Fremont, OH

Job Description

Production Supervisor – 12 hour PM shift
Fremont, Ohio area 
Salary up to 77K + bonus potential and benefits day one of employment 

Are you willing to work 12-hour shifts long-term at a growing manufacturer? 

Do you have experience finding improvements of scrap reductions and improving efficiencies? 
Do you enjoy coaching and mentoring your staff?
Would you like to have opportunity for future growth?
This could be for you! 
Successful manufacturer is adding business and investing in their facility!  They are recruiting a Production Supervisor for their 12-hour night shift (7 p.m.-7:15 a.m.)  to oversee the manufacturing and continuous improvement activities for an assigned manufacturing area and shift.  The Production Supervisor will report to an Operations Manager and will have up to 50-60 direct reports.  The Production Supervisor is responsible for the following duties:
  • Coordinating cross-functional teams to maximize safety, quality, delivery and cost initiatives 
  • Meeting daily, weekly and monthly production requirements, metrics and goals
  • Training, coaching, mentoring and evaluating the hourly workforce
  • Identifying, initiating and maintaining process improvements, including efficiency improvements, scrap reductions and eliminating equipment downtime
  • Managing multiple project timelines simultaneously 
  • Assisting with technical equipment issues as needed 
  • Working with planning and shipping; making adjustments when needed 
  • Completing shift reporting and communicating with incoming supervisors at shift change
  • Other duties as directed by management  
This position requires candidates to be on the floor up to 80% of their day.  Candidates should have continuous improvement and scrap reduction skills, be energetic, have the ability to coach and mentor others, be able to take ownership of projects, have good work history and enjoy floor presence.  These are long-term, 12-hour shifts that require candidates to work every other Saturday, Sunday and Monday.  Candidates should be willing to take off-shift calls as needed to answer any questions.  

Medical benefits are available day one of employment.  Other benefits include paid holidays, vacation, EXCELLENT 401K, profit sharing and bonus potential. 

Requirements for the Production Supervisor:
1. Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
2. At least a year of RECENT manufacturing supervision experience
3. Experience overseeing at least 20-25 individuals 
4. Experience working with ERP software 

5. Strong leadership skills 
6. Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook 
Skills that are preferred, BUT NOT required:
1. Lean or Six Sigma certifications
2. Strong mechanical aptitude 
3. Experience working in FDA-regulated environments, including food, food packaging, beverage, pharmaceutical or medical device
4. Non-union supervision experience 
5. Proven track record of making process improvements
Why work for this organization:
1. Company supplies multiple industries; diverse business mix
2. EXCELLENT benefits, including 401K, profit sharing and bonus potential
3. No layoffs in the last 20 years
4. Good work/life balance
5. Fast-paced work environment, slated for growth 
6. Opportunity for advancement 
production supervisor, area manager, area supervisor, manufacturing supervisor, manufacturing coordinator, team leader, production coordinator, operations supervisor, shift superintendent 
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