Operations Supervisor - CRT1065


Client Overview

Our Client has recently sold off a portion of their business and thus their yearly total revenue has dropped to around $50 – $70 Million a year with approximately a total head count of between 90-100 full time employees.  This privately owned OEM has been in business for over 100 years and continues to market and sell their products internationally.

Their product is for a niche market that they have worked in for over a century and they continue to grow that market.  Theirs is a special product produced with a very high level of quality and due to their stringent manufacturing guidelines their product increases the life of their customers business. 


The Operations Supervisor provides leadership and direct supervision of production associates engaged in manufacturing and processing products to meet customer needs while insuring the safety, housekeeping, quality, shipments and productivity targets are reached consistently.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Enforces all safety and health regulations and policies

  • Investigates safety incidents, creates accident reports, and reports root cause and countermeasures

  • Trains associates in the safe operation of equipment and setup procedures

  • Recommends changes in methods or procedures to higher level management and implements approved changes

  • Estimates personnel needs; interviews job candidates and recommends promotion from within or external hiring to accommodate staffing requirements

  • Prepares production reports, transfer of material reports, malfunctioning equipment reports, and all other MRP and labor hour reports as required

  • Responsible for housekeeping of assigned areas

  • Responsible for quality and volume of material produced during the period of supervision; follows production schedules, works closely with other management personnel and transfers information regarding state of production between shifts

  • Analyzes production schedule to determine equipment changeover frequency and material requirements to minimize equipment downtime

  • All department processes and procedures documented and the appropriate individual(s) trained and cross-trained as necessary

Required Education/Experience/Skills

  • Degree in Business Management, Engineering, or a related field

  • 2+ years previous experience in Plant and Operations Supervision

  • Proven Supervisory Experience

  • ISO Knowledge/Experience

  • Proficient Verbal and Written English Communication Skills

Preferred Requirements

  • Familiarity with MRPII

  • Knowledge of Composite Materials

Technical Skills

  • Microsoft Office Proficient

Behavioral Competencies

  • Leadership Effectiveness

  • Problem solving Ownership and Issue Resolution

  • Conflict Management & Resolution

  • Project Management

  • Strategic Thinking and Planning

  • Strong Research and Analytical Skills

  • Commitment to Teamwork

  • Reliable and Dependable

  • Effective Delegation

Key Measurements

  • Labor Cost Budget to Sales

  • Indirect Hours to Direct Hours to Budget

  • 100% Productivity and Efficiency

  • 100% Inventory Accuracy

  • 100% Compliance with OSHA 

  • Freight / Shipping Costs to Budget

General Requirements

  • 100% Adherence to Non-Negotiable Rules 

  • 100% SMP (Self-Managed Performance) Participation and Engagement 

  • ISO Compliant 

  • 100% Resolved or Active In-process Status of all Non-conformance Items 

  • Zero Lost Time Injuries 

  • Measured Performance to Business Objectives 

  • Ability & Willingness to Travel 20% 

  • 100% Safety and Environmental Audit 

  • 100% Adherence to all Policies and Procedures

  • Zero Shipping Errors

  • 95% On Time Service 


  • Highly Autonomous


  • Base Salary:  DOE--$55-75K

  • Exceptional Incentive Plans

  • Very Good Benefits

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John Travis