Apply Now

Production Supervisor   2st Shift                                                                         Columbia SC
A US corporation.  The major manufacturing facility is located in Columbia, SC. It is a precision manufacturing facility offering services to multiple industries using ferrous and non-ferrous metals.

  • Group Health and Dental program through Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 401k with matching
  • Flexible Spending Plan
  • Group Life / AD&D / STD / LTD / Voluntary Life
  • 80 hours of holiday pay per year
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Group Banking Programs
  • Employee purchase program for manufactured products
  • On Site Clinic
  • Wow Factor of the company products

The production supervisor is responsible for organizing and directing the work of the manufacturing operations engaged in performing diversified machining, assembly, and special processes

  • Assist with implementation of lean principles and methods, measure lean implementation based on published KPI’s and sustain implemented improvements through standardization, training, and continuous improvement.
  • Perform supervisory functions necessary for effective management – including hiring and training of employees, employee counseling, planning, organizing and measuring work performance.
  • Provide leadership in union avoidance and administer Human resource policies (effective implementation of work, personnel and pay practices, timely and frank communication, managerial counsel, supervisory and employee development)
  • Look for and provide solutions utilizing technical and shop knowledge to meet fluctuating schedules and resolve technical problems
  • Ensures planned production levels, quality, efficiency, effectiveness, and budget objectives are met
  • Participates in development of short and long range manufacturing objectives in cooperation with the manager, plans equipment and manpower utilization to assure maximum effectiveness and advises manager of requirements/excesses
  • Instruct and advise employees in proper use and application of equipment and the operational methods to be followed such as use of measuring tools, reading and interpreting blueprints, OCS, etc.
  • Responsible for dispositions of rejected/defective parts considering cost of rework, salvage probabilities, etc. and advises support functions of assistance required.
  • Investigates and analyzes problems pertaining to manufacturing delays, quality discrepancies, inadequate machining methods etc. and determines corrective actions to be taken
  • Assist manager in preparation ad justification of manpower, capital equipment, and operation budgets. Reviews and analyzes budget reports to improve performance to budget
  • Establishes and maintains a safe working environment in accordance with OSHA and Company requirements
  • Ensures compliance and actively coaches employees on the Five S program and implements and support Lean Manufacturing initiatives 


  • Should have a passion for manufacturing
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or two-year technical degree in Engineering or Machine Tool
  • 5years experience in a non-union metal working environment – with knowledge of CNC machining and set up
  • Knowledge of inserts including wear characteristics, insert style (WNMG, VNMG, CCMT, etc.), insert nose radius and grade of insert
  • Knowledge of operation aspects of the machines, powering machines up and down, bar feed operation, restarts, faults, etc.
  • Ability to read and use calipers, micrometers and other measuring equipment
  • Tooling knowledge – the ability to identify types of tooling and tooling wear characteristics
  • Programming knowledge and ability
  • Total exposure to a total quality environment and familiar with ISO 9000 and AS9100 standards
  • Practical understanding of 5S and Lean manufacturing standards
  • Basic Computer Skills and working knowledge of Excel and Microsoft word
  • The ability to drive projects while maintaining day to day production

Salary : $69,000 – $85,000

Apply Now

Share This