Unit Supervisor III in Coffeyville, KS at Volt

Date Posted: 8/14/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $34.84/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is looking for a Unit Supervisor for a leading manufacturer of construction and farm equipment in Coffeyville, Kansas.  In this role, you would be responsible for achieving departmental/area goals and objectives. You would supervise semi to highly skilled production and/or maintenance employees on an assigned shift to ensure the manufacture of products within established delivery, quality, safety and cost standards. The Unit Supervisor is the first-line liaison between the production employees and the management staff and thus also serves the function of representing the company's interests with the shop floor staff.


  • Establishes employee environment regarding communications, feedback and overall guidance.
  • Ensures that assigned personnel have appropriate training, work instruction and tools to successfully do their job.
  • Monitors Control Plans, troubleshoots workmanship problems and generally supervises production activities to ensure that manufactured products meet or exceed all established quality requirements.
  • Administers employee policies, practices, procedures and work rules appropriate for the unit.
  • Monitors individual and line performance and takes corrective action including discipline, as needed and responds to complaints to insure the Company and employees adheres to policies, practices, procedures and work rules.
  • Determines manufacturing and/or distribution priorities based on the production schedule and makes daily assignments including filling vacancies and assigning overtime in order to adhere to the Customer Delivery date.
  • Plans for maintenance of equipment and facilities to maximize the uptime and utilization of capital equipment assets.
  • Monitors and makes corrections to stay within the department operating budget targets.
  • Directs departmental continuous improvement plans and activities.
  • Implements and monitors safety programs and housekeeping.


Must possess a high level of competency in the following areas:

  • Planning Thoroughly
  • Engaging and Inspiring
  • Making Sound Decisions  
  • Fostering Teamwork
  • Executing Consistently

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Must have machining or assembly line supervisory experience.
  • The ideal candidate will have gear/shaft, gearbox assembly experience.
  • Knowledge of shop floor manufacturing and/or warehouse and distribution production pay systems.
  • Ideal candidate will have working knowledge of the appropriate operating and information systems. (Has a good understanding of the principles and can independently use the knowledge.)
  • Knowledge of manufacturing and/or distribution processes, quality, tooling, tool design, total preventative maintenance and facilities. (Has a good understanding of the principles and can independently use the knowledge.)
  • Ideal candidate will have an understanding of a Production System similar to the Toyoda Production system and Lean Manufacturing, Just-in-Time, Kanban, Demand Flow Technology processes (Performs more complex functions, understands principles, may teach others.)
  • Four year Degree in a Business/Management or equivalent relevant manufacturing or technology degree.

1st shift position. Overtime is probable. Must be willing to work Saturdays. (6 day week)

Payrate: $34.84/hr

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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