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Title:  Production Supervisor

Req ID:  258
Job Category:  Supply Chain

Janesville, WI, US, 53546

Job Family

MFG Salary




MFG Salary

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Leads cell/department activities and associates to ensure a quality product is produced safely, in time for delivery and within budgeted costs; key contributor to leading and managing change within the plant.  

 Identifies daily production challenges and find solutions to prevent reoccurrence and meet production schedules.  

Serves as a link between associates and management and support associates through changes. 

Assists in developing and monitoring standardized work for direct reports and adhere to Leader. Standard Work for your position.  

Audits or assigns audit duties for key result areas (e.g., quality, safety, scrap).  

Holds daily cell meeting and set expectations for the day. 

Monitors production status hourly, remove bottlenecks and take corrective measures to ensure daily goals are met. 

Oversees continuous flow and materials delivery systems and work with associates to continuously improve the process.  

Develops associates to improve/expand skills and bench strength.  

Reviews production schedules and estimate associate hours to complete a job assignment. 

Interprets specifications and job orders for associates and delegate duties. 

Recommends measures and changes to improve production, equipment, product quality and working conditions. 

Initiates and/or suggests plans to motivate and enforce safety rules.

Functional/Technical Competencies

Strong written and oral communication and conflict resolution skills.  

Strong interpersonal skills; able to inspire and motivate associates.  

Root cause analysis, problem identification, and resolution skills.  

Possess or able to learn Lean manufacturing techniques. 


 3-5 years related experience in a Lean manufacturing environment in a supervisory role. 

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.  

Job Factors/Work Environments

Up to 10% travel. 

Key Relationships


Results Focus
Project Management
Problem Solving/Analysis

Serta Simmons Bedding is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer with a Drug-Free Working Environment.  It is committed to not discriminating and treating all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

Nearest Major Market: Madison