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Supervisor

Date: May 15, 2019

Location: Denton, TX, US, 76208

Company: Southwire Company LLC

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what’s possible? 

Summary

 

Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that gets along with customers, clients, co-workers and supervisors.  Responsible for coordinating and facilitating hourly employees in the performance of their assigned duties.  Ensuring that company goals of safety, quality and production are met while maintaining a clean and orderly work environment.  This position is an entry level position for most management positions within Southwire.

 

Description of Duties and Responsibilities

 

The following is a list of specific duties, which are considered to be essential functions of this job.  This list is not exhaustive, as all positions at the company are dynamic.  This is consistent with our need to be flexible and responsive to the needs of our customers. The employee who occupies this position is expected to assume any/all duties assigned by management, irrespective of whether such duties are specifically included in this list.  While an effort is made to thoroughly describe the customary manner in which this job is performed, reasonable accommodations will be made for qualified individuals with disabilities who may not be able to perform this job in the manner indicated.

  • Motivate diverse workforce to continuous improvement in production, quality and safety goals.
  • Keep employees informed of policies, procedures and operational changes.  Perform merit and wage reviews, hiring and discipline.  Enforce company policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner.
  • Proactive involvement in maintaining safety rules, conducting safety meetings, employee safety education, and improving safety awareness throughout the organization.
  • Initiate and attend meetings to ensure continuous improvement in processes and work habits.  Coordinate and encourage employee involvement in team building meetings, projects, and company policies and procedures.
  • Minimize scrap, and maximize efficiency and productivity.
  • Monitor labor reports, payroll reports and make daily updates to computer reports, and cooperate with all other departments and shifts.
  • Maintains good housekeeping to improve safety and material flow.
  • Assists with production problems, making sure tools and equipment are available.  Initiates continuous process improvements.

 

Qualifications and Experience Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Management or equivalent experience.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of mechanical systems and basic electrical principles. Ability to use standard electrical and mechanical measuring devices (i.e., multimeter, micrometer, calipers).  Solid oral, written and listening communication skills necessary.  Requires enthusiasm, initiative, and effective judgment in a fast-paced, results-orientated environment.  Must be receptive to sudden and frequent changes in priorities.  Basic computer skills.
  • Continuous mental and/or visual attention to manufacturing functions.  Work performed in an environment with possible temperature extremes.  Continuous standing throughout 8 – 12 hour period.  90% of time spent on shop floor.  Lifting up to 45 lbs., frequent pulling, pushing and bending.  This position will involve work “on” and “off” the shift.

 

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Denton
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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