Production Supervisor (1st Shift)
Rockwell Automation

Production Supervisor (1st Shift) Mequon, WI

Full Time Mequon, WI 51424 - 74916 USD ANNUAL Today
Job description

Rockwell Automation is a global technology leader focused on helping the world’s manufacturers be more productive, sustainable, and agile. With more than 25,000 employees who make the world better every day, we know we have something special. Behind our customers - amazing companies that help feed the world, provide life-saving medicine on a global scale, and focus on clean water and green mobility - our people are energized problem solvers that take pride in how the work we do changes the world for the better.
We welcome all makers, forward thinkers, and problem solvers who are looking for a place to do their best work. And if that’s you we would love to have you join us!
Job Description
Who is Rockwell:
Do you want to make a difference in the world? At Rockwell Automation you can do just that and more. Rockwell is a global leader in industrial automation and digital transformation. We connect the imaginations of people with the potential technology to
expand what is humanly possible
, making the world more productive and sustainable. Rockwell was recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2020. We place a high value on integrity which fosters an environment where all employees can and want to do their best work.

To learn more about how we are bringing The Connected Enterprise to life across industrial enterprises, please visit

What Rockwell Brings to You:
Rockwell cares about our employees and our benefits package is just one way we support you. Rockwell provides options for medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K plan including company match, generous vacation allowances, and many more options available. To learn more about our Benefits Package, please visit

What Rockwell Needs from You:
We need a diverse workforce to do our best work. We need the makers, the forward thinkers, the problem solvers, and everything in between. That is where you come in. We are looking for a Production Supervisor (1st Shift) who will be responsible for providing immediate supervision to a team of approximately 40+ employees in our electronics assembly area.
Job Summary:
Directs the development and implementation of activities in production area(s) to meet production goals, quality, and cost objectives. Prioritizes production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, and materials supply. Plans and administers procedures and budgets. Makes budgetary recommendations regarding and, at higher levels, controls capital expenditures and direct/indirect labor. Develops schedules and personnel requirements for assigned areas. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
Essential Functions:
  • Direct supervision of about 40 employees across 1st shift in electronics assembly department.
  • Maintain and enforce safe work practices.
  • Select and hire employees and provide on-going performance monitoring.
  • Establish and implement employee training and development programs and schedules.
  • Execute company policies and procedures with respect to disciplinary policies.
  • Perform resource planning requirements and scheduling of work hours and time off requests.
  • Administer and maintain employee time at work records and systems.
  • Receive predetermined assignments subject to a moderate level of control and review.
  • Communicate daily production requirements and set targets based upon capacity.
  • Plan and coordinate production order transitions and inventory transactions within the Plant between shifts and between manufacturing departments.
  • Communicate production order status, warehouse daily priorities and results at frequent intervals.
  • Accountable for safety, quality, customer delivery, and productivity improvement objectives.
  • Lead continuous improvement projects, i.e. Kaizen events, A3 Projects.
  • Understand and maintain complex manufacturing order management systems related to material movement.
  • Facilitate warehousing teams toward the achievement of business and customer objectives.
  • Coach and train teams in the philosophy of continuous improvement and waste reduction concepts.
  • Foster an environment that instills pride and ownership by all employees.
  • Evaluate employee performance on a continual basis and provide continuous performance feedback.
  • Develop a motivated employee base through rewards and recognition linked to accomplishments.
  • Provide leadership in the support of best practices and compliance to procedures and specifications.
  • Drive engagement and teamwork through clear communication of objectives.
  • Foster collaborative effort in problem solving that promotes engagement and ownership by all.
  • Maintain and enhance an environment of open and honest communication.
  • Maintain and enhance a culture of mutual respect and integrity at all levels of the organization.
  • Interact with internal support staff in communicating and resolving production issues.
  • Prepare and present operational metrics during regular order status reviews.
  • Analyze warehousing labor times for variance and overall reduction opportunities.
  • Analyze daily backlogs and calculate required capacity to manage order lead times.
  • Develop resource plans based upon individual work cell order demand rates.
  • Understand operating budgetary controls.
  • Utilize problem solving tools as part of Lean Six Sigma based continuous improvement philosophy.
  • Appropriately apply policies and procedures in compliance with government laws. Policies and procedures include, but not limited to: Standards of Business Conduct, Intellectual Property, Control Environment, Information Protection, ISO 9000 & 14000, government regulations (e.g. health, safety, quality and environmental), and functional policies.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent professional experience
  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business (Management, Operations, Supply Chain, etc.) or related field of study
  • 2+ years leadership experience in a manufacturing or production environment
  • Working knowledge of capacity and production planning tools and techniques
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Leadership of flexible work teams
  • Customer service or technical support involvement.
  • SAP business system knowledge
  • LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt certification
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.
If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our services team at +1 (844) 404-7247.

Production Supervisor (1st Shift)
Rockwell Automation
Milwaukee, WI
Blake Moret
$5 to $10 billion (USD)
10000+ Employees
Company - Public
Machinery Manufacturing
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