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Tuesday, February 18, 2020 8:59:00 AM

Our client company in Newton, IA is searching for an Night Shift Production Supervisor. In this role, you will establish functional business plans and technical project objectives to meet the short- and long- term goals of a production organization and manage production employees in various manufacturing and product development support departments. Managed activities may include but are not limited to the following: production operations activities, parts and components management, purchasing, contract management, sales and quality assurance. This position will require job flexibility, supervisor must be willing to work evening or overnight shift.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 1st level people manager
  • Number of Employees: Typically up to 40
  • Complexity by Product:
  • Single product line OR
  • Straightforward, conventional production operations
  • Coordinates and supervises the daily activities of non-exempt and/or hourly employees
  • Sets priorities for the team to ensure task completion; coordinates work activities with other supervisors
  • Decisions are guided by policies, procedures and business plan; receives guidance and oversight from manager
  • Typically does not spend more than 20% of time performing the same duties as that of employees supervised
  • Immediate/ direct supervision to unit or group of employees
  • May supervise the activities of a group or team of shop employees involved in mechanical, cleaning, painting, blasting, material handling or other work process in order to meet Company quality and safety standards and schedules
  • Interprets, administers, executes policies/ procedures
  • Focuses on assignment of work, scheduling of work, monitoring of work as it is being done, reviewing results for timeliness, quality and cost effectiveness.
  • Errors cause schedule delays, increased resource allocation


  • Previous experience managing 30+ employees in a manufacturing setting - required
  • Must be able to work 3rd shift but train on various shifts
  • Strong communication and verbal skills
  • A bachelors degree preferred
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screen



  • 60K-65K Salary with potential to earn up to 6K in bonus