Production Supervisor in Warren County, KY

Metro Services is immediately hiring in the Warren County, KY area for the position of 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


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, 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 interpersonal, 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 the 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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