Production Supervisor
Indianapolis, IN 
Posted 6 days ago
Job Description


The Production Supervisor is responsible for daily equipment production or parylene coating and all associated maintenance. Supervises work force to ensure work is done safely, on-time and in a cost-effective way, while meeting the highest quality standards.


  • Performs a variety of personnel functions with team members in span of control. This includes activities such as: Interviewing, recommending for hire, orienting, directing, rewarding, disciplining, developing performance plans, coaching, training, developing, appraising performance, and recommending for dismissal.
  • Communicates regularly with team members to inform, answer questions, provide direction and plan activities to meet production requirements.
  • Assures that team members meet requirements of the position and are adequately trained to perform assigned functions.
  • Coordinates / or has input into the creation of a production schedule and ship dates to meet customer requirements.
  • Uses all resources appropriately to meet established goals. Responsible for maintenance of WIP inventory.
  • Assures that established quality levels are met or exceeded. Participates actively in creating and implementing any needed corrective actions.
  • Develops necessary reports, log sheets, and other documents. Assures that these reports are accurate and available in a timely manner.
  • Schedules overtime, vacations, etc. for all direct reports. Approves time punches for payroll each pay period. Monitors attendance for direct reports.
  • Actively supports SCS Company policies and assures that team members abide by such policies. Administers corrective actions as needed.
  • Interacts closely with Sales, Marketing, Quality, Customer Service, Purchasing and Engineering to support customer focus and efficient operations.
  • Ensures that manufacturing costs are controlled and budget is adhered to.
  • Collaborates with OpEx, Engineering and other personnel to implement cost reduction ideas and process improvement initiatives.


  • May perform light troubleshooting of equipment and ensures that all repairs are completed.
  • May be responsible for the proper disposal of waste chemicals by an outside vendor. May maintain log of hazardous materials shipped and received.
  • Will address employee inquiries and complaints, and will resolve problems by using appropriate resources/other departments to achieve results/answers.
  • Supports and adheres to plant and corporate safety policies.
  • May assist in other areas or perform other duties as required by fluctuating business needs.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required; some post high school education is preferred. Two or more years of supervision or lead experience, preferably in a manufacturing setting. Exposure to or training in Lean Manufacturing or Operational Excellence is desired.


  • Possesses well-developed communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and work instructions.
  • Ability to effectively present information to and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees, and/or customers.
  • This position requires proficiency in Microsoft Office Products (MSWord, MSExcel, and MSPowerPoint).
  • Ability to manage people, resources and multiple priorities.
  • Strong ability to make decisions quickly, rapidly analyze the downstream impact of such decisions, and know when to seek advice/guidance from others.
  • Ability to give and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to lead, motivate and develop personnel.

Specialty Coating Systems is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, protected Veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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