Production Supervisor

Job Location: 
Columbia, MO

Production Supervisor

Leads the activities necessary to manufacture products assigned to the Business Improvement Team. Accountable for achieving Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, and Customer Satisfaction goals/metrics in a team-based environment.  Leads team in daily activities, problem solving, root cause analyses, and maintaining or improving quality and through put. Ensures compliance with safety regulations and provides a safe working environment.



Manages production team activities ensuring adequate allocation of direct labor to production lines and team performance measures are met.

Ensures quality management and operations systems and procedures are functioning according to standards. Oversees audits and verifications to ensure completion of written / documented processes, procedures, control plans, work instructions and related-activities.

Provides guidance and methods for continuous improvement within team, and leads/participates in plant continuous improvement initiatives. 

Communicates directly to team members, 1) team and company goals, 2) performance expectations and metrics, 3) needs, 4) problems and obstacles, and 5) successes.

Informs team members of customer satisfaction, product quality, delivery, and team performance issues, as well as financial performance of product group(s).  Evaluates and communicates team performance compared to goals of the company as well as the team.

Provides oversight and leadership to production Team Members, Team Leaders, and Shift Facilitators.

Handles Team Member selection/hiring, performance evaluation, discipline, and retention.

Builds and maintains teamwork within team and within plant. Resolves conflicts between team members and with other teams. Facilitates in maintaining positive team member relations and morale.



High School diploma/GED
3+ years’ experience in a supervisory/lead position  
5+ years manufacturing experience3                              
Prior Automotive Industry experience beneficial


Recruiter Name: 
Jared Smerchek
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 232
Manufacturing & Engineering

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