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Supervisor, Operations/Production

Whirlpool Corporation - Fall River, MA

Supervisor, Operations/Production


Fall River


Supervisor, Operations/Production


May 29, 2018


Fall River, MA, US, 2720


Whirlpool Corporation

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Job Function:

Operations/Production (40000070)

Analyst, Operations / Production, Fall Rivers Manufacturing, Fall Rivers, MA

Currently seeking qualified candidates for a Production Supervisor opening to join our Operations organization in Fall River, MA.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Production Supervisor is a key leadership position that directs and is responsible for the assembly and production operation. This position ensures that all daily activities for the assigned production value stream are customer focused and performed in a manner consistent with achievement of the plant vision and its goals and objectives. This position is a key decision maker and escalation point for value stream issues or decisions across the assigned shift. You will collaborate with engineering resources and other support functions (materials, finance, etc) on short and long-term improvements to the production line.

Has responsibility and accountability for an assigned area in the production facility, leading a team of 20-25 hourly employees in the attainment of S.Q.D.C (safety, quality, delivery, and cost) goals and objectives

Consistently ensures that area job responsibilities are promptly and efficiently carried out and nurtures a high level of teamwork and performance

Accountable for lean activities and the execution of activities defined in that process while championing lean through daily coaching in lean tools and methodologies

Has direct management responsibility in assigned area including employee relations, team building, performance management and professional development

Demonstrated leadership through the development of Team Leaders in the area to help drive daily work and long-term improvements

Assists in determining immediate and future manpower, tooling, and equipment requirements

Ensure strict adherence to all Whirlpool manufacturing standards and methods

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree (mechanical or electrical) and/or equivalent experience

3 years leadership experience in a high complexity/low volume manufacturing environment, preferably commercial dryers or large commercial equipment.

3 years Leading a team of 20 hourly employees with a minimum of 3 Team LeadersExperie

Strong computer skills including MS Office and Google leading a team of 20 hourly employees with a minimum of 3 team leaders

Preferred Requirements:

Ability to work autonomously with little oversight and make prudent and informed decisions, often quickly and with limited information

Strong understanding of Lean principles and methodologies. Proven track record in driving continuous improvement via lean tools

Proven ability to grow individual and organization competency through proactive coaching and mentoring

Outstanding communication, interpersonal and facilitation skills

Demonstrated problem solving, conflict resolution and team building skills

Must value the diversity of ideas, opinions, experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives needed to foster a competitive global business environment




Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world's leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2017. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. Additional information about the company can be found on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp.

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Supervisor, Operations/Production Whirlpool Corporation - Fall River, MA, United States


Location: Fall River, MA

Company Profile:
Whirlpool Corporation is a leader of the $120 billion global home appliance industry. Our appliances are marketed in nearly every country around the world. Whirlpool manufactures appliances across all major categories, including fabric care, cooking, refrigeration, dishwashers, countertop appliances, garage organization and water filtration.