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Production Supervisor - 1st Shift

Production Supervisor - 1st Shift

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US-IL-Rock Island
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Group O is searching for a 1st Shift Production Supervisor to join our team in Rock Island, IL!  The Production Supervisor is responsible for managing kitting team activity, workloads, productivity and quality performance.




  • Managing production activity
    • Supervising employees
    • Proposing production schedules
    • Setting up production activity
    • Ensuring a safe work environment in production
    • Identifying issues and managing issue resolution
    • Managing employee issues
    • Training employees
  • Managing workloads
    • Monitoring activity levels
    • Assigning and adjusting assignments based on resource availability
  • Managing production escalations
  • Managing the kitting team’s productivity performance
    • Collecting data for labor costs and productivity measurement
    • Reviewing and validating labor cost and productivity data
    • Acting based on labor cost and productivity performance
  • Managing the kitting team’s quality performance to goals
    • Maintaining relevant and effective quality audits
    • Collecting data for quality measurement
    • Reviewing and validating quality measurement data
    • Acting based on quality performance
  • Looking up schedules, production orders and inventory locations in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system
  • Maintaining a safe, clean and orderly work area

  • Finding and supporting opportunities for improved performance, cost-savings and efficiency

  • Performing tasks assigned to direct reports

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum three years related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Flexibility in daily hours worked based on workloads
  • On-call accessibility
  • Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time

Desired Skills:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Team management skills
  • Ability to follow work instructions and procedures
  • Ability to learn and work with Enterprise Resource Management (ERP) software
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Aptitude for project management
  • Aptitude for problem-solving
  • Ability to delegate effectively


Desired Traits:

  • Self-motivated
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, stressful environment
  • Ability to work with and meet deadlines


  • High school diploma or equivalent


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