Supervisor, Production

Supervisor, Production
in Morganton, NC - US

Job Description

This position is responsible for coordinating resources and supervising the manufacturing of scheduled production. In addition, this position ensures that scheduled production requirements are met within set budgeted and quality requirements and  in a safe and orderly manner.

Job Requirements:

  1. Operates the department in a manner that supports established budgets for volume, scrap and labor
  2. Investigates system and process related problems, recommends and implements corrective actions
  3. Determines parts supply, maintenance tasks, safety procedures, and service schedule required to maintain machines and equipment in prescribed condition
  4. Develops and maintains daily metrics of production goals vs. achievements. Analyze shortfalls and document the causes. Take immediate steps to remove obstacles to meeting production goals
  5. Implements and supervises adherence to all company policies, including but not limited to, safety, attendance, training, preventive maintenance, Quality and the employee handbook
  6. Performs supervisory duties including, but not limited to:   hiring, training, scheduling, assigning work, evaluating and rewarding performance
  7. Performs audits on Preventive Maintenance (PM), in-process checks, changeover log, line organization (5S), line scrap and production boards
  8. Drives process improvement, sees that all projects have accountability, and that promise dates are met
  9. Assists with root cause analyses and 8D where applicable
  10. Oversees established bill of material and WIP inventory
  11. In coordination with other departments, develops and maintains procedures and instructions in an ISO 9001 environment and ensures that each production employee is abiding by the procedures in place
  12. Performs additional duties as assigned

Education & Experience:

  • High school or equivalent.  Two year Associate Degree preferred
  • Minimum of five years manufacturing experience  required
  • Minimum two years supervisory experience required

Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to demonstrate leadership, provide tactical supervision, and effectively delegate prioritized work assignments to subordinate staff
  • Effectively communicate with co-workers and management
  • Exercise independent judgment with limited instruction and guidance
  • Working knowledge of mechanical, automation and Work Cell style manufacturing equipment and processes
  • Working knowledge of Lean and Ergonomic concepts
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds (resonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the enssential functions)


  • up to 10%

Leviton is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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