Production Supervisor in Fife at Milgard Windows & Doors

Date Posted: 1/23/2018

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Job Description

Milgard, a leading manufacturer in the Pacific Northwest, is currently searching for a Production Supervisor to join our Tacoma Manufacturing Leadership Team! The production Supervisor will be in charge of our day shift production, while having ownership over specific swing shift operations. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking for an engaging career path at Milgard, and will be the foundation for continued future growth in the company.

The Production Supervisor is responsible for overseeing and directing the daily responsibilities and activities of the manufacturing floor, and is responsible for training and development of manufacturing personnel, while assuring all safety and performance procedures are adhered to.

The Supervisor is responsible for the following key functions:

  • Responsible for appropriate staffing and scheduling to ensure productivity & cost minimizing.
  • Oversee production planning to identify priorities and sequences for manufacturing.
  • Develop and enforces company policies & procedures while ensuring compliance.
  • Responsible for interviewing, hiring, training, terminating, disciplining, and coaching employees.
  • Conduct reviews and develop succession candidates.

The Production Supervisor will additionally have responsibility for employee development, process improvement, cost reductions, quality monitoring and improvements, customer service, and on-time delivery. Must be an effective communicator with the capability to teach, motivate, and generate results.

Viable candidates should possess:

  • 3-5 years manufacturing experience
  • Lean/Six Sigma training and experience
  • 3 -5 years of supervisory experience within a manufacturing environment with multiple shift operations while dealing with up to 100 direct reports
  • A proven record of achieving results through people

If you are looking for an opportunity with a company that has a culture built on respect for the individual, a strong market share and a reputation for excellence, please submit your resume and cover letter for our review and consideration. We need an innovator who can bring passionate expertise to this newly created position - an individual who knows what right looks like, makes it happen through and with people, and then raises the bar continuously!

Visit our career portal at, to get more details on the position – and then upload your profile and apply!

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