Manufacturing Stock Prep Supervisor (Ideal for New Engineering Graduate) at Emerson Electric Co in Lawrence, Massachusetts

Posted in Management 1 day ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

At Emerson, we are innovators and problem-solvers, focused on a common purpose: leaving our world in a better place than we found it. Each and every day, our foundational values—integrity, safety and quality, supporting our people, customer focus, continuous improvement, collaboration and innovation—inform every decision we make and empower our employees to keep reaching higher. As a global technology and engineering leader, we provide groundbreaking solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production and protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.

Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $15.3 billion in sales and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers.
Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or a recent MBA graduate, you’ll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.

If you are a manufacturing Supervisor professional professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you!  Based in our Lawrence, MA location, you will direct the activities of the Stock Prep department. Analyze and implement process improvements. Ensure subordinates are meeting efficiency and quality expectations. AS Stock Prep Supervisor, YOU WILL: 

    • Monitorand schedule Mill/Calender/Barwell Extruder and Strip Cutter, Rubber/FabricCutting, Sandwich Making and Preform departments to ensure they are supplyingmaterial as needed by Molding. 

    • Driveprocess improvements in all areas to improve quality, material availability andefficiency

    • Monitor production sheets and gauge thickness logs and sheets each shift to identify and address problem areas as well as to ensure acceptable production numbers.

    • Monitorstock prep and review travelers to ensure:

      • Acceptable amount of raw product formolding needs

      • Acceptable quality and scrap rate

      • Travelers are completed correctly (incl.lot #’s)

      • Ensure proper procedures being followed

    • Ensurethat HOT/PRIORITY equipment is operating or alert management if there are issues.

      • Moveoperators around as needed to cover priority jobs.

    • Review and signoff on time sheet report every Monday within four hours of start of shift. 
    • Thorough understanding of material identification and manufacturing processes
    • Monitor raw materials (elastomers, fabric, blue poly) and coordinate replenishment with purchasing
    • Check for shortfalls that may impact operations
    • Receive all raw material, help unload trucks, and properly store all incoming material

    • PhysicalInventory counting and control  - storeparts in their proper storage location – ensure clear organization of materialin cold rooms.

    • Ability to operate Stock Prep equipment, & trouble shoot jobs
    • Mentor all new / inexperienced machine operators

    • 10CFRcertification

    • Spend the majority of your time on the manufacturing floor
    • Foster teamwork though communication & listening skills
    • Maintain adherence to company policies, safety & housekeeping rules
    • Escalate significant issues to Management.  Handle minor issues.
    • Discipline subordinates per company guidelines

    • Informlead person of issues (press problems, quality etc.) and needs from other areas

    • Meetexpectations for quality and quantity.

    • Mustreport any safety concerns to your manager.

    • Mustreport any hygiene concerns to your manager.

    • WearPersonal Protective Equipment as designed and when in the work area at alltimes

    • Recommendsafety improvements to manager or Safety Committee members

    • Understandsafety procedure including pinch safety, fire safety, usage of knives andTeflon gloves

    • May be required to work in other functional areas to meet business needs.

You persist in accomplishing objectives despite obstacles and setbacks. You seek ways to improve processes from small tweaks to re-engineering. You establish common objectives and a shared mindset.


  • High school graduate or equivalent plus technical school/some college acceptable, accompanied with at least 3 years Supervisor and documented process improvement manufacturing experience

  • Basic math skills in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division


  • BS Engineering preferred (no experience required)

  • Bilingual English and Spanish (preferred, not required)

  • Forklift Operator (will train, not required


Our Commitment to Our People

We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills and competencies to compete and lead in a global economy. Our training programs focus on end-to-end development from onboarding through senior leadership. Flexible and competitive benefits plans offer you the right options to meet your individual/family needs:  medical insurance plans, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and more.  We provide employees flexible time off plans including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave. Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities and the world in which we live. Learn more about us!. Our Commitment to Diversity & InclusionAt Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers. This philosophy is fundamental to living our company’s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Diversity and Inclusion at Emerson is about welcoming, respecting, and valuing the differences each employee possesses. Inclusion is creating a real sense of engagement, belonging and connection for all employees. Learn more about ourCulture & Values and about Diversity & Inclusion at Emerson. Work AuthorizationEmerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire. Equal Opportunity EmployerEmerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment. If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request help by sending an email to 

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