Aegion Corporation

Production Supervisor 1st Shift

US-MS-Batesville
Job ID
2017-8563

Overview


Insituform Technologies, LLC, is a leading worldwide provider of cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) and other technologies and services for the rehabilitation of pipeline systems. Insituform's businesses consist of sewer, drinking water, and energy and mining pipeline rehabilitation and protection. The company provides cost-effective solutions to remediate operational, health, regulatory and environmental problems resulting from aging and defective pipelines. Insituform's technologies allow its customers to avoid the extraordinary expense and extreme disruption that can result from traditional "dig and replace" methods.

Insituform Technologies, LLC in Batesville, Mississippi is the Company's manufacturing facility producing the liners for this rehabilitation process. These dry tube liners could be from 6" to 120" in diameter based on client specifications.
 

Responsibilities

 

Position Summary:

 

The Production Supervisor, reporting to the Sewing Manager, is responsible for supervising the employees in the production area on the shift assigned in our climate controlled facility.  Position may also help oversee other departments (Felting, Coating, Shipping, and Warehousing activities) on shift. This position is responsible for ensuring that quality requirements are met while working in a safe manner compliant with Company policies and guidelines under our ISO and VPP certifications. 

 

Position Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Supervising the manufacturing production area, up to 50 employees.
  • Ensure the safety of all employees and that all employees are following all safety practices implemented under our company Safe Start Principals and SPEAR Initiative programs.  This includes conducting daily safety training, adhering to safety standards regarding personal protective equipment which will include, but not limited to, wearing safety footwear, safety glasses, gloves, tyvek suits, eye/face shields, and a full-face respirator (must pass a pulmonary function test, i.e. - respirator physical), as required.
  • Ensure that quality requirements are met while working in a safe manner compliant with company employment guidelines. Conduct training and verify compliance of quality processes and procedures.
  • Prioritizing work flow to maximize efficiency and meet production goals.
  • Complete all required paperwork and reports, including recording material usage, production hours/labor, waste calculations, inventory management, etc.
  • Responsible for hourly performance reviews, disciplinary actions, interviewing perspective employees, and production staffing/scheduling.
  • Assist with overall development and training needs for the personnel to improve skill level, involvement, value, and morale.
  • Participate in all manufacturing processes along with our company specific safety initiatives.
  • Provide input and recommendations for changes in work procedures and participate in continuous improvement projects.
  • Ensure proper equipment and materials are in place and maintain good housekeeping of work areas, using 5S methodology.
  • Must be able to work with other departments to ensure productivity requirements are achieved.
  • Operate within budget while minimizing cost and meeting quality requirements based on company standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

Qualifications:

 

  • Ability to work 10+ hours on 1st shift required and 2nd shift as needed. Must be able to work on weekends if the facility is running production.
  • Prefer at least an Associate Degree or higher; or with equivalent work experience with a verifiable high school diploma or GED.
  • 3-5 years of progressive leadership roles and performance management experience in a manufacturing environment required.
  • Must be a strong communicator and be able to take the initiative to function without day-to-day guidance.
  • Demonstrated ability to inspire and motivate employees to perform at our Company’s high standards, values and expectations.
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend instructions and correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information and the ability to communicate with direct reports, managers, and staff.
  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form required.
  • Strong computer skills are necessary to be successful in the role, with a demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word required.
  • Ability to take initiative to function without day-to-day guidance required.
  • Must be able to come in early to attend necessary meetings and training, work on team projects, etc.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals required.  Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to make simple machine set-ups using measuring instruments such as tape measure required.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a drug test, education, employment, and criminal history background check.

 Physical Requirements:

  • Walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, crouch, bend, reach, and stretch.
  • Use of hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; talk and hear.
  • Kneel and crawl on concrete floor.
  • Ability to visibility inspect running lines.
  • Ability to lift, push and pull up to 50 lbs.

 

Insituform Technologies, LLC offers Competitive Salary with a full benefits package including Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, Matching 401k, Tuition Assistance, and much more, as well as the opportunity for growth within an expanding worldwide company. 

 

 

Aegion Corporation and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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