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Northern Star Industries AREA SUPERVISOR (Production Supervisor) in Iron Mountain, Michigan

  • Provide direct supervision, training, and coaching of 20-30 IBEW employees

  • Assure compliance with safety procedures and quality system procedures

  • Identify and respond to Corrective Actions as required

  • Lead daily crew meetings to review area performance and provide training on various safety, quality and delivery topics

  • Assist with appropriate staffing requirements, including interviewing, hiring and training of new employees

  • Verify accuracy of production transactions daily

  • Approve and edit employee attendance records

  • Administer to IBEW contract and company values

  • Develop, sustain and improve work area performance utilizing employee feedback/suggestions in addition to lean techniques

  • Lead and participate in Rapid Improvement Events each year

  • Schedule working hours and priorities daily

  • Improve and maintain 5-S regularly

  • Communicate with fellow supervisors across three shifts, as well as engineering, materials, design, safety and quality teams as required


  • High School Diploma or equivalent; college experience a plus

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a unionized, manufacturing environment with 2 years in a leadership role


  • Ability to follow and understand blueprints

  • Computer skills, specifically experience with Microsoft Office Suite programs

  • Excellent written and communication skills; formal training a plus

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Proven organizational and project management skills

  • Strong desire to continuously improve and drive results

Must be willing to working one of the following shifts:

  • 1st: 6am - 2pm

  • 2nd: 2pm - 10pm

  • 3rd: 10pm - 6am

ID: 2016-1277

External Company Name: Systems Control

External Company URL: https://www.systemscontrol.com/