Production Supervisor

Job Description

Are you looking for your next great job opportunity? Kelly Services is currently seeking a Production Supervisor for a premier employer in the Silver Spring, MD area.
The Production Supervisor leads and coordinates the maintenance plans and assignments of shift mechanics to ensure the proper execution of daily work activities that drive quality, efficiency, safety, service and cost performance in a manufacturing plant. In addition, will function as the team coordinator in the application of performance improvement tools and methodologies to enhance rapid, ongoing, measurable improvements, and develop work activity standards and new metrics to support "lean" thinking.

- Actively lead, train, and develop maintenance personnel
- Meet and or exceed plant maintenance goals/objectives
- Plan and manage resources to meet maintenance and production plans and goals
- Manage Lean System Team training/facilitation and leadership
- Ensure proper training for new hires & current employees
- Manage daily work activity conformance to quality and GMP/SQF/HAACP standards
- Maintain maintenance staffing and coverage schedules
- Ensure company policies, procedures, and work rules are being adhered
- Actively attract, train, develop & retain effective personnel to ensure an efficient, motivated, and multiskilled workforce.
- Manage cross-functional team capability and capacity
- Ensure a safe working environment, encourage personnel to work safely, preventing injuries and lost time
- Facilitate cross -functional team meetings within an environment of trust and high involvement

o First week: work Mon-Fri - weekend off
o Second week- off Monday and Tuesday. Work Wednesday through Sunday
o Third week- off Tuesday and Wednesday- work Thursday through Monday

PAY RATE: salary of $65,000-$70,000 based on experience

DRESS CODE: Business casual- no shorts, no tennis shoes. Composite or steel toe shoes


- Broad knowledge of maintenance function, processes and operations (3+ years)
- Minimum of 1-3 years in Lead or Supervisor role
- Leadership experience in beverage or related industry and 2 years of consumable product industry is preferred
- Intermediate PC skills i.e. Word, Excel Access
- Must be able to coach, develop, and train employees
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to positively manage conflict
- Solid team building, facilitation and problem-solving skills
- Demonstrated analytical and systematic thinking
- Must be able to lead teams through a change management initiative(s)
- Lean manufacturing experience is a plus
- Technical or College degree is strongly preferred
- SAP knowledge is a plus

Why Kelly®?

At Kelly Services®, we work with the best. Our clients include 95 of the Fortune 100 companies, and more than 70,000 hiring managers rely on Kelly annually to access the best talent to drive their business forward. If you only make one career connection today, connect with Kelly.

About Kelly Services®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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