Filtration Group Corp

Production Supervisor- 2nd Shift

Posted Date 2 months ago(2/9/2023 10:44 AM)
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FG Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is on a mission to make the world safer, healthier and more productive.  FG IAQ is one of the largest and most advanced filter manufacturers in the United States and Canada. Our 16 locations including 7 manufacturing plants allow us to best serve our customers from coast to coast. Our vast network of manufacturing, sales, and engineering facilities around North America, FG IAQ is at the industry forefront in filtration solutions for the commercial, residential, healthcare, gas phase/ molecular, cleanroom, biosafety and general HVAC industries.  FG IAQ is part of Filtration Group, a global market-leading provider of filtration consumables that drives innovation and delivers solutions across a broad spectrum of applications and end-markets, with a focus on life sciences, indoor air quality and industrial technologies.

We are seeking a Production Supervisor to lead our 2nd Shift manufacturing team of 35+ associates in delivering on our daily production goals and while coaching and developing employees to achieve higher level of personal performance and career advancement. 



Provide daily production floor supervision for team-oriented production activities of all associates assigned to the department. Achieve production targets at specified quality levels within budgeted costs.  Maintain and smoothly operate a safe working environment. Work with Engineering and Maintenance in team approach to constantly improve efficiency and productivity through training, (people development) and process re-engineering.  Maintain high morale, positive attitudes, and ethical behavior among operators, and support personnel. Demonstrate self-initiative.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide daily production floor supervision for team-oriented production activities by assuring adequate and efficient availability and staging of raw materials, component parts and direct labor to smoothly achieve production targets on time and on budget.
  • Hire, supervise, develop, and train subordinates. Establish performance measures.  Review and document individual job performance and attendance of department personnel.
  • Promote cross-training for operational efficiency and individual advancement.
  • Ensure effective communication within and between shifts through use of regular standing meetings, posting of key metrics / announcements, etc.”
  • Communicate with the warehouse and/or purchasing teams in the event of material shortages.  Conduct cycle counts if needed.
  • Plan and deploy the production schedule for all assigned departments.
  • Able to work weekday or weekend overtime as required
  • Maintain high morale among department personnel.
  • Ensure that material and labor resources are deployed in a manner conducive to optimal production of required finished goods. Control variances.
  • Ensure that finished goods are consistently manufactured in accordance with production and quality standards and specifications.
  • Maintain work areas in a safe and orderly manner through constant monitoring and proper direction of department personnel.
  • Complete all administrative assignments timely and accurately, as required.
  • Order supplies as needed.
  • Develop problem solving skills and promote team decision making.
  • Recommend operational and cost saving improvements.
  • Initiate and address problems and key issues in timely and diplomatic manner. Follow-up to ensure resolution is achieved.
  • Perform other duties as required.

An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

The above list reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle and essential functions of the position and shall not be construed as the only duties that may be assigned for the position.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School plus additional training equal to two years of college.
  • 3 years of manufacturing experience including one year as lead person.
  • Detail oriented, organized, self-motivated team-player with good interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • PC proficient using a database and MS Word and Excel.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective problem analysis and problem resolution skills required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiar with MRP, TQM and ISO.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish

 Physical/Mental Demands:

While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is frequently required to reach, grasp, stand and/or sit for long periods of time (up to 90% of the shift), walk, talk and hear; occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The physical and mental requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.


Working Environment:

Work is performed on the production floor.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet, with frequent interruptions and multiple demands.  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual may encounter while performing the essential functions of this position.


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