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Production Supervisor


Kewaunee, WI

Job Summary

We are seeking an individual for the position of Production Supervisor. This individual will supervise, plan, and schedule all of the production activities for the personnel assigned. He/she will determine correct manufacturing methods that address efficiency, quality, and safety.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supervise, plan, and schedule all of the production activities for the personnel assigned.
    • Plan the daily assignments of operations to be performed in conjunction with the schedule provided by the Production Scheduler.
    • Assign operations and work functions to all assigned personnel.
    • Perform assignments in accordance with the current labor agreement and shop rules.
    • Administer discipline according to shop rules and labor agreement.
    • Provide adequate instructing for employees to perform assigned tasks to current methods of manufacturing.
  • Provide a high level of customer service through on-time deliveries and total quality commitment.
    • Conduct quality audits to assure product is manufactured in accordance with quality commitment.
    • Job assignments are to be scheduled to maximize conformance to customer delivery requirements.
  • Provide a healthy, safe work environment
    • Maintain a work environment in accordance with current health and safety regulations and standards.
    • Be able to perform necessary first aid treatment and/or provide arrangements for conveying to hospital or doctor.
    • Provide proper instruction for use of all materials and equipment.
  • Determine correct manufacturing methods that address efficiency, quality, and safety.
    • Review Routings, blueprints, and Quality Check sheets for accuracy on all items.
    • Work with Manufacturing Engineering and Quality Control to keep documentation current.
    • Participate in and lead Lean Manufacturing events.
  • Assist in planning and reviewing of Departmental Budgets.
    • Assist the Director of Operations in the preparation of annual budgets.
    • Review actual results versus budgetary figures on a regular basis.
  • Assist in personnel planning.
    • Review current and future work loads in each function and adjust personnel levels.
    • Maintain vacation schedules for employees.
    • Maintain overtime records in accordance with labor agreement.
  • Miscellaneous
    • Maintain adequate inventory levels of necessary supplies.
    • Maintain housekeeping practices which are conducive to quality production and the highest attainable safety standards.
    • Maintain proficiency in technological advances in the industry.
    • Attain necessary knowledge for problem solving techniques.
    • Provide an avenue for open communication with employees and management personnel.


  • Must have strong leadership and human resource skills.
  • Associate degree or ten to fifteen years of manufacturing experience.
  • Prefer five to seven years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in metals manufacturing envioronment, safety practices, union experience, lean manufacturing, deep drawing, robotics, and other manufacturing practices.
  • Ability to work 2nd shift.
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