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Production Supervisor

Job Tracking ID:  85347-284929
Location:   Dallastown, PA
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  August 17, 2019
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Job Description:


To lead the planning and execution of the work efforts for assigned departments to maintain the quality and integrity of products at the lowest possible cost.



  • Directs the efforts of assigned departments, including supervision of staff and associated personnel actions. 
  • Ensures department work areas are safe, healthy, and environmentally compliant through training, implementation of EHS policies, and continuous improvement. 
  • Creates and maintains training matrices of personnel and associated documentation.
  • Interfaces with supporting departments such as Engineering and Quality Assurance. 
  • Ensures adequate resources are in place for employees to perform daily operations, including materials, tools, and training.



 Provides direction to designated work teams with responsibility for maintaining production schedules, quality of work, and planning and assigning duties.



Experience and Skills:


Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards.

Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors.

Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary.

Ability to adhere to workplace rules.



4 year college/university degree (technical field preferred), or equivalent experience.

3 years related experience in manufacturing, including supervision.


Problem Solving         

Building upon processes established by engineering, leads process improvement efforts through establishment of performance measures and goals, monitoring of trends, initiating problem solving and corrective action. 

Solves problems requiring solutions beyond established policies and procedures.

Troubleshoots moderately complex technical problems.

Implements new ideas or potential solutions without prompting.


Decision Making/ Accountability        

Acts quickly & appropriately to optimize opportunities & solve problems.

Formulates clear decision criteria; evaluates options by considering implications & consequences;    chooses an effective option or course of action.



Listens to others & objectively considers their ideas & opinions.

Gives timely, appropriate feedback on performance; reinforces efforts & progress.

Acts quickly & appropriately to optimize opportunities & solve problems.

Able to train lower level supervisors.

Coaches others to maintain credibility and remain open to new ideas.

Provides instruction, positive role model and opportunities to observe in order to develop skills.

Leads cross-functional problem solving efforts and process improvements.


Special Knowledge/ Skills       

Demonstrated ability to facilitate resolution of conflict with individuals or team.

Familiarity & general understanding of employment law & company policies.

Takes positive action to resolve conflict in a way that addresses the issue, dissipates the conflict & maintains relationships.

Experience in Supervising a Machine Shop or Fabrication Shop is preferred.



Office environment.

Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time.

Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones).

Ability to lift  up to 10 pounds.

Ability to follow standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Additional Information:
Job Level:   Management
Number of Openings:  
Years of Experience:  
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Starting Date :   ASAP