1+ months

Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift (Monday - Friday from 3:30 PM - 12:00 AM)

MSA, The Safety Company
Ada, OK 74820
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MSA, The Safety Company

Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift (Monday - Friday from 3:30 PM - 12:00 AM)


Job ID: 2021-4612
Type: Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Operational Excellence
Globe Manufacturing


For more than 100 years, our passionate mission of safety empowers us to protect lives. Globe invented Fire Fighter Protective Clothing / Turn Out Gear / Fire Suits over 137 years ago and we are proud to protect those on the front line today!

MSA Safety is a global leader in the development of safety equipment and pioneering technology that helps protect people and facility infrastructures around the world. We are committed to providing the latest in innovative, best-in-class safety solutions that feature integrated systems capability and allow our customers to return safely to their families and friends.

Every day our customers place their lives in our hands. In response, we provide them with protection they can trust. It is gratifying to lead the way as a source of inspiration. Would you like to join our team of more than 5,000 employees world-wide dedicated to this purpose? We hope so.

Now hiring for a Production Supervisor for our 2nd Shift. Working hours will be 3:30 PM - 12:00 AM Monday thru Friday and Overtime will be required as business needs require. This role will train on 1st Shift until the 2nd Shift is ready to go live. Candidates who have schedule flexibility for 4+ weeks minimum are encouraged to apply. As a Production Supervisor you will be counted on to lead, direct, mentor, coach and develop our new team as well as train associates on day to day operations. Additionally this role will drive and motivate the team to reach production goals and ensure associates are cross trained while adhering to safety and quality standards. At MSA Globe, we take pride in producing the best quality products for our customers and focused on safety. We offer a team oriented, fast paced, and energetic work environment. Apply today!


Production Supervisor has full responsibility for the Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost Performance for their assigned value stream

Responsible for:

  • Building and nurturing the team through excellent two-way communication and engaging associates to meet or exceed performance KPI.
  • Developing Coordinators to be future leaders through mentoring. Empowering them to own all material movement and be a first responder to operator production needs.
  • Ensuring all employees are trained to perform the required job functions. Driving cross-training to minimize the impact of vacation and absence.
  • Addressing employees personal and work-related issues, including issuing progressive disciplinary action, if appropriate.
  • Enforcing company policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring all equipment is in safe operating condition and all safety concerns are immediately addressed.
  • Meeting schedule delivery commitments through adjusting staffing to balance work-flow to maximize throughput.
  • Working closely with other Supervisors to share resources as needed to ensure cut convergence at shipping.
  • Monitoring chronic bottleneck operations\jobs and upcoming product mix to ensure controls are in place to respond to work-flow issues.
  • Monitoring value stream productivity to identify and resolve problem areas.
  • Driving productivity improvement through process innovation, teamwork and operator engagement.
  • Ensuring compliance to ISO 9001 Procedures and Production Work Instructions.
  • Monitoring value stream and operator quality performance and drive actions toward improvement.
  • Utilizing a structured problem solving methodology to ensure preventive\corrective actions are focused on the true root cause not a symptom.


Special knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing leadership position directing people and work-flow in value stream setting

  • Stitching background preferred and/or experience with garment, textiles or industrial sewing manufacturing operations
  • Experience managing 20-30 employees
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to coach, develop, cross train and mentor staff
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Proficient with AS400, Microsoft Office Word and Excel 2010
  • ISO 9001 quality standards
  • Experience working in a manufacturing setting and managing via KPI's
  • Associates Degree or Higher
  • Must be willing to train for 4+ weeks from 5:30 AM - 3:00 PM, Monday - Friday and OT including Saturdays as required



MSA is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and to providing a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination.

As such, it is MSA's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of the person's age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, race, religion,
gender, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, veteran's status, genetic information, political affiliation, disabling condition,
or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. MSA also makes reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities who are otherwise qualified to perform a job unless such accommodations would impose an undue hardship.

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation to assist you in navigating this career site, let us know.Contact Us MSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.



Posted: 2021-04-11 Expires: 2021-05-12

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