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Production Assembly Supervisor

Company: CRRC Sifang America
Location: Chicago
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSummaryThe production assembly supervisor is responsible for supervising workshop and railcar assembly employees in CRRC's manufacturing and assembly environment. This position plans and assigns work, implements policies and recommends improvements in production safety, methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions. Essential FunctionsReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Manage infractions of inappropriate use, wearing, or not wearing of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Report accidents, and participate in, and assist with production-related accident investigations
  • Coordinate installation & testing of specialized equipment & trucks in the production workshop
  • Provide coaching, training, and retraining as necessary, to production employees & apprentices
  • Create & maintain a productive, efficient, safe, and positive work environment
  • Create & maintain documents in compliance with Car History Book requirements and CRRC Quality standards
  • Monitor quality of individual employee and team job performance; regularly issue job performance progress reports to the Production Manager
  • Maintain effective lines of communication between Production Department employees, between Production Department employees & management, and between Production Department employees & staff in other departments
  • Participate in training and productivity improvement activities to reduce waste and improve operational efficiency
  • Coordinate with Logistic Department to retrieve and transport railcar equipment and parts to the production floor for assembly
  • Supervise installations, repairs & rework and evaluate the quality of installations, repairs & rework before requesting inspections
  • Supervise & report the resolution of Quality Department railcar parts/ equipment non-conformity & abnormality citations
  • Ability to work at various heights above the ground including on top of railcars
  • Properly verify & supervise calibrated tools are being used & documented accordingly
  • Supervise & maintain proper inventory levels for Production Department hardware & consumables
  • Supervise & ensure compliance with Production Department 3-day schedules
  • Manage & report safety and company policy violations
  • Track production staff absenteeism and timekeeping
  • Perform any other work assigned by the Production ManagerCompetencies
    • Leadership
    • Performance Management
    • Problem Solving/Analysis
    • Communication Proficiency
    • Time Management
    • Technical Capacity
    • Learning Orientation
    • Team Work SpiritWork EnvironmentWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.

      Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or listen. The employee frequently is required to: stand, walk, climb, use hands to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to: sit, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

      • Must be able to read, write, understand and communicate effectively in English
      • Associates degree and/or minimum 5 yrs. working experience in the manufacturing industry
      • Knowledge of manual assembly process and unionized environment management
      • Ability to compose and implement new policies
      • Ability to read & understand drawings & technical diagrams
      • Proficient in MS Office software
      • Attention to detail
      • Excellent organizational skills
      • Results-driven approach
      • Good writing skills
      • Strong communication skillsPreferred
        • Working experience in manual assembly shops
        • 2+ years of progressive experience with supervising production activities in an unionized organization in the rolling stock, aviation, or heavy trucking assembly industry
        • Proficient in ERP systems
        • Bilingual in SpanishAAP/EEO StatementCRRC is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of CRRC that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: CRRC Sifang America, Chicago , Production Assembly Supervisor, Professions , Chicago, Illinois

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