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Country:  United States

Springfield, OH, US

Location details: 
Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
Job Code USA/CA:  KHA_Factory Support

Production Supervisor- Springfield, OH

Country: Vereinigte Staaten (US) 
Location: Springfield
, Ohio (US-OH) 
Location details: 

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. 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



This role is for the production supervisor of the power supply line 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 for the power supply line, 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, including 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, Kaizen 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.


Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.

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