Reference : 577407

Production Supervisor - 3rd Shift

  • Technical Production
  • United States
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 03/16/2020

Position description

The Akron facility is one of the largest and best performing plastics sites within Saint Gobain.  Want to be part of a $40 billion dollar organization where you determine the direction of your career?  We have 5 facilities in Northeast Ohio to support your career development and have had a number of people move into roles at other sites including California, Florida, New Jersey, and Europe.  Come join our team as a Production Supervisor role on 3rd shift. 

This position is responsible for supervising and managing the daily operations of the production and supporting departments to meet facility/corporate objectives.  

  • Monitor and react to established performance indicators, including: budget variances, production, quality and safety metrics
  • Prioritize/Lead in continuous process/production improvements using Lean/Six Sigma Methodology
  • Provide technical support to prevent/resolve manufacturing problems.
  • Exhibit and assure department conformance to safety awareness and safe work practices
  • Participate in all related personnel activities, including selection, training, skill assessment, coordination/tracking of OT and discipline 



This position requires a thorough knowledge of the work supervised, typically gained through experience coupled with some formal training. It further requires an understanding of the Saint-Gobain Akron facility and its practices and procedures. A high level of human relation’s skills to develop and motivate direct reports is essential.  Flexibility in schedule is necessary in order to meet the requirements of this position.


•Prefer Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, business or other related field

•1-5 supervision experience (Union Environment preferred)

•Hands on computer knowledge (MS Office, production reporting mrp system, Kronos Timekeeping).

•Excellent mathematical computation and problem solving skills

•Team development/coaching skills with employee empowerment philosophies.

•Continuous Improvement Experience

•Ability to Drive Change

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is one of seven businesses within the Innovative Materials Sector, which is spear-heading the advancement of innovation within the Group. Performance Plastics is a recognized leader in the advanced polymer technology market with access to state-of-the-art manufacturing and research & development facilities around the world.

Through close partnerships with our business leaders, our team works to support the achievement of business goals while emphasizing the PPL values of accountability, trust, initiative, respect and helping.

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