Production Supervisor

Southern Specialties is looking to find a qualified and cost-conscious leader to fill the open position of 3rd Shift Production Supervisor. Our 3rd shift works Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 6am to 6pm. The successful candidate will take the initiative to increase our production stats while reducing our total cost and without compromising quality. They will also ensure timely and effective communication and coordination within and between departments of the company.


Job Responsibilities:

Evaluate each station of the manufacturing process to ensure maximum efficiency

Maintain open lines of communication between employees, management and other departments

Ensure all resources and assets are used efficiently and correctly

Maintain a safe and healthy working environment by enforcing company and regulatory safety policies and procedures

Oversee and coach employees on performance, attendance, safety, and company policy

Stay up to date, comply with, and enforce company policy

Participate in interviews and terminations

Plan and supervise the activities of department personnel

Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops


Qualifications and Skills:

High school diploma or GED

1-3 years' experience in a supervisory capacity preferred

Intermediate computer proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel

4+ years' manufacturing experience

Valid Driver's License and minimum liability vehicle insurance

Ability and willingness to work flexible hours when necessary to keep up with production

Demonstrated leadership qualities including consistent compliance with work rules and company policy, excellent attendance record, positive attitude, strong work ethic, and team support.

Physical Requirements:

Generally, 75% of the normal work shift requires standing bending, squatting, and climbing while running production, inspecting work and machines, and checking procedures. Mobility required between multi-building complexes covering several acres.

Parts must be lifted, pulled, pushed, and held in place, without benefit of material handling devices due to limited space and confined areas in and around machines.

Safety-Sensitive Designation:

Jobs which involve one or more tasks or duties that could affect the safety and health of the employee performing the task or others are considered safety-sensitive. This position is safety-sensitive because, in addition to the essential functions, it also involves performing one or more of the following essential tasks or duties:

  • The handling, packaging, processing, storage, disposal or transport of hazardous material
  • The operation of a motor vehicle, other vehicle, equipment, machinery or power tools
  • Repairing, maintaining or monitoring the performance or operation of any equipment, machinery or manufacturing process, the malfunction or disruption of which could result in injury or property damage
  • The operation, maintenance or oversight of critical services and infrastructure including, but not limited to, electric, gas, and water utilities, power generation or distribution.
  • The extraction, compression, processing, manufacturing, handling, packaging, storage, disposal, treatment or transport of potentially volatile, flammable, combustible materials, elements, chemicals or any other highly regulated component.