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Production Supervisor in Phoenix, AZ at Carlisle Construction Materials

Date Posted: 1/9/2019

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Job Description

Job Summary:

Carlisle Construction Materials, a worldwide leading diversified manufacturer of premium building products and related technology has an immediate opening for a Production Supervisor, at its Phoenix, AZ facility. 

The Production Supervisor has the responsibility of overseeing the manufacturing line and assisting with improvement projects while reducing operating cost. The primary role of the position is to produce a product safely that meets production specification and customer expectations, strong leadership skills, and the application of Lean Manufacturing principles. This job has full supervisory responsibilities. Must be able to effectively assign duties, coach and develop employee’s abilities, train, evaluate and discipline subordinate employees in a fair, consistent and non-confrontational manner. 

Duties and responsibilities   

  • Directs and supervises the daily activities of the production work centers, delegating responsibilities as necessary, to attain goals and objectives in each area.  Trains personnel to perform standard work, conduct process audits, and participate in production directly as appropriate to crew size, scope of operations, and number of lead worker
  • Works with operations management to determine labor requirements by reviewing production schedules and hires personnel according to budgeting plans set by operations management
  • Perform administrative tasks such as: writing and giving performance reviews and creating and maintaining performance measurement reports with accuracy
  • Assures proper PPE is used per plant requirements. Conveys and enforces company policies to employees and enforces safety regulations
  • Ensures effective employee relations by providing employee coaching and development.  Works with the operations management and human resources to make employment decisions and resolve employee issues
  • Lead the production floor effort to reduce waste through the use of CIS, the SQDC boards, and corrective action sheets
  • Conducts periodic cycle counts and physical inventories to maintain accurate inventory levels
  • Leads special projects as needed and stands in as back up for operations management during vacations/absences
  • Maintains time and attendance records


  • Education – Bachelor’s Degree -Engineering, IE or ME preferred
  • Prior five plus (5+) years supervisory experience in a related field
  • Knowledge in wood products or related industry
  • Knowledge of safety procedures such as lock out, tag out
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office suite, etc.
  • Able to identify possible quality defects and causes and knowledgeable of corrective actions
  • Prior experience with Lean Manufacturing and 5
  • Effective communication and writing skills
  • Basic math and reading skill
  • Able to use measuring gauges such as tape measures
  • Efficient problem solving skills and ability to work in stressful work situations

Equipment used

  • This position uses the following equipment in the course of the job duties: pneumatic presses, roll coaters, CNC machinery, small tool use, forklift, tape measure, caliper, calculator, computer, radio, and phone.

Working conditions

  • This position conducts their work in a manufacturing environment with some exposure to the outdoors; there is exposure to loud machinery, fumes, odors, and dust.  Business is cyclical and will require flexibility in shift hours and days of the week worked. Typically Monday through Friday although Saturday and Sunday work may be required during high sales volumes.

Physical requirements

  • For this position, it is required to be able to lift up to 50 pounds. There is a repetitive use of hands required with simple grasping and pushing and pulling up to 50 pounds. In addition, this position requires the following abilities: sitting, standing, walking, lifting, bending, and driving.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) used

  • While working on the manufacturing floor, eye and hearing protection is required at all times. Other forms of PPE may be required as defined by management.