Production Supervisor

Location: Columbus, GA
Position Type: Full Time



The Production Supervisor is responsible for leading employees in a manner to meet or exceed Company established KPI’s and targets for production, maximum quality, minimum scrap and the administration and enforcement of Company rules, policies and procedures.

Essential Functions: 

• Monitor production and materials on a daily basis.

• Maintain employee records for attendance, performance, skill level and training documentation.

• Coach, teach, train, motivate and oversee operators in order to ensure safe and proper operation of all equipment.

• Collect and analyze production data.

• Ensure that all operators report any equipment problems; follow-up in order to ensure that effective maintenance support is maintained.

• Maintain communication with alternate shift supervisors, specifically on passing on any pertinent information to the shift that follows or to other operations management.

• Maintain communication with other departments.

• Ensure that production reports are complete and ready to be entered into the computer including labor hours.

• Communicate, administer and enforce company rules, policies and procedures consistently and equitably.

• Build cooperation and team spirit among team members.

• Ability to coordinate staffing requirements.

• Drive continuous improvement cycle.

• Ensure proper production area controls.

Position Requirements: 

• Must be able to work well with all levels of personnel whether individually or in a team environment.

• Must have good written and oral communication skills.

• Must be able to organize and plan work.

• Must display positive attitude.

• Ability to handle stress of deadlines and constantly changing priorities.

• Knowledge of facility production capability, material availability, and production costs.

• Ability to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

• Must understand mechanical equipment.

• Must possess excellent computer skills.

• Ability to evaluate situation and make decisions with little or no guidance.

Education and Experience: 

• At least 5 years of experience as a Production Supervisor in a manufacturing environment with direct supervision of 15 to 25 employees.

• Prior experience in lean management preferred but not required.

• An Industrial or Mechanical Engineering Degree is required.

  • Accepted file types: pdf.