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Production Supervisor

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Whirlpool Corporation

Cleveland, TN

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Production Supervisor




Production Supervisor


Sep 7, 2017


Cleveland, TN, US, 37323


Whirlpool Corporation

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Job Function:

Operations/Production (40000070)

Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for aSupervisor opening to join our manufacturing organization in Cleveland, TN. Cleveland, Tennessee is the North American location where Whirlpool’s premium cooking products are built.

Functional Overview:

Supervisors are a key leadership position that ensure all daily activities for the assigned department are customer focused and performed in a manner consistent with achievement of the plant vision and its goals and objectives. This position is a key decision maker and escalation point for department issues or decisions across the assigned shift. You will collaborate with cross-functional team members (ex. Quality, Finance, Operations or Materials) on short and long term improvements to the department.

Has responsibility and accountability for an assigned area in the facility, leading a team of up to 150 hourly employees in attainment of S.Q.D.C (safety, quality, delivery and cost) goals and objectives

Consistently ensures that area job responsibilities are promptly and efficiently carried out and nurtures a high level of teamwork and performance

Accountable for lean activities and the execution of activities defined in that process while championing lean through daily coaching in lean tools and methodologies

Has direct management responsibility in assigned area including employee relations, time and attendance management, team building, performance management and professional development

Demonstrated leadership through the development of Team Leaders in the area to help drive daily work and long term improvements

Assists in determining immediate and future manpower, tooling and equipment requirements

Ensure strict adherence to all Whirlpool manufacturing standards and methods

Minimum Requirement:

Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience

3-5 years leadership experience in a manufacturing environment

Ability to work autonomously with little oversight and make prudent and informed decisions, often quickly and with limited information

Strong understanding of Lean principles and methodologies. Proven track record in driving continuous improvement via lean tools

Proven ability to grow individual and organization competency through proactive coaching and mentoring

Outstanding communication, interpersonal and facilitation skills

Demonstrated problem solving, conflict resolution and team building skills

Must value diversity of ideas, opinions, experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives needed to foster a competitive global business environment

Strong computer skills including MS Office, Google Suite, Kronos, and SAP preferred

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the number one major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 97,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. We stay true to our philosophy that says good business begins by not following but leading. Our brands and products help people make the most of time so they can focus on making the most of moments that matter. At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

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Whirlpool Corporation is a leader of the $120 billion global home appliance industry. Our appliances are marketed in nearly every country around the world. Whirlpool manufactures appliances across all major categories, including fabric care, cooking, refrigeration, dishwashers, countertop appliances, garage organization and water filtration.

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