Fostoria, OH

Production Supervisor - 1st Shift

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  • 9b985218-b8ac-4034-b09f-4e601b127bcb
  • May 29
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Production Supervisor - 1st Shift
Fostoria, Ohio
GREAT medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits available day one of employment 
A first shift production supervisor opening at a company like this is NEVER available...DO NOT let this job pass you by! 
🎯Oversee a smooth running area of the plant that does NOT have any hourly positions vacant and does not use a temporary workforce 
🎯Benefits available day one of employment 
🎯The workforce has an average tenure of 15 years; people do not leave this facility
🎯If you don't enjoy working weekends, this is the job for you - ONLY work one Saturday per quarter
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Profitable, successful manufacturer is adding a 1st shift Production Supervisor to oversee production for a specific product line.  As the Production Supervisor, you will report to a manager with over twenty years of experience with the company.  You will be responsible for the following daily tasks:
  • Training, coaching, mentoring and evaluating the hourly workforce
  • Operating as the point of contact for all production workers in the assigned area to answer questions related to benefits, discipline, attendance, etc.  
  • Working with other departments in the plant to meet production goals and support hourly team members
  • Scheduling staff to designated areas of the production floor and planning overtime based on production needs  
  • Ensuring that safety, quality and delivery goals are met
  • Leading shift change communication and attending other meetings as needed 
  • Following the production schedule and making modifications as needed 
  • Reviewing, confirming and approving timesheets and vacation requests, including researching any discrepancies in hours and timesheets 
  • Conducting disciplinary actions as needed and completing staff reviews 
  • Assisting with interviewing and hiring staff within the assigned department 
  • Assisting with identifying process improvements 
  • Other duties as directed by management 
This is a hands-on position that requires qualified candidates to be on the production floor up to 70% of their day. The primary goal of this position will be to improve communication with the department's machine operators.  Candidates should enjoy mentoring and coaching others, holding people accountable, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, enjoy building rapport on the floor and working within a team of manufacturing professionals.  The company offers EXCELLENT medical benefits (including dental and vision) day one of employment, life insurance, 401K (100% up to 4%), paid holidays and vacations, Christmas shutdown and bonus potential.  
1st shift hours:
Monday-Friday, 6:15 a.m.-4 p.m. to cover all three shifts 
Saturday hours of production are 5 a.m.-12 p.m. (ONLY work one Saturday per quarter) 

REQUIREMENTS for the Production Supervisor:
1. Minimum of a high school diploma or GED 
2. At least two years of experience overseeing others in a manufacturing environment
3. Experience overseeing at least 15-20 people at a time 
4. Microsoft Office experience, including BASIC Word and Excel skills 

Skills preferred but NOT required:
1. Mechanical and/or technical aptitude 
2. ERP experience 
3. Experience with continuous improvement initiatives 

Reasons to work for this organization:
1. Medical, dental, vision and life insurance – available day one of employment 
2. Excellent 401K - 100% up to 4%
3. NO current hourly openings; they are fully staffed and do not use a temporary workforce 
4. The average tenure of their staff (hourly and salary) is 15 years of employment 
5. Excellent work/life balance with flexibility and WORK ONLY ONE SATURDAY PER QUARTER 
6. Enjoy a Christmas shutdown during the holidays 
7. Have the opportunity to take on more responsibility in the future 

Candidates are preferred to be local to the Fostoria, OH area; there is NOT relocation for this position.  

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