Production Supervisor

Gordon Water Systems
Kalamazoo, MI
Oct 11, 2017
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Job Description

Our production supervisor plays a "mission critical" role for Gordon Water Systems. You would be a working manager who performs alongside the production team, as well as overseeing inventory, water machine maintenance and equipment rebuilds.

Job Description

A day as a production supervisor would include physical labor to produce the bottled water; some field work repairing water coolers and coffee makers in offices. You would be working with 35 employees at our Kalamazoo store. You would be responsible to produce enough water to supply 6 bottled water drivers, and fully stock three retail locations.

Water production (approx. 70% of the time)

perform various takes related to bottled water production

forklift driving to load trucks

staking skids for inventory

cleaning bottles

maintaining bottled water machine

Cleaning and repairing equipment (approx 20% of the time)Loading customers, performing service calls (approx 10% of the time)

Necessary skills & abilities

High school graduate or equivalent certificate

Mechanical aptitude

Ability to lift 60 lbs

ability to motivate and lead others

pay attention to details

physical endurance

physically fit

Critical to doing this work is how you go about it. We need a production supervisor with strong communication skills , and a service above self attitude, along with the ability to work alongside the people you lead.

Company Overview

Gordon Water Systems is a local company that services West Michigan. Our purpose, cause and passion is to earn the privilege of our customers' recommendation. We focus on quality products and services.

We specialize in residential water treatment, bottled water and office coffee service.

We have developed a proven process that maximizes our customers' time and resources. The process allows us to tailor our services to their specific needs. We are proud of our employess who have developed their professoinal skills over many years working with us. We are equally proud of our college students who intern and work for us while they are going to college, and eventually move on to their chosen carreers.

Our culture

We are a close know group of people that enjoy having fun while we work. We genuinely care about each other. Some get together out side of work to enjoy shared interests. As our relationships deepen, we end up

"doing life together" The work is challenging, fast and rewarding.

We have processes in place that help us to identify each persons' strengths, and we work hard to place them in a job where they wil thrive. The skills and personality of each team member creates a unique blend that makes our company what it is.

We manage, reward, and train by a handful of Core values that embody our highest ideals as individuals and as a group.

Company Description
Gordon Water Systems has been Improving water throughout Southwest Michigan for 42 years.
We are family owned and operated, with 3 locations serving the Southwest Michigan area.
We hire, train, reward, on a handful of Core Values.

Our highest priority is to "Earn the privilege of our customer's recommendation"
This guides us in our daily interactions with customers, and in the decisions we make with hiring.

We value...
-Being a work community where we mutually respect each other's gifts and abilities
-Being professional in our conduct, speech and appearance
-Possessing the responsibility and confidence to make decisions in order to accomplish our work tasks
-Completing work cost effectively
-Recognition for excellence and a job well done.
-Exceeding our customers expectations
-Ongoing evaluation of our products, services and methods
-Improving the quality of life for all employees as well as the community at large

We have been told that Gordon Water is a unique place to work, and that the people at Gordon Water Systems have "buy in" that larger companies would covet. We have a "special sauce" that is hard to define.

Kalamazoo, MI


Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:57:41 PDT