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Production Supervisor I

As the Second Shift Production Supervisor for Jacksonville, you'll be able to demonstrate your strong organizational and decision making skills by being accountable for safety, staffing, budgets, cost control, delivery, quality and continuous improvement. Exhibit your leadership abilities and interpersonal skills while reporting to the Production Manager and leading a team of highly skilled associates. If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, then we want to hear from you

+ Develop and execute production plan by scheduling/assigning associates. Establish priorities and track progress. Revise schedules as needed and resolve problems that affect ability to meet the plan.

+ Meet with Supply Chain staff daily to discuss issues such as material shortages and customer demand. Make appropriate adjustments.

+ Assist with establishing annual department budget and monitor results on a monthly basis.

+ Manage job-closeout variances.

+ Partner with all plant support groups i.e. Safety, Industrial, Manufacturing, Test & Quality Engineering groups as required.

+ Drive execution of Safety 24/7, Continuous Improvement and Customer Satisfaction initiatives.

+ Lead and promote use of, and ensure compliance to the MSA Operating System.

+ Manage equipment problems in department and ensure repairs are completed in a timely manner.

+ Participate in continuous improvement projects to enhance delivery, cost and quality

+ Interact daily with associates on multiple shifts / address associate issues and concerns.

+ Provide coaching to aid in associate development.

+ Provide input and/or recommendations regarding hiring, discipline, terminations, transfers, and promotions.

+ Enforce MSA policies and procedures ensuring accountability for compliance.

+ Lead daily KPI huddles.

+ Approve time for full-time associates and temporary agency assignments, and maintain attendance and absence records.

+ Manage department roster, cross-training matrix and evacuation plan.

+ Write and revise safety documentation including JSA/SOP records, near-hit and incident reports.

+ Verify and review Engineering Change Management documentation.

+ Approve requisitions and tooling requirements.

+ Review, approve, and reconcile purchasing card transaction.

Participate in and respond to ISO audit findings, CQN's, and notification findings with solid root cause and occurrence prevention solutions.

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

+ Ability to ensure MSA's vision and values are at the forefront of any decision making and action.

+ Proven ability to organize and prioritize a large number of tasks, solve technical problems, lead projects and drive successful change.

+ Demonstrated leadership abilities to promote teamwork, delegation, individual responsibility, and positive employee morale.

+ Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to coach and develop others and build and foster solid working relationships at all levels of the organization.

+ Highly engaged and self-motivated with demonstrated ability to work independently.

+ Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and Power Point.

+ Strong decision-making skills including the ability to identify project obstacles, creatively develop alternative solutions, make recommendations on course of action for approval and follow through on course of action.

+ Demonstrated ability to partner effectively with cross-functional team/work group or those outside of formal line of authority to accomplish organizational goals.

+ Willingness to travel up to 10% domestically.

Education required:

+ Associate's Degree in related field or educational academic equivalent.

+ 2 years of supervisory or leadership experience in a manufacturing, warehouse, or military setting may be substituted for an Associate's degree.


+ Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree.

Experience required:

+ 1 year supervisory or leadership experience (this can include Group Leader experience).

+ 2 years working experience in a manufacturing or warehouse environment.

+ Related military may be substituted for up to 2 years of supervisory and/or work experience.


+ Experience in Lean, 6-Sigma, Continuous Improvement, EHS initiatives.

Requisition ID: 2018-2327

External Company Name: MSA Safety

External Company URL:

Street: 352 White Street