2nd Shift Production Supervisor - Taylor Entrance Systems

Job Locations US-MI-West Branch
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Taylor Entrance Systems Production Supervisor is responsible for managing tasks for the entire production process and ensuring efficiency throughout the lines. It is the responsibility of the Production Supervisor to be aware of all safety, quality, and production goals. To be successful they will need to anticipate problems that could impact long term goals. In order to be effective, the Production Supervisor, must be fluent with communication and it is imperative that positive relations with all internal levels of the organization remain uncompromised. 


Duties to include, (but not limited to):

  • Train and support the assembly & finishing teams on the proper use of safety equipment and procedures as set forth by the Company and required within the assembly & finishing processes at Waudena.
  • Ensures employees follow proper procedures, processes and comply with company protocols and policies
  • Provides recommendations of matters of significance which are related to the hiring, firing, advancement or any other change of employee status.
  • Handle all employment responsibilities for staff; timecard and vacation scheduling, performance reviews, coaching and discipline/correction action process.
  • Supervisor the day to day logistical and functional operations of the assembly & finishing lines at Waudena
  • Serves as a resource to team members, providing knowledge, experience, motivation, support and advice
  • Encourage team effort, supportive attitudes, and ESOP ownership attitudes amongst employees
  • Ensure employees achieve and perform to daily targets and production outputs
  • Drop orders to the production floor as needed.
  • Ensures all parties are fully cognizant of production status, and that work planning and execution objectives are integrated and communicated.
  • Visually inspect assembly processes throughout the shift to include operator awareness to maintain quality control
  • Plan and schedule workflow for each assembly operation according to previously established manufacturing sequences and lead times
  • Monitors, analyzes & reports out performance to schedule of production & production support activities, utilizing information derived from material and production control systems.
  • Analyzes requests for maintenance/repair services and determines the validity, content and scope of requested work.
  • Monitor quality, service and delivery issues, and take correction actions as needed.
  • Maintain shop cleanliness, implement 5S efforts
  • Participates in SOP development and execution
  • Positively interact with Vendors and Customer as required


 Production Supervisor Demonstrates:

  • Ability to communicate effectively through oral and written communications
  • Ability to operate with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)


Education / Experience:

  • High school diploma and 5 years leadership related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience


Working Demands / Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 50-75 pounds at those times when assistance is needed on production floor.
  • Work schedule consists of anticipated 10-hour daily shift


Reports to:  Plant Manager

Conclusion:  The Production Supervisor will exemplify the high standards that have come to be associated with WSC. As an ESOP owner, acting with honor, integrity, and positivity is imperative.  The Production Supervisor’s prime objective is to oversee the efficiency and quality of product being manufactured.



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