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Manufacturing Supervisor - Week Day Night Shift

Company: Axon
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Our mission is to protect life.

We're out to make the world a safer place by solving big problems and taking on the public safety challenges of our time. From our company's inception building the TASER device to a full suite of hardware and software solutions, we are focused on providing police agencies with state-of-the-art devices and services they need to successfully serve and protect us. In the next few years, we're going to eliminate the burden of paperwork in policing, so officers can increase the time they spend building relationships and serving in their communities. We'll put video at the heart of police records so our justice system can get to the truth faster. And we won't stop innovating until the bullet is rendered obsolete.

It's a big mission, but it's one we'll pursue relentlessly every single day.

Your Impact

As Axon's Manufacturing Supervisor, you will provide leadership, coaching and direction for our production personnel involved in the manufacture of Taser products, and ensure our customers' needs are met. You will facilitate the development of team members, and foster our ability to be a world class manufacturing organization by leading continuous improvement efforts.

Note: this position is for the week day night shift

Your Day to Day

* Plan, supervise, direct and engage in daily production operations, and anticipate production problems, (i.e., material shortages, equipment malfunctions, etc.) such that production and quality objectives are achieved * In conjunction with Manufacturing Engineering and R&D, develop and update manufacturing procedures * Able to apply manufacturing tools and Lean methodologies to achieve department goals * Instruct, train, orient, motivate and otherwise assist employees so that production and quality objectives are achieved * Supervise departmental safety and housekeeping practices and maintain a constant alert for hazardous conditions; respond to employee injuries by administering first aid, issuing medical authorization forms, investigating accident causes and recommending means to prevent accident reoccurrence * Keep employees informed of the company rules and regulations, and production and quality expectations. Issue warnings and other approval disciplinary measures when necessary. Encourage employee communication and endorse an open door policy * Evaluate performance and recommend increase to wages as needed * Coordinate hiring to ensure adequate resources to meet production schedules * Ensure operators are trained/certified to perform operations * Create, maintain and foster a focus on continuous improvement and Lean strategies to reduce cycle times and inventory, reduce costs, and improve employee participation and satisfaction * Conduct regular employee meetings and cross-functional meetings as needed * Recognize and reward teams and individuals continuously * Must be able to work in a multi-cultural environment * Additional duties as required

Skills Preferred

* BA/BS Degree preferred * 3+ years prior supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment * Willing to work the weekend shift (Fri-Sun) 6:00 AM to 6:30 PM * Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite * Strong communication and organizational skills * Experience supervising 30+ personnel * Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours) * Must be able to transfer up to 20 lbs, a distance of 50 feet

Compensation and Benefits

* Competitive salary and 401K with employer match * Discretionary paid time off * A supportive parental leave policy * An award-winning office/working environment * Ride along with real police officers in real life situations, see them use technology, get inspired * And more...

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Axon, Scottsdale , Manufacturing Supervisor - Week Day Night Shift, Other , Scottsdale, Arizona

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