Metro Services is immediately hiring in the Bowling Green, KY area for the position of Traveling Production Supervisor for an Automotive company located in Russell Springs, KY.

Job Type: Internal Temp/Contract
Hours: Full Time
Required Years of Experience: 2-5 years
Required Education: Associates Degree
Travel: Yes
Compensation: $48K/year

The Production Supervisor will be responsible for the following duties:

  • The safety of employees
  • Plant housekeeping and 6S
  • Meeting daily Production requirements and on-time shipping of high-quality parts that meet customer expectations while continuously improving Manufacturing operations
  • Directly supervising Team Leaders, Production Associates, die set-up, and Material Handlers on the backshift

Other responsibilities include the following:

  • Ensures daily line staffing is sufficient to meet Production and delivery requirements
  • Reviews schedule and order requirements for each Production line; Communicates with prior and later shift supervision on schedule/order status as well as known priorities; Notifies FFM of unplanned downtime and excessive scrap or risk of not meeting schedule/order requirements per downtime escalation procedure
  • Reviews line performance (safety, productivity, scrap, customer concerns, 6S); Discusses and initiates countermeasures for off-target performance; Follows up on associates' needs and concerns as it relates to Production needs
  • Monitors hourly performance for each Production line; Coordinates with Team Leader and other support function as needed to immediately correct off-target line performance
  • Demonstrates functional knowledge of shop floor and order management systems, both ERP (Oracle) and visual management
  • Ensures compliance to visual management controls; Hour-by-hour performance tracking, KANBAN pull systems, Line OEE, scrap trends and improvement actions, downtime tracking and improvement actions, 6S audits trend, and improvement actions
  • Ensures employee compliance to part and process operating standards and standards work requirements; Immediately corrects non-conformance to procedure and issues identified Layered Process Audits (LPA)
  • Ensures compliance to all rules, regulations, and policies; Immediately documents, communicates, and corrects violations or unsafe conditions; treats all direct reports equally with respect


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Term-Life &
  • Short Term Disability

Successful candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Associates degree and/or equivalent experience (degree must be from an accredited institution)
  • 2-5 years prior Supervisory or Team Leadership responsibility in a Manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of an ERP system (Oracle)
  • Above average inter-personal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Strong planning skills and the ability to direct and lead by example
  • Self-directed and motivated to achieve Manufacturing excellence in assigned area – drive for results
  • Personal ownership and accountability for safety and Production performance
  • Ability to interpret data and clearly present conclusions and improvement actions that are needed

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledgeable in ISO/TS 16949, ISO14001, and OSHA requirements


  • Customer Focus
  • Drive for Results
  • Creative Program Solving
  • Interpersonal Relationships
  • Communication
  • Accountability

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