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®?

As a worker today, it’s up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find what’s next is what we’re all about. We know what’s going on in the evolving world of work—just ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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