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Shift Supervisor - 3rd shift

Job-ID: 12886; Location(s): McPherson, KS 



Responsible for overseeing and coordinating the work of all production employees on assigned shift; ensuring production goals are met; reviewing and interpreting production orders, schedules and back-order reports and prioritizing work; accordingly, maintaining record keeping and reports; monitoring inventory levels; and ensuring quality products are being made according to specifications.




  • Oversees work performed on the line; coordinates the work of production workers to ensure production goals are met.
  • Participates in and provides input to Line Manager on all performance reviews; advises of any issues or problems.
  • Adopts and enforces company policies and procedures regarding health and safety regulations.
  • Ensures employees receive proper training.
  • Ensures employees follow company policies such as break times, staying in assigned areas, etc.
  • Performs Line Manager duties as required and/or assigned
  • Develops, maintain and implement policies and procedures to improve productions, equipment usage, job performance and quality of product methods.
  • Continually and proactively demonstrates strong leadership and managerial skills in training, motivating, reviewing, coaching, developing, and retaining a high-performance team.
  • Make staffing arrangements to ensure lines are adequately staffed.
  • Together with Line Manager conducts timely and accurate employee performance evaluations: addresses performance issue.



  • Reviews and interpret production orders, production schedules, back-order reports and priority lists; ensures daily, weekly, and monthly production goals are met.
  • Prepares schedules of work to be performed; assigns and allocates employees accordingly.
  • Meets with Line Manager to discuss production goals, schedules, and inventory levels.
  • Schedule maintenance and setup of all equipment utilizing maintenance schedule and internal maintenance department personnel.


Record Keeping and Reporting

  • Inputs production orders and confirms in SAP.
  • Maintains appropriate records such as shift logs, QMS documents, etc.
  • Creates work request forms for maintenance and upkeep of equipment.
  • Monitors equipment and production to ensure goals are met.


Supply Raw Material

  • Visually checks workstations to determine if supplies are getting low; pulls supplies from shelves; transports materials to and from workstations utilizing push cart, forklift or pallet jack; updates Kanban systems; notifies Line Manager when non-stock supplies are at reorder levels.
  • Orders component parts and raw materials from warehouse including but not limited to boxes, bags, components, etc.
  • Monitors inventory of raw materials, parts and miscellaneous items utilizing visual checks and computer reports; prepares reports and submit to Line Manager.



  • Assists other lines to ensure everything is running according to schedule; rotates and fills in where needed.



  • Inspects the overall quality of produced products to ensure working according to specifications; makes adjustments as necessary and rejects products outside of specifications.


Cleaning and Area Upkeep

  • Performs the 6S activities (sort, straighten, shine, safety, standardize and sustain) to organize and manage workstations.



  • Attends scheduled meetings, shift overlap meetings, safety meetings, daily management meetings, and other as required and/or assigned.
  • Performs other duties as required and/or assigned


Special Job Dimensions

  • Some travel may be required.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of computer software such as SAP, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of companies’ policies and procedures regarding health and safety issues.
  • Knowledge of basic English, including reading, writing and arithmetic.
  • Good manual dexterity skills, working with very small parts.
  • Ability to solve problems and make quick decisions.
  • Ability to perform repetitive functions.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment.
  • Ability to interpret blueprints, drawings and schematics.
  • Ability to operate equipment such as manufacturing machine.
  • Ability to Lead employees in the same work performed.
  • Ability to perform with superior service, reflecting a positive company image while sustaining a positive attitude with those you interact with; always going above and beyond to help others out, regardless of their position or department.
  • Ability to adhere to the highest standards of quality while continually performing at the highest possible level.


Education, Certification/License & Work Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • 6 - 7 years of related work experience.



Your contact person:

Kristi Davis  - -  

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