Production Supervisor Job Description

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Production Supervisor

Production Supervisor responsibilities

  • Setting daily/weekly/monthly objectives and communicating them to employees
  • Organizing workflow by assigning responsibilities and preparing schedules
  • Overseeing and coaching employees

Production Supervisor Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for an experienced Production Supervisor to oversee our production operations. You’ll guarantee that manufacturing remains a smooth and efficient process by monitoring employees and organizing workflows.

In a fast paced environment like production, the supervisor is an integral part of the manufacturing process. They must be competent and comprehend complex operations. You should also be able to optimize day-to-day activities while minimizing the costs.

The goal is to ensure that production processes deliver products of maximum quality in a profitable manner.


  • Set daily/weekly/monthly objectives and communicate them to employees
  • Organize workflow by assigning responsibilities and preparing schedules
  • Oversee and coach employees
  • Ensure the safe use of equipment and schedule regular maintenance
  • Check production output according to specifications
  • Submit reports on performance and progress
  • Identify issues in efficiency and suggest improvements
  • Train new employees on how to safely use machinery and follow procedures
  • Enforce strict safety guidelines and company standards


  • Proven experience as Production Supervisor or similar role
  • Experience in using various types of manufacturing machinery and tools
  • Advanced skills in MS Office
  • Organizational and leadership abilities
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated with a results-driven approach
  • Problem-solving skills
  • High School Diploma; Degree in a technical, engineering or relevant field will be an advantage

Production Supervisor Job Description Examples

Production Supervisor - Night Shift • Rockline Industries

Our Supervisor of Operations on night shift is responsible for managing the Operations teams with a focus of ensuring the safe and efficient operation of the equipment and processes to produce wet wipes that meet both regulatory requirements and customer expectations. This night shift operational hours are from 7pm - 7am and working 3-4 days per week.


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Production Supervisor • Treehouse Foods

Employee Type:

Full time...


MO St Louis (Marceau St)

Job Type:

Production Operations

Job Posting Title:

Production Supervisor

Job Description:• Work Unit Leadership - Provides consistent positive leadership to achieve required results through all employees in assigned area. Delegates work assignments to employees. Insures that daily production schedules, objectives and target...

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Production Supervisor • GPAC

Job Description

Gpac just partnered with a rapidly growing company that is seeking a Production Supervisor. This Company has over 75 years of experience! Competitive compensation and looking to hire quickly...

Must have:• * Four-year college degree preferred, but not required.• Detail-orientation required for completing required paperwork and information system's inputs with a high degree o...

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Production Supervisor • Husqvarna Group

Location: Nashville, AR, 71852

Shift: 3rd 11:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m...

Position/Job Description:

The primary focus of this position is responsible for managing all production employee's activities at our Husqvarna Plastics injection molding facility.

What You Need to Know:• Provide production support.• Assign departmental employees daily to support production schedules that will efficiently ...

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