Production Supervisor

Job Description

The Production Supervisor is responsible for managing all production material flow processes, practices and activities for their department.

This role's essential functions include:
* Participation in all Kaiser safety processes as they apply to daily activities
* Participation in all Kaiser quality processes to deliver 'Right-First-Time' quality
* Provide subject matter expertise with regard to plant material flow efficiency
* Manage production material flow processes and systems specifically including:
o Delivery performance
o Production schedule sequencing & adherence
o Material processes & practices
o Product identification & traceability
o Shop floor systems management
o Procedures, Practices & Standard Work systems
* Participate in Process Management systems and initiatives
* Participate in Daily Management processes
* Support material flow competency within and throughout the hourly and salaried workforce through training / coaching / documentation
* Support Operations, Maintenance, & Process activities
* Other items as assigned



BS degree with previous supervisory experience -- or -- Associates degree with at least 5 years' experience in manufacturing.


This individual will possess:

* Hands-on experience in a manufacturing environment
* Intermediate level PC skills, including MS Office applications and internet
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal)
    * Proven ability to participate in a team environment
    * Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
    * Ability to manage direct reporting technical resources


This individual will:
* Be energetic, disciplined and focused on maximizing team performance.
* Demonstrate balance in leadership and followership within a team based structure.
* Have good interpersonal and partnering skills, with the ability to quickly adapt to, be accepted by, and interrelate with the organization at all levels.
* Be willing to work flexible hours.

* Attendance and Dependability: The employee can be depended on to report to work at the scheduled time and is seldom absent from work. Employee can be depended upon to complete work in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner being conscientious about assignments.
* Communication and Contact: The employee communicates effectively both verbally and in writing with subordinates, superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company.
* Relationships with Others: The employee works effectively and relates well with others including subordinates, superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company. The employee exhibits a professional manner in dealing with others and works to maintain constructive working relationships.

Approximately 80% of the job function is performed in the production environment requiring safety precautions. There is exposure to operating machinery and a manufacturing environment. About 20% of the job function is performed in an office setting.


First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers


Associate's Degree


5 to 20+ years

Job type

Full time

Kaiser Aluminum
Salary Range
$58,000.00 - 78,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Spokane, WA 99201, US
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