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First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
District Of Columbia

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Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of production and operating workers, such as inspectors, precision workers, machine setters and operators, assemblers, fabricators, and plant and system operators.

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Currently Employed: 470

Projected Annual Job Openings: 10

Typical Hourly Wage: $22.44 - $39.36

Typical Annual Salary: $46,700 - $81,900

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typical training

Typical education needed for entry: Postsecondary non-degree award

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: Less than 5 years

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: None

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typical job duties

  • Enforce safety and sanitation regulations.
  • Direct and coordinate the activities of employees engaged in the production or processing of goods, such as inspectors, machine setters, and fabricators.
  • Confer with other supervisors to coordinate operations and activities within or between departments.
  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet production goals.
  • Inspect materials, products, or equipment to detect defects or malfunctions.
  • Observe work and monitor gauges, dials, and other indicators to ensure that operators conform to production or processing standards.
  • Conduct employee training in equipment operations or work and safety procedures, or assign employee training to experienced workers.
  • Interpret specifications, blueprints, job orders, and company policies and procedures for workers.
  • Keep records of employees' attendance and hours worked.
  • Requisition materials, supplies, equipment parts, or repair services.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Desktop computers
  • Notebook computers
  • Personal computers
  • Scanners
  • Touch screen monitors

Technology:
  • Data base user interface and query software
  • Electronic mail software
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software
  • Time accounting software

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