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Country:  United States

Springfield, OH, United States

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Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
Workplace Type:  On-site

Production Supervisor - Springfield, OH

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.



POSITION TITLE: Production Supervisor


LOCATION:          Konecranes Hoist Americas (KHA) - Springfield, Ohio


What we offer:


Benefits: Medical Plan (You can reduce your deductible by participating in our Wellness Program for 2024. Employees will then have the option to potentially get their medical benefits at no cost in 2025. Ask us for details!) Dental, Vision, 401k plan with a match from day one, profit sharing, identity theft protection, accident insurance, travel insurance and so much more!


Vacation: 2 weeks of vacation per year (pro-rated for the first year depending on start date). 5-12 years of service, 3 weeks. 13+ years of service, 4 weeks.


Sick Leave: 5 days of Sick Leave per year. Pro-rated the first year after 90 days of service


Holidays: 10 paid holidays per year



This role is for the production supervisor of the Electric Cell, WRH Special, and Kit Test at the KHA factory in Springfield, Ohio. KHA is one of the lead producers of crane components in America and is also near the Headquarters for Region Americas. This role will supervise assigned material handling and production staff, so it will have both warehousing and manufacturing responsibilities.


Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Effectively drive the workflow ensuring quality results and on-time delivery in cooperation with other workflows in other lines.
  • Supervise employees assigned to the department including work assignments, motivating the team, hiring, terminations, performance reviews, training, and cross training. 
  • Lead implementation of change and improvement in the areas.
  • Ensure Pulse and Hour-to-Hour boards are kept accurate and up to date, ensuring misses are followed up on and resolved.
  • Communicate: Keep the employees, peers, managers, and support groups informed of vital information that pertains to them.
  • Promote and drive safety initiatives. This includes safety programs, training, incident investigations, incident prevention/corrective action, and setting safe work practices within the area. 
  • Support the company’s KC Way Lean Manufacturing initiatives: 5S, Improvement Events, Lean Projects to eliminate wastes, etc.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as required.


Position Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • A demonstrated ability to lead people and obtain results from others.
  • Hands-on attitude.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite of products.
  • Effective communication skills including verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills.
  • Knowledgeable with ISO quality requirements, OSHA standards, and familiar with lean manufacturing principles.
  • Experience with SAP is a plus.





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Konecranes is a global leader in material handling solutions, serving a broad range of customers across multiple industries. We consistently set the industry benchmark, from everyday improvements to the breakthroughs at moments that matter most, because we know we can always find a safer, more productive and sustainable way. That's why, with 16 000+ professionals in over 50 countries, we are trusted every day to lift, handle and move what the world needs.

Konecranes is committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are treated fairly in an environment which is free from any form of discrimination. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.


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