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Production Supervisor


When you are looking at a city’s skyline or any of the latest cars and trucks, chances are you’re seeing our products. Through Guardian Glass, a Guardian Industries company, we make high- performance, energy efficient glass for homes and buildings. SRG Global™, a Guardian Industries company, makes automotive trim products that define a vehicle’s DNA and help improve fuel efficiency. Perhaps most of all, we make the ideas, formulas and processes that make these products possible. Guardian Industries is 18,000 people working to make products that improve people’s lives! 

 Guardian Industries is seeking you to become our next Production Supervisor in Galax, VA! 

A Production Supervisor at Guardian Galax is a business manager that identifies strategic opportunities for improvements within the process/department he/she supervises. In this role, you will develop and improve manufacturing processes and best practices, and be accountable for achieving cost, schedule and productivity metrics by directing the work of the department. The position's primary responsibility is ensuring safety, culture and operational effectiveness using lean manufacturing tactics with a focus on production efficiency. It is an expectation of the Production Supervisor to develop and mentor all employees under their supervision. The Production Supervisor will report directly to the Shift Manager. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the manufacturing process to assure that safety, quality, culture and productivity are maximized
  • Ensure timely and effective communication of key issues to all staff
  • Drive the organization to focus on continuous improvement
  • Plan, direc, and coordinate the manufacturing of products in compliance with company goals and objectives
  • Establish and control conditions of production including quality and maintenance in order to satisfy customer and quality specifications
  • Organize and direct workflow for satisfying production requirements in a cost-efficient manner
  • Develop and implement the cost-effective alternatives and improvements to production process
  • Maximize the efficiency of production lines and ensuring effective employment utilization
  • Work the 3rd shift position (11pm-7am)

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Experience leading a team in a workplace setting 
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience in lean manufacturing 
  • Understanding of ISO Quality Standards 
  • Bachelor’s Degree 

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf


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