Production Supervisor, Machining Job at Emerson, Marshalltown, IA

  • Emerson
  • Marshalltown, IA

Job Description

Are you currently seeking a fresh opportunity to further develop your supervisory skills? Join us at Emerson for an exciting role as a Production Supervisor in our Machining Department! As a manufacturer specializing in large, custom-designed control valves, this hands-on leadership position is pivotal in guiding the day-to-day operations of our skilled CNC and manual machine operators. Located in the vibrant setting of Marshalltown, Iowa, you'll be part of a dynamic, groundbreaking production facility, giving your expertise to our innovative work environment!

In this Role, Your Responsibilities Will Be:

  • Maintain a strong safety culture and a safe work environment. Responsible for completing safety audits, daily safety start-ups, inspections, and generating ideas to improve safety.
  • Plan and direct daily work activities to dynamically manage production resources to acquire daily production goals.
  • Develop and implement process improvements to reduce non-conformances, improve cost, and reduce manufacturing process time.
  • Complete individual and operation-based quality audits to verify compliance to quality standards.
  • Develop cross training plans to improve production performance and increase manufacturing flexibility.
  • Improve employee performance through formal and informal performance reviews, job training, and the sharing of ideas to improving production performance.
  • Participate in the development of capital plans and support the implementation of new technology to improve manufacturing processes and reduce non-conformances.
  • Support the development and implementation of industry standard processes in areas such as 5S+1, TPM, Kaizen events, and implement cost reductions to improve production performance.
  • Maintain Production records, such as, hours worked, overtime hours, cross-training, efficiency, quality, etc. Consistently Coordinate the labor agreement and lead efforts to improve performance.

Who You Are:

You carefully consider all relevant factors and use appropriate decision-making criteria and principles. You ask the right questions to accurately analyze situations. You identify and seize new opportunities. You effectively communicate in various settings: one-on-one, small and large groups, or among diverse styles and position levels.

For This Role, You Will Need:

  • High School Diploma with 5 years in a leadership role or bachelor's degree with 2-year supervisory experience.
  • Outstanding proficiency in both verbal and written communication, demonstrating a mastery that effectively conveys ideas and information.
  • Machining experience.
  • Solid digital literacy including MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint) as well as MS Outlook.

Preferred Qualifications that Set You Apart:

  • A technology-based bachelor's degree, with 5 years' experience in a leadership role, in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Strong machining experience, including both CNC and manual machines.
  • Ability to teach machining skills and consistent record of driving process improvement.
  • Strong leadership skills: including being focused, outspoken and having a high energy level to meet safety and production performance goals.

Our offer to you:

We recognize the importance of employee wellbeing and know that to do your best you must have flexible, competitive benefit plans to meet you and your family's physical, mental, financial, and social needs. We provide a variety of medical insurance plans, with dental and vision coverage. Employee Assistance Program, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, employee resource groups, recognition, and much more. Our culture prioritizes work-life balance and offers flexible time off plans, including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave.

At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their unique experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas and diversity of thoughts, that inspire innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.

The philosophy is fundamental to living our company's values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values and about Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at Emerson .

Our training programs and initiatives focus on end-to end development, from onboarding through senior leadership. We provide a wide range of development opportunities, including face-to-face and virtual training, mentorship, and coaching, project management, and on-the-job training.




Our Commitment to Our People

At Emerson, we are motivated by a spirit of collaboration that helps our diverse, multicultural teams across the world drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter, and more sustainable. And we want you to join us in our bold aspiration.

We have built an engaged community of inquisitive, dedicated people who thrive knowing they are welcomed, trusted, celebrated, and empowered to solve the world's most complex problems - for our customers, our communities, and the planet. You'll contribute to this vital work while further developing your skills through our award-winning employee development programs. We are a proud corporate citizen in every city where we operate and are committed to our people, our communities, and the world at large. We take this responsibility seriously and strive to make a positive impact through every endeavor.

At Emerson, you'll see firsthand that our people are at the center of everything we do. So, let's go. Let's think differently. Learn, collaborate, and grow. Seek opportunity. Push boundaries. Be empowered to make things better. Speed up to break through. Let's go, together.

Work Authorization

Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1(including those with OPT or CPT) , H-1, H-2, L-1, B, J or TN, or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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Emerson is a global leader in automation technology and software. Through our deep domain expertise and legacy of flawless execution, Emerson helps customers in critical industries like life sciences, energy, power and renewables, chemical and advanced factory automation operate more sustainably while improving productivity, energy security and reliability.

With global operations and a comprehensive portfolio of software and technology, we are helping companies implement digital transformation to measurably improve their operations, conserve valuable resources and enhance their safety.

We offer equitable opportunities, celebrate diversity, and embrace challenges with confidence that, together, we can make an impact across a broad spectrum of countries and industries. Whether you're an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring possibilities, or a recent graduate with an advanced degree, you'll find your chance to make a difference with Emerson. Join our team - let's go!

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