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Production Supervisor

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Directs the activities of employees engaged in manufacturing: including but not limited to training and supervising, maintaining a positive work environment, ensuring compliance with safety standards and established policies and procedure

Role Responsibility

Supervises production line set-up including but not limited to testing and adjusting line equipment prior to operation and ensuring production line starts on schedule

· Supervises all production activities performed by employees; maintains a high degree of visibility and access to employees throughout the shift

· Establishes and maintains department standards for productivity, reliability, and accuracy

· Monitors and reports daily production results, material usage, waste, and downtime

· Reports equipment problems to appropriate department and production manager

· Coordinates with quality control to maintain quality standards (7S); takes appropriate corrective measures to resolve deficiencies

· Forecasts staffing needs to meet peak demands of the business and staff team accordingly; trains, motivates, coaches, rewards, and disciplines employees being supervised; resolves personnel issues

· Coordinates with the production manager to manage personnel issues including but not limited to vacation approvals, time card approval, daily and weekly overtime, hiring, and training

· Performs required administrative tasks; prepares required reports and correspondence

· Assists production manager with development and implementation of policies and procedures; ensures all established policies and procedures are followed by employees

· Inspects for proper sanitation of equipment and facilities; takes corrective action to resolve deficiencies

· Resolves production-related issues with representatives from other department throughout the company

· Maintains a working knowledge of all operating systems pertaining to the work area

· Maintains safety programs and all required safety training for employees

· Performs other duties as assigned by manager

Supervisory Responsibilities

Oversee 20-40 employees within the assembly and testing department

The Ideal Candidate

· High School Diploma or equivalent

· Two to four years related experience or equivalent

· Knowledge of production practices and procedures

· Demonstrated proficiency in supervising and motivating subordinates

· Excellent written and oral communication skills

· Basic competence in subordinates’ duties and tasks

· Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills

· Ability to manage priorities and workflow

· Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm

· Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees

· Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels

· Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions

· Bilingual skills a plus

· Ability to understand any and all safety requirements and cautions

· Ability to perform the physical labor necessary

· Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English


Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:

· Walk/stand for long periods of time

· Lift and move a minimum of 15 pounds without assistance

· Work with small parts, manually foot and hand operated machines, computer keyboard and screen

· Repetitive hand/arm use


Work Environment

· Majority of the work time is spent in a manufacturing environment where temperatures are often warm or cool, depending upon the season, and noise level can be moderate to high

· PPE required as determined by company safety standards: safety glasses, ear plugs, gloves, safety shoes

· Exposure to oil and Loctite

Package Description

Employee Benefits:

Our employees enjoy a full complement of benefits including Blue Cross and Blue Shield Health insurance, Dental, Vision, Company Paid and Voluntary Life Insurance, Disability coverage, pet insurance and 401(k) with a generous match. Paid Time Off (PTO), 11 Paid Holidays and more!

About the Company

Our employees enjoy a fast-paced and challenging work environment that provides them with daily opportunities to Power Forward their careers. Through interaction with our global network of employees and customers, our employees provide products and solutions that have a global impact. For more than 35 years, HydraForce has been producing the most innovative electro-hydraulic control solutions for the mobile machinery and industrial equipment markets.

Throughout the world, you can find our products in a broad range of applications:

  • Agricultural and Turf Care Machinery
  • Construction and Road-Building Equipment
  • Material Handling and Personnel-Lift Equipment
  • Transmission, Engine and Powertrain Controls
  • Forestry and Resource Management Equipment
  • Refuse and Waste Handling Equipment
  • Injection Molding and Press Machinery
  • Other Specialized Mobile and Industrial Applications


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