Operations Supervisor - Specialty Bolts

Location: Houston, Texas US


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Job Number: 19942

Position Title:

External Description:
Operations Supervisor - Specialty Bolts

Company: Lamons

Primary Location: 7300 Airport Blvd, Houston, TX 77061 USA

Employment Type: Salaried | Full-Time

Function: Manufacturing Production / Distribution

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Main Duties & Responsibilities

Job Summary:

Plans, organizes and controls the daily, weekly, monthly and annual activities to meet customer requirements for quality, cost and on-time delivery. assigns work and follows-up frequently to evaluate work, take corrective action, train, and re-plan to meet schedules; orients, and trains employees; holds regular team meetings to facilitate communication, problem solving and to motivate employees; maintains clean, safe, environmentally friendly work area; counsels employees, as required; orders supplies, materials, tools and equipment, as required; represent Company to promote image of Company as a good place to work; responsible for the administration and compliance of all Company policies and procedures. Provides mentorship and training to team leads. Creates opportunities for learning and career development.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

· Inspects products to verify conformance to specifications and directs setup and adjustments of machines.

· Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignments.

· Interprets company policies to workers. Enforces safety regulations and Plant work rules.

· Manages time keeping system and monitors employee dependability.

· Responsible for departmental safety issues and represents company on Safety Team Committee.

· May interprets specifications, blueprints, and job orders to workers, and assigns duties and establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.

· Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.

· Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.

· Responsible for managing departmental costs and approving training, equipment and supplies.

· Analyzes and resolves work problems or assists workers in solving work problems.

· Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.

· Maintains time and production records.

· Estimates, requisitions, and inspects materials.

· Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.

· Completes projects and assignments per specified deadlines.

· Responsible for training, documenting training and evaluating subordinates in job performance, quality, and safety to optimize their performance and their personal and professional growth.

· Holds monthly or periodic safety audits along with safety training meetings.

· Implements company policies, procedures and manufacturing strategy.

· Responsible for the enforcement of company EEO/ADA/AAP Sexual Harassment policies and procedures.

· Promotes company to outside suppliers, customers and employees.

· Provides mentorship and training to team leads. Creates opportunities for learning and career development.

· Responsible for managing the War Room boards and briefing on daily status.

· Manages the Department(s) MDI boards, tracking hourly performance.

· Communicate with employees about jobs:

o All machining, production & assembly employees.

o Depending on the job, communicate with the Manufacturing

Manager, General Manager and engineering department, RSO, Quality

Manager. Responsible for CNC Production Team performance

o Lead and organize scheduling

o Coordinate production jobs for efficiency

o Analyze production priorities

o Coordinate inventory requirements

o Setup and trouble shoot machine operation

o Inspect Bill of Material and Job Orders for completeness

o Motivates team and sets a good example

o Provides training, direction and daily feedback to team

o Responsible for record-keeping and for team member performance

appraisals and work goal meetings


Job Specifications:
Knowledge of product and its application

  • Knowledge of metal cutting, forming, welding and finishing
  • Conflict resolution and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of production process flow and measurement
  • Experienced with computerized materials requirements and scheduling systems
  • Setup and operation ability of CNC Mills, Lathes, Swiss, Router and other machines.
  • Programming and trouble-shooting experience. Detail-oriented, knowledge of shop math, machining, computers, communication, quality, safety, and team/independent working.
  • The willingness to take on new skills and constantly trying to improve skills and abilities; positive attitude, people skills, organizational and communication skills, time-management and supervisory experience or equivalent.

Additional skills that are helpful but not required:

• Machine and manufacturing processes knowledge

• Material properties knowledge

• Tool & Die design/build experience

• Master Cam programming experience

· Preferred education: BA/BS Degree, minimum AA in Technical Studies

· Preferred Training: Lean or Six Sigma certification from accredited institution

Work Experience
Up to five years’ successful experience as a Supervisor in an ISO-9000 or QS-9000 certified manufacturing plant practicing "World Class" techniques

· Minimum 5 years CNC shop leadership experience

Physical Requirements
· Must be able to lift, bend, stoop and climb

· Capable of lifting up to 30 lbs. on a regular basis

· Fork lift certification

· Cannot be color blind

· Must have the mental capacity to solve complex mechanical problems with a highly developed sense of urgency

City: Houston

Location_formattedLocationLong: Houston, Texas US

State: Texas

Community / Marketing Title: Operations Supervisor - Specialty Bolts

Company Profile:

Requisition Number: 1110&site=1

EEO Employer Verbiage:

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TriMas Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.