CommScope, Inc. Telecom Construction Foreman in Euless, Texas

Everyone communicates. It’s the essence of the human experience. How we communicate is evolving. Technology is reshaping the way we live, learn and thrive. The epicenter of this transformation is the network—our passion. Our experts are rethinking the purpose, role and usage of networks to help our customers increase bandwidth, expand capacity, enhance efficiency, speed deployment and simplify migration. From remote cell sites to massive sports arenas, from busy airports to state-of-the-art data centers— we provide the essential expertise and vital infrastructure your business needs to succeed. The world’s most advanced networks rely on CommScope connectivity.

We are currently recruiting for an Operations Supervisor to join our team in Euless, TX.

JOB SUMMARY:

Under guidance from Operations Management, responsible for coordinating, monitoring, supervising and executing the activities of one or more departments. May act as a liaison between Operations Supervision and Management on shifts where management is not present. Ensures that departmental goals are achieved by communicating established objectives. Communicates overall organizational directives made by upper management. Provides input to other Operations Supervisors and management regarding individual team member performance. Maximizes employee participation to achieve the desired team approach. Assists in the development of departmental personnel to enhance skills, improve responsiveness, and promote business growth.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Ensures that employees are at work on time, actively engaged in their assigned departments and conforming to established safety regulations.

  • Ensures that all company policies are followed.

  • Provides immediate performance feedback or counseling as required to resolve employee conflicts, assisting in short-term resolution of emergency situations (e.g., injuries), safety issues, attendance issues, conduct, etc.

  • In emergency type situations will recommend course of corrective action to Operations Manager.

  • Provides input to Operations Manager for reporting reasons on manufacturing/production, employee performance/conduct and process flow.

  • Administers supervisory responsibilities for manufacturing personnel, including selection, hiring, training, feedback on performance evaluations, corrective action, and work schedules.

  • At times will require additional assistance from other Operations Supervisors and/or Operations Manager in difficult decision-making situations.

  • At times will be responsible for scheduling and participating in departmental meetings.

  • May process hourly payroll and ensure that time and attendance for assigned employees is accurate in data collection system.

  • Will need to be able to handle multiple responsibilities at one time and must be able to deal effectively with people using a facilitative approach.

  • Works with other Operations Supervisors, Planners and Work Coordinators to ensure that departmental goals are achieved. Supervises employees by giving them direction and work assignments.

  • Studies production schedules and estimates worker-hour requirements for completion of job assignment.

  • Coordinates and executes established activities of department(s) to ensure that goals are met (i.e., moving employees around to other manufacturing/production areas, pulling resources, maintenance issues, etc.).

  • At times will need assistance from Operations Manager because any decisions made or failure to achieve results will cause delays in schedules.

  • Works with various support functions (e.g., Operations Manager, Engineering, Maintenance, etc.) to resolve production problems.

  • Provides feedback to Engineering and management on the equipment operation and production effectiveness (road blocks and positives).

  • Receives assignments/projects in the form of objectives and establishes goals to meet objectives.

  • These assignments/projects are generally smaller in scale.

  • Examples of such projects/assignments may include reducing a specific part number for inventory reasons, working to improve CRD for a specific customer, housekeeping initiatives, safety improvements, Quality/PPM, CRD, or inventory.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or GED with four (4) years of related work experience

  • High level of skill and knowledge in manufacturing/production operations with demonstrated ability to function in a leadership role

  • Preferred proficiency in SAP as it relates to time and attendance, material transactions, etc.

  • Must have excellent communication skills

  • Must have good work record (no written warnings) and good attendance record.

  • Must successfully complete Supervisor Skills Assessment.

  • Must be able to work any shift or team schedule.

  • Two (2) years applicable experience installing in-building distributed antenna systems (DAS) is a plus.

  • Two (2) plus years supervisory experience overseeing project integration/installation activities.

  • Two (2) plus years demonstrated customer interface and troubleshooting experience.

  • Responsible for enforcing and supervising site safety requirements.

  • Ability to successfully lead and organize cross-function teams.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with several types and levels of staff and external contacts, both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to multi-task and effectively meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.

  • Organized with a strong attention to detail

  • Experience reading mechanical/electrical engineering drawings.

  • Must be MS Office proficient

  • Travel requirements are limited.

  • Ability to carry and/or move test equipment up to 25 pounds; frequently carry and/or move test equipment up to 50 pounds.

It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.