Production Supervisor

  • Location
    Essex Junction, Vermont
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Adecco is assisting a local client recruiting for a reliable, focused Production Supervisor in Essex Junction, VT. In addition to performing production leadership responsibilities, the Production Supervisor serves as a role model for his/her team members and is responsible for providing hands-on leadership within the Manufacturing and Fabrication Department, particularly in the areas of communication, work procedures and safety.  As a member of management, the supervisor is to lead by example in a professional and efficient manner at all times. If you meet the qualifications listed below please Apply Now!



  • Ensure that all processes are performed in a manner consistent with applicable safety guidelines and procedures.
  • Manage shift staffing to support manufacturing needs.
  • Ensure staff understands and is able to perform in a manner consistent with the Company’s Vision, Mission and Core Beliefs and Values.
  • Continuously work to improve Lean manufacturing processes and 5S activities that eliminate non-value added work and improve work conditions and safety.
  • Ensure that manufacturing/fabrication stays on schedule and communicates issues timely and effectively.
  • Supervise the team, including delegation of work and duties to be performed daily.
  • Ensure management metrics are sustained and reported accurately and in a timely fashion.
  • Working knowledge of all departmental processes, equipment, and the related standard operating procedures.
  • Ensure that the team meets or exceeds ever increasing quality standards.
  • Build a positive team environment.  Actively listen to staff and co-workers.  Lead by example.
  • Work cross-functionally with other departments on a regular basis on improvements; achieving goals, and other projects.
  • Inform Manufacturing Manager on awareness of all issues (e.g., equipment, process, or people) that may affect the departmental objectives or goals.
  • Maintain accurate employee documentation for staff; including attendance and performance information for reviews and/or corrective action.  Address employee’s issues in a timely, professional, confidential manner.
  • Provide training to staff to ensure a productive, efficient and safe department.  Ensure all employees understand the quality objectives and how they contribute.  Cross-train all employees and maintain cross-training records.
  • Ensure ISO9000 policy and procedures are followed.  Changes must be discussed with appropriate personnel and approved.  Policy and procedures must be revised if changes are implemented, along with training.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skill & Experience Requirements

  • Associates degree in Business, Management or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Up to 5 years’ experience in lead or supervisory role working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with clear written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Attention to detail; excellent time management and project management skills; and good problem solving ability.
  • Able to deal with confidential information in a professional and timely manner.
  • Capable of presenting ideas and results through both informal and formal presentations.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and ERP system.
  • Experience in a Lean Manufacturing environment; and Military experience a plus.
  • Mechanical aptitude and experience in an injection molding environment a plus.


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