John Deere Production Supervisor (Temp) in Torreon, Mexico

There are 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before in our 175-year history. Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

Title: Production Supervisor (Temp)

Primary Location: Mexico (MX) - Coahuila (MX-COA) - Torreon

Function: Operations

John Deere is a foremost leader in the ag equipment business, and we continue to put a solid stamp on other industries. For over 150 years, the company’s portfolio of groundbreaking products has grown to include industries related to and outside of agriculture, including Turf, Construction and Forestry and Wind Technologies. The image of John Deere is no longer that of a signature green tractor meandering across a field; it’s been replaced with an image of acceleration, swift progress, and innovative leaping toward the company’s 200th year. The product line alone serves as proof with advances in machine performance, equipment automation, fleet management, and John Deere’s ongoing investment in emerging markets.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Comply with safety, environmental, compliance and quality standards on the production operations.

  • Support safety programs: STOP, SAMS and SERA.

  • Update evacuation list on weekly basis.

  • Report any safety incident that occurs and complete incident report.

  • Attend Material Review Board on daily basis.

  • To have a clear communication of priorities to operators.

  • Ensure start up checklist and TPM routines are properly executed.

  • Follow priorities in order to comply with delivery dates on product shipments.

  • Meet operational execution, linearity, productivity and scrap goals.

  • Comply with Electro Static Discharge standards.

  • Ensure No-fault forward policy.

  • Manage training program for operators (OJT).

  • Provide proper disposal of non-conforming materials.

  • Lead production and shipments daily meeting.

  • Solve issues and corrective actions in agile system, corresponding to production.

  • Support 5S and Continuous Improvement projects.

  • General knowledge of the products applications.

  • Create and share linearity and scrap report.

  • Follow up production dispatch list and meet less than 400 hours of delayed work orders (in red).

  • Maintain strong communication between shifts

  • Complete stay interview with operation personnel on yearly basis.

  • Document disciplinary actions when needed.

  • Manage vacations of wage employees

  • Support Limited Production Builds and Prototypes

What Skills You Need:

  • Effective communications skills

  • Supervising abilities

  • Leadership

  • English

  • Team Work

  • Knowledge: Safety, Manufacturing, Work Instructions, Continuous Improvement, Computer (Excel, Word, Power Point).

  • Relevant Work Experience: Supervising groups Working on cross functional teams

What Makes You Stand Out:

  • Lean Manufacturing

  • Six Sigma

  • PFMEA's

  • Exposure to other cultures

  • Volunteerism

  • Mexican Law Inventories and Warehouse (First In-First Out)

  • Root cause analysis methodologies

Education (or equivalent experience):

  • Electronics engineering, Mechatronics engineering, Industrial Engineering, or equivalent experience.

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement.

John Deere--a proven business leader-- watch your potential grow.

This position will be posted for a minimum of 7 business days and unposted when a qualified pool of candidates is achieved.

Candidates must have the necessary work permits to work in the country.