Production Supervisor

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The Supervisor provides leadership and support for the hourly workforce to ensure overall business objectives are obtained. These objectives include but are not limited to safety, production, quality, cost and delivery. Additionally, the Supervisor will work with teams to implement process improvements and management initiatives. Included in the endeavor is active participation in the Continental Business System (Lean) activities to reduce product and process variation and eliminate waste.

• Perform as a first-level leader within a hose manufacturing facility, providing coaching, support and direction to members of a High Performance Work Team.  
• Provide tactical business leadership necessary to ensure the facility meets and/or exceed goals in critical manufacturing success areas (Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost)
• Lead and develop Team Leaders
• Establish and sustain effective relationships with all employees in order to foster an environment where innovation and cooperation are used to solve problems
• Promote positive employee relations through effective conflict management and issue resolution
• Manage payroll timekeeping and concerns
• Conduct regular team meetings which include effective communication of organizational and policy changes across shifts
• Conduct layered process auditing and follow-up
• Provide performance feedback and coaching to team members via appraisals and/or other documentation
• Facilitate effective sharing of information across work teams and functional areas
• Track plant budgets as applicable, take appropriate actions to ensure that plant budget goals are achieved
• Work and/or attend meetings during other shifts (including off-shifts and/or weekends) as necessary
• Demonstrate ability to coach, problem solve and troubleshoot
• Additional duties as assigned

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• High School Diploma or GED
•  2+ years of manufacturing background including 1 year of leadership experience. 
• Ability to work rotating shift with flexibility for meetings, etc.
• Strong leadership, people and organizational skills
• Ability to communicate to all levels of the organization
• Strong problem-solving skills
• Computer skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint
• Experience working in a Lean environment
• Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
• No relocation offered. Position is eligible for a sign-on bonus


  • SAP experience 
  • Ability to apply and teach Lean Mfg. tools and concepts
  • Experience working in a High-Performance Team environment
  • Associate degree preferably in Business Management, Engineering, Industrial Technology, or Management or other related field
  • 2+ years of Leadership experience with 3 manufacturing experience. 
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O que oferecemos

Additional information

Immediate Benefits
• Paid Time Off
• Tuition & Employee Discounts
• Annual Bonus
• Employer 401(k) Match
• Opportunity to work within a high performance team environment
• Opportunity to utilize a team approach in conjunction with Lean Mfg. to drive continuous improvement
• And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader!


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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Quem somos

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2023, Continental generated preliminary sales of €41.4 billion and currently employs around 200,000 people in 56 countries and markets.

ContiTech is one of the world’s leading industry specialists. The Continental group sector offers its customers connected, environment-friendly, safe and convenient industry and service solutions using a range of materials for off-highway applications, on rails and roads, in the air, under and above the ground, in industrial environments, for the food sector and the furniture industry. With about 42,000 employees in more than 40 countries and sales of some 6.8 billion euros (2023), the global industrial partner is active with core branches in Asia, Europe and North and South America. 

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