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Variable Shift Production Supervisor in Davenport, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/14/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Davenport, IA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Do you have leadership experience working in a manufacturing environment where Lean and/or Six Sigma principles were employed for continuous improvement?  Are you proficient working with teams across the organization to get the job done?  If so, you may be the candidate we are looking for!

Volt is seeking a Variable Shift Production Supervisor to work onsite at John Deere’s facility in Davenport, IA.  This is a contingent position forecasted for one year.

Within this role, you will:

  • Supervise production, maintenance, and/or warehouse employees
  • Administer employee policies, practices, procedures, and work rules appropriate for the unit
  • Coordinate departmental continuous improvement plans and activities
  • Ensure that assigned personnel have appropriate training, work instruction, and tools to successfully do their job
  • Establish employee environment regarding communications, feedback, and overall guidance
  • Manage and control costs to stay within the department operating budget targets
  • Monitor individual performance and take corrective action including discipline, as needed, and respond to complaints ensuring the company and employees adhere to the policies, practices, procedures, and work rule
  • Resolve various systems, parts, people, or process issues to correct deficiencies, reduce costs, improve processes/performance
  • Supervise the execution of departmental plans to achieve objectives in safety, quality, schedule, efficiency, and continuous improvement
  • Work with the Safety Team to meet company standards and enforce safety regulations to prevent and eliminate injuries

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred; high school diploma/GED required
  • 2+ years of supervisory experience in a warehouse/manufacturing environment
  • Proficiency with computers, including Excel and Outlook 
  • Ability to work 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift – the shift for this position may vary every couple of months or as needed.  Weekends will be required based on a rotating schedule with other workers, so as a result, OT will be required. Candidates must be willing to work the off-shift, OT and some weekends to be considered.
  • Safety shoes with internal metatarsal protection

*** This position is located in Davenport, IA.  Candidates must be able to relocate to this location at their own expense. ***

Must be available to work on W2 for Volt.  No C2C or 3rd party vendors please.

As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of support.  We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.  Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration. Submit your resume today!

If you do not meet all the qualifications for this position, be sure to visit to find other available positions that you may qualify for.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.