Manufacturing Supervisor II

Manufacturing Supervisor II
Oshkosh, WI, US
Job ID : 3132
Job ID : 021-15-00002

Job Accountabilities


  • Coordinates and supervises activities of equipment and personnel throughout the facility with a focus on optimizing Safety, Quality, Productivity and Spoilage
  • May change shifts and plant departments to cover absences or provide additional support
  • Applies knowledge of various processes, production methods and processes
  • Manages machinery set-up and adjustment and inspects products to ensure compliance to standards
  • Oversees quality and recommends modifications of existing quality or production standards to achieve optimal performance within the equipment limits
  • Communicates all pertinent information between departments and between shifts on changes to equipment, production schedules, production problems or any other related information
  • Works with employees on identifying, discussing solutions and implementing "fixes" on machinery and equipment problems
  • Perform and facilitate "on the job training" and/or coaching of all employees as needed or required
  • Complete and/or administer necessary documentation such as production sheets, pallet ticketing, job progressions, disciplinary actions, monthly SAFE cards, time and attendance, accident report
Job Requirements


  • Working experience in a manufacturing setting of 5-7 years (aluminum metal packaging background would be ideal) with at least 3 years in a supervisory/manager role
  • Bachelors level new graduate in engineering or related discipline with two or more related co-op or internship work assignments in a manufacturing setting would be an alternate for the 5-7 years of work
  • Strong problem solving skills and the ability to effectively solve problems both on an individual and collaborative approach
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma principles is a plus
  • Ability to look at new solutions and "think outside the box"
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with employees and deal with and relate to an assortment of personalities
  • Strong PC skills and working knowledge of various Windows programs (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Effective leadership skills such as conflict resolution, communication, decision making, etc.
  • Career path of plant management or corporate engineering
  • Proven ability to prioritize effectively and excellent time management skills
  • Strong understanding of machinery and equipment, but with the ability to know when to assume the responsibility and when to delegate
  • Strong commitment to quality and safety
  • Ability to work on various shifts Commitment to ongoing personal training and development


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