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Production Frontline Supervisor - Lewiston, MN

Job Details

EMS - Lewiston - Lewiston, MN

Company & Position Summary

The Company
RiverSide Integrated Solutions, Inc. is an advanced Contract Manufacturer providing robust comprehensive solutions in Circuit Board Assembly, Electromechanical & Mechanical Assembly, Kitting, Supply Chain Management, Fulfillment, Distribution, and Reverse Logistics.  With a culture of customer focused solutions and continuous improvement, RiverSide Integrated Solutions, Inc. is uniquely positioned to respond to any customer need. As a co-worker, you will be offered a variety of competitive benefits including medical, dental, disability, life, 401K and more. Come join our team to be a part of a great organization!


The Team: 
This role is a part of the production management team. The team works with and supports Co-Workers, Management, Human Resources, Customer Teams, Quality, Engineering, and the Training Department.

The Role
This position entails both work and personnel scheduling for the production process flow. This position supervises coworkers in their production cell. The goal with this position is to build the skills required to advance, monitor, and continuously improve our production process flow. This position also provides professional growth opportunities. 


Responsibilities & Qualifications

You will spend your time:

  • Prioritizing and coordinating all work activities for co-workers across multiple work centers
  • Coordinating production startups, shutdowns, and changeovers
  • Communicating needs and statuses between areas of the production floor. This includes Leaders, Assemblers, Water-Spiders, and Material Handling groups.
  • Monitoring performance of co-workers and providing feedback to the co-workers and managers
  • Identifying training opportunities/requirements and recommend training to co-workers and Shift Leader
  • Training, mentoring and encouraging co-worker growth and engagement
  • Managing, reviewing and editing timecards for co-workers
  • Completing shift paperwork
  • Using Epicor to complete required material movements and research as required
  • Identifying, improving, and/or reporting pick errors, process issues, and quality concerns
  • Reading basic work instructions to determine materials staging and preparation methods needed to support assembly work
  • Proactively identify shortages prior to late delivery
  • Utilize time management skills to manage work load efficiently and recognize and recommend overtime needs to management  
  • Leading or assisting with lean activities such as 5S audits, Gemba walks, Kaizen Projects, Time Studies, and Standard Work implementation
  • Other duties assigned as needed


We are excited about you if you have:

  • Understanding of and ability to interpret Manufacturing Instructions, Work Instructions/Procedures/Forms, Inspection Data, part drawings and Work Order data
  • Ability to manage your time efficiently and without direct supervision
  • Ability to learn and adhere to all applicable health and safety regulations as well as LEAN manufacturing
  • Willingness and ability to work flexible hours, such as early mornings and overtime
  • Knowledge of the manufacturing processes, procedures, and machinery
  • Familiarity with the materials, tools and methods of the process
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and basic computer skills required
  • Knowledge of and ability to learn MRP/MRPII and Epicor software’s