Production Supervisor from Orion Talent

Job Type
Full Time, Employee
Orion Talent
Smithfield, PA

Orion Talent, the nation’s largest military recruiting firm, is currently recruiting transitioning or former military professionals for Production Supervisor positions with a diversified manufacturer and supplier of premium building products and related technologies for the commercial and residential construction markets. Our client has been a recognized leader in the roofing industry for nearly half a century, offering high-performance single-ply roofing solutions that include EPDM, TPO, PVC and roof garden systems.

Position Description
As a Production Supervisor, you will have the responsibility of overseeing the manufacturing line and assisting with improvement projects while reducing operating cost. The primary role of the position is to produce a product safely that meets production specification and customer expectations, strong leadership skills, and the application of Lean Manufacturing principles. This job has full supervisory responsibilities. You must be able to effectively assign duties, coach and develop employees’ abilities, train, evaluate and discipline subordinate employees in a fair, consistent and non-confrontational manner. Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Supervise all Production employees (and occasionally personnel from other departments on same shift).
  • Coach and develop employees in their respective positions.
  • Direct and coordinate activities associated with the production department.
  • Supervise all plants safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform yearly reviews on employees as well as 30-60-90 day reviews on new hires.
  • Document incidents, disciplinary actions, accident/injury reports and other related forms when needed.
  • Have an advanced understanding of all production positions.
  • Periodic inspection of material being produced for quality defects and other issues.
  • Housekeeping of plant, inside and out.
  • Help formulate and implement plan to achieve yearly plant goals as they pertain to the department.
  • Oversee usage of Statistical Process Control (SPC) software on the production line.
  • Create and manage SOPs and other training documents.
  • Assist with COS work processes.
  • Assist in and oversee the training of all production personnel.
  • Fill in for other supervisors when required (vacation, absenteeism, trainings, etc).
  • Be knowledgeable regarding safe/proper disposal of Waste Chemicals.
  • Update and present SQDC board during boardwalk.

Position Details

Location: Smithfield, PA
Salary: $65,000-$70,000+ End of year salary. Base salary is $60,000 and incumbents will receive a company performance-based bonus that is paid out in February of the following year and averages between 10%-17%+
Supervisory: Yes, 12 Production Personnel
Incumbent will work a Monday–Friday shift that rotates with their peers every quarter. Shift times below:

  • 1st 7:00am–3:30pm
  • 2nd 3:00pm–11:30pm
  • 3rd 11:00pm–7:30am

Benefits: 401k, medical/dental/prescription drug, and life insurance, flex spending, educational assistance, holiday and vacation pay.
Career Progression: Our client has over 26 plants across the country and is growing tremendously. Due to this growth and expansion there is ample opportunity for motivated leaders to excel and promote into higher level production management and plant management roles. There can also be opportunity for advancement if you are open to relocating if a leadership role were to become available at another plant location. The company does an excellent job at training and developing personnel and most employees stay with the company for 20+ year careers.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of 5+ years of leadership experience (Military experience included).
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications along with SAP knowledge is desired but not a firm requirement.
  • Lean Six Sigma experience is preferred but not required.