Production Supervisor

We currently have an opening for a 1st shift Production Supervisor at our Kiel facility.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Prioritize, schedule and delegate work assignments, and directly supervise the assigned hourly production employees to ensure the production of high quality parts and products in a manner that leads to margin enhancement.  Work as a team with other supervisors to fulfill staffing requirements. 
  • Plan production schedules (paint and assembly) by reviewing manufactured and purchased part availability.  Schedules are constructed to meet 100% on-time delivery.
  • Ensure training of new and current employees in processes and methods required to achieve company standards for safety, quality and efficiency.  Ensure compliance to ISO 9001 quality standard.
  • Ensure proper completion of all departmental and plant documents, including production sheets, timesheets, quality control inspection sheets, scrap tickets, red-tags, vacation request sheets, safety inspection forms, etc.
  • Work in conjunction with Quality Control and Engineering to address quality-related issues during assembly. 
  • Work in conjunction with Maintenance Supervisor and Operations Manager to coordinate maintenance activities.
  • Act as a technical resource to address and resolve inquiries and problems; analyze and resolve work problems and assist employees in solving problems.
  • Attend and actively participate in all assigned meetings and committees.
  • Able to effectively and professionally communicate to all subordinates, peers and superiors. 
  • Maintain departmental supplies, tools, equipment and order as necessary.


  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree and one to two years related experience; or two years of college and three to five years of progressively responsible experience; or four years of high school and seven to ten years of progressively responsible related experience; or a combination of education and experience.