Production Supervisor

MAC Incorporated

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Production Supervisor Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Supervisory (Responsibilities)




Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


     Job Purpose





Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of production and operating workers, such as inspectors, precision workers, machine setters and operators, assemblers, fabricators, and plant and system operators.








  • Enforce safety and sanitation regulations.
  • Confer with other supervisors to coordinate operations and activities within or between departments.
  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet production goals.



     Work Activities





  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
  • Getting Information
  • Scheduling Work and Activities
  • Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others
  • Coaching and Developing Others
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems



     Detailed Work Activities






  • Advise others on ways to improve processes or products.
  • Calculate specific material, equipment, or labor requirements for production.
  • Inspect production equipment.
  • Instruct workers to use equipment or perform technical procedures.
  • Monitor equipment operation to ensure proper functioning.



     Work Content






Physical Demands

the employee is occasionally Sit; the employee is regularly Stand; Walk; Use hands to finger, handle, or feel; Reach with hands and arms; Climb or balance; Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; Talk or hear;



Lifts Weight or Exerts Force Work Environment

the employee is occasionally Up to 100 pounds; More than 100 pounds; the employee is regularly Up to 10 pounds; Up to 25 pounds; Up to 50 pounds;


Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision; Distance vision; Peripheral vision; Depth perception; Ability to adjust focus;

Work Environment

the employee is frequently Outdoor weather conditions; Extreme cold (non-weather); Extreme heat (non-weather); Risk of electrical shock; the employee is regularly Wet or humid conditions (non-weather); Work near moving mechanical parts; Work in high, precarious places; Fumes or airborne particles;









Education and Experience

Years of Experience



Associate's Degree








Basic Skills

  • Active Listening

Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

  • Speaking

Talking to others to convey information effectively.

  • Critical Thinking

Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Reading Comprehension

Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

  • Monitoring

Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

Social Skills

  • Coordination

Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

  • Persuasion

Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.

  • Instructing

Teaching others how to do something.

  • Negotiation

Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.

Complex Problem Solving Skills

  • Complex Problem Solving

Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Technical Skills

  • Operation Monitoring

Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

  • Quality Control Analysis

Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

System Skills

  • Judgment and Decision Making

Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

Resource Management Skills

  • Management of Personnel Resources

Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

  • Time Management

Managing one's own time and the time of others.

  • Management of Material Resources

Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.

Desktop Computer Skills

  • Databases

Using a computer application to manage large amounts of information, including creating and editing simple databases, inputting data, retrieving specific records, and creating reports to communicate the information.

  • Internet

Using a computer application to create, manipulate, edit, and show virtual slide presentations.

  • Navigation

Using scroll bars, a mouse, and dialog boxes to work within the computer's operating system. Being able to access and switch between applications and files of interest.

  • Presentations

Navigating the Internet to find information, including the ability to open and configure standard browsers; use searches, hypertext references, and transfer protocols; and send and retrieve electronic mail (e-mail).

  • Spreadsheets

Using a computer application to enter, manipulate, and format text and numerical data; insert, delete, and manipulate cells, rows, and columns; and create and save worksheets, charts, and graphs.









  • Production and Processing
  • Administration and Management



  • Mechanical
  • Personnel and Human Resources








  • Desktop computers
    • Desktop computers
  • Hard hats
    • Hard hats
  • Hazardous material protective apparel
    • Personal protective clothing
  • Laser printers
    • Laser printers
  • Personal computers
    • Personal computers
  • Respirators
    • Respirators
  • Safety glasses
    • Safety glasses
  • Safety shoes
    • Safety shoes
  • Scanners
    • Laser scanners








  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Data base user interface and query software
    • Microsoft Total Quality Control Management
    • Microsoft Access
    • Data entry software
    • Database software


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