Reference : 571262

Production Supervisor

  • Technical Production
  • United States
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 08/07/2019

Position description

To assure that we are safely making quality Commercial Roofing products at all times. To direct and assist as needed from an operational, safety and housekeeping aspect. Directly supervise 6 – 14 hourly production employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities planning, assigning and directing work: appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


  • Daily responsibility in making decisions regarding employee’s safety, quality and adherence to production schedules to assure the production of quality Commercial Roofing products.
  • Insure that all manufacturing standards and goals are met in order to operate a successful operation.
  • Actively promote a safe working environment focused on full compliance of all safety, health and environmental policies and regulations. 
  • They are responsible for ensuring that Product Quality and manufacturing Productivity are sustained at the highest possible level through the effective application of World Class Manufacturing methodologies.
  • The incumbent is responsible for maintaining excellent communication with support functions, such as engineering, maintenance, purchasing and outside vendors, ensuring materials, supplies, tools and equipment are available and in good working condition.
  • Safety, Quality, Productivity, and Cost Control are the major criteria of job performance


Measure and monitor shift performance, identifying areas for improving efficiency, output and safety of manufacturing processes through observations and measurements as well as by collecting and interpreting data from other technical and operating personnel.

Development of cost improvement projects through loss intelligence and OEE analysis

Development of safety projects to improve the safety of all employees

Protect employees by ensuring compliance to and consistent application of local and SGC policies and procedures, i.e.; Employee Handbook, ISO, OHSAS, ICRF and WCM systems to name a few.



  • Position requires the minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a technical field, and/or supervisory experience that lends itself to a working knowledge of practices, procedures and operations of a manufacturing facility (Union environment preferred).
  • Must demonstrate core competencies of effective communications, listening and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to effectively use Microsoft Office including Excel/Word/PowerPoint, SAP, and Kronos.
  • Must understand machine operations and be fully engaged in accomplishing tasks in a safe manner. 
  • This position also requires an intermediate to advanced knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing software. 
  • Must be willing to work rotating work schedules.
  • Familiarity with ISO 9001, 14001, OHSAS 18001, World Class Manufacturing techniques, and planning / scheduling.

This position will require both office work, and work in a rigorous plant environment, and as such require the incumbent to at times work in the plant. Also the incumbent will also need to be able to lift up to 50lbs

Who are we ?

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada.

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