Hayward Industries

  • Production Supervisor (2nd Shift)

    Job Locations US-TN-Nashville
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/7/2019 10:03 AM)
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  • Overview

    Hayward Pool Products, a division of Hayward Industries, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of residential swimming pool equipment in the world, with a significant presence in the commercial pool market that is continuously growing.  Headquartered in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Hayward designs, manufactures and markets a full line of residential and commercial pool and spa equipment including pumps, filters, heating, cleaners, salt chlorinators, automation, lighting, safety, flow control and energy solutions.

    For over 80-years, Hayward has been enhancing pool ownership by manufacturing cutting edge, advanced pool and spa equipment.  Hayward listens to our customers’ needs and makes sure they are implemented during the design and manufacturing process. The goal is to become the preferred brand of choice with every residential and commercial swimming pool and spa.


    Position Overview:  Oversee the overall operation of the manufacturing and assembly environment to ensure continuous flow and on-time delivery of product to the customer at the highest quality and lowest cost within a build to order/build to stock manufacturing environment. Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating a variety of machines to manufacture parts or products. This is a full time position – hours of work are Monday – Friday from 3:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. (40 hours per week). Overtime may be required as job duties demand.




    • Supervise activities of production personnel including but not limited to work assignments, training and cross training, time cards – track absenteeism and timekeeping, vacation planning, salary and performance reviews and disciplinary actions as required.
    • Ensure regulatory and safety compliance for all processes related to and supporting the production area.
    • Interpret and communicate specifications, blueprints and work instructions as required.
    • In conjunction with manufacturing manager, develops, recommends and implements measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
    • May be required to develop capital equipment justifications for machine tools and process technology to improve quality, cost and efficiency.
    • In conjunction with the production manager, manufacturing engineering and design engineering, ensure new product introduction activities are supported and new products are implemented in a timely fashion.
    • Accountable and drives continuous improvement in cycle count program to drive accurate inventory.
    • Be an active participant in the Engineering Change process. In conjunction with manufacturing engineering and production management personnel, drive activities which ensure that changes being proposed are adequately documented for production use, does not add any complexity for manufacturing unless absolutely necessary, and rectifies problem as stated and the cost impact of the change is clearly understood and documented. Ensure changes are communicated and implemented into manufacturing in a timely basis.
    • Manage department performance measures, including visual controls, provides regular progress and failure reports to manager. Aims to meet and exceed all productivity targets.
    • Ensure an adequate training process is documented and in place for all production personnel.
    • Lead and/or support Kaizen Events as related to production.
    • Ensure plant and equipment maintenance plans are in place and followed. Areas include,  manufacturing equipment maintenance, assembly line test and packaging equipment and calibration.
    • Assumes responsibility of securing the facility. 





    • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
    • Excellent computer skills in AS/400, GoogleMail, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.
    • Excellent project management skills. Ability to multi-task with a pro-active approach to issue resolution.
      • Ability to clearly think through the critical tasks that need to be done (or facilitate team through this process) assigns ownership and due dates.
      • Anticipates issues and sets appropriate contingency plans during planning process.
      • Takes corrective action when needed to keep program on track, communicates upward when objectives cannot be met with recovery plan.


    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor's Degree in a related field; or equivalent combination of education/training and 5 - 7 years of experience,  provided thorough knowledge of a variety of manufacturing activities.
    • Experience or exposure to Lean and Continuous Improvement Initiatives such as Kaizen Events.
    • Strong commitment to employee development with an emphasis on selection and retention.

    Additional Requirements:

    • Valid TN Drivers License
    • First Aid/CPR/AED certification or ability to successfully obtain within 30 days of employment

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