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Production Shift Supervisor

Date Posted: 9/9/2020

Job #1576719
Bangor, Pennsylvania

* This company is specifically seeking candidates with military experience. * The Production Shift Supervisor plans, coordinates, directs and supervises the activities of chemical operators in order to produce a finished product according to production schedule and quality requirements to maintain compliance. 

Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • Ensures compliance of all current quality and safety systems with all of their direct reports.
  • Trains and manages employees to achieve the highest production standards. Monitors production methods, equipment performance, and product quality; submits recommendations and improvements through efficiency and cost measures to management.
  • Maintains operational/batch data. Reads and analyzes charts, work orders or production schedules to determine production requirements.
  • Trains new and current employees as needed on equipment operations and work procedures.
  • Assigns employees to experienced workers for on-the-job training and monitors progress.
  • Communicates specifications, job orders, and company policies and procedures for production team.
  • Initiates discrepancies as they occur and provides input on root cause and preventative actions.
  • Consults with Manufacturing Department Managers to coordinate operations and activities within and between departments.
  • Confers with management and/or subordinates to resolve worker problems and complaints.
  • Requisitions supplies needed for production.
  • Inspects materials, products or equipment to detect defects or malfunctions.
  • Inspects documentation and finished good packaging routinely during their shift to ensure compliance is at highest standards.
  • Monitors gauges, dials, and other indicators to ensure operations conform to production or processing standards.
  • Sets up and adjusts machines and equipment.
  • Monitors production area and enforces safety or sanitation regulations.
  • Inspects process rooms.
  • Conducts batch record review and reconciliation.
  • Completes work order forms.



  • 4 year degree
  • Minimum of two years of supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage employees to achieve production goals while ensuring that quality, regulatory, safety, and environmental requirements are met.
  • Capability to lead, coach, inspire, and motivate employees to develop effective teamwork and achieve outstanding performance standards.
  • Demonstrated capabilities to diagnose and solve problems, assess situations and take appropriate actions, make decisions effectively, and communicate to employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Mechanical reasoning and critical thinking skills required in order to troubleshoot chemical manufacturing process.


Physical Requirements:

  • Lift up to 55 lbs.
  • Climb ladders and/or stairs
  • Crawl, bend, twist, carry, reach, and kneel throughout shift
  • Push and/or pull up to 100 lbs.
  • Stand and/or walk for extended periods
  • Work with and/or around chemicals and/or hazardous materials
  • Repeating motion that may include arms, wrists, hands, and fingers
  • Ability to see and distinguish color
  • Work in seasonal conditions that may include extreme hot, cold, wind, and precipitation

Hours/ Shift:

  • 12 Hour Shift, 4 days on/ 4 days off rotation
  • Includes some weekends and holidays due to rotating schedule
  • Ability and willingness to work from all facilities

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