Production Supervisor

Your tasks

Support Production Area Managers in planning and performing production related activities. Manage, prioritize, plan, and schedule manufacturing objectives in a timely and cost-effective manner. These objectives include but are not limited to safety, production, quality, cost and delivery. Identify production issues, analyze root causes and derive resolutions. Perform inventory management and work collaboratively with warehouse on inventory & materials management issues. Develop production plan and direct labor to ensure continuous operations. Develop process improvements utilizing elements of the Continental Business System to improve workflow efficiency. Communicate production updates and errors to area managers on regular basis. Organize and schedule job trainings for employees. Communicate complex issues for immediate resolution. Issue corrective action to union associates as necessary. Assist in other functional areas as needed, including the Quality department.

• Proactively promote and create a safe work environment for hourly production associates. Provide hourly associates with the tools and resources necessary to work safely. Ensure accountability at the plant level with respect to safety rules and processes. Conduct root cause analysis and implement corrective actions to prevent safety incidents.
• Effectively communicate plant policies and procedures. Assure compliance to plant policies and rules.
• Ensure that associates receive the appropriate training including but not limited to safety training job certification/re-certification, and quality/safety alerts.
• Assign and supervise labor to efficiently produce high quality products. Implement and drive process improvements to increase productivity and OEE.
• Provide accurate record keeping and documentation to include but not limited to time & attendance systems, payroll, overtime management, training and process audits.
• Additional job duties as necessary to facilitate plant operation.

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Your profile

• 1-3 Years manufacturing experience.
• Strong leadership, people and organizational skills.
• Ability to communicate to all levels of the organization.
• Strong problem solving skills using Continental methods and tools.
• Ability to handle difficult situation professionally.
• Union experience preferred.
-Must be willing to work an off shift if required

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Our offer

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to or contact US Recruiting at 248.393.5566. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back.


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About us

The ContiTech division develops, manufactures and markets products, systems and intelligent components made of rubber, plastic, metal and fabric. They are used in machine and plant engineering, mining, agriculture, the automotive industry and other important sectors of the future.

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