Purpose of Position

This position is primarily responsible for training, directing, and coordinating the activities of the 2nd Shfit Production Department, and managing the floor space utilization in a safe and effective manner in order to produce quality products for customers and deliver them on time. 


Essential Functions:

  • Develop and implement daily production targets, assignments, and sequences in alignment with production objectives outlined by the Manufacturing Manager.
  • Work with First Shift Production supervisors to ensure efficient turnover and continuation of work in progress. 
  • Coordinate and prepare employee work schedules, ensuring optimal organization and efficiency.
  • Clearly communicate job expectations, including planning and oversight, to production floor leads, leads, team leads, and team members.
  • Monitor and report consumable and material need to the Materials Department preemptively, minimizing disruptions to production.
  • Contribute to the development, enhancement, and adherence of policies and procedures aimed at optimizing production efficiency and product quality.
  • Arrange project workflow stages to maximize production cycle efficiency.
  • Collaborate with the quality team to analyze and address quality issues, identifying root causes and implementing preventive measures.
  • Assume responsibility for maintaining high-quality standards across all production processes.
  • Provide technical guidance and support, addressing queries from the production team.
  • Assist in managing personnel matters on the production floor, including HR-related issues.
  • Participate in recruitment, termination, and disciplinary actions as necessary.
  • Ensure adherence to company policies and industry regulations.
  • Undertake any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


Supervision of Personnel:

  • Floor Leads
  • Leads
  • Team Leads
  • Production Staff



  • Familiarity with manufacturing/processing environment preferred
  • Leadership: Ability to lead and motivate teams toward achieving production goals while fostering a positive work environment to drive productivity and employee engagement.
  • Organizational Skills: Capacity to organize and prioritize tasks effectively, including scheduling and resource allocation.
  • Communication: Strong verbal and written communication skills to convey job expectations, coordinate with various departments, and address issues promptly.
  • Problem-Solving: Aptitude for identifying and resolving production-related issues, including root cause analysis and implementing preventive measures.
  • Collaboration: Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, including quality assurance, materials management, and HR, to achieve production objectives.
  • Adaptability: Flexibility to adapt to changing production demands, schedules, and priorities in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Continuous Improvement: Commitment to continuous improvement initiatives, including process optimization, efficiency enhancements, and cost reduction strategies.
  • Time Management: Effective time management skills to meet production deadlines, manage competing priorities, and maximize productivity.
  • Conflict Resolution: Skill in resolving conflicts and addressing interpersonal issues among team members, promoting a harmonious work environment.


Education and Experience: 

  •  Technical Degree (BS) preferred or 5 years’ experience in associated manufacturing field.
  • At least 2 years of direct supervisory experience with production, engineering, warehouse and quality functions in a manufacturing/plant environment



Physical Demands:

              Activities:          Sitting – 30%                  Walking/Standing – 70%

              Lifting:               Frequently lift up to 30lbs.  Occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.

              Bend:                 Ability to bend, squat, crawl and climb.

              Vision:               Long periods of close work on computer screen and ability to see small or detailed                                           items.

Mental Demands:           Interpret, analyze, research and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Environment:                  Climate controlled office space and exposure to outdoor conditions such as                                                         excessive cold, excessive heat, noise/vibration and dust.