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Company: Adecco
Location: New Britain, CT
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


Who We Are
We're the World's largest tool company. We're industry visionaries. We're solving problems and advancing the manufacturing trade through innovative technology and our Industry 4.0 Initiative. We are committed to ensuring our state-of-the-art “smart factory” products and services provide greater quality to our customers & greater environmental and social value to our planet. We are unique in that we have a rich and storied history dating back to 1843, but that hasn't stopped us from evolving into a vibrant, diverse, global growth company.

Who You Are
You're a curious problem solver who has the ability to bring big ideas to life. You're creative and scrappy but can navigate a large organization with ease. You're agile and adaptable but work with precision to ensure we deliver top-notch customer experiences, always. You also have:

  • 4 year college degree (BA, etc.) preferred
  • PC knowledge/computer literate
  • Familiarity with manufacturing environment
  • Union experience within a supervisory role
  • Knowledge of production planning
  • Independent worker (must be able to assign and complete assignments independently)
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Verbal/written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing concepts
  • Understanding and support of Company policies and procedures
  • What You'll Do
    As a Manufacturing Supervisor, you'll be responsible for developing and maintaining team operations for the manufacture of tape rules and/or knife blades. Specifically, you'll:

  • Provide teams with direction, priorities, focus and boundaries.
  • Provide resources and expertise in the manufacturing process, systems, training, and employee relations.
  • Encourage communication and feedback.
  • Develop and implement (or assist with) all phases of team or individualized training.
  • Planning: set long and short term production schedules for employees in the respective production areas.
  • Manufacturing Operations: assist in maintaining effective operating departments by controlling activity within prescribed quality standards, production levels, and cost levels, while keeping a focus on safety and manufacturing objectives.
  • Ability to physically be on the shop floor up to 90% of the shift (Walking/Mobility).
  • Maintain good employee relations by applying Plant policies and guidelines, and interpreting the Collective Bargaining Agreements.
  • Participates in the selection and training of new personnel.
  • Recommends process improvements, changes in equipment, tooling or manufacturing processes; submits ideas for cost savings.
  • Maintain required information and records necessary for efficient operations and controls.  Maintain production standards in areas of responsibility.
  • Promotes safe work habits of subordinates and compliance with safety rules in work areas. Maintains and clean and orderly work environment.
  • Assists in the preparation of departmental budgets when required.  Helps to control costs throughout the year.
  • Actively promotes the principles of lean manufacturing; participates in Kaizen activities as required.
  • Compliance to all Plant Environmental, Health and Safety policies and Environmental and OSHA regulatory requirements
  • Benefits & Perks
    You'll get a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, life, vision, wellness program, disability, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Paid Time Off, including paid vacation, holidays & personal days, and tuition reimbursement. And, of course, discounts on tools and products and well as discount programs for many other vendors and partners.  

    What You'll Also Get

  • Career Opportunity: Career paths aren't linear here. Being part of our global company with 60+ brands gives you the chance to grow and develop your skills along multiple career paths.
  • Learning & Development: Our lifelong learning philosophy means you'll have access to a wealth of state-of-the-art learning resources, including our Lean Academy and online university (where you can get certificates and specializations from renowned colleges and universities).
  • Diverse & Inclusive Culture: We pride ourselves on being an awesome place to work. We respect and embrace differences because that's how the best work gets done. You'll find we like to have fun here, too.  
  • Purpose-Driven Company: You'll help us continue to make positive changes in the local communities where we work and live as well as in the broader world through volunteerism, giving back and sustainable business practices.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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    The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

     Apply on company website