2nd Shift Production Supervisor

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: 513 Napoleon Road P.O. Box 286 Bowling Green OH 43402

Job purpose

As a Production Supervisor, you will be responsible for ensuring the achievement of safe practices, production target efficiencies, quality standards, and continuous improvement goals through adequate planning, organization, coordination and control of resources and materials.

Key Duties and responsibilities   

  • Follow all safety requirements and proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Assures all personnel are practicing safety
  • Communicates work rules and required standards of conduct; follows company policies as outlined in the Employee Handbook
  • Have an acceptable attendance history (less than 6pts)
  • Monitor and complete changeover paperwork
  • Delegates duties to associates accordingly while maintaining the ability to prioritize
  • Monitor productions work area and assures they are clean and organized – 5S/6S
  • Assists in emergencies, crises, or unexpected problems during the shift
  • Effectively meets daily production goals; monitors cycle times, scrap, and performs random sampling
  • Ensures that associates and team leaders are properly trained to execute their job requirements safely
  • Assess associate’s performance and initiate employee coaching and discipline as necessary
  • Initiate and participate in incident investigations, root cause analysis and corrective actions
  • Encourage, support, and communicate improvement ideas from associates, and assist with implementation once ideas have been approved
  • Ensure communication between shifts and that team meetings occur
  • Prepared, prompt, and able to provide accurate data during shift meetings
  • Monitors and ensures that customer’s quality standards are met
  • Provides assistance to other tasks when instructed to them

“Hands-On” Supervisor working with associates to produce quality products for Work In Progress (WIP), pack out, and shipments.


Key Skills & Values

  • Communicates openly and honestly
  • Confident in decision making and obtains the ability to delegate tasks, make plans and prioritizes effectively
  • Ability to present strong leadership of tasks and ability to take ownership of them
  • Positive attitude which demonstrates Pinnacle Plastic Products Vision Statement
  • Ability to motivate team to provide a customer focused and responsive service
  • Ability to work effectively and positively with a range of people with different ideas and perspectives; open minded and consistent
  • Motivated to deliver high performance and continually develop and improve
  • Has a thorough understanding and is committed to the role and responsibilities of a supervisor
  • Ability to meet deadlines and deliver to projected target



  • Microsoft Excel
  • High school or equivalent
  • Production Supervisor: 3 years
  • Manufacturing: 3 years
  • Understand, read, and write English; bi-lingual is a plus
  • Ability to work in a team environment and follow directions
  • Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to follow directions carefully
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work with least supervision
  • Able to lift to 50 lbs.

Physical requirements & Working conditions

Work is performed in a factory environment and near other workers. Applicant shall be exposed to those conditions normally met in a factory environment and is occasionally subject to outdoor settings with exposure to diverse weather conditions such as wind, heat, cold, and rain. Physical demands are moderate, consisting primarily of sitting, standing, walking, lifting, and carrying moderately heavy boxes up to 50 pounds and/or using a hand dolly. Applicant must be able to see and hear in the normal range, with or without correction, and communicate verbally and in written form with great facility and must be able to be understood. Applicant must have the stamina to work long hours and overtime, if assigned, and must be willing to work an irregular schedule, which may include weekends, holidays, evenings, and/or varying shifts.

Other Duties           

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or have a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are needed of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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