Production Supervisor

Insteel Mount Airy , NC 27030

Posted 2 weeks ago

Position Snapshot

The facility operates two separate twelve hour shifts per day, seven days per week on a rotating schedule, offering an exciting and dynamic opportunity for a qualified production supervisor to join the team. The schedule will consist of daytime training and evolve into a rotation of day and night shift, depending upon the plant needs and experience. This position will require reporting at 7am and working until 7pm and if on a night shift rotation, will report at 7pm working through 7am.


Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

Other duties may be assigned.

Team Leader:

  • Directly supervises work of assigned personnel on assigned shifts, coaches and supports all persons assigned to ensure personal growth to reach their maximum potential.

  • Responsible for employee relations, housekeeping, safety, production problems, training and cost on individual shift. Leads by example.

  • Prepares for shift by checking production conditions with previous shift's Production Supervisor, checking orders and scheduling production on machines. Ensures all material supplies are adequate for shift operation.

  • Conducts pre-shift meetings: Checks for absentees, makes necessary adjustments; distributes job assignments and informs employees of changes or events within the company; and communicates plant goals and concerns to associates.

  • Prepares daily reports: production; employee reports regarding, counseling, etc.; purchase requisitions; and work orders for maintenance.

  • Completes evaluations, administers corrective actions and recognizes performance.

  • Evaluates employees for Pay-for-Skills advancements.

  • Supervises other employees in absence of their supervisor, keeps supervisor informed after return to production area.

  • Trains lead person in all aspects of position to fill in during Production Supervisor's absence.

  • Checks time clock for exceptions and enters vacation, jury duty, holiday hours, etc.

  • Schedules hourly employee vacations.

  • Ensures proper coverage on the equipment in the event of absences.

  • Attends all staff meetings, daily production meetings and scheduled inventories.

  • Works with interview/hiring team to evaluate potential new employees.

  • Documents 30, 60, and 90 day evaluation for all new hires and temporary employees. Must be submitted in a timely manner.

  • Recognizes problems, draws conclusions and takes appropriate action to resolve.

  • Ensures lean initiatives and KPI's are actioned and current; continuously improves upon the same.

  • Supports and administers policies and promotes a positive environment.

  • Complies with all requirements related to both the Oracle and Maximo systems.

  • Attends personal growth training as suggested or required.


  • Responsible for all WIP cycle counts and their research, correction and input into the system.

  • Produces finished good and WIP tags.

  • Coordinates with the cleaning house to ensure rod supply for production demands, where applicable.

  • Coordinates with shipping related to finished goods storage and location.

  • Coordinates scrap and inventory related functions to maintain a correct inventory.

  • Monitors materials used in production. Makes adjustments in computer system as needed.

  • Checks completed orders. Makes corrections on computer entries as needed. Provides additional training to the employee on the computer system.

  • Assists Home Office as needed.


  • Conducts visual inspections of plant to identify and correct potential hazards and ensure compliance with safety regulations.

  • Enforces use of safety equipment.

  • Trains forklift operators to qualify for licensing.

  • Conducts accident investigations.

  • Recommends changes in policies and procedures to prevent accidents and illness.

  • Is aware of environmental compliance issues and addresses them as they occur.

  • Ensures compliance with the procedures and requirements.

  • Conducts weekly risk assessments.

  • Leads tool box safety/information meetings.


  • Checks quality of finished product and work-in-process throughout the shift to adjust as needed for improvement.

  • Knows ASTM requirements for the finished products and ensures that product meets or exceeds requirements.

  • Checks with Quality Assurance Department on test results for equipment to ensure that only top-quality product is being produced.

  • Aids in development and implementation of quality improvement methods (continuous improvement) and cost-saving ideas.

  • Initiates preventative action to ensure all performance standards are met.

May be required to back up other positions as directed.


Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

Directly supervises employees in the Production Department.

Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, checking and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems; costs; operation methods; maintaining quality standards; maintaining quantity standards; and carrying out established policy.

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