Production Supervisor - End to End

at Air Liquide USA LLC in Newport, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Production Supervisor - End to End


Located in Newport, DE.



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 Production Supervisor - End to End


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 United States





Company presentation


World leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with approximately 66,000 employees and serves more than 3,6 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen have been at the core of the company's activities since its creation in 1902. Air Liquide's ambition is to be the leader in its industry, delivering long-term performance and acting responsibly.

Entity and activity description


The GM&T WBU delivers technological solutions (molecules, equipment and services) to support the new markets of energy transition, maritime logistics and scientific exploration, in order to accelerate Air Liquide sustainable growth.

To support the energy transition, GM&T brings environmentally friendly solutions to the clean energy market with hydrogen energy and Bio-Natural Gas for vehicles, refrigerated transport using nitrogen, but also the treatment and injection of Biogas into the energy grid as a local power source.

As a player of the deep tech sector, GM&T commercializes technologies dedicated to Space, Aerospace and scientific exploration. GM&T also supplies gases for players in of the maritime sector and provides logistics for cryogenic transportation by sea of value added molecules, such as helium.

GM&T employs 1,800 people world-wide and generated a 2017 revenue of 372 million.

Job Responsibilities


Under the direction of the Director of Operations the Manufacturing Supervisor is accountable for the safety, quality, on time delivery, productivity, material handling, cost performance, and continuous improvement for the assigned shift/department. Job requires adhering to production planning, following QMS (Quality Management System) procedures including ISO9001: 2015 standards and Lean Manufacturing methodologies. Employs Lean methodologies and tools in order to accomplish business objectives. Job requires efficient use of resources (labor, materials and equipment) to manufacture quality products at lowest cost and delivers to the customer on time, every time. The position supervises and coordinates the activities of hourly employees on the assigned shift.



Duties and Responsibilities

Take a leadership role in plant safety. Assure that safety policies and regulatory guidelines are followed by all employees at all times

Coordinate end to end production scheduling on shift to meet external and internal customer demands, manage overtime, minimize inventory, and reduce costs.

Assure that manufacturing is focused on making quality product.

Reviewing/auditing and following all manufacturing procedures, work instructions and recipes. Ensure employees complete required quality checks and audits.

Escalating quality issues on a timely basis; taking actions including production stoppage if warranted. Inspecting the quality of materials and alerting the Director of Operations or appropriate personnel of material issues/failures immediately. Inspecting the quality of the machinery and reporting equipment failures to the maintenance department.

Drive customer centric mindset and culture by utilizing Lean/Six Sigma tools

Direct supervision of all Manufacturing Operators on the shift. Interview applicants, make hiring recommendations; conduct employee evaluations and document employee performance including but not limited to safety, attendance, punctuality on the job behavior, throughput and quality

Build and maintain productive employee relationships, driving employee satisfaction. Provide direction, training, and development as needed. Provide coaching, counseling, or discipline as needed. Recommend disciplinary action to Production Manager.

Use database/data logging systems to analyze production output, quality, cost and other operational measures to detect production problems

Prepare production metrics to track performance of daily output and variance

Execute preventive maintenance tasks assigned to the shift

Develops and engage Lead Operators to effectively oversee the daily routines of their assigned team

Performs additional duties as directed.

Qualifications & Competencies



3-5years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment or Lead Operator

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Knowledge of ERP (Enterprise... For full info follow application link.


We are an equal opportunity employer. Everyone will be considered for employment, promotions, transfers, and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental handicap, age, Vietnam era veteran status, disabled veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or any other basis prohibited by state or federal law.

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Job Posting: 879881

Posted On: Dec 03, 2021

Updated On: Dec 25, 2021