Plant Supervisor


Lockhart, TX

Industry: Manufacturing / Diversified


5 - 7 years

Posted 290 days ago

  by    Benjamin Workman

This job is no longer available.

This position is responsible for the implementation of manufacturing and delivery schedules ensuring timely and efficient production of high-quality products. Supports and promotes our Lean Manufacturing Initiatives to improve cost, quality, and safety and service objectives. Lead teams and functional support personnel through rapid and ongoing schedule changes. Engage and support continuous improvement efforts, and lead team members in providing the required level of service required for high-quality customer service.



  • Coordinates withinternal personnel to attain delivery, cost and quality of service objectives
  • Organizes/supervises daily manufacturing functions of the department, ensuring timely completion of production schedules and production of high-quality goods
  • Plans, organizes and supervises the production function of the department/s ensuring timely and cost effective delivery of high quality products in a fast-paced environment
  • Identifies/implements systems and procedures designed to improve operations/cost effectiveness
  • Reviews/retains information for daily management reports and coordinates with office and management staff to provide information on scheduled deliveries and product status
  • Maintains knowledge of current trends in the field; and attends appropriate training programs to remain current on manufacturing, health and safety issues
  • Recruits, interviews and makes selection recommendations. Provides initial and on-going training and evaluation to assigned production personnel
  • Responds proactively to performance concerns, discipline, employee complaints and employee relations issues
  • Collaborates withother managers, supervisors and leadership to identify opportunities of improvement





  • Effective Communication/interpersonal skills
  • Strong Leadership Skills with ability to motivate for employee development
  • Analytical Decision Making- solves different problems through careful & systematic evaluation of information
  • Delivering Results Safely- Challenging others to deliver results and maintain a high level of commitment to getting things done and delivering through others in the safest manner
  • Experienceworking with data-driven measurements and metrics for functional area
  • Leading by example - working collaboratively to accomplish goals and objectives
  • Some college level coursework or specialized training
  • 5+ years of progressively responsiblesupervisory experience in a lean/continuous improvement manufacturing environment
  • Intermediate spreadsheet and word processing skills, proficient in use of Microsoft Office
  • Adequate knowledge of new processes, procedures and project planning related directly to quality systems management



  • Work is active in nature with frequent walking of manufacturing plant, warehouse and distribution areas
  • Maintain appropriate PPE for the plant
  • Able to occasionally lift up to 100 pounds



  • Experience in a production environment or lean improvement facility
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff and work well independently or on a team
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Systems knowledge (MS Office, Outlook)
  • Proven time management and organizational skills

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties or responsibilitiesassociated with the job. Other job-related duties may be assigned.

An Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer * Drug-Free Working Environment


Job Type: Full-time


  • MS Excel: 1year
  • Manufacturing Management: 1year
  • Warehouse: 1year