Production Supervisor

Sarasota, FL

Posted: 11/22/2022 Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -112022-15885

Job Description

Production Supervisor

Salary: $70-$75k

Location: Sarasota 34243

Industry: Aviation / Manufacturing

Employment Type: Contract to Perm

Shift: 2nd Shift, M-F 12pm-8pm


Overall responsibility for leading manufacturing team in ensuring a safe work environment, achieving production schedule, product quality, product cost goals and coordinate with all functional and service groups to meet and exceed customer requirements. Drives performance to achieve or exceed financial plans and strategic goals and motivates employees to create a high-performance culture.


  • High School Diploma or GED; AS or BS in Engineering or a technical degree highly preferred
  • 3-5 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing or equivalent experience
  • Aerospace industry experience preferred
  • Knowledge of materials planning systems (MRP/ERP) requirements and order generation process logic.
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing concepts and tool sets as they relate to production management.
  • Microsoft Excel skills or other data processing program to analyze, trend and drive actions based on data
  • Must specifically demonstrate the following competencies:
    • Developing direct reports, building effective teams, managerial courage, listening, personal learning, customer focus, drive for results, business acumen and problem solving
  • Position requires leadership skills and the ability to motivate a group of employees towards a common goal. Advanced communication skills required for interaction with all levels of plant associates.


  • Requires direct supervision of production operators and technicians to accomplish business objectives
  • Assures policies, procedures and other documentation are followed to ensure consistent and compliant manufactured product.
  • Supports product design organization through new product introduction phase to ensure customer manufacturing delivery times are met.
  • Proactively implements, promotes and maintains a safe working environment, through diligence in accident prevention, investigation, and equipment maintenance and rule enforcement.
  • Leads, facilitates and coordinates production activities and resources per established practices and/or policies within their job area to ensure the timely delivery of quality parts that meet or exceed customer expectations.
  • Clearly communicates expectations and consistently holds self and employees accountable for performance. Effectively confronts employee performance and behavioral issues.
  • Motivates and coaches employees and teams to maintain high levels of satisfaction, productivity and quality.
  • Ensures that employees have the necessary skills, knowledge, information and tools to do their jobs safely and effectively.
  • Coordinates and/or participates on production and continuous improvement teams within own area or other areas to enhance plant results.
  • Drives 5S culture by improving and maintaining the cleanliness, safety and organization of the work area.
  • Actively participates in setting, communicating and achieving department goals and objectives that are tied to the Balanced Scorecard (BSC).
  • Develops and maintains performance metrics as required to monitor results and uses as a tool to identify and initiate process improvements within their work area.
  • Coordinates and leverages resources with other functions, such as maintenance, materials, scheduling, logistics and engineering, to resolve manufacturing problems and/or improve processes.
  • Work Environment: work involves working near/with moving or mechanical equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and there is some exposure to airborne particles and fumes
  • Regular, predictable attendance is required.
  • Must be willing to work overtime as necessary.

Physical Demands: Sitting 10%, Standing 70%, Walking & Lifting 20% (Up to 30lbs).

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