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As a driver of innovation, Viega is one of the most important technology leaders in the installation industry. We develop intelligent systems and integrated digital solutions. Quality is incorporated into everything we do. We believe that this is about much more than supplying pipelines. We turn spaces into living rooms: More comfortable. More intelligent. More secure. More sustainable.

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Supervisor, Production Line - 2nd Shift

Job-ID: 12879; Location(s): McPherson, KS 



Responsible for overseeing and coordinating the work of all production employees on assigned production line, achieving employee retention, quality and production goals through strong leadership, supervision of employees/processes, efficient scheduling and continuous improvement.




  • Continually and proactively demonstrates strong leadership through training, motivating and developing other team members.
  • Develop, implement and maintain training procedures.
  • Responsible for the overall production performance of specific production line(s).



  • Ensures employee retention goals are met through recruiting, selection, orientation, training, communicating expectations, developing growth opportunities and providing consistent feedback to employees.
  • Completes employee performance reviews and develops action plans for any areas of improvement.
  • Adopts and enforces company policies and procedures regarding health and safety regulations.



  • Ensures production goals are met through scheduling, prioritization, trouble shooting and production control.
  • Work with Line Manager, other supervisors and support departments to establish production priorities and a production plan.
  • Balance the production schedule with available resources to ensure timely production and the achievement of on-time production goals.
  • Ensures efficient production to help ensure the achievement of production scrap and OEE goals.
  • Possesses a high level of knowledge about all processes used throughout the department. This includes material handling, system transactions, quality testing and reporting, emergency procedures, etc.
  • Inspects the overall quality of produced products to ensure they are made according to specifications; makes adjustments as necessary and rejects products outside of specifications.
  • Assists in R&D trials.


Continuous Improvement

  • Formally communicates production information to Management on a daily basis via production boards.
  • Drives improvements in production through Viega’s continuous improvement process.
  • Suggests equipment and tooling improvements based on production experience and results.
  • Drives root cause analysis and proper corrective actions.
  • Participate in QIT (Quality Improvement Team) meetings.



  • Ensure company policies and guidelines are being followed.
  • Recommend improvements to policies and procedures aimed at improving efficiency, safety, quality, etc.
  • Ensures team members maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  • Inputs production orders and confirmations in SAP.
  • Maintains all necessary documentation and processes to ensure that ISO 9001:2008 standards are achieved
  • Creates work request forms for maintenance for upkeep of equipment and facilities.
  • Leads regular inventory / cycle counting activities.
  • Performs Line Manager duties as required and/or assigned


Quality and Recordkeeping

  • Process and control any non-conformance defects with production parts.
  • Update and maintain necessary documentation. 


Cleaning and Area Upkeep

  • Ensure a clean and safe work environment.
  • Drive 6S activities (sort, straighten, shine, standardize, sustain and safety) to organize and manage work stations.



  • Attends meetings as required and/or assigned.
  • Performs other duties as required and/or assigned


Special  Job Dimensions

  • May be required to work other shifts as needed.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of companies’ policies and procedures regarding health and safety issues
  • Knowledge of basic inventory controlling practices
  • Ability to carry out instructions in written, verbal and diagram form
  • Ability to prioritize and resolve problems
  • Ability to comply with quality system procedures
  • Proficient in MS Office suite
  • Experience in SAP
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to work with little supervision
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to solve problems and make quick decisions
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to perform with superior service, reflecting a positive company image while sustaining a positive attitude with those you interact with; always going above and beyond to help others out, regardless of their position or department.
  • Ability to adhere to the highest standards of quality while continually performing at the highest possible level.


Education, Certification/License & Work Experience

  • High School Education or equivalent
  • 5+ years relevant manufacturing or leadership experience


Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.



Your contact person:

Kristi Davis  - -  

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