Production Supervisor

Posted: 2019-11-06
Status: Full Time
Shift: 2nd Shift
Location: Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Deadline: 2019-11-30


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’s 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 

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

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