Production 2nd shift Supervisor


The Production Supervisor is a hands-on leader responsible for the day-to-day performance within the manufacturing and logistics work areas.  This includes responsibility for the people, the process, and the performance of all work to be completed in the respective area. As a supervisor, you are not scheduled to run machinery, but may be required to assist if needed. Maintain weekly cycle counts, apply inventory adjustments as needed, submit purchase requests and champion the end of year inventory event.


This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.


  • Select, train, and develop team to support Production in all areas of responsibility
  • Sets expectations and holds all team members accountable daily
  • Responsible for “leading by example”, coaching, promoting, encouraging, and mentoring staff towards high performance work teams. Supervises from the floor always holding team members accountable.


  • Insures plantwide safety including equipment operation, adherence to SOP and the overall physical facility


  • Plan and adjust staffing levels during peak and non-peak times
  • Manage daily staffing, cross training/rotation and new employee training needs to maximize productivity

Product Quality

  • Ensures SOPs are always followed
  • Quality practices are enforced and monitored regular
  • Accountable for RMA results for area of responsibility

Product Throughput

  • Efficiently apply and flex resources to achieve all customer delivery dates
  • Enhance process and productivity in area of responsibility to reduce throughput time

Continuous Improvement

  • Participate continuous improvement projects with the help of the manufacturing leadership team for all processes within the assigned manufacturing work area


  • Manage work orders/schedule and the workflow for optimal routings and available machine capacity


  • Oversee and plan activity that relates to inventory control in the warehouse and production environment
  • Review balance of inventory and count the items in stock through cycle counts
  • Manage and update inventory levels in the business system after each cycle count or as needed
  • Initiate policy changes regarding inventory in the company
  • Investigate issues in the warehouse inventory system and execute necessary improvements
  • Submit request to purchase as necessary


  • Attend meetings as assigned
  • Maintain cleanliness of your work area
  • If all work is completed, please notify your manager
  • Timely responses to all forms of communication, including but not limited to email and voice mail
  • Maintain a professional/friendly relationship with all of our customers and represent Artemax in a positive manner
  • All employees are required to contribute to high levels of customer satisfaction and understand that every role contributes to the success of our business by the satisfaction of our customers
  • Maintain good standing with company attendance policy and physically attend all shifts when scheduled; this position is not eligible for remote capabilities
  • Report all accidents directly to Human Resources and follow all safety and hazard communication procedures
  • Perform all other duties as directed by management
  • Responsibility of building and closing at end of shift.


Documentation, reporting, organization, mechanical aptitude, data-entry, telephone skills, customer relations, listening and verbal/written communication, multi-tasking, entry-level computing skills with PC and windows, dependability, and emotional control. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision and regular attendance.

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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: associate degree in business management or related field with 2 years of production lead or supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.

Language Skills: Strong binterpersonal skills, exceptional written and verbal communication skills, hardworking, persistent, and dependable with a positive and enthusiastic attitude. Ability to read, analyze and interpret general communication and web instructions.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, sales representatives, clients, and production staff. 

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentage. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office applications; Excel, Word, and Outlook. Experience with ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems

Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  This employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time keyboarding with wrists and hands.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, and listen.  The employee is required to stand, walk; use hands to finger, hands to handle; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.


Production environment, which will include constant noise throughout the day.  Certain areas of production will require PPE of either hearing and/or eye protection.  The environment will include odors and minor variances in temperatures.  Production environment requires closed toe shoes, be conscious of work being performed and stay in walking paths whenever possible outside of assigned areas.  All individuals must walk with their head up in all areas of the building, parking lot and grounds being conscious of moving vehicles, forklifts, and other potential hazards.

Our Benefits & Perks

  • Complimentary Lunches, Popcorn, and Beverages!
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay for Full-Time Employees
  • Education & Training Reimbursement
  • Work Performance Recognition Programs
  • Company-Sponsored Social Events and Recreation Room
  • Perfect Attendance Reward Program
  • Employee Referral Incentive
  • 100% Company Paid Life, AD&D, and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401K Enrollment Including Company Match       
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Plans
  • Annual Onsite Flu Clinic