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Hill-Rom Production Supervisor - Welding in Batesville, Indiana



Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of production operators to maintain a safe, clean and efficient work environment that produces quality parts. Maintain good communication with associates and management. Performs moderately complex tasks requiring moderate knowledge of Department's work.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: – Other duties may be assigned:

  • Enforce safety and sanitation regulations.Investigate accidents and implement corrective plan to eliminate recurrence.Conduct or assign training for equipment operations or work and safety procedures

  • Direct and coordinate the activities of employees engaged in the production or processing of goods, such as production welders, paint operators, robot programmers and material handlers

  • Address problems with work quality, issues between employees and other concerns in an effective, timely manner

  • Read and analyze charts, work orders, production schedules, and other records and reports to determine production requirements. Also, evaluate current production estimates and outputs to ensure that customer delivery requirements are met

  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet production goals and minimize overtime.Monitor and prioritize workflow of production lines to meet daily schedules

  • Assist in determining standards, budgets, production goals, and rates, based on company policies, equipment and labor availability, and workloads

  • Develop and implement 5S activities and other measures to motivate employees and to improve production methods, equipment performance, product quality and efficiency

  • Work requires a high level of judgment, analytic ability and creativity, such as investigating moderately complex problems or situations, analyzing information, and recommending/implementing solutions

  • Support NPD and TCO activities

  • Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges

  • Directly supervises between thirty to sixty full-time.

  • Responsibilities include training associates; planning, assigning and directing work; rewarding and disciplining associates; supply and conversion cost adherence; addressing complaints and resolving problems



  • Associate degree in Business or Engineering or equivalent experience by combination of education and work experience in a specific discipline.(Bachelor degree preferred)

  • Minimum two years of similar job related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.

  • Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times

  • Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job

  • Ability to adapt to changing situations and adjust actions in relation to others' actions

  • Working knowledge of Windows, MS Word, Excel

  • Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt or Bronze Certification (preferred)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Well trained in 5S principles and the discipline to sustain

  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods

  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance

  • The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events)

  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources

Job: Manufacturing

Primary Location: United States-Indiana-Batesville

Schedule Full-time

Travel No

Posting Entity Hillrom

Req ID: 20123046