Reference : 576814

Production Supervisor

  • Technical Production
  • United States
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 05/23/2020

Position description

Our CertainTeed Roofing Plant in Fremont, CA is looking for a Production Supervisor to oversee all shift production activities on the plant’s production line. As an effective Production Supervisor, you are dedicated to providing leadership and direction for the activities of the production line personnel to efficiently produce quality products. Not only would you be an expert in production, but a master of environmental, health, & safety requirements. You will use this expertise to be accountable to make sure all production is in compliance with these requirements and other policies and procedures. The Production Supervisor reports to the Plant Manager.


  • Directly supervises the hourly production employees on the safe and efficient operation of the production line(s), assesses employee performance while providing coaching and development opportunities, and administers disciplinary action if needed.
  • Directly monitors the production processes and production quality to ensure compliance to established company standards while also adhering to Waste Management and Recycling responsibilities.
  • Oversees the training of production employees to ensure they receive adequate training prior to operating any of the manufacturing equipment and that they follow the standard operating procedures and work instructions.
  • Leads the shift safety meetings and training sessions that have been developed by the training coordinator. 
  • Perform root-cause analysis and implements sustainable countermeasures on losses related to production while participating in Incident & Near Miss Investigations to determine root cause and corrective actions.
  • Report all EH&S incidents – Injuries/Recordable, Near Misses, First Aid, Environmental and Property/Equipment Damage.
  • Work closely with the Production Planner to ensure compliance to the production schedule and production changes while utilizing good judgement for the utilization of manpower, work in progress and operational adjustments. Also reviews and approves employee timekeeping (Kronos).
  • Enters production, efficiency and waste data into SAP.
  • Conduct EHS and SMAT Audits to support the plants EHS goals.
  • Participate in the development, understanding and review of all position job safety assessments and standard operating procedures.
  • Maintains work place organization to ensure good housekeeping (5S) by holding employees responsible for their assigned work areas.


  • 4 year degree preferred (equivalent experience may be considered)
  • 3+ years of Supervisory experience (manufacturing environment preferred).
  • Proficient in use of MS Office (familiarity with Kronos and SAP a plus).
  • General understanding of ISO methodology (ISO 9001, 14001, & OHSAS 18001).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing, TPM, 5S & Six Sigma a plus.

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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