Job title Production Supervisor
Reports to Production Manager

Job purpose

This position is responsible for supervising designated departments and production cells to increase efficiencies and keep projects on task.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Monitor and create production goals, train new production team members and cross train existing team members
  • Responsible for bringing Continuous Improvement ideas forward to improve efficiency
  • Ability to communicate effectively with production staff and management
  • Knowledge of equipment capabilities in regards to process flow and material procurement
  • Schedule labor to complete production work orders
  • Ensure conflicts on production floor are handled properly and escalated to management if necessary
  • Promote teamwork and listen to employee’s ideas
  • Ability to operate or at least be familiar with all plant equipment
  • Ability to read drawings (CAD prints), operator manuals, job orders, and follow procedural instructions
  • Management retains the right to assign or change responsibilities upon request


Minimum Education: College education preferred, Bachelors or Associates degree in Industrial Technology, Manufacturing systems or Welding Technology is preferred.

Previous Experience Preferred: Applicants with documented experience as a CNC/Mill operator/programmer will be given priority.  Experience with ERP/MRP software solutions is required.  Lean manufacturing experience with an emphasis on inventory management/control, operations management and scheduling is also required.  Knowledge of hydraulics systems, fluid dynamics, metallurgy, welding, paint systems, electronics, and ISO 9001-2008 is a plus.   

Skills Preferred: CNC/Mill operations – 3yrs, CNC/Mill programming – 1 yrs, Supervisory experience with 30+ employees – 3 yrs, Inventory management – 3 yrs, Welding – 1yrs.

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