Production Supervisor – 2nd Shift

Production Supervisor – 2nd Shift Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Production Supervisor – 2nd Shift to join our team.


  • Perform backup production supervisor functions on an alternating weekend rotation and cover vacations;
  • Responsible for training and developing new supervisors;
  • Update bill of materials;
  • Interpret union contract on a frequent basis;
  • Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities of production/shipping requirements/staffing needs;
  • Responsible for department payroll transactions and corrections;
  • Trains direct reports on operating procedures, quality standards, environmental, health and safety procedures and company policies;
  • Work with cross function teams to make continuous improvement to eliminate waste;
  • Maintain daily shift handover meetings with employees to keep all personnel informed of critical issues;
  • Actively pursue process and equipment changes to improve modifications to machines or equipment to improve production, quality and reduce cost;
  • Work closely with Assistant Shift Leader to enhance their job skills;
  • Coordinate departmental activities to fulfill sales orders, meet inventory requirements, and deliver manufactured products in a timely fashion;
  • Work closely with other shift Supervisors to ensure production shift changes are effective using communication tools;
  • Responsible for coordinating, planning & movement of employees for meeting production & quality requirements for optimal results internal & external;
  • Maintains communication and coaching to employees on a daily basis to ensure they have.


  • Obtain a DOT medical certification;
  • Ability and willingness to work an offshift position – 2nd shift;
  • Be at least 21 years of age;
  • Have an active driver’s license;
  • Provide leadership and training to production and technical personnel;
  • 5-10 years prior processing and/or technical training in plastics a plus;
  • Computer literate – Must be able to develop, analyze and present data developed from the use of the computer;
  • Has a positive attitde (Consistent, honest, level-headed professional);
  • Detail oriented;
  • BA/BS strongly preferred;
  • Preferred – Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing, Engineering or Equivalent;
  • Associates/Technical Degree of 5+ years experience in metal fabrication;
  • Preferred – High Competency with Process Improvement;
  • High school education;
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects.

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