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Johnson Controls - Ruskin Manufacturing Production Supervisor in Parsons, Kansas

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The Manufacturing Supervisor is responsible for the supervision and operation of the assigned area of 2nd shift production. The Manufacturing Supervisor will work Monday-Thursday 3:30pm – 2am and sometimes on Fridays (typically 45-50 hours per week). You will supervise 50+ employees across multiple departments.

The Manufacturing Supervisor manages the following within an assigned production area: EHS compliance and personnel training; production quality metrics and attainment; daily production requirements, including monitoring, analyzing, and acting upon key performance indicator data; direct labor personnel development and performance management; work assignments and personnel schedules; and other approved programs and special projects.

How you will do it

+ Plan, organize and safely control the direct labor and indirect labor for assigned areas of production.

+ Create and maintain a safe and organized environment.

+ Make sure the equipment is safe to operate.

+ Responsible for the safety of the employees working in the area – they are trained to properly run the equipment, know the safety hazards and know your expectations.

+ Stop unsafe behavior and take necessary steps if someone does not follow safety and organizational expectations.

+ Understand how the equipment functions in the areas responsible.

+ Identify, implement, and follow up on improvements for safety, effectiveness and cost.

+ Additional duties including material control, labor reporting, scrap control, training, budgets and housekeeping.

+ Lead continuous improvement activities including 5S (weekly projects) and lean workshops


+ Comply with the following Environmental, Health and Safety duties as a condition of employment:

+ Comply with EHS rules.

+ Lead the work area with a safe culture mindset.

+ Support employees in their decision to shut down unsafe or environmentally damaging equipment or processes.

+ Ensure completion of EHS training by all Employees.

+ Participate actively in the safety process.

+ Ask questions if something isn’t known.

+ Initiate an investigation on all accidents and injuries immediately.

+ Submit suggestions to improve EHS and take action on suggestions submitted by employees.

+ Act as emergency management coordinator for meeting locations and shelter areas. Initiate accountability in the event of an emergency. (i.e. what to do in the event of an alarm for fire, chemical spills, tornados, etc.).

+ Be a coach to others who are acting unsafely.

+ Ensure the completion of all hazardous and non-hazardous waste training

+ Ability to recognize deficiencies in chemical labeling.

+ Coordination in minor spill management and clean-up.

+ Capability to enforce satellite accumulation rules and requirements.

+ Proficiency to recognize hazardous wastes in your area and manage properly.

What we look for


+ Associate degree.

+ Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a manufacturing/production environment.

+ Minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience.

+ Ability to work second shift (Monday-Thursday 3:30PM -2:00AM).


+ Bachelor’s degree.

+ Working knowledge of lean manufacturing, Six Sigma and 5S (will be responsible for weekly 5S project).

+ Lean/5S Implementation skills to drive l ean results.

+ Knowledge of Root Cause Analysis techniques and Six Sigma methodologies.

+ Knowledge and experience with Kanban systems.

+ MRP skills.

Johnson Controls International plc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/careers.