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Production Supervisor

Company: Fairbanks Morse Defense
Location: Shreveport
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

About Fairbanks Morse Defense

Fairbanks Morse Defense (FMD) manufactures, assembles, tests, and services a range of mission critical products for Naval Applications including reciprocating engines, motors, motor controllers, valves, actuators, water purification systems, davits, elevators, and deck machinery. FMD is a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management and a leading provider of reliable marine power solutions.

Maxim Watermakers specializes in the manufacture of water purification equipment utilizing a broad range of water treatment technologies. Maxim designs and manufactures fresh water generators, including distilling plants, seawater reverse osmosis systems, and high purity reverse osmosis units. Other water treatment & water handling equipment includes water disinfection, filtration, systems to cool, purify and circulate water for electronics cooling, heat exchangers, custom piping assemblies, etc. Maxim Watermakers is able to custom engineer water treatment systems to meet the size and other technical requirements based on a client's specific needs.

Fairbanks Morse Defense is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ancestry, national origin, marital status, citizenship status (unless required by the applicable law or government contract), disability or protected veteran status or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

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Position Summary
This individual is the primary resource for Production/Manufacturing employees concerning product quality, problem solving, guidance and direction. Actively promotes solutions and corrective procedures that minimize downtime and ensure on-time-delivery. Has production/manufacturing knowledge and is an adept in interpreting drawings, procedures and operations.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

Ensures that documentation is completed as required and employees clock their time to the appropriate job or account. Has a working familiarity with the manufacturing, assembly and machining operation and is capable of filling in for any of the positions on a temporary basis. Individual performs other duties as assigned by Leader and ensures that the Leader is informed of all progress and problems. Is aware of overall rejection rates and works to reduce them. Monitors work to ensure that Quality is maintained and continually looks for ways to improve productivity. Participates in and initiates Continuous Improvement Initiatives, "Kaizen" events and promotes daily 5S and work area organization.


Job requires standing most of the day.Overhead cranes are available in all work areas, there is no requirement to lift more than 50 pounds.Promotes safe working habits and reports any violations.Be engaged in: 5S, Continuous Improvement, On-Time Delivery, Routine Total Preventative Maintenance and the submission of Improvement Ideas.Reports to Production Control Manager and ensures that they are informed of all progress and problems.Assists other Leaders and interfaces with representatives from other departments, including Manufacturing, Production Planning, Engineering, Quality Assurance, Safety and others.High school graduate preferred - will consider commensurate experienceLanguage: English

Keywords: Fairbanks Morse Defense, Shreveport , Production Supervisor, Professions , Shreveport, Louisiana

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