Production Supervisor in Davenport, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/22/2018

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Job Description


Volt provides highly skilled contingent workers to local, national and international clients in all major industries.  Volt has over 60 years of experience and is a leader in the industry.  We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions.

Capitalizing on knowledge and innovation, comprehensive resources, and technology, Volt provides top talent to the many thousands of clients across the globe.  Over 60 years of unwavering focus on the issues of workforce management have gained us a reputation of being one of the most knowledgeable and accomplished strategic workforce partners in business for clients and candidates alike.

We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career. As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.

Volt has an opportunity for you to become part of a prestigious team of professionals. We are seeking Production Supervisors to work onsite at John Deere’s facility in Davenport, IA. This is a contingent position expected to last 1 year.   

Candidate Responsibilities:

  • As a Production Supervisor at John Deere in Davenport, IA you will provide work direction for fabrication employees as well as be responsible for meeting safety, quality, delivery and efficiency goals.
  • Administer contracts and proper pay.
  • Serve as first-line liaison between production employees and management staff and represent company’s interested with shop floor staff. 
  • Establish the employee environment regarding communications, feedback and overall guidance.
  • Ensure that your personnel have appropriate training, work instruction and tools to successfully do their job.
  • Administer employee polices, practices, procedure and work rules appropriate for the business.
  • Monitor individual and department performance and take corrective action.
  • Make daily assignments including filling vacancies and assigning overtime in order to adhere to customer demand.

Required Skills/Experience

  • Experience analyzing date to monitor performance in safety, quality, delivery and budget.
  • Experience with mixed model assembly lines in an operations setting.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with tenacity in resolving problems and exceeding goals
  • Effective written and oral communication skills, as well as experience in organized planning, and making day to day decisions with integrity
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and with all levels of an organization
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office or equivalent
  • Ability to be flexible in order to support a 3 shift operation
  • 2 or more years of manufacturing supervisory experience What Makes
  • Experience working with Continuous Improvement or CI200 methods and applications in a manufacturing setting
  • Experience administering a Continuous Improvement Pay Plan (CIPP) or other group performance pay plan
  • Experience with application of the John Deere Quality & Production System or other production systems
  • Experience mentoring and coaching
  • Experience as a Project Manager • Knowledge of manufacturing execution systems such as SAP Education (or equivalent work experience)
  • Bachelor's degree Engineering, Manufacturing, Technology, Business Management, or equivalent discipline

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer