Off Shift Production Supervisor -IA/IL/WI in Iowa City, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/9/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Iowa City, IA
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  • Duration:
    48 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt has multiple openings for Second and Third Shift Production Supervisors at various locations throughout the Midwest, working on-site with our customer in the manufacturing and agricultural industry. Key responsibilities include: 

  • Supervises semi to highly skilled production and/or maintenance employees on an assigned shift to ensure the manufacture of products within established delivery, quality, safety and cost standards.
  • The supervisor is the first-line liaison between the production employees and the management staff and thus also serves the function of representing the company's interests with the shop floor staff.
  • Establishes employee environment regarding communications, feedback and overall guidance.
  • Ensures that assigned personnel have appropriate training, work instruction and tools to successfully do their job.
  • Monitors Control Plans, troubleshoots workmanship problems and generally supervises production activities to ensure that manufactured products meet or exceed all established quality requirements
  • Monitors individual and line performance and takes corrective action including discipline, as needed and responds to complaints to insure the Company and employees adheres to policies, practices, procedures and work rules.
  • Determines manufacturing and/or distribution priorities based on the production schedule and makes daily assignments including filling vacancies and assigning overtime in order to adhere to the Customer Delivery date.
  • Plans for maintenance of equipment and facilities to maximize the uptime and utilization of capital equipment assets.
  • Monitors and makes corrections to stay within the department operating budget targets.
  • Directs departmental continuous improvement plans and activities.


Candidate must be willing to relocate at their own expense. Locations include: Ankeny, Davenport, Dubuque, and Waterloo, Iowa; East Moline and Moline, Illinois; and Horicon, Wisconsin

  • Must be able to work 2nd or 3rd shift position.
  • 3-5 years previous supervisory experience in a manufacturing or union environment
  • Team player, ability to lead multiple departments and professionally hold 1:1 discussions with Wage Workers regarding performance
  • Associate’s Degree required, prefer Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Must be proficient with MS Office, including Excel.
  • SAP experience preferred but not required.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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