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Production Supervisor

SVS Group Duluth, MN

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $60,000 to $65,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, medical, vision
Job Description

In need of a Production Supervisor in the Duluth, MN  Area. This is a Direct Hire opportunity with a Global Manufacturer.
**We are looking for 2nd and 3rd shift**


  • To coordinate and supervise the activities of hourly employees engaged in the production and processing of castings; oversee and direct operations according to production schedules and quality standards; maintain production flow and balance production, quality and cost objectives while maintaining employee morale and safety. Planning and coordinating shipments and responsible for the receipt, storage and distribution of direct/raw materials.


  • Complete and review production schedules.
  • Maximize labor efficiency.
  • Adjust workforce to staffing requirements.
  • Plan production schedules according to recognized equipment limitations.


  • Develop and audit quality control standards.
  • Maintain and adhere to ISO standards, including but not limited to the Quality Policy Statement as well as the Quality Control Procedures Manual.


  • Monitor workforce activities to control the number of recordable doctor cases and lost time injuries.
  • Conduct safety meetings and safety contacts as needed.
  • Investigate and report on all near misses and injuries and develop a corrective action plan when necessary.
  • Conduct annual review of “Right-To-Know” material.
  • Maintain showcase housekeeping.


  • Operate efficiently to control direct labor and material costs.
  • Encourage cost reduction ideas.

Employee Morale

  • Administer fairly, company and personnel policies.
  • Employ good human relations skills.
  • Train and motivate a competent workforce
  • Understand and apply terms of the labor agreement as needed.


  • Plan weekly hourly staffing for all shifts with other Production Supervisors
  • Plan weekly supervisor coverage with other Production Supervisors
  • Plan production levels and makeups with supervisors and Production Supervisors
  • Coordinate all activities on shift with other shifts
  • Answer grievances at Step 2 level
  • Coordinate safety activities on shift and communicate with other shifts

Position Qualifications

  • Proven supervisory, leadership and management skills as well as effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong leadership qualities necessary to develop a workforce with a strong team attitude for success.
  • In-plant training or on-the-job training is a plus especially in the foundry environment.
  • At least five years experiences as a Production Supervisor

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