Production Supervisor

Akron, NY

Posted: 03/15/2023 Industry: Industrial Pay Rate: $55-70k Salary

Job Description

Specialized manufacturer of sheet metal forming equipment in Akron, NY looking for a production supervisor!!

1st shift hours

Salary based on experience

Direct Hire opportunity

Please respond with resume for immediate consideration!!


  • Responsible for the effective leadership, supervision, and coordination of assembly department employees and coordination of related non-production operations and services to achieve effective, measurable levels of productivity in mechanical/electrical assembly, machining, welding departments
  • Interprets company policies to workers and enforces company rules and safety regulations.
  • Maintain production schedules and estimate material and standard hour requirements for completion of job assignments.
  • Responsible for the daily practice of world class manufacturing principles which are to also include, but not limited to, lean and 5S applications.
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product.
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work group.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving problems.
  • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  • Inspects products to verify conformance to specifications and directs setups and adjustments or maintenance of machines or equipment.
  • Confer with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.
  • Maintains daily time and attendance records using ERP LN including OT and the scheduling of all vacation.
  • Participate in the interview and selection process of internal and external candidates for job openings.
  • Maintain fair and equitable relations with Union and other Union representatives.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.


Job Requirements


  • Two (2) year Associates Degree in Engineering or Technical Discipline or equivalent experience.
  • 3-5 years previous supervisory experience in a manufacturing / unionized environment.


  • Strong trouble shooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, able to collaborate and interact with others.
  • Safety conscious


  • Previous experience coordinating the implementation and maintenance of lean and 5S principles


  • Strong trouble shooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Safety conscious, strong verbal and written communication skills, able to collaborate and interact with others.
  • Must be available for OT and off-shift requirements as production deems necessary.
  • Effective utilization of MRP business operating system (ERP LN) and other related computer

programs (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel).

  • Familiarization with metal forming equipment desired, able to read / interpret machine shop & assembly related drawings.
  • Experience with electrical safety and heavy equipment rigging.
  • Will be required to work in a manufacturing environment on a daily basis.
  • Occasional lifting requirements up to approximately 50 pounds.

Meet Your Recruiter

Eric Gunderson
Recruiting Coordinator

Eric received his undergraduate degree from University at Buffalo before beginning his career in the staffing industry. After two years of recruiting experience in the Rochester area, he joined the Kenmore branch of APS and has been in this role for over a year. Eric is a Certified Staffing Professional who specializes in the recruitment and placement of individuals within skilled trades, manufacturing, industrial, and administrative roles for a wide variety of companies in Western NY. His prior experience in landscaping, skilled trades, and heavy labor allows him to identify with applicants and potential candidates in order to match them up best with opportunities for our clients. Timeliness and feedback are very essential for speed to market recruitment, and this is something that Eric pushes for on a daily basis for both applicants and clients.
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