Production Supervisor

UniSite Design,Inc. - Denton, MD (30+ days ago)

UniSite Design, Inc. is a manufacturer and designer of high-quality commercial grade site furnishings. We take great pride in designing and manufacturing Victor Stanley, Inc. products which comprise one of the finest collections of site and street furnishings (litter receptacles, benches, tables & chairs, picnic tables, ash urns, planters, tree guards, seats, bike racks & bollards) in the world. Carefully integrated designs and innovative use of materials and technology embody our commitment to produce durable, strong, functional, attractive and comfortable site furniture.

Position Title: Production Supervisor

Department: Steel Department

Reports To: Engineering and Manufacturing Mgr.

Position summary:

UniSite Design, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated, knowledgeable and experienced candidate with excellent supervisory skills who can add value to our Production Team in our Steel Department. The Production Supervisor is an overseer whose main responsibility is the direct supervision of production personnel. The successful candidate is responsible to organize his/her department and employees, visualize future impacts and needs, energize the employees to get their tasks done and supervise their work ensuring that the productivity and quality standards are met. The ideal candidate must exhibit the leadership ability to get operational results, work well with people, communicate effectively; uphold all safety guidelines; and develop people in an environment that fosters change.


  • Lead, supervise, evaluate, and coach personnel to maximize efficiency and quality of the work performed
  • Review equipment operations to ensure reliability
  • Ensure all manufacturing requirements are met
  • Effectively communicate company and department goals, achievements, problems, solutions, practices, changes; Enforce all company policies, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintain a world-class safe, clean, and organized environment
  • Maintain high ethical standards and integrity; Conduct all operations in a professional and businesslike manner
  • Complete and issue production, maintenance, and project status reports as required
  • Assist as needed by conducting (teaching) in-house training (safety, operational, quality, maintenance, and orientation) classes for employees
  • Work with operators and maintenance to troubleshoot equipment performance/quality issues and causes for breakdowns
  • Direct and coordinate the activities of employees engaged in production
  • Confer with other supervisors to coordinate operations and activities within or between departments
  • Demonstrate equipment operation, work process and safety procedures to new employees, or assign experienced workers to carry out training
  • Read and analyze charts, work orders, production schedules, and other records and reports to determine production requirements and to evaluate current production estimates and outputs
  • Develop and recommend improvements of facilities, equipment, or procedures to improve safety, quality, and efficiency
  • Manage process and material flows, space management; Work with the Engineering Department and management to maximize space utilization
  • Build quality into all aspects of work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements
  • Accomplishes manufacturing staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures
  • Maintain staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; developing personal growth opportunities
  • Complete production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems


  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree preferred or at least 5-7 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Computer literate- Proficient in MS Office
  • Previous metal fabrication experience preferred
  • Welding experience and/or certification a plus

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop, kneel, talk and hear. The employee must be able to lift and/or move/push/pull up to 50 pounds, stand for up to 8 hours a day and not have any sensitivities to working in warm or cool environments. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

UniSite Design, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Type: Full-time