Production Supervisor, 2nd shift in Middlefield, OH at Mercury Plastics

Date Posted: 12/4/2019

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Job Description

Job Description


Manage people and assets of the department to obtain goals while maintaining a safe work place.  Extensive short-term planning based on established and changing priorities.  Involves ongoing problem solving.  Must be able to communicate clearly and secure the cooperation of others in a manufacturing environment.  Responsible to make decisions and represent company policy on disputed issues.  Continually strive to reduce costs and eliminate waste.  Must work effectively in a fast-paced team environment with constant interruptions.  Must clearly communicate business goals so associates understand how they contribute to the organization’s success. Some irregular hours required. 


  • Supervise 30 – 50 hourly employees.
  • This position will direct the activities of the manufacturing departments in an efficient manner for the desired quality and quantity of work. 
  • Direct employees with respect to safety policies and procedures, production volume, cost, quality, and meeting production schedules and delivery dates. 
  • Responsibilities include providing necessary coaching, training and administering discipline.
  • Promote positive employee relations through effective management and issue resolution
  • Stimulate maximum efficiency and productivity of production workers. 
  • Communicate with the Production Manager and Production Planner to establish working schedules  
  • Maintain adherence to Company policies, safety standards, and good housekeeping practices. 
  • Assure that machinery, equipment, and facilities are properly maintained for efficient production. 
  • Schedule vacations and overtime, as required. 
  • Arrange to have appropriate production records prepared and maintained. 
  •  Prioritize production activities to meet scheduled inventory and production objectives.
  • Perform other duties as required or directed.


High School Diploma or GED 2-3 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment

Demonstrated ability to lead by coaching and teaching

Able to work with minimal supervision Highly organized and able to work in a fast-paced environment Must be willing to work evenings or nights and weekends Proficiency with MS Office & other computer applications Excellent Problem-Solving Skills Quality focused and attention to detail

Preferable Characteristics:

Preference for a bachelor’s degree in Management/ Business/ Supervision

  • Preference for future development towards higher levels of responsibility and accountability.
  • Lean manufacturing experience


Full or Part Time

Full time

Mercury Plastics (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.