Production Supervisor

Date: Jun 18, 2022

Location: Biandronno, VA, IT, 21024

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and Yummly. In 2021, the company reported approximately $22 billion in annual sales, 69,000 employees and 54 manufacturing and technology research centers.

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home.

The team you will be a part of

The Operations/Production team plans, directs and monitors all production activities within an assigned area or unit to maximize the use of the organization's resources and meet established production specifications, schedules and quality standards. Liaise with functional or operational area managers to understand their current and future product needs and develop plans, cost estimates, and schedules for integrating these needs into existing manufacturing activities.

This role in summary

We are looking for a Production Supervisor who will manage and control shift execution ensuring production targets achievement and respect of KPIs within the area.

Your responsibilities will include

  • Supervise and control production shift
  • Manage resources assignment at the beginning of the shift and teams set up
  • Ensure smooth handover with following shift
  • Manage group dedicated resources in order to ensure product targets
  • Stop the production process due to total lack of capability to respect production STDs or due to health and safey risks 
  • Ensure consolidation and respect of WCM STDs
  • Execute audit on STD respect and identity improvement areas
  • Provide training sessions as WCM trainer
  • Ensure KPIs publishing on team/group info boards
  • Organize and promote regular meetings for structural problem solving and continuous improvement process at group level
  • Manage, plan and control absenteism, vacation, overtime, reward and recognition process for the people within the area
  • Identify, create and develop together with HR individual training plan for TLs and TMs
  • Provide help chain support to TLs and ensure escalation process in case of resources conflicts 

Minimum requirements

  • 2+ years of experience in similar roles 
  • Good knowledge of Office Suite
  • Good knowledge of English
  • Very good organizational skills and problem solving attitude
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines 

Preferred skills and experiences

  • Background in Economics and/or engineering is preferred
  • WCM model knowledge is a strong plus 
  • Project Management experience is a plus

What we offer

  • Work in a well structured and consolidated team.
  • International environment and global career opportunities.
  • Opportunity to have a great impact on company development.
  • Great team spirit and atmosphere.

Connect with us and learn more about Whirlpool Corporation

 

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At Whirlpool Corporation, we value and celebrate diversity. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity and prohibits any discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable law.


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