Assembly Supervisor
at Lasko Products

Date Posted: 3/26/2021

Job Description

This position is responsible for providing general supervision to Assembly Hourly personnel and functional processes. Supervisor is responsible for maximizing productivity; achieve targets, and on-time delivery.  This position will report to Assembly Manager.  

Essential Functions 

  1. Supervise, direct and motivate employees.
  2. Monitor work to ensure that employees conform to production or processing standards.
  3. Monitoring BOMs and inventories of parts, cartons, etc. to insure all necessary items are available for building fans as scheduled.
  4. Inspect products and equipment to detect defect or malfunctions.
  5. Ensure good quality parts and correct parts are used to assembly fan or that the correct part is packaged correctly.
  6. Enforce general company policies and issuance of coaching/disciplinary documentation to employees.
  7. Actively participate and contribute to all safety activities and continuous improvement initiatives.
  8. Support all safety programs and OSHA compliance to ensure a safe work environment for all employees.  Investigate and document all work-related injuries and accidents.
  9. Review and validate all direct employees timesheets.
  10. Provide, assist and validate employee training and its effectiveness.
  11. Effectively supervise employees to meet departmental production, safety, and quality goals.
  12. Communicate detailed information regarding shift activities and task assignments in shift change reports.
  13. Delegate, supervise and hold employees accountable.
  14. Proactively identify and lead process improvement initiatives.
  15. Provide production reports as requested to Plant Management.
  16. Provide additional assistance with projects and other items that may be assigned.  

Competencies and Abilities 

  1. Communication Proficiency
  2. Understand and apply basic directions with regard to safety procedures, quality standards, production goals, and company rules, regulations and processes
  3. Proficiency in operating machinery in routine and non-routine, and complex and non-complex environments
  4. Good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity a must
  5. Operate within SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures) and maintain a clean and safe work area.
  6. Ability to perform to schedule in flexible, dynamic work environment with minimal supervision
  7. Results Driven. 


Required Education and Experience 

  1. High School or equivalent. Technical education/background and Associate’s Degree preferred
  2. Ideally 3–5 years’ experience
  3. Team player who demonstrates the ability to relate to employees at all levels of the organization
  4. Supervisory or leadership experience in a high paced manufacturing setting
  5. Ability to coordinate the work of others, facilitate meetings
  6. Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) a plus
  7. Lean process, Six Sigma, process improvement experience
  8. Must be flexible to work weekends
  9. Computer skills – Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Ultipro a plus

 Physical Demands  

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Snapshot

About Us

Lasko Metal Products was founded in 1906 by Mr. Henry Lasko in Philadelphia. Over the years, the product line was adapted to capture changing consumer needs. As America moved to the suburbs in the mid-20 th century, Lasko expanded into small appliances, fans and household portable heaters. From there, company growth continued and American manufacturing locations expanded to Tennessee and Texas where production continues today.

For more than 100 years, Lasko Products, Inc. has continued its growth and leadership in home comfort and convenience products, while maintaining the entrepreneurial spirit and creative atmosphere generally associated with a small company. Through innovation, flexibility, and this entrepreneurial attitude, Lasko responds to the continually changing needs of today’s consumers.

If you are a hands-on team player and would like to join a company where each individual makes a significant contribution to, and shares in the success of, the team’s efforts, please contact us. Human capital is one of our most valued resources.

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