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Production Supervisor

FXI has one of the largest and most diverse foam manufacturing and distribution networks in the industry. Our technology traces back to the very beginnings of the polyurethane foam manufacturing industry in the 1950s. From that springboard, we are pioneering ever greater innovations and applications for our amazing material.

Our products are inside, around and under thousands of products that you use every day. As a leading Innovator and Strategic Player in the Home, Healthcare, Electronics, Industrial, Personal Care and Transportation Markets, we offer a challenging and rewarding team-oriented work environment.

We have built a culture of innovation and achievement that is recognized by customers, suppliers and peers. Join the FXI team!

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR - Fort Wayne, IN

Position Summary:   

Manages and directs the efforts of assigned area in maximizing employee safety, quality, throughput and yield while controlling operating costs. 

Specific Job Duties:

  • Train and enforce 100% compliance to job safety requirements; work to develop new innovative methods to improve safety performance
  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet production goals
  • Communicates goals, objectives and expectations to employees
  • Work with EH&S to record and report accidents, near misses, conduct JHA's,  lead investigations and corrective action activities
  • Communicate equipment issues to maintenance department
  • Maintain clean and organized work area using 6S methodology
  • Maintain Key Performance Indicator (KPI) boards, track and report results as required.
  • Maintain positive and professional appearance
  • Promote and maintain positive employee relations and activities
  • Address and resolve employee concerns

Job Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required; advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum 2 years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment
  • MRP/ERP experience; SAP preferred
  • Lean/Kaizen knowledge preferred
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Action oriented, multi-tasker, with strong problem-solving and communication skills
  • Works independently under general direction to set priorities, manage workload and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and drive safety initiatives
  • Ability to positively interact with all levels of the organization
  • Flexibility to work overtime and weekends when required

Benefits Summary

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and vision insurance, basic and optional life insurance, short and long term disability protection, a 401(k) plan with company match, tuition assistance, and flexible spending accounts.

Join and industry leader and innovator.

FXI is an EEO employer

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