Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
Staff Req. #
HSV 18-002 HSV 18-011
# of Openings
10

Position Summary

General Summary:

 

Supervises employees engaged in the manufacturing of sporting firearms

Primary Responsibilities

Principal Duties and Accountabilities (*Essential Functions):

 

Manages material and tooling requirements to meet production goals.

 

Evaluates production schedules and hour requirements necessary for schedule compliance.

 

Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.

 

Examines items produced to determine if they meet specifications.

 

Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.

 

Set up and make adjustments to all machinery and equipment in the general area of responsibility. 

 

Perform repairs and rebuilds on machinery and equipment in the general area of responsibility. 

 

Assist Engineering personnel in developing new processes and products or correcting malfunctions in existing processes

 

Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.

 

Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.

 

Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.

 

Maintains vacation, time and production paperwork and/or records.

 

Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.

 

Communicates to employees expected performance standards. Holds regular communication and training meetings with employees. Encourages ideas and feedback from employees.

 

Follows all departmental and plant safety rules and regulations.

 

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

 

NOTE: This list presents only the principal duties of the position and is not intended to be comprehensive. Other duties and  

             responsibilities may be assigned as dictated by the business needs and conditions. As an essential function of the job, good

             attendance is required.

Skills and Education Required

Educational Skills and Experience:

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Associate's degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or related, is preferred

 

Working knowledge of Microsoft PC based computer software tools.

 

SAP experience is a plus.

 

Minimum of 3-5 years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment with at least 2 years in a high volume or job shop machine operation.

 

Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently. Good written and verbal communication skills.

 

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers.

 

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

 

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

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