Production Supervisor 01

Illinois, United States

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Type: Permanent

Experience: Standard Management (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Category: Engineering

Industry: Manufacturing & Dist / Automotive

Reference ID: 1927

Date Posted: 01/06/2023


We have an awesome opportunity for a Production Team Leader with a proven track record to join a billion-dollar Tier 1 global client.  They have production operations in 7 countries.  This role reports to a Production Manager and is responsible for the efficient administration, organization, direction, and safety of their assigned 2nd shift production employee team, to drive quality and meet production needs. 

Soooooo… if you are a manufacturing leader who is looking to grow your career with a world-class company then what are you waiting for?!!! 


This is a great position with a growing stable manufacturing company and has a very competitive compensation package that includes off-shift incentives, overtime, and annual bonus potential!  Also, they have a signing bonus!!!  Company relocation is provided to an Illinois city with short commute times, close to major universities, and low housing and cost of living. Company benefits include an impressive Health Insurance program with low costs  /  HSA Options, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short term / Long term Disability, ADD insurance, paid holiday, sick time, generous vacation policy, tuition assistance, and a strong 401k match.


  • Lead daily shift meetings, deliver safety education, and lead stretching
  • Address operator needs and determines necessary maintenance, establishing priorities
  • Enter work orders and coordinate with maintenance team leaders for repairs
  • Lead the S^2QDC Meetings and work to promote the necessary changes for improvements with the hourly employees
  • Share the performance metrics along with the Daily Production Reports with the hourly staff on a continuous basis as it ties to the Goal Sharing Program
  • Issue Storeroom Requisitions to employees to monitor parts issued out of the Storeroom
  • Drive Production Systems on the plant floor including 5S, TPM, Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma Projects
  • Promote the Company Skill Pay Program and continued training for Qualification Profiles on operations
  • Introduce new work instructions, LOTO procedure and line practices through training
  • Review Adcole and CMM reports and determine if adjustments need to be made to meet specifications
  • Stop production processes to correct quality, safety or environmental problems, identify and place suspect products on quality hold and address non-compliant practices
  • Assist in the onboarding process and establishing appropriate positions for new operators
  • Ensure with new operators and trainers for 30, 60, and 90-day evaluations
  • Manage team sick and vacation time, to ensure coverage
  • Approve employee payroll timecards through eTime, ensuring the accuracy of pay
  • Prepare yearly performance evaluations for team members
  • Initiate, document, counsel, and issue disciplinary actions for production employees
  • Prepare end-of-shift reports as well as machine downtime reports
  • Train new and transferred employees on department-specific safety practices and risks
  • Know and support field operations, office, departmental, or plant safety objectives
  • Conduct effective, timely accident investigation and initiate corrective action
  • Encourage employees to be involved in the safety process
  • Support the Return-To-Work program and identify jobs for employees in the program
  • Enforce rules and procedures consistently


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, Industrial Technology or related field with 3-5 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment


  • AS Degree with 6-10 years of supervisory experience in a technical field in a manufacturing environment
  • Mechanical background and manufacturing experience
  • Knowledge of machining process and equipment operation is highly valued
  • Excellent written and oral language ability
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership abilities
  • Ability to cope with changes
  • Excellent reasoning and problem-solving ability
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to read and interpret measurements and conversions
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Advanced education is a plus
  • Professional training/certifications are a plus.

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