Production Supervisor

Posted: 2019-06-26
Status: Full Time
Shift: 2nd Shift
Location: New London, Wisconsin
Deadline: 2019-07-31


Reporting Relationship

Production Supervisor reports directly to the Plant Manager.

General Responsibilities

  • Maintain a safe working environment for all shop employees;
  • Ensure quality products are produced and shipped to schedule;
  • Assist foreman/Leadmen to maximize daily operator efficiency;
  • Promote by example excellent safety habits, promptly fill out accident forms and participate in all safety programs;
  • Assist Plant Manager with facility‚Äôs Hoshin Kanri Initiatives;
  • Proactively address staffing levels to ensure maximum job profitability and on time delivery;
  • Promote Kaizen and 5-S events;
  • Assist in accurate reporting of all data;
  • Implement lean initiatives;
  • Develop a positive working relationship with all employees within Steel King Industries, Inc.;
  • Assist in all training, recording of information and inspections that are required;
  • Assist with designing, developing, testing, justifying, and/or sourcing various tools, machinery, and equipment for manufacturing methods;
  • Promote good employee relations;
  • Implement and administer work rules and discipline equally and fairly;
  • Assist in inter-company material transfers;
  • Instill good housekeeping practices;
  • Conduct and participate in safety meetings;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Plant Manager and/or Executive Committee.

Corporate Responsibilities

  • Represent Steel King Industries in a positive professional manner at all times;
  • Assist with analyzing closed orders for profitability and in budget control;
  • Manage supply and variable costs using sound judgment;
  • Communicate and promote teamwork with other branch plants of Steel King Industries, Inc.;
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


Education/Experience Required

    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, Management or related field preferred. Equivalent work experience may be given consideration;
    • 3 to 5 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment with welding, subassembly, painting, and metal fabrication.

Skills and Abilities

  • Read, analyze and interpret engineering drawings and other documents such as safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions and procedural manuals;
  • Apply skills to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram form;
  • Ability to organize and plan activities;
  • Satisfactorily perform essential duties and respond to common inquiries;
  • Mechanical knowledge;
  • Welding and MIG welding equipment knowledge is beneficial;
  • Metal working knowledge is beneficial.


Personal Attributes Needed

  • Creativity;
  • Open mindedness;
  • Coaching skills;
  • Good common sense;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Problem solving skills;
  • Team oriented.

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