The Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Co., Inc.
  • 01-Nov-2017 to 31-Dec-2017 (EST)
  • Production- Assembly
  • Liberty, SC, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, 401k, Life, AD&D, Paid Vacation/Holidays/PTO

2nd Shift Production Supervisor


Liberty, SC

Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Co. is a world leader in the manufacture of fire sprinklers and related system valves as well as a major distributor of a full line of fire sprinkler system components and fabricated piping solutions to the fire sprinkler industry since 1920. Today, Reliable is in its fourth generation of Fee Family leadership and has been employees who have served in excess of 25 years, enhancing its team-family tradition and ability to offer significant stable, long-term career opportunities.

Are you interested in being part of team atmosphere who plays a crucial role of the fire protection industry's goal of saving lives and reducing property? We have an opportunity for you!    

Job Summary: The Supervisor supervises, coordinates and assists all assigned direct reports with making all production requirements set forth by the organization.

 Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promote a safe workplace by performing all tasks in a safe and thoughtful manner in compliance with all rules, procedures, instructions, devices, equipment and use of appropriate personal protective equipment. Maintain vigilance for any hazardous conditions or practices in the workplace and immediately report any unsafe condition or practice to your supervisor.
  • Provides supervision and technical leadership, training, coaching, and feedback to all direct reports
  • Responsible for daily scheduling, planning, and time and attendance
  • Reviews all work orders to ensure work is performed per specifications
  • Responsible for tracking progress of required work orders
  • Ensures production requirements are met every shift by keeping accurate logs of inventory, machinery, and employees
  • Handles employee issues as they arise and notify chain of command of any required immediate actions or advice
  • Responsible for operating machinery and may perform minor repairs as needed
  • Works with Production Technicians, Maintenance, and Manufacturing Engineering to reduce and/or eliminate machine down time
  • Recommends and participates in continuous improvement ideas
  • Responsible for making sure the area is clean and safe by maintaining and promoting the Company's 5S program
  • Documents actions by completing production logs and quality check sheets
  • Works closely with the Maintenance, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing Engineering, Production Planning, and Human Resources Departments
  • Performs other duties as directed






Competencies and Skills:

  • Directs, manages, trains, collaborates, and delegates appropriately while working as a team
  • Outstanding attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong hand and eye coordination in a fast pace environment
  • Prioritize and complete a variety of tasks in a timely manner
  • Creates an atmosphere in which timely and high quality communication flows smoothly
  • Well-versed in planning machining by analyzing work orders, blueprints, materials, specifications, and drawings
  • Working knowledge in mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatics, and precision measuring procedures
  • Versed in human resource management in regards to interviewing, training, developing, and career management
  • Solid understanding of mathematics and the ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
  • Ability to apply understanding of machine systems to maintain and identify continuous improvement possibilities
  • Ability to troubleshoot machine problems and determine resolutions
  • Working knowledge of Computer Numerical Controls and drives
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office





 Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Manages (20 - 40) subordinates
  • Trains and develops employees
  • Interviews employees
  • Performs performance and merit reviews
  • Administers disciplinary action as necessary and in accordance with company policies and procedures


Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • The physical environment requires the employee to work in a climate controlled environment
  • Required to use personal protective equipment while on the job
  • Ability to be punctual and attend work on a regular and consistent basis
  • The person in this position needs to wear appropriate safety clothing and shoes when needed. This includes a need for safety glasses, gloves etc.
  • Ability to perform repetitive rotation and movement of hands and wrists quickly and efficiently
  • Must have good dexterity and hand/eye coordination
  • Must be able to stand for most of the day which equates to 50% of the time
  • Regularly works near moving mechanical parts
  • Occasionally will be expected to lift large materials not to exceed 50 pounds

Minimum Requirements

  • Associates Degree in Engineering, Business and/or Related Field
  • 10 + years of manufacturing experience in automation or a manual assembly environment
  • 5 + years of demonstrated leadership skills












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