafe acts and conditions to preclude accidents
  • Directly supervise employees in areas of responsibility
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities which include training, assigning and directing work of team 
  • Supervise, educate, train, coach and provide motivational opportunities to team; remove barriers to assure individual and group success and completion of all goals in the areas of safety, quality, customer satisfaction, productivity, cost control and continuous improvement
  • Conduct performance appraisals, issue commendations and disciplinary actions and address complains and resolve problems for all direct reports in a timely fashion
  • Establish and maintain a professional and consistent work environment to help ensure company remains a viable and healthy 
  • Provide a satisfactory work environment while maintaining positive employee relations
  • Provide the required leadership role through active participation in the development of employees and employee morale  
  • Establish an atmosphere of teamwork to assure the success of the team


  • 3+ years experience with BS/BA, 7+ years experience with AA-AS Degree, 11+ years with high school diploma
  • LEAN, 5S or Continuous Improvement training and experience implementing
  • 5+ yeas in a DOD manufacturing or heavy-labor industry
  • 5+ years in supervisory role
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing practice an standard operating procedures
  • Production key performance indicators (yields, uptime and throughput)
  • SPC
  • Root cause analysis/troubleshooting
  • Health and safety concepts and procedures
  • Computer literacy skills

 Additional Skills Preferred:

  • Effective communication skills to motivate, train, coach and mentor employees while being consistent in work and in action
  • Excellent problem solving with control methods – foresight and ability to adapt to circumstances (schedule change, staff call in, etc.), use appropriate disciplinary methods accordingly, be technically-competent (plant, process and SOP knowledge)
  • Understand productions, schedules, manpower and budget planning
  • Prioritize and utilize resources to get desired result
  • Be aware of potential employee issues and handle appropriately, performance manage and regular feedback

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance or the ability to obtain one.  Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens.  In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.  

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

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