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Production Supervisor

Company: Fabcon Precast
Location: Selkirk
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Who We Are:
Fabcon Companies manufactures and erects precast concrete for every type of structure. Projects range from a 10,000 square-foot machine shop to a one-million square foot distribution center, and from a single-story bakery to a 16-story housing facility. Our serviceability begins at the first design meeting, through our plants, to the construction site and continues throughout the life of the building. From superior design and professional construction crews to building-life-cycle savings, we deliver the best possible building solution. Fabcon has manufacturing plants in Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.
What We Believe:
Safety and quality above all.Creating a positive customer experience.Acting with integrity.Treating people with respect.Nurturing a spirit of innovation.Always finding a better way.
Why Join Us:
Our commitment to innovation, quality and safety is reflected in everything we do. Diversity, respect, trust and personal responsibility are all critical components to our success. Working at Fabcon is a team endeavor, where people are dedicated, energetic with a natural drive for this challenging work environment.
This position is responsible for improving the Company's profitability by implementing Lean principles and practices to improve the operation's Safety/5S, Quality, Delivery and Cost (SQDC). The Production Supervisor provides all necessary direction to support groups and those within his/her area of responsibility to insure the proper fulfillment of customer orders.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages customer orders to insure proper fulfillment
  • Insures that all required resources are present to produce the required output
  • Communicates progress toward order fulfillment
  • Manages for daily improvement
  • Establishes a lean vision for his/her processes, sets SQDC improvement goals, and takes the proper action to achieve these goals
  • Posts and monitors SQDC measurements to provide visual trend of progress against goals and objectives, and to identify/seek opportunities for improvement
  • Eliminates problems by taking immediate stop-gap measures, employing required support groups, recording critical data and driving root-cause elimination
  • Insures that all members adhere to standard work and implements improvements to standard operations daily
  • Provides strong leadership
  • Conducts daily startup meetings to review SQDC performance, establish short and long term performance goals, review initiative status, present company issues, and build a winning team spirit
  • Provides continuous feedback to members regarding their personal performance and rewards or disciplines accordingly
  • Increases the team's skill depth through use of cross-training matrices, development goal setting, and task rotation
  • Interviews, hires and trains employees

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in a related field or the equivalent in experience
    • Two years of demonstrated experience leading a team to achieve objectives in a manufacturing or similar environment

      Other required Qualifications:

      • Demonstrate strong leadership, training and mentoring skills and will communicate in a way that builds understanding and dedication through use of presentations as well as verbal and written communications
      • Flexibility, results orientation, and commitment to promote and achieve business goals are essential

        Preferred Qualifications:

        • Four plus years of supervisory experience in a production or similar environment

          Physical Requirements:

          • Ability to spend long durations standing/walking in a manufacturing environment with steep ladders and catwalks.
          • Plant/Yard:Move minimum of 50lbs., spatial awareness/depth perception, walk, climb, bend at the waist, reach, forceful use of hand tools, vocal projection
          • Office:Move 25lbs (not for all jobs, reasonable accommodations will be made), work with a computer for extended periods of time

            Work Environment:

            • 50% of time will be spent in a loud, dusty manufacturing environment with wide variations in ambient conditions. The remainder will be spent in an office environment.
            • Plant/Yard: All types of weather conditions (year-round, Mid-west and Northeast), dirt/dust, noise from heavy machinery/vehicles, vibrations from machinery and vehicles, loud noises, little to no climate control, varying amounts of light, stairs, narrow walkways
            • Office:Quiet with some ambient noise, climate controlled, fluorescent lighting

              Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).
              Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
              Fabcon is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, family care status, veteran status, marital status, or any other lawfully protected status. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our Human Resources Department.
              Qualified applicants are subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check upon receipt of conditional job offers. Our Drug Free Workplace Policy is available for inspection in the Human Resources office in Minnesota or at one of our plant locations during normal business hours.
              We participate in E-Verify and if you are hired, we will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from your Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. If the government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, we are required to provide you with written instructions and an opportunity to contact DHS and/or the SSA before taking adverse action against you. Please refer to the posters on our website or DHS for more information on E-Verify.
              Connect with us at the Times Union Job Fair, Monday January 17 at the Albany Marriott from 10AM to 4 PM to learn more and apply. Cant make it to the Fair? Apply at
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Keywords: Fabcon Precast, Albany , Production Supervisor, Professions , Selkirk, New York

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