Production Supervisor

Do you like to be on the cutting edge of innovation? If you’re motivated confident and looking to challenge yourself to be your best, then you’ve come to the right place! This is a role where you to showcase your skills inside and outside of the organization. You’ll work with a variety of customers to evaluate their needs and translate them into workable specifications and processes for your teammates. You’ll also be responsible for ensuring the final product is ready to meet our customer’s expectations before final shipping.  Come join a team where you’re treated like family, you can grow and learn strong core values from dedicated leaders focused on quality and excellence!


Westbury, US, 11590


Production Supervisor 


Production Supervisor will supervise the safe and efficient production of powdered metal and ceramics products; processes may include spray drying, mechanical cladding, vibratory screening, air classifying, blending, and/or packaging. Direct, supervise and monitor team leads and team members to meet or exceed all HSE, quality, delivery, and productivity goals. Maintain accurate time and production records, including SAP transactions. Rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Coach, mentor, and develop employees to meet or exceed area goals and lead by example. Continually innovate and improve processes and procedures to achieve best-in-class processes and products.


•    Comply with all HSE and Quality procedures and policies – corporate and regulatory.  Ensure that the Oerlikon Five Golden Rules of Safety are followed at all times.
•    Implement Oerlikon Mission and Core Values:  Integrity, Team Spirit, Excellence, and Innovation.
•    Direct, supervise and monitor team leads and team members to meet or exceed all HSE, quality, delivery, productivity, inventory, and operational excellence goals. 
•    Work with relevant parties to write, review and/or approve job hazard analysis, risk assessments, work instructions and procedures.  Ensure procedures are in place, teammates are trained, and procedures are followed.
•    Ensure proper onboarding of new hires.  Oversee mentoring by leads.  Identify, coordinate and/or conduct training around job hazards, work instructions and procedures.
•    Investigate and resolve problems affecting HSE, quality, productivity, inventory, and operational excellence when required.
•    Ensure proper inventory of materials, supplies, and consumables at all times.
•    Maintain employee time and production records using SAP.
•    Prepare and coordinate production and operator schedules to cover vacations, illness, and training within company guidelines. Adjust as required to meet daily goals.
•    Conduct job performance reviews; recommend job performance improvement plans; coach, mentor and nurture employee development and growth.
•    Continually improve procedures and equipment for safety, quality, operational excellence, and productivity.  Serve as a resource for leads and team members driving improvement activities.
•    Represents site management during off-shifts.
•    Perform other duties as required.


Your Profile:
•    Must be able to work any shift (6:30am-2:30pm, 2pm-10:30pm, 10pm-6:30am) and rotate shifts as required to keep production moving and cover vacations/illnesses. 
•    3 years of supervisory experience in manufacturing, preferably in a foundry/chemical environment (Highly Preferred) 
•    Completed a high school diploma or GED.
•    Familiarity and experience with 5S, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, and ERP systems (ie. SAP).
•    Must be a contributor to production and comfortable working alongside production staff; must complete operator training in areas of responsibility. 
•    Must read, understand, and comply with all Environmental, Safety, Health, and Quality procedures and policies – both - corporate and regulatory, and ensure Oerlikon Five Golden Rules of safety are followed at all times.
•    Must be a U.S. Citizen, or Green Card Holder.
•    Must be able to work with easy mathematical formulas (mathematical skills required)
•    Must be able to read and understand Risk Assessment (RA) and Job Hazards Analysis (JHA).
•    Must use safe behavior at all times and ensure safe behavior of operators.
•    Must wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) when required and ensure operators wear appropriate PPE when required; respirators may be required.
•    Must be able to read and understand standard operating procedures, material specifications, and instruction manuals in English.
•    Must not operate or energize equipment, for which you have not been properly trained.
•    Must keep working areas neat, tidy and organized at all times.
•    Must actively participate in continuous improvement activities.
•    Opportunity to volunteer as a First Responder (First aid, CPR, AED training required).
•    Be able to provide positive mentoring, coaching and training to operators and leads.
•    Must be able to lift up to 50lbs. 



About us


Oerlikon is a global innovation powerhouse for surface engineering, polymer processing and additive manufacturing in key industries such as aerospace, automotive, energy, tooling and textiles. We serve as a key partner in enabling our customers to reach their targets for optimizing the performance, function and sustainability of their products and manufacturing processes. 
Our solutions reduce emissions in transportation, maximize longevity and performance of tools, increase energy efficiency and advance intelligent material and sustainable polymer processing. These achievements are proven hallmarks of our global leadership. 


We at Oerlikon embrace diversity. This is reflected in more than 11,800 employees, representing over 93 nationalities and our presence in more than 38 countries and 207 locations worldwide. 

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Job Information

Published:  May 13, 2022
Job ID:  93606

Westbury, US, 11590

Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City