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Production Supervisor

Minerva, Ohio
Job Type
6 Sep 2023

The Production Supervisor will be responsible for the safe manufacture of company products which may represent a broad diversity of manufacturing processes. Responsible for satisfying all quality and productivity requirements in the most cost effective manner by supervising multiple functions and shifts of the production team. This must be achieved while following and enforcing all safety, quality, 6s and process requirements. The supervisor will be directly involved with hiring, training, discipline, and performance reviews for the production employees.


Essential Functions:

Responsible to safely manufacture a quality product while meeting customer specifications and delivery commitments 

Practice and follow 6s principles daily and maintain the highest level of housekeeping excellence in the department 

Ensure all safety requirements including the Cardinal Rules of Safety are followed at all times by every employee 

Ensure that standard operating procedures and engineering procedures are current, accurate and followed at all times 

Schedule employees to meet production needs and to ensure vacation/time off are consistent with plant policies 

Provide supervision and coaching to department employees to meet or exceed daily product metrics and goals 

Ensure adherence to process control procedures, operating instructions, and all quality control instructions 

Manage operational metrics including TOC, variable cost, and LU targets daily, weekly, and monthly 

Communicate to employees on a daily basis on production needs and general plant communications 

Control quality, delivery, cost of production, work in process levels, and monitor production thru-put 

Provide input on the design and installation of equipment for new manufacturing processes

Work with employees to resolve technical and personnel problems in a positive manner 

Maintain and enhance a team environment and motivates the production workforce 

Trouble shoots and provides cost effective resolutions to production problems 

Maintain thorough knowledge of all production processes and materials  Controls cost to manufacture, work-in-process inventory, and thru-put  Other duties as assigned

Required Skills: 

Successful experience in related production operations in supervision and management

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities and easily adapt to changing situations and priorities  

Willing to work flexible hours including off-shifts, weekends, and holidays as needed to meet production demands

Strong oral and written communication skills

Desired Skills: 

Highly organized, self-motivated individual who can work effectively in a collaborative team environment

Strategic vision for new and future technology to support manufacturing and operational excellence 

Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing, and Six Sigma Certification. Prefer background and experience with 6S implementation and management 

Experience & Education 

Bachelor’s degree in Industrial, Mechanical, or related Engineering field. MS or MBA degree is desirable  

Minimum 3 years of industrial supervisory or similar leadership experience

Prefer 3+ years of experience in operations in a manufacturing environment 

Extensive training in manufacturing processes, supervision, and operations management

Proven ability to work hands-on with the team to achieve objectives


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  • Job Reference: 00001051-1
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2023
  • Recruiter: PCC Airfoils LLC
    PCC Airfoils LLC
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  • Location: Minerva, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent