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2339-Production Supervisor

at DeKalb Worforce Development

Posted: 9/27/2019
Job Reference #: 2339
Keywords: quality, production

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KA- 9/3/19

Job# 2339

Job Title: Production Supervisor

Schedule Work Days/Hours:  tbd

Salary: $45K- $55K depending on experience

Location:  Metro Atlanta

Company providing a full line of healthcare linen products & services and reusable surgical solutions is seeking Maintenance Technicians.


  • Schedule adequate staff to produce required workload daily.

  • Supervise soil sorters, washer operators, cart washers in order to maintain required productivity and compliance with safety regulations.

  • Monitor CBW’s, dryers, and washer/extractors in order to maintain correct lading sequence in order to attain maximum productivity and washing performance from all equipment.

  • Interface with chemicals technician to ensure proper loading, chemistry, and other factors related to correct and efficient washing and drying.

  • Communicate effectively with Business Manager regarding anticipated potential bottle-neck areas.

  • Develop and train operators of all equipment to ensure consistent performance.

  • Uphold quality standards.

  • Maintain department in clean, orderly, safe fashion.

  • Document and record associate production, time, safety incidents, absenteeism, and corrective actions promptly and accurately.

  • Communicates, implements, and monitors safety programs and procedures.

  • Participates in and leads safety meetings and ensures proper use and maintenance of equipment.

  • Identifies safety improvements and leads and enforces safety standards.

  • Fosters a team environment by promoting open channels of communication, building commitment to a common vision and establishing and maintaining positive communication with employees; implementing proactive measures to ensure positive associate relations to maintain a union-free environment.

  • Prepares and/or maintains various logs, records and reports, such as production, maintenance, inventory, etc.; may purchase supplies, parts and/or equipment; may assist in developing and monitoring the budget.

  • As needed, operates equipment and performs duties related to the success operation of the department.

  • Prepare work schedules for production employees and provide daily work assignments.

  • Monitor productivity activity records.

  • Assists Business Manager in directing the overall operation of the plant, performing special projects as needed.

  • Responsible for plant productivity, including involvement in goal setting for the plant, and execution of plant production goals.

  • Understand, observe and adhere to all safety procedures and policies.

  • Assist and perform other duties as assigned.


  • High School Education or GED, some college or formal education and training preferred.

  • Basic computer knowledge and the willingness to learn new computer applications.

  • Experience with employee relations and team building.

  • Good analytical skills to be able to determine number of carts required for orders.

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in manufacturing, production, or service industry with supervisory responsibilities.

  • Ability to work in a noisy fast paced environment.

  • Ability to bend, stoop, push, stand, pull, and walk for long periods of time.

  • Ability to lift moderately heavy objects up to 35 lbs.

  • Ability to analyze cost performance data to improve operations and reduce costs.

  • Willingness to work evenings, night shifts, weekends and holidays.

  • Must be comfortable at giving and receiving open feedback.

  • Must possess the following traits; proactive, risk taker, courage, and the ability to accept change.

  • Proven ability to define performance measures related to the business and hold associates accountable to the same.

  • Demonstrated customer service, people, leadership, and organization skills with track record of achieving positive business results.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Positive “can do” attitude with the ability to lead a team and positively influence a team.

To be considered for this opportunity in addition to applying on this website submit your resume and cover letter to: . For referral purposes mention you were refered by WorkSource DeKalb in your cover letter.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail.  All qualified  applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring company for next steps in the selection process.