Manufacturing Supervisor (night shift)

AP Professionals
February 11, 2020
Rochester, New York
Job Type
Street Address
500 Linden Oaks


AP Professionals has partnered with a Manufacturing company looking to add a Manufacturing Supervisor on to their night shift. The Manufacturing Supervisor will oversee the processes, as well as handle EHS, Quality, production and financial targets. 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment as well as 3 years of experience in a supervisory capacity required.


  • Lead team to meet or exceed operational goals in safety, quality, availability, cost, productivity and inventory.
  • Manage process improvements within scope of responsibility, utilizing PPI, 5S, Lean and Six Sigma methodologies
  • Create work center performance goals and leads team towards achieving those goals using employee participation.
  • Lead and promote process improvement initiatives to drive strong performance in safety, product quality, and finance and process efficiency.
  • Promote a working environment that encourages employee involvement to achieve operational excellence.
  • Ensures effective performance evaluations are prepared and delivered for all employees.
  • Develops talent within the organization including regularly meeting with employees and assisting in the creation of individual development plans.
  • Coach and mentor staff to elevate overall performance and achieve departmental goals and objectives.
  • Makes technical and business risk decisions under real-time pressure.
  • Has accountability for department operations when Senior Manager is not on-site.
  • Ensures company policies and procedures are being adhered to.
  • Acts as subject matter expert during customer and regulatory agency audits.
  • Drives implementation of corrective and preventive actions to address internal and external audit observations.
  • Interacts with diverse internal functional groups to solve moderately complex problems.
  • Initiates investigations into process failures, product failures, and safety incidents.
  • Identifies and implements appropriate corrective and preventive actions.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering discipline. Experience in lieu of degree is acceptable.


  • 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment with at least 3 years in a supervisory position.
  • Strong leadership abilities with capability to leverage diverse resources, respond quickly, understand impact of changes and decisions, facilitate agreement, build collaborative relationships and understand customer’s needs.
  • Practical application experience of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing or other process improvement methodologies.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Excellent communication, leadership and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead people, work effectively with cross functional teams, and to facilitate cooperation across functional boundaries.
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