Automotive Dismantling Production Supervisor in Dumfries, VA at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 11/17/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    17445 Old Stage Coach Road
    Dumfries, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/17/2019

Job Description

Responsibilities include supervision of production, workload scheduling, policies/procedures management, provides production staffing assistance, performs production work as necessary and instills quality and safety consciousness among all production employees.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Directs and coordinates the daily activities of assigned production department(s).
  • Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules and expedites workflow by department.
  • Maintain all jobs in proper dated order.
  • Inspects products to verify conformance to specifications and directs setup and adjustments of machines.
  • Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment.
  • Enforces safety working practices and observers workers to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Perform monthly inventory of production supplies.
  • Performs production work as necessary.
  • Assumes other duties as assigned.

Company Overview:

LKQ Corporation (www.lkqcorp.com), an S&P and Fortune 500 (# 262) company, is a leading provider of alternative and specialty parts to repair and accessorize automobiles and other vehicles. LKQ has operations in North America, Europe and Taiwan. LKQ offers its customers a broad range of replacement systems, components, equipment and parts to repair and accessorize automobiles, trucks, and recreational and performance vehicles. Globally, LKQ has more than 1,700 operating locations and 52,000 employees. Come join our entrepreneurial, growth oriented culture, and be LKQ Proud!

Job Requirements

Education & Experience:  1 or more years of warehouse related experience, supplemented by on-the-job training to learn associated duties and the nature of work performed, as well as procedures and work methods in order to become familiar with the company's products, locations, machines and equipment, operating methods and proficiency requirements necessary to fully assume the responsibilities of the job.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Possess good communication and leadership skills. Have knowledge of and understand OSHA, "Right to Know" and all other applicable governmental regulatory agency programs, regulations and practices. Have supervisory background and demonstrated mechanical inclination. Must be familiar with the company's products and warehouse methods, techniques and procedures. Must be able to work in cooperation with others. Must be attentive to detail and ensure accuracy in work assignments. Must be able to communicate effectively with others. Must have the flexibility to work variable schedules, including weekends. Ability to effectively supervise staff and production.

Machines, Equipment, and Software: Forklift, order selector, pallet jack, pull cart, ladder, telephone, and Microsoft Office software.

Essential Physical Demands/Work Environment: This position requires individuals to be able to work warehouse inventory including lifting equipment, bumpers, etc.; must be able to move/lift up to 75 pounds. Should not have any lifting restrictions and must not possess fear of heights. Should be able to tolerate high and low temperature levels. Should possess special skills in the operation of a forklift in negotiating the lift in close quarters. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is moderately loud.

Preferred Qualifications: High School graduate or G.E.D. equivalent desired. Forklift certification is beneficial. Bilingual Spanish is a definite plus.