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RS UTILITY STRUCTURES INC Production Supervisor in ST GEORGE, Utah

There is a quiet revolution happening in the electric utility industry andndash; come and join our world class team. RS Utility Structures Inc. (RSUS) designs and manufactures the world's highest-performing composite utility poles that are safer, more reliable and longer-lasting than wood, steel, and concrete poles. More information on RS and its poles is available at RSpoles.com.OVERVIEW:Reporting to the Production Manager, the Production Supervisor is responsible for the safe and efficient daily operations of the plant. This includes the supervision of resin blending, filament winding, pultrusion and order preparations. As a member of the RS management team, this position will support an organizational culture that cares for other's well-being through best practices in health and safety, in addition to the company's values of respect, integrity, quality, teamwork and professional growth.RESPONSIBILITIES: *Coordinate the efforts of the production, order prep and skilled trades (Maintenance) employees *Maintaining a professional and positive attitude towards employees, management, and customers *Assist with scheduling of production operators *Assist and monitor the cross training of production operators to ensure all individuals are adept in all areas of the production process *Supervise and coordinate all aspects of the production process *Ensure safety talks are conducted monthly *Conduct shift communication meetings daily *Troubleshoot areas of concern, and identify the most productive way of addressing these issues *Maintain communication with the Quality Department to identify and address areas of concern *Communicate production feedback to the Quality Control Manager, Production Manager and Director, Operations *Ensure production schedules are adhered to and production targets met *Ensure materials required for production are readily available *Assist in the research, trial-development, selection of new processes and equipment to improve the production process *Report employee attendance and coordinate vacation scheduling as required *Conduct progressive discipline with employees as required *Utilization of employees during downtime *Adhere to all safety procedures and PPE requirements *Report all equipment related issues to the Director, Operations *Participate in continuous improvement activities *Maintain a clean and safe work environment *Comply with all Company Safety rules, Provincial and Federal Rules and Regulations *Other duties as assignedTRAINING - QUALIFICATIONS: *Bachelor's degree in business, operations, engineering or similar field preferred *Manufacturing management experience of 2 years minimum *General knowledge of OSHA legislation *General knowledge of applicable labor legislation *Lean manufacturing principles an asset *Six sigma certification an asset *Knowledge of 5S principles an asset *Working knowledge of MS Office, including intermediate level experience with Excel and WordWORKING CONDITIONS: *Industrial production environment *Hot and humid areas within the plant *Physically demanding tasks *Interaction with heavy machinery, moving equipment and limited movement of chemicals within the production area