Production Supervisor

Job Locations US-WV-Ellenboro
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The Production Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day management of people, equipment and materials to achieve production objectives, which will result in the production of a quality product, on time and complete. The Production Supervisor must be able to meet production requirements while maintaining efficiency and ensuring a quality result. 




Specific Responsibilities:


This position is responsible for developing, leading and executing in the following areas:

  • Leads by example each day in key areas – EHS, quality, productivity, housekeeping and attendance.
  • Assigns employees to specific tasks on the production line, ensures clear understanding of task expectations in quality, EHS and productivity
  • Provides feedback in the form of counseling and recognition for positive performance and development opportunities.
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules daily.
  • Identifies future staffing/equipment needs for the budgeting process.
  • Works with other supervisors or group leaders to rotate employees as necessary to meet production needs.
  • Provides leadership in sustaining defined processes and resolving issues.
  • Maintains time and production records daily.
  • Ensures the overall integrity of work produced by the line.
  • Develops, recommends and implements measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product.
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of department.
  • Prepares and presents communications to production employees and other members of management regarding daily expectations for production, quality, EHS, housekeeping and other key measures as well as general information required to keep all employees informed.
  • Maintains the overall safety of employees in the assigned work area by reporting all hazards/issues, leading and participating in EHS incident investigations and follow-up, ergonomic and hazard assessments etc.
  • Provides corrective action to address attendance, conduct, or performance issues with production employees, to include conducting investigations, providing documentation and recommending further courses of action to other members of management as necessary.
  • Assesses individual training needs, including cross-training and job rotation plans of production employees and works with group leader to provide needed on-the-job training and coaching.  Where necessary, the supervisor may also provide hands-on process instruction and new employee orientation.
  • Identify staffing needs, interview, and recommend employee selection, document in a timely manner.
  • Is consistently at work and on time; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach production schedule/goals.
  • Promotes a harassment-free environment. Ensures consistency between lines in application of employee relations policies and procedures for all production employees, e.g. overtime administration, layoff/recall procedures, attendance tracking, etc
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.
  • Wears required safety equipment including but not limited to; hearing protection, safety glasses, and steel toe footwear.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • Bachelor’s Degree is required.
  • A minimum of three years of supervisory experience is required, preferably within a     manufacturing environment

 Simonton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Simonton Windows produces ENERGY STAR® qualified replacement and new construction windows and doors, including a line of impact-resistant products. In the J.D. Power and Associates 2013 Windows and Patio Doors Satisfaction Study (SM), consumers nationwide rated Simonton Windows “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Windows and Doors, Four Years in a Row. Tied in 2013.”

Simonton was also ranked #1 in quality in the 2013, 2009, 2007, 2002 and 1998 Brand Use Studies sponsored by Builder magazine and has won three Best In Class Awards from Market Research Associates.

Founded in 1946, Simonton’s hallmark has been to deliver its made-to-order products in five days or less. Part of Fortune Brands Home and Security,Inc. (NYSE: FBHS), Simonton delivers windows and patio doors nationwide to key markets throughout the 48 continental United States and North America. Simonton is a Founding Sponsor of The Weather Museum, a Lifetime Founding Sponsor of the Lead Safe America Foundation and a supporter of Homes for Our Troops. For information, call (800) SIMONTON (1-800-746-6686) or visit


Simonton Windows received the highest numerical score among window and door manufacturers in a tie in the proprietary J.D. Power & Associates 2010-2013 Windows and Patio Doors Satisfaction StudiesSm (Tied in 2013). 2013 study based on responses from more than 2,554 consumers measuring 11 brands and measures opinions of consumers who purchased new windows or patio doors in the previous 12 months. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of consumers surveyed in January – February 2013. Your experiences may vary. Visit



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