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Production Supervisors work directly with factory workers and oversee their activity and performance. Work duties listed on a Production Supervisor resume sample include scheduling shifts, making sure quality standards are respected, training staff, making sure production goals are attained, and taking disciplinary action when needed. A well-written example resume for this position showcases qualifications like leadership, organization, attention to details, problem-solving skills, and communication. Employers may prefer candidates with a college degree, although formal education is not mandatory.

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1

Lead Production Supervisor

Oversaw 38 employees, implemented production schedules across three shifts, and focused on continuous improvements.

  • Developed strategic process change for M700 rifles receivers. Reduced 105 parent parts to 10, decreased average part inventories by 80% ($2,000,000), and decreased equipment SU's by 1000 hours annually.
  • Reduced scrap to budget by $17.6K and spending by $235K favorable to budget.
  • Ensured 98% on-time customer shipments by solidifying deliveries for entire rifle division.
  • Created significant process improvements for throughput and quality.
  • Increased efficiency 73.5% vs. Budget of 67.2%.
  • Reduced lead time by six days and inventory by 30% with implementation of BMP flow line.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business, Management, And Economics / Minor Manufacturing And Production Project Management
2

Production Supervisor

Leads and manages operations for 5 high speed production lines for contract manufacturing accounts MARS, PLANTERS, KRAFT and etc . Responsible for development and implementation of operating procedures and continuous improvement programs. Engages operations personnel to ensure successful program adoption and sustainability of SQF, GMP's protocols. Part of a management team to successfully pass the SQF 2 audit for Global Food Safety.

  • Conducted in house audits: safety, food safety, good housekeeping, GMP's and Company policy.
  • Established a 5's program which improved line efficiencies and reduced accidents to zero incidents per quarter.
  • Implemented SMED projects which reduced changeovers from 3-5 hours to 1-2 hours.
  • Performed CAPA reports that resulted in discovering and fixing root cause issues that have increased line performance.
  • Created a AM program that reduced micro stops from 35% - 60% per line.
  • Maintained proper material usages and investigated any discrepancies. Followed all raw material usages, investigated variances as required.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Business Management
3

Production Supervisor

Built a production staff for two departments which grew facilitating the manufacturing shop with supervision of up to 100 employees. Contained labor costs using temp-to-hire strategy to manage the increasing production labor requirements. Improved employee skill level by continuous training and engagement of Engineers and employees. Improved employee morale and increased retention by focusing on Communication, Respect for People, and Integrity.

  • Scheduling: Maintained tight production schedules and reduced overtime by 95%. Built 24/7 work schedules with a minimum work week of 42 hours per employee..
  • Process Improvements: Identified bottlenecks and setup new processes to increase productivity.
  • Product Development: Collaborated with product design to institute new products on the floor, including follow-up with data analysis.
  • Employee Retention: Productivity: Increased productivity by 90% by maintaining tight schedules and reducing machine downtime
  • Employee Training: 5S - Program: Initiated and sustained 5s thereby ensuring clean and organized work stations.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
4

Production Supervisor

Managed and control labor for production employees.

  • Approved employee time for payroll.
  • Scheduled production floor to meet customer requirements.
  • Evaluated and recommended employees for pay increases.
  • Supported management in review, approval and tracking of corrective actions.
  • Eliminated six month back log of orders within two months of being purchased by GE through a team work approach.
  • Increased productivity by 60% by incorporating 6S and lean practices.
Candidate Info
55
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Medical Office Personnel Certification
5

Production Supervisor

Successfully managed up to sixty direct reports in achieving daily production metrics.

  • Coordinated production resources with other members of the manufacturing team on a daily basis.
  • Trained and mentored newly hired production supervisors.
  • Conducted multiple interviews for production operator positions.
  • Delivered performance evaluations, scheduled vacations, and coordinated new hire training.
  • Ensured that safety policies were observed and followed.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
MS
Industrial Technology
MS
Master of Science
6

Production Supervisor

A Production Supervisor in the slitting and roll form department. I was in charge of the safety and supervision of all employee's, scheduling and timeliness, getting orders completed on time and the organization of the department.

  • Transformed Dietrich from a blanking and sheeting operation, into a slitting operation. Trained all hourly employee's on how to operate and set the slitters. This was done in 3 weeks, which was half the time of other plants.
  • Trained the roll form department how to set up and run their machines, a new process for Dietrich.
  • Increased production by 40% and improved the on time shipping rate from 81% to 97%.
  • Solved a problem with slitter production bottoming out by working with production control to group orders together to save on un-needed change overs, and all 3 shifts to improve efficiency. Increased production by 50% and was able to increase shipping to our customers by 40%.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Engineering And Math
7

Production Supervisor

Responsible for the daily operations of the Automatic Upsetters in the Forge shop.

  • Exceeded shift averages by 8.5 %.
  • Improved product flow through entire shop.
  • Increased uptimes on all machines by an average of 9 %.
  • Recognized for leadership and decision making abilities
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
8

Production Supervisor

Manufacture of fine metal products for OTR vehicles in the automotive industry.

  • Studied production schedules and estimated worker-hour requirements for completion of job assignments.
  • Coordinated work between set-up personnel and maintenance department.
  • Interpreted specifications, blueprints and job orders to ensure part quality and proper scheduling of machines.
  • Identified machinery problems, diagnosed causes and determine corrective actions.
  • Recommended measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of products.
  • Trained and managed 18 machine operators achieving a 6% increase in production with a 5% reduction in non-conforming material.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Business
Business And Computer Programming
9

Production Supervisor

  • Managed repair and testing of cellular phones and game systems; swiftly resolved all production bottlenecks; continuously ensured that production was on track and on schedule.
  • Analyzed processes and implemented changes to increase production from three to six lines while decreasing Work-In-Process from four weeks to one week.
  • Oversaw hiring, training, team building and line supervising; monitored shift and individual performance; earned a reputation for firm, yet compassionate mentorship.
  • Developed procedures and processes to control quality and production flow while spearheading quality initiatives to drive quality rates from 88% to 98%.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
10

Production Supervisor

Recorded production data, including volume produced, consumption of raw materials, or quality measures.

  • Determined schedules, sequences, and assignments for work activities, based on work priority, quantity of equipment, and skill of personnel.
  • Monitored employees' work levels and reviewed work performance.
  • Investigated accidents or injuries and prepare reports of findings.
  • Completed Moving of plant location to new facility i.e. equipment, store room. Set up new p.m. for new and existing equipment.
  • Reduced: reduce store room repair materials and cost of OEM parts.
  • Increased: Part of team that increase finished product from 70,000 to 150,000 cases daily.
Candidate Info
58
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job

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