Production Supervisor in Battle Creek at GPAC

Date Posted: 4/15/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Supervise plant operations with overall responsibility for plant safety, production, quality, and personnel management. Assist with resource planning, lean manufacturing, operational excellence, and materials management.


  • Achieve or exceed production objectives, including Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost.
  • Manage manufacturing schedules based on sales requirements and plant capacity to maximize machine and labor utilization.
  • Provide direction, development, and leadership to production cell leads.
  • Provide high levels of integrity, enthusiasm, stability, resilience, and tenacity to promote future growth.
  • Track and control team member safety, attendance, productivity, and quality.
  • Control and minimize labor overtime, downtime, and quality errors.
  • Develop and provide leadership, training, and continued education to all production staff.
  • Oversee shop-floor organization and plant cleanliness.
  • Confer with department heads to ensure coordination of purchasing, production, and shipping.
  • Work with the Human Resources Department on the selection and training, discipline, and promotion of production cell leads and production staff
  • Write and conduct team member performance reviews and disciplinary actions for all production staff.
  • Any and all other duties as assigned.


Bachelors degree in related field or applicable work experience

  • 2+ years plant/general supervision experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of metal fabricating and/or manufacturing and assembly.
  • Knowledge of Safety practices and protocols
  • Proven experience in achieving and maintaining the efficiency and quality of a manufacturing facility.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and supervisory experience.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 31 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.