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Shift Production Supervisor 1

Toledo, OH, US, 43611

The Shift Production Supervisor works under the direction of the Lead Supervisor.  Directly supervises operating personnel on shift. This includes shift personnel who work in the areas of Forming, Forming Select, Carton Assembly, Palletizer, and the skilled trades working shift.


Directly supervises the operating personnel during the course of a production run to maintain safety, expected outgoing quality levels and to meet expected productivity standards.

  • Coordinates the proper setup and operation of support production equipment such as labelers, tape sealers, vacuum unloaders, etc. to meet customer requirements
  • Verifies and reconciles all production records utilized to coordinate item, carton, and color changes to satisfy production schedule requirements
  • Acts on direction given by Lead Supervisor to address safety, quality, productivity, personnel, or any other issue requiring attention
  • Assists the Lead Supervisor making personnel assignments to satisfy production requirements
  • Provides and directs the training efforts of shift personnel. Along with the Lead Supervisor evaluates individual performance
  • Coordinates the requisition of materials from the storeroom.
  • Assists the Lead Supervisor when directed to help with administrative tasks on shift.
  • Identifies and leads activities that simplify and continuously improve methods and processes, through the creation of standard work or standard operating procedures.
  • Directs the hourly Forming personnel during changeover and during the maintenance phase of production run after the shop ramps up from changeover
  • Relieves the Lead Supervisor for day to day vacancies and longer term vacation periods


  • Demonstrated use of structured problem solving skills.  Six Sigma, Shainin, or Lean experience preferred.
  • Broad based engineering knowledge and excellent computer skills including CAD (AutoCad, Solidworks), MS Word, Excel, Visio, and Project.
  • Experience with using Design of Experiments (DOE), Statistical Process Control (SPC), and various Statistical Data Analysis tools.
  • Demonstrated success in establishing collaborative relationships
  • Experience working with engineering and operations on cross-functional projects, facilitating  process improvements, ability to streamline/develop and roll-out new processes



  • 3-5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • HS Diploma required; Associates Degree preferred
  • Excellent leadership, organization and communication skills
  • A passion to grow

Libbey Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Toledo

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