• Production Supervisor

    Job Locations US-TN-Crossville
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Manchester Tank - Crossville
  • Overview

    Supervises and coordinates the activities of production workers. Directly supervises 7 to 30 employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies, union contract, and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Enforce safety guidelines and applicable procedures. Review job safety analysis (JSA) with employees to ensure employee comprehension. Respond to unsafe conditions (either correct or contact Maintenance). Respond to all incidents within their department (Level 1 investigation). Shut down processes if unsafe.


    • Inspects products to verify conformance to specifications and directs setup and adjustments of machines.
    • Studies production schedules and estimates workers hour requirements for completion of job assignment.
    • Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.
    • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
    • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
    • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.
    • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.
    • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
    • Maintains time and production records.
    • Estimates, requisitions, and inspects materials.
    • Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.
    • Performs activities of workers supervised.
    • Maintains and creates a safe working environment for all employees. Looks for opportunity to get employees involved in safety, environmental, process changes and overall improvement efforts.
    • Evaluates and directs the sites environmental and safety program per policy.
    • Enforce safety guidelines and applicable procedures.
    • Review Job Safety Analysis (JSA) with employees to ensure employee comprehension.
    • Respond to unsafe conditions (either correct or contact Maintenance).
    • Respond to all incidents within their department (Level 1 Investigation).
    • Shut down processes if unsafe.
    • Other duties may be assigned.



    Candidates shall be a high school graduate with 3 to 5 years of manufacturing supervisory experience; demonstrated mechanical aptitude; knowledge of mechanical hand and power tools; speak, read and write the English language; proficient with Microsoft® Office Software Suite; operational capability with Microsoft Project Management software a plus.  Ability to pass a criminal background investigation and drug screen.  Additional qualifications required include:

    • Ability to read and interpret drawings
    • Program and process management
    • Ability to plan, maintain and successfully implement production schedules
    • Commitment to manufacturing quality work products
    • Have a positive attitude and foster trust and confidence of staff and management
    • Exercise good judgment and decision making skills
    • Safety oriented and responsible for all aspects of work station and area safety
    • Coaching
    • An effective team player able to work with limited supervision
    • An effective communicator in both the written and spoken word


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