Production Supervisor (Finishing/Metals)

  • 52018
  • 03 Nov 2020
  • Troy, AL
  • Manufacturing
  • $60,000 - $75,000
  • Jonathan Balun

Job Description

Production Supervisor (Finishing/Metals)


The Assembly department performs specific part assembly task on different platforms. The Assembly Supervisor will perform specific tasks to deliver on S, Q, D, C expectations. The Assembly Supervisor will provide the leadership and technical skills to ensure the safe and effective operation assembly dept.

  • Performs all assigned assembly department operations
  • Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean, orderly condition and follows prescribed safety procedures
  • Interacts with warehouse personnel to resolve inventory discrepancies
  • Interacts with QC & Finishing to resolve quality issues
  • Develop a team spirit as you oversee and direct the activities of hand assembly personnel
  • Assist employees with their processes and troubleshoot as required.
  • Provide leadership and technical skills to ensure the safe and effective operation of the Dept. under your supervision
  • Advocate for the organization and maintain compliance by supporting established policies, procedures and standards.
  • Take a proactive approach to ensure continuous improvement in Safety, Quality and Productivity.
  • Identify and implement necessary personnel coaching and development to upgrade and maintain personnel skill levels.
  • Encourage staff’s professional development and address personnel issues through diplomacy, sensitivity and intercultural awareness.
  • Accomplish results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and motivating employees.
  • Ensure effective employee relations; create an ethical, non-discriminatory and safe work environment; establish effective communication lines/methods; identify and respond to employee problems and grievances; deal with interpersonal conflict.
  • Provide training and performance management of employees.
  • Initiate disciplinary action as needed consistent with company practices
  • Approve PTO and overtime; complete or review and approve electronic time sheets.
  • Drive accountability for quality and productivity.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Able to read and understand operation specification sheets
  • Ability to train peers and lower level operators
  • Completes and maintains accurate paperwork/ labor reporting/material inventory
  • Assists in other areas as needed.
  • Must be able to communicate with management and peers effectively
  • Time Management skills are necessary
  • Able to follow instructions
  • Able to coach and train juniors
  • Able to work in a team
  • Able to make sound decisions
  • Able to maintain accurate inventory of tooling/ consumables
  • Able to work with computers
This job has direct supervisory responsibilities.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of the job the employee works in a manufacturing environment and may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration
The employee is frequently required to lift up to 50 pounds.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2 to 5 years of assembly in a manufacturing environment.
  • Supervisory experience
Attendance is an essential job requirement defined as having regular, consistent, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance including the ability to work regular hours and shifts, overtime before and after shifts and on weekends. Ability to work as part of a team, including all related departments/plants or independently as required to achieve internal and external customer satisfaction.