• Production Supervisor

    Job Location US-KS-Newton
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/2/2019 10:36 AM)
    Manufacturing/Production Group
  • Position Profile

    Position Summary

    We are looking for first and second shift Production Supervisor.  The Production Supervisor supervises hourly employees in the assigned department and/or departments. This supervisor is responsible for the overall direction coordination and evaluation of direct reports. He/she carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing hiring and training employees; planning assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employee; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


    Key Accountabilities

    • Provide feedback to providers related to meeting or exceeding expectations defined.
    • Ensure the maintenance of all production equipment.
    • Plan and coordinate department’s activities to support safety quality and production targets and meet and/or exceed expectations.
    • Actively participate on assigned teams and/or projects.
    • Work with departments to develop and implement Standard Operating Practices.
    • Participate in identifying hiring needs; employee selection and training process
    • Provide communication on departmental expectations; motivates team members and identifies opportunity for improvements.
    • Provide team leadership consistent with company vision mission.
    • Ensures Policies are followed and provides guidance and discipline.
    • Effectively utilize all resources to maximum potential performance to achieve goals.
    • Establishes individual goals for team members in alignment with overall organization goals and performs periodic performance reviews to determine progress.
    • Support and represent company as a union-free environment
    • Provide a safe and productive work environment including housekeeping.
    • Participate in the identification and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives
    • Lead by example
    • Perform other tasks as directed by direct supervisor


    Key Competencies

    • Exercises good judgment and makes effective sound timely and informed decisions.
    • Seeks to identify analyze and resolve problems effectively
    • Plans and aligns; plans and prioritizes work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
    • Drives results; consistently achieve results even under tough circumstances
    • Communicate effectively; uses appropriate modes and media targeting the amount level of detail and content of the information to the needs of the audience
    • Ensures accountability; holds self and others accountable to meet commitments
    • Manages conflict and crisis; constructively resolves conflicts and disagreements and takes appropriate action to address conflicts
    • Builds and maintains effective relationships to share information establish cross departmental partnerships and leverage expertise to accomplish the plant and corporate goals
    • Fosters continuous improvement and innovation with efforts aimed at improving current process
    • Instills trust; gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty integrity and authenticity


    Education & Experience



    • High School diploma or GED
    • Bachelor´s degree OR 2+ years of production or operations management, including supervision, crew leadership, or coordination
    • Previous experience working in a fast-paced production environment
    • Advanced computer skills utilizing Microsoft programs, Outlook, Word, Excel
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to speak candidly and provide constructive feedback
    • Strong planning/organization & time management skills
    • Ability to work in an adverse environment with varying temperatures and conditions seasonally
    • Demonstrated problem solving skills


    • Bachelor’s degree
    • 5+ years of production or operations management, including supervision, crew leadership, or coordination
    • Experience as a Production Supervisor or Finish Supervisor


    About MasterBrand Cabinets

    Imagine a short commute to a company driven by a higher purpose.  Where people are as important as our products, and the quality of life fuels the quality of ideas.  Our culture is built around giving everyone the opportunity to contribute both their ideas and hard work.   You will have the opportunity to grow, learn, and make a difference in the company and your community, and be recognized and rewarded for it.   We build employee opportunity, purpose, and reward into everything we do.


    Join our family of prominent brands across North America where we take ideas, build solutions, and fulfill dreams of a comfortable, inviting home.     


    In order to be considered for employment, you must complete an Application for Employment in its entirety.  Only applications that are fully completed shall be considered by MasterBrand Cabinets.


    MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a Drug-Free Workplace.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or Vietnam era or other protected veteran status.


    Opportunity. Purpose. Reward.


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