Production Supervisor

Plainfield, Connecticut
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
4:00 PM - 12:30 AM
US$ 18.00 - US$ 20.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Silva, Kristi, Spherion
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Job Description


One of our best client's is seeking an experienced Production Supervisor to lead their dynamic and growing 2nd Shift Production team.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate the day-to-day activities of a team of production workers to ensure that manufacturing operations run according to established production specifications and schedules; volume, cost, and wastage targets; and quality standards.
  • Monitor the volume and quality of output and adjust tasks, timing, equipment set-up, or inputs so that production specifications are met and resources are used efficiently.
  • Supervise staff of 8+ to ensure that all production tasks are performed, and all machines and equipment operated, safely.
  • Manage the schedule and all personnel issues on a day to day basis.
  • Depending on specific area or department of responsibility, additional scope may include:
  • Assemble, fabricate and inspect materials
  • Responsible for achieving all plant safety goals and measures.
  • Meet all quality expectations and stated goals.
  • Meet or exceed all standard labor cost projections.
  • Ensure the plant floor is maintained as neat and orderly, free of safety hazards.
  • Selection of new employees, recruiting, hiring and on boarding new team members
  • Development and training of staff, schedule assignments and performance reviews.
  • Fill in and actively work the production line as needed. This is to help with production and also lead by example as part of coaching and development of team.
  • Accident review and prevention recommendations.
  • Meet all plant wide OSHA requirements and report as needed.
  • Build team environment, in which all team members work effectively together to achieve common goals

Working hours: 4:00 PM - 12:30 AM


  • Must be able to work in a fast paced, high volume environment, and have a great attention to detail.
  • Must be a proactive, self starter, who can work well without supervision.
  • Prior leadership experience, including a career progression with added responsibility over a period 4 years or more.
  • Must be experienced in all areas of the production line supervised.
  • Willingness to do whatever it takes to meet or exceed job expectations.
  • Must interface with team members, production workers and other personnel.
  • Gives direction to production line workers and manages employee issues, schedules, etc.
  • May interface with higher level management.


  • High School


  • 4-7 years


  • Work is performed in a general manufacturing environment.
  • Seasonal temperatures may be extreme at times including excessive heat or cold.
  • Must have ability to use hands and fingers to complete tasks quickly and efficiently.
  • In addition, must have the ability to move freely throughout the facility without physical limitation, and capacity to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs., and have the ability to bend, stoop and reach.

This is a Career Opportunity with our best client, a state of the art manufacturer. APPLY TODAY or TEXT Jobs to 860-786-1093 for immediate consideration!

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.


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