Production Supervisor

  • location: Bolingbrook, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $65,000 - $75,000 per year


Production Supervisor, Bolingbrook, IL - World-class manufacturer is experiencing significant sales growth and needs to hire 3 Production Supervisors. Responsible for supervising shop employees in a manufacturing and assembly environment This position plans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures and recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions. Lean culture, clean work environment. Bonus eligible. 1st Shift 6:30AM-2:30PM

Responsibilities for the Production Supervisor

  • Continuously evaluate and improve manufacturing processes, through lean concepts and Six Sigma, partnering with Operational Excellence to establish value stream priorities and implement improvements while driving a lean culture
  • Balance quality, productivity, cost, safety and morale to achieve positive results in all areas Seeking to meet and improve schedule dates, reduce process times, reduce inventory levels, increase the utilization of resources and manage department priorities
  • Control manpower and materials needed to complete jobs accurately and on time
  • Assist in initiating, implementing and leading continuous improvement activities assisting in researching new processes, procedures and equipment that may improve throughput, quality and profitability
  • Supervise the work of manufacturing employees
  • Track absenteeism and maintain and approve timekeeping records
  • Ensure effective employee relations by providing employee mentoring and development and resolving employee issues through coaching and problem resolution

Requirements for the Production Supervisor

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field or equivalent combination of skill development and experience required
  • Five plus years of progressive experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledgeable in Continuous Improvement/Lean Manufacturing concepts and procedures
  • Experience directing an hourly or manufacturing workforce
  • Supervisory training and experience preferred
  • Intermediate computer skills including experience using the MS Office suite, a business planning and inventory system
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills


  • Permanent role
  • 1st shift position
  • 10% bonus potential

Job Number: 133174

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