Production Supervisor

Sparrow Company - Shreve, OH

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Supervise a workforce of approximately 80 hourly full-time and contract associates performing tasks associated with operating liquid filling packaging equipment and manual applications.
  • Communicate, implement and monitor safety programs and procedures. Participate and perform investigations and provide detailed documentation as it pertains to safety incidents, including root causes and corrective actions.
  • Assign work and monitor progress, develop associates, interview and recommends hiring of applicants, evaluates associate work performance, counsels associates, and/or implements disciplinary action.
  • Ensuring quality and quantity standards are achieved in a cost-effective and efficient manner along with the availability of materials and supplies; problem-solving quickly when things do not go according to plan.
  • Influence positive change and employee lead activities for safety, quality, and plant improvements through communication and leading by example.
  • Provide daily schedules and direction; communicate targets for production tasks. Communicate and prioritize tasks and provide direction to support departments as needed in the absence of other leaders.
  • Accurately obtain, record, and explain both written and verbal, variance to shift targets, machine breakdowns, off quality products, and labor inefficiencies and participate in creative solutions to overcome rate gaps.
  • Establishes associate work schedules, perform absence tracking, process and approve time off via Workday systems.
  • Execute and enforce regulatory, company, and/or plant, procedures, and/or policies.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • A Bachelor's degree (preferably in an Engineering discipline) is highly desired.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Suite and experience with SAP preferred.
  • Experience in a supervisory or lead role is highly desired, specifically experience in associate development and safety.
  • Working knowledge of all facets of manufacturing including continuous improvement, team building, safety, associate relations, quality, and customer service.
  • Good oral and written communication skills and strong leadership skills are required.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to effectively multi-task, problem solve in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to manage, motivate and train others to achieve required goals.

What Makes This Role Unique

  • You will be exposed to all levels of the organization. You will not be just a number but a valuable contributor to our team and organization.
  • At our client's company, everyday is a new day. You will be encouraged to think outside the box, operate with autonomy, challenge the status quo. We are energized by high changed environments and are comfortable with ambiguity.


Posted On: Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Compensation: 80,000-100,000



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