Production Supervisor - 1St Shift

Supreme Industries, Inc. Lafayette , IN 47901

Posted 2 months ago

Wabash National is more than a place to work. It is a place to contribute your talents, taking pride in being part of a team that moves diverse industries forward through innovative solutions. Each associate is a valued team member, empowered to carry forward the legacy of innovation that jumpstarted the company over 25 years ago.

If you are applying for a position with certain Wabash National Corporation's subsidiaries, Walker Stainless Equipment LLC, or Brenner Tank, LLC, with locations in Wisconsin and Oregon, or Supreme Corporation with locations in Indiana, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Texas, and California; please know that these companies are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers. You can learn more about your rights by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster at

If you are passionate about making a difference and being part of a team that is shaping the future, take a closer look at Wabash National. We look for strong, stand-out recruits with the desire to elevate our organization and make it the best it can be for our associates, our customers and our community.

Position Description:

The Production Supervisor is responsible for planning and coordinating all manufacturing activities in order to meet schedule requirements; supervises hourly Coordinators and Associates; and evaluate, coach and discipline employees. He or she works with a cross functional management team providing and interpreting multiple manufacturing reports. He or she is also expected to actively support the SQDCME Scorecard initiatives (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, Morale and Environment) in their respective Business Unit. Position can be 1st or 2nd shift.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishes work results and establishes priorities

  • Accomplishes manufacturing staff results by communicating job expectations; plans, monitors and appraises job results

  • Coaches and counsels associates while coordinating and enforcing process controls, policies and procedures

  • Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs and evaluating equipment needs

  • Initiates and fosters a spirit of cooperation within and between departments

  • Participates in the selection process of hourly Coordinators

  • Updates and maintains Safe Work Instructions

  • Completes required audits

  • Lead, promote and support continuous improvement activities, including ECO System

  • Coordinates and adherers to overall training plan for all new associates

  • Develops hourly Coordinator and Associate skills matrices

  • Responsible for delivery schedule attainment

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Education Requirements:

Associate's or Bachelor's Degree (preferred) in Business Management, Engineering or Technology

Knowledge, Training, Skills and/or Experience:

  • Grade 3 5+ years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Ability to identify OSHA compliance issues and control of hazards

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, Kronos and SAP

  • Experience implementing lean manufacturing, 5S and other continuous improvement concepts

  • Ability to lead, motivate and develop direct reports

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously

Certifications, Licenses, Certifications

  • Six Sigma certification is desired

Behavioral Competencies

  • Safety conscious, goal oriented and results driven

  • Ability to work in and foster a team environment

  • Maintain a professional appearance and positive attitude

  • Knowledgeable and confident in communicating information

  • Ability to cope with unexpected events

Equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Wabash National is a tobacco free environment.

If you need any assistance seeking a job opportunity at Wabash National Corporation or any of its affiliates, or if you need reasonable accommodation with the application process, please email

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Production Supervisor - 1St Shift

Supreme Industries, Inc.