POSITION TITLE:  Production Supervisor

REPORTS TO:  Plant Manager

SUPERVISES:  Production Employees


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Supervises production employees on assigned shift to ensure production guidelines are being met. Manage employees hours & quality of work to maximize efficiency.  Follow and meet production schedule.


  • Meet the requirements for production, i.e., making the product to customer specifications and meeting deadlines.
  • Provide leadership and direction to employees under his/her direct responsibility.
  • Delegate tasks so that employees can meet production deadlines.
  • Maintain desired product quality and safety.
  • Maintain adequate knowledge of product and equipment to ensure ability to direct employees to perform the job properly.
  • Perform daily checks to ensure that standards are being met.
  • Work with Plant Manager and other supervisors to discuss typical problem areas and methods of corrections and improvement.
  • Manage the efforts of employees on the production floor.
  • Establish priorities to ensure employees’ work is efficient.
  • Train new employees on how to safely use machinery and follow procedures.
  • Enforce strict safety guidelines and company standards.
  • Oversee the flow of product through his/her area of responsibility.
  • Manage inventory in area.


  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written.
  • Ability to problem solve and collaborate with others.
  • Must be able to work with a diverse workforce, bilingual is a plus.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment and execute assignments in an accurate, timely and safe manner.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
  • Ability to adhere to safety policies and OSHA compliance guidelines.


  • Requires the ability to walk, stand, sit and use hands.
  • Must be able to stoop, kneel, bend, crouch, crawl, climb ladders.
  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.
  • Ability to work in varying temperatures.
  • Must be able to stand and walk on wet, uneven and slippery surfaces.