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Manufacturing Supervisor 1st shift


Posted: 03/04/2019 Industry: Supervisor Job Number: 6051

WIKA Instrument LP is looking for a Dynamic Manufacturing Supervisor (1st

As a privately held company for more than 60 years, WIKA stands for tradition, continuity, sustainability and community. Working at WIKA means: reliability, belonging to a team, and professional development. It also means benefiting from the many advantages of working for a large company, one which values its staff, their families and their future.


BASIC PURPOSE: Supervise production line operation in accordance with plant policies and procedures. Ensure smooth production operation during shift.


  • Supervise production line operation in accordance with plant policies and procedures.
  • Train and coach production line employees.
  • Conduct employee performance reviews.
  • Responsible for shift schedule to include: work station assignments/rotations, employee training, employee vacations, employee breaks, overtime assignment, back-up for absent employees, and shift rotations.
  • Coordinate production startups, shutdowns, and changeovers.
  • Coordinate with Manufacturing Manager for appropriate staffing levels.
  • Perform duties within guidelines of company hiring process.
  • Schedule and conduct shift meetings.
  • Responsible to meet shift production goals.
  • Responsible for quality control. Make adjustments as necessary during shift to produce product within specifications. Reject product outside of specifications.
  • Driving Daily Improvements (DDI)
  • Operate within standard operating procedures (SOPs) and special instructions (SIs)
  • Communicate with other Shift Supervisors and Manufacturing Manager.
  • Ensure a clean and safe work environment. (5S)
  • Complete shift paper work. (SQDC)
  • Assist in production as necessary.


  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Georgia Work Ready Silver Certificate required.
  • Three to five years of manufacturing supervisory experience.
  • Experience managing employees
  • Knowledge of MS Office, must be proficient in Excel and Word.
  • College degree preferred
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to analyze problems and problem resolution skills
  • Ability to use mathematical reasoning and problem solving techniques to solve work related problems.
  • Ability to locate information with workplace graphs, charts, tables, forms, flowcharts, diagrams, floor plans, maps and instrument gauges
  • Excellent interpersonal / written communication skills
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, procedures, and machinery.
  • Manual dexterity required for operating machinery and computers.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds required.
  • The ability to stand for long periods up to eight or more hours at a time
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision and the ability to distinguish between subsets of individual colors and quality of colors.
  • Good eyesight 20/30 (eyesight correction acceptable).
  • Lean Manufacturing Experience required.

Machinery operation requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to; eye safety glasses, hearing protectors, work boots. (PPE)

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