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Production Supervisor II


Meridian Plant

Job Type

Full time

Required Travel


Primary Responsibilities

  • Supervise the personnel and activities on-shift in order to achieve or exceed determined standards for the production of a quality product in a safe manner and within customer specifications.
  • Assign and maintains work flow, checks progress and quality of work, assists employees in the course of their daily work activities and assures compliance with production schedules.
  • Ensure proper job sequence and set up of work, verifying accuracy of work and time card information, recording overtime work, maintaining flow of finished goods to shipping and proper material and tool storage.
  • Investigate and eliminate production variability resulting in downtime and/or below standard measurements and determine remedial action. Requests maintenance assistance as required.
  • Coordinate activities with any related departments; determines that proper quality control procedures are being followed.
  • Responsible for the proper and efficient utilization of manpower and machinery, including adequate training of new personnel.
  • Responsible for maintaining good housekeeping and maintaining safe work practices and conditions.
  • Prepare and maintain production reports and records;
  • Make suggestions as to improve methods of production, cost savings, etc.;
  • Coordinate handling of employee grievances with Superintendent and HR as necessary;
  • Responsible for various other functions such as assisting in taking periodic physical inventory;
  • Constant surveillance of machinery and equipment, and other duties determined by the Superintendent.
  • Minimal travel requirements as determined by Superintendent.


  • Minimum five (5) years manufacturing experience, minimum two (2) years prior supervisory experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Organization - Must have sound organizational skills.
  • Communication - Ability to provide relevant and timely information in a clear manner
  • Follow Through – Fulfills the requirements of the position as described. Follow-through on completion of assigned tasks in a timely manner. Anticipates what needs to be done and proceeds without direction in a timely manner
  • Problem Solving – Ability to think through issues and develop solutions in a timely manner.
  • Team Building – Willing to work with others and utilize group dynamic to form solutions.
  • Language - Must be able to speak fluent English.
  • Mathematical abilities - Basic arithmetic (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)and ability to calculate percentages and add, subtract, multiply and divide decimals.
  • Basic reasoning ability - Ability to read and interpret policies and procedures. Ability to present information and respond to questions from employees.
  • Competent with Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point

Education, Licenses & Certification

  • High School Diploma, some college level courses preferred.

Additional Information

  • Responsible for the direct supervision of approximately 20 hourly employees

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