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Title:  Production Supervisor

In our ‘always on’ world, we believe it’s essential to have a genuine connection with the work you do.

Help lead the way in manufacturing that's smarter, simpler and better! We are looking for extraordinarily hardworking and forward-thinking people to be part of a team dedicated to delivering industry-leading performance through outstanding talent, an innovative culture and teamwork.

CommScope is hiring Operations Supervisor in Catawba, NC

How you'll help us connect the world:

Provide supervision and support to areas assigned with the goal of coordinating the work force so that the result is the best combination of safety, quality, production, and timely delivery. Support and develop 5S initiatives, use production efficiency reports to monitor and drive effective organization. You will be responsible to ensure safety by making sure that employees’ actions are consistent with the our safety mission and vision statement. Supervise and implement the CommScope safety program among hourly employees by assuring PPE is available and used, carrying out good housekeeping practices, communicating the HAZCOM system, prompt investigation and resolution of accident and incident reports. Motivate employees to align with the policies and procedures of the site Safety manual that include Local and Federal regulations (OSHA and EPA). Build an environment where safety is an “all hands effort". Create and review the daily production reports for accuracy, completeness, and appropriate quantity. Make the best use of materials, equipment, and people. Planning and cross training are required to meet scheduling needs. Embrace the lean mentality by adopting methods such as Lean & Six Sigma. Eliminate waste though process improvement. Elevate team expertise to empower greater efficiency. Implement Profit Improvement Plans. Perform continuous improvement projects that result in the decrease of scrap and variances and increase efficiency, productivity, safety, and throughput. Promote an environment that adopts change. This role will be encouraged to consistently carry out company policies detailed in the Employee Handbook. This includes attendance and performance standards, accurate break schedules, and the progressive discipline system. Recruit, interview, select, train, appraise and counsel employees. Create an environment of accountability. Responsible for assuring that product produced meets or exceeds CommScope specifications and will be fit for use by our customers, both internal and external. Attention to work methods and documentation is required to maintain ISO 9001 certification. Collaborate with other supervisors, planners, engineers, team members to achieve the best overall result. Plan and work with scheduling to optimize production performance. Provide management with vital input on critical functions to ensure accurate attention and prioritization of opportunities. Motivate change throughout the value stream.

Required Qualifications for Consideration:

  • High School Diploma / equivalent with 5 years of manufacturing or production experience
  • 3 years in leading production teams of 25 people or more
  • Excellent digital literacy / Microsoft Suite / Microsoft Office
  • Ability to inspire change, adaptability, accountability and manage multiple projects and priorities by maintaining the right balance between meeting business requirements and handling available resources

You will excite us if:

You have an associates' degree. Have experience with SAP, Kronos and Business Objects. Possess working knowledge of the basic and sophisticated Continuous Improvement tools such as; Lean Manufacturing, 5S, TQM, Six Sigma, SPC, FMEA, Control Plans, Root Cause Analysis, Poka Yoke, etc. and are green belt certified. You are able to communicate in an assertive and thoughtful manner.

What happens after you apply

Learn how to prepare yourself for the next steps in our hiring process by visiting https://careers.commscope.com/how-we-hire

Why Commscope?

CommScope is pushing the boundaries of communications technology. For more than 40 years, we’ve been leaders in innovating 5G, private networks, and Gigabit speeds everywhere – we're always anticipating what’s next. Developments such as the Internet of Things, seamless connectivity, Cloud, and 5G introduce new requirements and demand creative thinking. With our unmatched expertise in copper, fiber, and wireless infrastructure, our global clients rely on us to outperform today and be ready for the needs of tomorrow.

CommScope is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including people with disabilities and veterans. To learn more visit careers.commscope.com/eeo.


 Why CommScope:

CommScope is on a quest to deliver connectivity that empowers how we live, work, and learn. Our employees push the boundaries of communications technology that enables game-changing discoveries like 5G, the Internet of Things, and gigabit speeds for everyone, everywhere. With our unmatched expertise in copper, fiber, and wireless infrastructure, our global clients rely on us to outperform today and be ready for the needs of tomorrow. 

If you want to grow your career alongside bright, passionate, and caring people who strive to create what's next…..come connect to your future at CommScope.

CommScope is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO), including people with disabilities and veterans. If you are seeking an accommodation for the application or interview process, please contact us to submit your request at talentacquisition@commscope.com. You can also learn more about CommScope’s accommodation process and EEO policy at careers.commscope.com/eeo

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