Job Description

Production Supervisor

Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama

About the job: The Production Supervisor is the general leader for the production out of the new monorail dipping block.  Directly responsible for ensuring safety, quality, continuous improvement, maximum efficiency of equipment and personnel so that product is produced with high quality standards. Position reports directly to the Production Manager.

Job Description:

  • Plan and implement production schedule at the direction of Production Manager
  • Make adjustments to production schedule as needed based on production requirements
  • Utilize personnel in a cost-effective manner to control production costs.
  • Interact with the Quality Department to ensure a quality product is produced
  • Direct supervisory responsibility for employees working production cell.
  • Work with:
    • Safety Committee to train on safety of equipment, chemical handling, etc.
    • Maintenance department to ensure dipping lines remain mechanically sound
    • Technical department during the validation of any new processes
    •  R&D department to help develop and trial new products
  • Daily concentration on identifying any issues that may cause inferior quality or high scrap levels and finding and suggesting solutions to solve the problems
  • Monitors process control for any changes or trends or out of spec controls
  • Lead production cell using lean tools and processes to eliminate waste to improve efficiency.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from accredited college a plus
  • 5 years of experience with dipping operation and/or rubber molding or rubber compounding production experience plus some operator training/supervisory experience
  •  NBR experience preferred
  • Ability to communicate clearly with staff at all levels
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of NBR dipping and compounding manufacturing processes or rubber compounding
  • Understanding of the mechanical, electrical and thermal components of single use dipping line
  • Knowledge of quality standards and regulatory requirements
  • An understanding of health and safety regulations

Salary: Commensurate with experience

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