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Junior Production Supervisor - Mayville, WI

Date: May 2, 2019

Location: Mayville, WI, US, 53050

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
Division Overview
Hubbell Commercial & Industrial (HCI) provides solutions for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, commercial and industrial applications along with high-voltage test and measurement solutions. As a leading global manufacturer and supplier in multiple markets, we have quality products that serve the commercial construction, datacom, industrial light, industrial heavy, high voltage, residential and oil & gas markets. HCI has built its success through strong leadership, employee and customer loyalty and an exceptional sales force.

Brand Overview

Gleason Reel Corporation is a worldwide leader in the production of industrial duty products for cable & hose management, mobile electrification and industrial workplace solutions. In February of 1996, Gleason Reel was acquired by Hubbell Inc., and became part of the Hubbell Electrical Systems Group. Along with Hubbell standards, our world-renowned brand names include: Gleason® Reels, Festoons and Conductor Bars, PowerTrak® Cable Carriers, as well as Qualtech® Document Stands which are sold under Hubbell Workplace Solutions® division.

Posting Address

600 South Clark Street

Mayville, WI 53050

Position Overview

Under the direction of the Senior Production Supervisor, the Jr Production Supervisor ensures the production of company products at the highest quality at the lowest possible cost, meeting company performance standards and customer specifications and delivery requirements, in accordance with company policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.

   1.  Prioritize, schedule, and delegate work assignments.

   2.  Directly supervise the systems integration and test functions to ensure the production of company products at the highest quality at the lowest possible cost, meeting company performance standards, and customer specification and delivery requirements, in accordance with company policies and procedures.

   3.  Plan production schedules, review component parts, and sub-assembly availability against build schedule.

   4.  Review parts shortages with purchasing and adjust schedules as necessary.

   5.  Ensure the training and coaching of new and present employees in the processes and methods required to achieve the company’s standards for quality, quantity, and safety.

   6.  Participate in planning meetings, recommending space, personnel, and equipment requirements.

   7.  Develop and implement preventative maintenance procedures and plan the repair of machines and equipment to minimize downtime.

   8.  Develop, recommend, and implement departmental policies and procedures, processes, and methods.

   9.  Continually evaluate processes and methods, recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment, performance, utilization of people, and quality of product.

 10.  Act as a technical resource to address and resolve inquiries and problems; analyze and resolve work problems and assist workers in solving work problems.

 11.  Maintain departmental supplies, tools, equipment, and order as necessary.

 12.  Ensure the completion of all required production paperwork, records, annual reviews, documentation, such as quality records, etc.

 13.  Approve vacation schedules and timecards.

 14.  Post mandatory overtime or adjusting schedules when needed.

 15.  Oversee extended working hours assigned (including Saturdays).

 16.  Interview potential employees for open positions.

 17.  Issue disciplinary measures if necessary (warnings, write-ups, terminations, etc.)

 18.  Make sure that labor is being reported properly.

 19.  Responsible for forecasting monthly shipments on a regular basis.

 20.  Work closely with various groups (planning, purchasing, engineering, test, quality, etc.) to ensure on time shipment of customer orders.

 21.  Work closely with customer service to ensure orders are on schedule and/or notifying them of any delays so customers can stay informed.

 22.  Ensure compliance with departmental housekeeping standards and all safety and work rules and regulations.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Carry out supervisory and leadership responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include training employees; assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Be an innovative thinker with a strong attention to detail. Ability to multi-task and adapt to changing conditions in demands, priorities, etc.

Skills and Experience

Education and/or Experience

Two years of college and one to three years of progressively responsible related experience; or four years of high school and three to five years of progressively responsible related experience; or a combination of education and experience. One to two years of leadership experience, such as a Line Lead or Group Lead. SAP business software experience preferred. Computer skills including Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, production schedules, purchase orders, maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write reports, procedure manuals, and correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively with customers, vendors and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of specifications and information furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to make independent decisions with sound judgment.


Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

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