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Production Supervisor (2nd Shift)

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Riverdale
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Are you a leader in the manufacturing industry who is capable of supporting company initiatives while remaining available and engaged with your team "on the floor"?

Do you want to be a part of a business with steady growth focused on advancing lean manufacturing principles?

If so, please read on. We want the opportunity to meet you!


The Production Supervisor is responsible for assigned manufacturing processes in the plant on 2nd shift, reporting of all KPI's, production & labor reporting as well as assigned projects. Assure that products are manufactured in a cost efficient and timely manner while following EH&S and quality standards. Must keep all machinery updated and in running condition.


Ensure that the teams within the production cells meet goals for quality, productivity, and safety.
Meet continuous improvement objectives and ensuring that operators are well trained.
Proactively take actions to minimize scrap, customer returns, and direct teams to ensure that quality indicators and requirements are tracked and up to date.
Audit standards, update shift production targets, ensure service functions do not impact shift productivity
Lead and direct teams to ensure proper line balancing and take appropriate action to meet daily and weekly business needs
Identify training gaps of individual operators and utilize SOP's (Standard Operating Procedures) to close these gaps.
Prepare and lead daily Shift production meetings.
Facilitate real-time root cause problem solving and ensure escalation protocols are followed.
Coach and counsel teams through accountability matrix, motivate team to achieve goals, ensure effective team communication, and provide direction with team roles.
Assess individual and team performance and development.
Support and champion business decisions.
Direct individuals and/or teams regarding immediate actions when necessary to meet Safety, Quality, or Productivity measures.
Coach the work force to ensure effective long-term improvements are implemented and sustained.
Function as a key communicator which includes all internal communications regarding critical issues impacting the department's performance.
Perform other related duties as assigned


Bachelor's Degree in applicable field is preferred.
3-5 years' experience in a manufacturing supervisory role.
Good communication skills - verbal and written.
Ability to speak Spanish is a plus, but not required.
Demonstrated leadership ability to drive improvement and meet productivity expectations.
Ability to hold others accountable and to effectively direct the activity of others.
Must communicate effectively (verbally and written) and be a leader who is an active participant for positive change.
Basic computer skills (primarily email and Microsoft Office).
Good analytical skills.
Excellent problem-solving skills, business analysis, and strategic planning.
Strong conflict resolution skills.
Must be able to assist production employees in troubleshooting and building product from time-to-time.

Keywords: Gables Search Group, Paterson , Production Supervisor (2nd Shift), Professions , Riverdale, New Jersey

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