Production Supervisor: 12 Hour Night Shift

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D Crew - 12hr Night


The Production Supervisor provides leadership to a minimum of 50 direct reports of a specified area(s) of a manufacturing department to meet or exceed key performance indicators.  Core expectations of this position include meeting/exceeding operating objectives, responsible for overseeing processes in manufacturing areas to ensure quality/production goals are met/exceeded, and fostering a safe and productive work environment.



  • Drive production efficiency and quality to ensure first pass goals are met or exceeded
  • Assist Department Manager with optimizing labor utilization for controlling bottom line financial results within variable budgeting
  • Monitor and assess production personnel operating proficiency; Initiate remedial/continuing training as necessary/required
  • Support company safety awareness and incentives to promote a safe work environment
  • Foster continuous improvement through supervising process improvements as directed by the Department Manager


  • Day to day responsibilities for this role are: safety, production personnel supervision/training and proficiency, production efficiency, troubleshooting, monitoring and updating production schedule and Kronos daily and ensuring that all necessary shift paperwork and reports are completed daily
  • Assist Department Manager through analyzing and adjusting production operations to optimize output and schedule adherence
  • Monitor equipment, processes and production personnel to ensure downtime is minimized and maximum productivity is achieved; Administer any employee counseling or disciplinary actions that may arise
  • Ensure production personnel are properly trained and adhering to all relevant standard operating procedures (SOPs), work instructions (WIs), current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and human resource policies
  • Monitor critical items and supervise/inform production personnel accordingly to ensure customer commitments are met
  • Address any safety or housekeeping concerns that may arise



  • Ability to function effectively at both strategic and tactical levels
  • Proven leadership skills including the ability to coach, assess, evaluate, develop, motivate, and empower others
  • Strong change management skills to challenge the status quo and drive improvements
  • High ethical standards
  • Models and supports organization’s goals and values
  • Leadership by example, “roll up the shirtsleeves” management style and work ethic
  • May at times has a span of control approaching 100 to 1.  Normal span of control is 50 or 60 to 1
  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to motivate empower and promote a positive team environment


  • Four year technical degree 
  • 2 years leadership experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Proficient in MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel) and Outlook
  • Proficient in MAPICs or AS400 related software (i.e. Kronos, ERP systems)
  • Continuous LEAN Six Sigma training (i.e. 5S) is highly desirable
  • Highly motivated, creative and results driven personality (to drive changes)
  • Solid analytical, problem solving and continuous improvement skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills communicating with employees and management
  • Self starter able to work with minimum oversight of the department manager at times
  • Must be able to multi-task effectively and direct one’s efforts to the tasks requiring the most immediate attention



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