Conn-Selmer, Inc. is the leading U.S. manufacturer of musical instruments for student, amateur and professional use encompassing a brand portfolio of Vincent Bach, C.G. Conn, King, Holton, Selmer, Armstrong, Leblanc, Ludwig, Musser, Scherl & Roth; and is also the North American Distributor of Henri Selmer Paris woodwinds, and Yanagisawa saxophones.
Join our team of entrepreneurial leaders, innovative manufacturers and passionate music educators seeking to improve the music industry worldwide. With a focus on quality craftsmanship and superior musical performance, we empower the next generation of talent to make their mark on the future of the world's most-loved musical brands.
Conn-Selmer currently has an opening for a Production Supervisor in one of our Elkhart facilities. This position will report directly to the Plant Manager. In this position you would manage the departmental production and training of employees. Initiate and develop the objectives, goals and quality standards of the department. You would also assist the implementation of “lean” manufacturing principles and maintain effective employee relations. This person will be based at our Elkhart manufacturing facility located in Elkhart, IN. The successful candidate must reside within a commutable distance to Elkhart, IN.
Supervises the procedures and techniques of all processes in department(s) of responsibility.
Provides initial training and advanced cross training for all department employees in order to maximize production efficiencies and minimize scrap.
Develops a production control schedule with the Production Control Department.
Promotes a high level of employee motivation within the department.
Personal and professional goals centered on lean manufacturing principles, producing top quality instruments, raising the skill levels of each employee, maintaining low employee turnover, and ensuring a highly efficient work environment.
Monitors all production methods to ensure maximum output of quality.
Promotes effective two-way communication for productivity improvements, stressing quality along with productivity.
Verifies and confirms all labor transactions and material movement.
Facilitates cost containment measures for direct labor, indirect labor, raw materials, rework, factory supplies, overhead, inventory, and utility costs.
Maintains a safe and secure work environment, protects the safety and welfare of employees, and protects the facility from any undue risk.
Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience
Five to seven years’ experience in a manufacturing environment with three to five years of supervisory experience.
Highly motivated, self-driven, strong problem solving/analytical competency.
A “can do”, positive, results driven attitude and expectation from all team members.
Required to talk, hear, travel around the plant, frequently required to lift and/or move up in excess of 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
May occasionally require exposure to the manufacturing areas where the use of personal protective equipment such as hearing protection is required.