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Production Supervisor - off shifts

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Location: South Boston, Virginia, United States
Job ID: R0020586
Date Posted: Jun 16, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Production & Skilled Trades
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Energy is a leading provider of power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact.  The ABB Group of companies operates in approximately 100 countries and employs more than 150,000 people.

We are currently seeking Manufacturing Supervisors to join our Power Grids division and perform general labor to manufacture world-class liquid-filled transformers for the distribution & power transformer markets within our South Boston, VA facility.  Openings will be in off sifts of 2nd or 3rd.

Lead a team within a production unit or line in the execution of production processes to transform parts and raw materials into ABB products in a timely, cost effective manner.  Ensure continuous and efficient operation in accordance with volumes, schedules, procedures, drawings, and quality and safety standards and policies.

Main Accountabilities:

  • Resource Allocation:  Organizes and allocates resources to effectively and efficiently meet line production targets.  Responds to resource issues as necessary.  Leads capacity planning and resource optimization for the assigned unit or line.
  • Production Scheduling and Plan:  Ensures that production scheduling and production plan meets the volume requirements agreed in the demand plan and defined inventory service levels.
  • Equipment and Facilities:  Identifies and recommends technical equipment and facility improvements as necessary.
  • Production Execution:  Ensures execution of volume, conforming product, and on-time delivery targets for the assigned production lines.
  • Operations Improvement:  Identifies deficiencies in production area, proposes improvement activities and oversees implementation of actions to improve production performance.
  • Critical Line Issues:  Manages the resolution of critical product or equipment issues together with relevant internal teams.
  • People Leadership and Development:  Ensures (with HR Manager support) that the areas of responsibility is properly organized, staffed, skilled and directed.  Guides, motivates and develops direct and indirect subordinates within HR policies.

    Knowledge, Skills, Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business or related field
  • 2-5 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 2nd or 3rd shift and some weekends

    Preferred Experience:

  • Leadership experience in a transformer manufacturing environment
  • Experience in transformer coil winding
  • Knowledge in MS Office, including Power Point
  • Exposure to ERP and Workforce Management software applications i.e. SAP, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal)
  • Experience with timekeeping systems, i.e. Kronos

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Hitachi Energy career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling a Hitachi Energy HR Representative at 1-888-504-2007 or by sending an email to: [email protected]. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

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