Aeropsace Production Supervisor - Third Shift 10:00 pm to 6:30 am

Kent, WA 98032

Posted: 08/29/2018 Employment Type: Full Time Industry: AEROSPACE & DEFENSE TECHNOLOGY Job Number: 104 Pay Rate: 55,000,00 Branch: Seatlle-WA Division:

Provide first line leadership in the production areas of the shop.  Direct the workforce to achieve the highest overall timeliness and quality of jobs in the production areas assigned.


  • Directly supervises employees on the graveyard (3rd) shift
  • Ensure that proper resources are available to meet the job schedule, including cross-training development, department staffing structure and skills gap training plans for operator positions
  • Ensure that all employees are properly trained to produce high-quality work and to understand the company’s Quality System and its specifications
  • Conduct performance reviews, skill assessments, and performance planning for each employee that reports directly to you
  • Responsible for addressing and accurately documenting performance and/or disciplinary issues for direct reports including performance improvement plans as necessary
  • Communicate important issues and concerns to production management on a timely basis and proactively when possible. Work closely with managers) on disciplinary and documentation issues
  • Provide leadership for root cause analysis and corrective action investigations to safety, quality and policy-related issues utilizing Real-Time Problem Resolution (RTPR)
  • Perform basic recruiting, interviewing, and hiring practices for shift openings
  • Responsible for the hiring, training, employee motivation, counseling, and discipline of employees supervised for the shift
  • Lead and participate in continuous improvement activities, including 5S, visual management and execution of Kaizen workshops as necessary to serve the needs of our customers, both internal and external




  • Attention to detail, ability to read and follow directions, proficient with Microsoft Office (Word & Excel)
  • Work closely with employees throughout the shop, with a timely response to employee needs and support
  • Ability to lead, coach and mentor others for increasing abilities including skill development and position expectations
  • Knowledge of specifications, tools, and equipment used throughout the shop and the ability to read and interpret work orders and purchase orders is preferred
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience, preferably in a supervisory or leadership role
  • Manufacturing or Finishing industry experience highly preferred
  • ERP experience required; MRP experience a plus & Six Sigma or Lean Certification a plus
    Experience with Oracle Syteline a plus


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