Production Superintendent, Press/Welding

  • Hunter Engineering
  • Durant, MS
  • Jul 09, 2020

Job Description

Hunter Engineering Company is a world leader in automotive service equipment, offering state-of-the-art wheel alignment systems, wheel balancers, lift racks and more. Hunter equipment is approved and used by vehicle manufacturers, automobile and truck dealers, tire dealers and automotive service facilities around the world. We are currently seeking a Production Superintendent to join our team in Durant Mississippi. First shift position 7:00 am - 3:30 pm. The production superintendent is a key member of the site management team, has oversight of the press and welding departments and provides leadership in safety, production, materials, equipment and projects to ensure production are met. + Will support and strive towards safety in all facets of the manufacturing facility. + Resolve safety problems that arise and complete required paperwork. + Ensure shop equipment is tracked, maintained and available as required. + Supervision and direction of various employees including supervisors, machine operators, welders, fitters, and material handlers. + Prioritize projects and ensure they remain on schedule. + Ensure well-trained and versatile workforce by promoting cross training and providing necessary tools and training materials. + Direct the area supervisors’ departmental objectives, including high standards in Quality, Safety, and Productivity. + Actively participate in scheduling meetings with operations partners to prioritize work orders, optimum downtime windows, and necessary lead times. + Assist with recruitment and hiring of plant personnel. + Support the development and implementation of the management philosophy and vision. + Liaise with engineers on area projects and production superintendents on overall workflow. + Bachelor’s degree from accredited college in engineering, industrial engineering technology or related field is preferred, Associates or technical degree required. + 10 years’ experience in managing workforce of supervisors and hourly technicians in related industry. + Welding certificate, highly desirable. + Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. + Possesses high level of mechanical and ironwork aptitude. + Proficient in MS Office Suite. + Has experience developing and coaching supervisors. + Has experience with KPI tracking. + Experience in Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, and continuous improvement, highly desirable. + Proficient in Interpreting technical drawings and schematics. Please include minimum salary requirements, along with your resume, in order to be considered. Hunter Engineering Company offers an excellent health and benefit package, along with an exceptional drug-free working environment. To learn more about Hunter Engineering, please visit our website at Street: 33814 Highway 12 Telecommute: No