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Manufacturing Supervisor

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Doherty Top Talent
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Saturday, January 5, 2013
Eden Prairie
Job Type
Employment Status

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Top Career Solutions along with our client in Eden Prairie, MN have an immediate opening for a Manufacturing Supervisor.

Under the direction of the Plant Manager, Production Manager or designate;   Provide daily supervision and administration for factory employees and production processes with key focus on: safety, productivity, throughput, and minimizing waste.  Conduct business in accordance with company practices & policies.


  • Coordinate production work orders with material and equipment availability, employee count and order due-dates.  Assign tasks to employees.  Ensure materials and equipment are available. 
  • Solve production problems in a timely manner.  Understand the MRP scheduling system and tools available to guide production decision making.
  • Key contact between factory floor activities and Manufacturing Engineering, Sales and Product Development Engineering, Human Resources and the warehouse.
  • Provide leadership in quality, waste reduction and continuous improvements.
  • Build an efficient production team by providing training, coaching, and discipline as required to all employees in conjunction with Plant or Production Manager.
  • Deal with employee problems with the aid and support of Human Resources.
  • Understand safety policies and requirements and ensure all employees and processes are working in a safe manner.  Encourage good housekeeping practices among employees.  Work with all departments to gain support for the department and to maintain and improve processes and safety.
  • Ensure the smooth efficient flow of products through cooperation with other department supervisors.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.



  • Enrollment in Supervisory program recognized in the manufacturing industry or the equivalent of 10 years related experience within the company



  • 3-5 years of progressive experience in factory operations and/or supervision




  • College degree in supervisory, Management, Mechanical or Industrial field from an accredited college or university.



  • 5 years of progressive supervisory experience reflecting a strong, ongoing commitment to training and team environment concepts with the ability to meet deadlines.

Doherty Top Talent

Doherty | The Employment Experts is a Minnesota-based, full-service employment agency, offering temporary staffing, temp-to-hire, contract and direct-hire placement.