Production Supervisor in Centralia, WA at Ferrellgas

Date Posted: 6/11/2019

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Job Description

Blue Rhino, a Ferrellgas company, is a national leader in propane cylinder exchange. We are looking for a Production Specialist to join our team! Our Production Specialists play a key role in the process of quality, and safe and efficient, refilling, revalving, requalifying, refurbishing, packaging, and storage of propane cylinders.
Essential Functions:
  • Manages direct reports and cultivates a positive departmental morale including an uncompromising culture of meeting safety, quality and production plan.
  • Performs typical supervisory duties including fairly enforcing company policies on absenteeism, tardiness, and shift start-up; utilizing established disciplinary procedures to handle problems fairly and transparently; documenting, conducting, and submitting annual performance reviews; maintaining employee attendance and safety records; and training new and temporary employees.
  • Recruits, develops, and mentors subordinates to help strengthen and improve the organization.
  • Communicates daily with direct reports and plant management.
  • Implements the manufacturing production process for efficient staffing of work stations; proper use of production equipment and forklifts; elimination of waste, improvement of quality, and reduction of cost; and measurement and reporting of performance production department to include corporate defined performance metrics.
  • Executes production process SOP's for the consistent operation and output of each production-related work center.
  • Handles day-to-day staffing needs on assigned shifts to efficiently meet production targets.
  • Completes other special projects as assigned.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Two to Five years of related work experience.
  • Working knowledge of DOT, OSHA, and other safety, environmental, and governmental standards.
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing and Just-in-Time Manufacturing preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in a managerial or supervisory role.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an emphasis on team building and developing a positive rapport with company employees. Bilingual English/Spanish skills preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word and Excel.
  • Strong time-management and organizational skills with the ability to effectively multi-task.
Ferrellgas offers competitive pay, a comprehensive cafeteria style benefits package, a wellness credit, a 401(k) plan with a company match, an Employee Stock Ownership Plan, paid holidays, vacation, and bonus potential.


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