• 10-Nov-2020 to 09-Mar-2021 (EST)
  • Hanover, PA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Shift Supervisor
Responsible for the safety all of employees under direct supervision. Responsible for the manufacturing activities in the assigned departments to obtain desired quality and quantity of production at the lowest possible cost. Supervise production employees working on 2nd or 3rd shift.


Ensures that workers are wearing proper safety equipment and observing safety rules.

Drives engagement with the workforce to ensure standard work is established and followed, relative to safety procedures. Utilize the Job Safety Analysis (J.S.A.) to reduce safety risks.

Directly supervises production workers performing unskilled to semi-skilled manufacturing operations in the assigned Department.

Leads functional area in the use of Colfax Business System (C.B.S.) tools, including but not limited to, SMART Teams, Lifeguard Teams, Find It Fix It, as well as monitoring and correcting issues using the Area Board.

Participates in and supports sustainment of Kaizen events. This includes Major events as well as Quick kaizens and Just Do It activities.

Assures that production meets all requirements relative to Safety, Quality, Productivity, Cost and Delivery.

Advises all Production and Support functions of issues using excellent communication skills.

Conducts on-the-job training of employees in assigned area. Assures a qualified, trained workforce.

Ensures that housekeeping of the assigned production area meets the standards set by management.

Keeps Production Manager advised regarding day to day operations and alerts the manager of any problems requiring attention.


Minimum qualifications
Associates Degree (preferred)

Two years' experience in supervision is required

Ability to supervise personnel to achieve maximum performance

Must show ability to solve problems, show strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills

Must have practical knowledge of and ability to interpret the union contract.

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