Supervisor II, Manufacturing 3rd Shift

Who is Oatey?

Since 1916, Oatey has provided reliable, high-quality products for the residential and commercial plumbing industries. Our purpose is to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.

The Oatey family of companies are Oatey, Cherne, Keeney, Quick Drain, Hercules, Dearborn, GF Thompson, William H. Harvey, Masters, Contact, Belanger, and Lansas.

Our brands are synonymous with quality, integrity, and trust in the plumbing industry.

Position Summary
The 1st Shift Production supervisor is responsible for supervising large Oatey manufacturing site to meet customer requirements, assure product quality and employee safety. Plan and execute manufacturing strategy, creating a culture of continuous improvement in order to ascend to world-class status.

Position Responsibilities
Ensure that operational functions are performed in a timely, efficient, and cost effective manner consistent with established corporate and customer requirements.

Manage the safe, efficient and timely flow of all manufacturing processes.

Develop, implement and sustain processes to reduce costs and improve customer service. Communicate metrics to support these efforts.

Assure a positive work environment by focusing on morale, associate relations, and administering corrective action/coaching in a consistent manner.

Direct and manage cross-functional staff: select, hire, train, coach and counsel; assure performance and morale. Assign duties and monitor quality of work.

Manage within and build upon the current quality system. Assure compliance with all related government regulations (OSHA, EPA, EEOC etc.) and company policies.

Apply and implement Lean manufacturing principles to projects/processes and motivate employees to maximize efficiency.

Continuously analyze and improve business operations. Identify and implement best practices.

Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Experience
5 to 10 years’ experience managing a large manufacturing site in a comparable environment.

In-depth knowledge of manufacturing processes consisting of Injection molding, and metals. Knowledge of manufacturing best practices, lean techniques, six sigma and continuous improvement processes.

In-depth interpersonal skills: demonstrated ability to effectively work with a diverse population, facilitate conflict resolution with demonstrated trust and integrity.

Advanced PC computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite.

Demonstrated ability to cultivate commitment and cooperation of others through individual leadership skills including decisions making process, team building effectiveness, and organizational skills.

Demonstrated business and financial acumen.

Effective written / oral communication and presentation skills.

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities across multiple cross-functional teams that generate results in a fast-paced environment.

In-depth knowledge of ERP systems.

Experience in SAP, ERP, Kaizen, Plastics or packaging preferred.

Education and Certification

Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent work experience required.

At Oatey we are committed to help our Associates grow their career. Apply today and grow with Oatey!

Why Oatey?

  • At Oatey, our purpose has always been to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.
  • We value Collaboration, Integrity, Respect, Courage, Leadership, and Excellence above all else.
  • We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion - acknowledging, valuing, and leveraging the unique experiences and perspectives of our associates.
  • Our vision is to continue to grow as a market leader, to enrich the lives of our Associates, and to foster an inclusive environment in every regard.
  • Our purpose, mission, and vision are not possible without the right people, and we are committed to fostering an inclusive, engaging, and rewarding environment for our Associates.
  • Oatey has a total rewards philosophy which encompasses compensation, benefits, work-life effectiveness, recognition, performance management, tuition reimbursement, mental health wellness, and talent development.

Oatey Total Rewards

  • Unlimited time off for salaried Associates
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability income protection coverage at no cost to associates
  • Paid Maternity and Paid Parental Leave
  • Annual Cash Profit Sharing (discretionary)
  • Health Insurance for our associates’ averages $100 or less a month (single coverage)
  • Generous benefits including up to $2,880 company contribution to Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) with a 5% company match
  • Tuition reimbursement in an environment that encourages advancement
  • Associate well-being benefits including CALM App and robust EAP offering
  • Recognized for our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Oatey family of companies are an equal opportunity employer committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We recruit, employ, promote, and offer competitive pay for all jobs without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.