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Production Supervisor

Company: Prose
Location: Brooklyn
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Commitment to Safety
Nothing is more important to us thansafeguarding the healthof our customers,employees, their families,and the community at large.Effective October 8, 2021,all US employeesas well as all newly hired US employeesare required to receive theCOVID-19vaccination (and provide proof) unlessgranted an approved exemptionfrom this policy due to a medical reason, or because of a sincerely held religious belief.
Our Mission
At Prose, we don't believe in "one-size-fits-most." We create custom hair care that's inclusive to all hair types, needs, and preferences. Each of our hair care products is customized to a person's hair needs based on the results from an online consultation. The individual data is processed through a proprietary algorithm and made-to-order in the Prose lab using natural active ingredients. Marrying emerging technologies with the best in beauty, Prose is truly creating something special. This is the opportunity to join a fast-growing startup and an energetic team that works together to deliver creative solutions that are transforming the way people think about and shop for hair care. We're looking for talented problem solvers who lead with passion and who face any task with a positive mindset.
Position Summary
A key member of the Prose Production organization, the Production Supervisor is responsible for coordinating production operations in an assigned area including manufacturing, shipping and scheduling. He or she will execute the role through effectively planning and scheduling production, setting team goals and the implementation and execution of process improvement projects.
The Production Supervisor employs exceptional communication and leadership skills to guide the production team(s) as they safely and efficiently meet or exceed the established Production goals. As a member of the factory leadership team, the Production Supervisor is also responsible for evaluating opportunities to improve overall facility performance.
The Production Supervisor reports to the Production Manager and will have a team of 10-25 manufacturing associates reporting directly to them. Salary range for this role is $65,000 to $75,000 annually
Key Result Areas

  • Support team members in assigned production area to ensure associates are able to hit production targets successfully.
  • Assure high quality output from production associates by tracking quality metrics of team members and driving quality first mentality.
  • Communicate and oversee the daily production plan.
  • Ensure communication with team members of any new or unexpected production items, such as an inventory issue or process changes.
  • Provide feedback to broader manufacturing team (process, quality, production manager) on what is working and what needs improvement on the production floor.
  • Collaborate with peers on initiatives and events to boost morale and empower team members.
  • Track team member performance and progress toward goals and drive improvements.
  • Manage timecards of team members and assist with payroll and PTO approval.
  • Work cross-functionally with customer support, technical team, and throughout operations team to troubleshoot issues as they arise.
  • Facilitate and assist with training of new hires, ensuring all new hires have support and resources to on-board successfully.
  • Report potentially unsafe conditions and conduct accident investigations as necessary.
  • Report performance issues among employees as well as any and all violations of company policy or values.
  • Manage additional tasks assigned to you.

    Ideal Candidate:

    • 2+ years of experience successfully leading a team in a manufacturing, fulfillment or similar environment
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work, while remaining detail-oriented
    • Adept at the ability to motivate others in a deadline-focused environment
    • Have a quality first mindset
    • Enjoy working in small, tight-knit teams, in a fast-paced environment
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Bachelor's degree preferred

      Prose Values
      Intentional Inclusivity

      • We know the best ideas come from open minds and willingness to listen. While our products cater to the individual, an invitation into our process is always open to our community.
      • We value our differences and diverse backgrounds by communicating openly, managing with transparency and striving to understand one another's perspective. It's a key ingredient to our innovation.

        Connected Collaboration

        Our strength as a group will outlast our efforts as individual contributors. With offices across countries, staying inventive and agile deepens our clear vision and consistent communication.
        We stay in a spirit of entrepreneurial collaboration: We do not have consensus at all times, but we trust one another to work toward our common goals. Our success is an expression and result of our progressive and gratifying teamwork.

        Driven, Together

        We value ownership and coaching that encourages employees to think constructively and creatively about the business. We view employees as leaders and individuals who are accountable, resourceful and responsible. Anyone and everyone is encouraged to lead.
        We recognize that in order to continue thinking one step ahead, we will need to try new things. We strive to provide an open environment that accepts this truth, making space for new ideas to emerge.

        Humanity Always

        We assume good intentions in every interaction, keeping ourselves accountable for the climate we create. We seek to understand our co-workers through this lens of conscious benevolence, authenticity and fellowship.
        We operate with the intention of preserving resources, creating an environment we can all live in - for our business and the world. Sustainable care is essential to our ethos as an organization. We take a mindful approach to how we think about our people (employees) and our planet.

        Perks & Benefits:

        At Prose we value our employees and their well being. As a growing business we aim to stay up to par on the latest perks and benefits for all of our eligible team members. Some of these include but are not limited to:

        • A competitive and flexible PTO policy
          Competitive compensation package (base salary, target bonus and equity)
          Company sponsored health care plan (medical, dental and vision plans)
          401k + matching
          $125 monthly wellness allowance
        • FSA and commuter benefits
          Free lunch in office, weekly and an abundance of office snacks

Keywords: Prose, New York , Production Supervisor, Professions , Brooklyn, New York

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