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Production Supervisor 3rd shift - The Toro Company

The Toro Company

The Toro Company

People & HR, Operations
Shakopee, MN, USA
Posted on Monday, April 1, 2024

Who Are We?

The Toro Company's Shakopee plant is the largest non-engine supplier to toro with 125,000 square feet of production facility. The Toro Company (NYSE: TTC) is a leading worldwide provider of innovative solutions for the outdoor environment, including turf, snow and ground-engaging equipment, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions. This location produces professional and residential component products. Employees at this modern facility provide precise cutting products, machine components, tooled stampings, and metal fabrication for assembly at other TTC manufacturing facilities. For over 100 years, our ideas have transformed the way professionals and homeowners care for their outdoors, including many leading sports venues and historic sites around the world.

Your Opportunity: Toro is looking for an Operations Supervisor to assure assigned manufacturing area safely produces the highest quality component parts on a timely basis at a competitive cost, while maintaining superior employee and customer relations for Toro in Shakopee, MN. This role uses accepted leadership methods to ensure that manufacturing resources are properly managed to meet customer needs

This position is 3rd shift Sunday through Friday Morning 10:00 PM to 7:30AM. Occasional compensated weekends with expectations that the Supervisor will need to arrive early and stay later than the team for shift change.

What Will You Do?

In order to grow and build a successful career with The Toro Company, you will be responsible for:

  • Supervises all employees assigned to him/her and is responsible for training, discipline, pay adjustments, vacation scheduling, and performance measurement of each individual.

  • Model and promote 5S practices and safe working conditions; Zero is Possible.

  • Responsible for meeting department goals for safety, quality, and delivery.

  • Act as change leader. Lead/participate in continuous improvement activities and projects to achieve company objectives.

  • Create, implement, and maintain standard work following TWI methodologies.

  • Interface with various operational disciplines including Materials, Planning, Engineering, Quality, Human Resources, IT, and Finance.

  • Responsible for interviewing, hiring, training, developing, coaching, disciplining, and terminating employees.

  • Schedule resources assigned to him/her to ensure orders are completed to meet the schedule.

  • Ensures that employee morale is kept at a high level through fair and consistent administration of the labor contract, and empowering employees to jointly manage their work areas.

Note: The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this document are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of the company.

Job Dimensions:

  • Directly supervise 15 - 35 non-exempt hourly employees.

  • Responsible for providing parts to final assembly facilities.

  • Negligible travel required (<5%).

    What Do You Need?

    To be considered for this role, an individual should meet the following minimal requirements:

    Level I:

    • High School Degree or equivalent technical training/experience.

    • A minimum of two years’ experience in various manufacturing disciplines.

    • Ability to work any shift.

    • A minimum of two years’ experience in supervising

    Level II:

    • Bachelor’s degree (B.A., B.S.) or equivalent.

    • A minimum of 4 years’ experience in supervising

    • Strong employee/customer relations skills.

    • Basic understanding of materials, engineering, human resources, quality and accounting and how they relate to each other.

    • Experience in metal fabrication.

    • Experience in a unionized environment.

    • Strong technical skill or education.

    • Computer Skills: Microsoft Office, SAP, JobPack.

    • Strong leadership experience.

    What Can We Give You?

    At The Toro Company, we are always working to make sure our employees know just how valued they are. In addition to a competitive salary, an affordable and top tier medical/dental/vision plan, 401k, and many other great benefits.

    Dress for your day - We know you're more productive when you're comfortable, which is why employees are encouraged to take advantage of our casual, office-plant blended environment.

    Wellness - In addition to physical wellbeing, TTC offers a variety of mental health, financial health, and other types of resources to every full-time employee.

    Volunteerism - The Toro Company is proud to provide employees 20 hours of paid time to volunteer in the community.

    Growth Opportunities – TTC prides itself on giving our employees the chance to grow their careers. Tuition reimbursement, opportunities to move into new areas of interest, and promotion opportunities are a few examples.

    Competitive Salary – The pay range takes into account skills, experience, education, and location. It is not common to be hired at or near the top of the range; compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. Cash compensation is one piece of our competitive total rewards package.

    At The Toro Company, we are committed to fostering a secure and trustworthy recruitment process for our applicants. Recruitment fraud is a potential threat to job seekers, so please be aware that throughout our recruitment process, you’ll never be required to pay any fees or disclose personal financial details when applying to TTC opportunities.

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and related needs and conditions, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.