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Production Supervisor

Date: Jul 6, 2019

Location: Greater Columbus area, OH, US, 43125

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Why A.O. Smith?

Water technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, and, as a leading global water technology company, A. O. Smith Corporation is at the center of the trend. We are a $3 billion company with 144-year history and employ more than 16,000 men and women. With manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, India, and Europe, A. O. Smith has the global reach to serve customers worldwide. We have sales and distribution in more than 60 countries around the world. A. O. Smith is committed to continuous improvement, not just in its factories and its processes, but in its people.  We value people who are able to analyze problems and take rapid, decisive action. 

What Is Great About This Opportunity?

  • You will be joining a stable, but growing organization committed to strong financial performance, strategic acquisitions, global expansion and the highest ethical standards of conduct.
  • You will be representing a company that makes products that improve quality of life and are considered top of the line.
  • You will be joining a cohesive team that supports each other in accomplishing shared goals.

Primary Function

As the Production Supervisor, you will coordinate activities in the manufacturing area by providing direction to staff to ensure compliance with production goals, quality, and safety processes as well as the reducing downtime and waste. In addition, you will also coordinate workflow to ensure high performance standards are met.


  • Supervision of 20+ assembly employees using automation or pneumatic/electric power tools
  • Accountable for meeting production and quality goals while driving projects to improve quality and reduce costs.
  • Coach team members to understand and meet the company objectives (Safety, Quality, Productivity, Cost and Morale).
  • Maintain a positive relationship between employees and company.
  • Work closely with Process Engineering, Maintenance and Production Control to help maximize efficiency.
  • Determine root cause of problems and implement corrective actions to keep from repeating mistakes.
  • Creates a work environment which engages its members to achieve compliance with the objectives of manufacturing.
  • Establishes plans to achieve or exceed production and quality goals.
  • Use the most appropriate quality tools for problem solving.
  • Always seek continuous improvement in manufacturing processes.
  • Follows up on daily production results, quality and safety.
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

What You Will Bring

  • High School  Diploma, Associates Degree preferred
  • Minimum 2 years experience as a Production Supervisor in an assembly environment 
  • Must be available to work between the hours of 6:00 am and 4:30 pm M-F if OT is required and some Saturdays 
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Skilled in relationship building with a diverse workforce
  • Familiar with time keeping system or tracking work hours and payroll.
  • Mechanical aptitude

What We Offer

Competitive base salary, bonus plan and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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