Production Supervisor (Electronics, Paint, Chem-Film & Mechanical Assembly) in Huntsville, AR at Ducommun

Date Posted: 11/15/2018

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Job Description

Production Supervisor (Electronics, Paint, Chem-Film & Mechanical Assembly)

Job Description

Job Title: Production Line Supervisor

Reports To: Operations Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt


Job Summary & Essential Functions: Ensures the production line delivers internal and external customer satisfaction regarding order fulfillment. This will be accomplished by balancing and aligning resources to deliver product to meet quality, schedule and cost objectives. In conjunction with planning and materials coordinates and schedules the production line. Works with Manufacturing Engineering, to identify, develop and implement equipment, processes, procedures and methods to support production line goals and objectives



  • Manages all production line functions and resources to meet quality, cost and schedule

  • Optimizes human and equipment resources to achieve targeted efficiencies

  • Establishes, measures and maintains production line quality targets

  • Identifies and implements Lean manufacturing principles to continually improve operational performance


  • Coordinates with cross-functional teams to develop appropriate approach for production line planning to support customer needs

  • Evaluates capacity and scheduling opportunities and coordinates with planning/scheduling functions to align the production line with customer needs and overall operations

  • Provides input and feedback to effective scheduling of work through assembly operations; taking advantage of operational capacity of the business


  • Identifies processes, methods and equipment to maximize production line performance

  • Helps determine methods to best utilize production capability by acting as a liaison with engineering personnel in releasing new products and providing guidance regarding design concepts and specification requirements


  • Maintenance of time and attendance for assigned department

  • Provide performance feedback, including completion of periodic reviews, coaching and disciplinary action, as needed or required.

  • Ensure required training has been received and recommend follow-up training, as needed.

Skills & Qualifications

Required Skills & Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, qualifications, competencies, abilities and any physical demands if required.  Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential requirements of this job. 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of manufacturing and assembly processes together with work measurement and work standards.

  • Proficient in technical writing, good documentation skills; attention to detail is critical; ability to read and interpret engineering/customer drawings required.

  • Demonstrated analytical expertise including ability to plan, resolve problems effectively, and establish priorities.  Understanding of DOE, 6-Sigma, Lean Manufacturing desired.

  • Intermediate level of computer skills in email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Microsoft Project and MRP/ERP.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with customers and project company image to attract and/or retain business.

  • Conflict management skills together with demonstrated experience troubleshooting and problem-solving.

  • Ability to multi-task efficiently and adapt within a rapidly changing environment.

  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization in a positive manner to accomplish Company objectives and goals (Honesty, Professionalism, Respect, Trust and Teamwork).


    Physical Demands (reasonable accommodations may be made, if necessary):

    Physical Abilities                                             Lift /Carry        

    Stand - Frequently                                             10 lbs or less - Occasionally

    Walk - Frequently                                              11-20 lbs - Occasionally

    Sit - Frequently                                                  21-50 lbs - N/A 

    Climb – N/A                                                      51-100 lbs - N/A

    Crawl - N/A                                                        Over 100 lbs - N/A

    Squat or Kneel - Occasionally                           

    Bend - Occasionally                                          Push / Pull

    Fine Manipulation - Occasionally                        10 lbs or less - Occasionally

    Reach Outward - Occasionally                            10-20 lbs - Occasionally

    Reach Above Shoulder - Occasionally                20-50 lbs - N/A

    Drive – Occasionally                                          50-100 lbs - N/A

                                                                            Over 100 lbs - N/A


    N/A (Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable to this occupation

    Occasionally - Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (.25 - 2.5 hrs/day)

    Frequently - Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5 hrs/day)

    Continuously - Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)


    Other Physical Requirements:

  • N/A



    Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the outlined experience level, education, training, minimum years of experience, product or industry knowledge plus any certifications in order to be considered. 

  • Minimum of 1 -3 years of experience in manufacturing setting required.

  • Experience in an electronics manufacturing setting preferred.

  • Experience with paint, mechanical assembly, electronics, and chem-film processes preferred.

  • Prior supervisory experience preferred.

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • Associates degree or Bachelor’s degree is preferred.



    Licenses, Certifications, etc.:

  • N/A

    Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. 

  • Light manufacturing environment

  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when in required areas.

  • Ability to travel to other sites occasionally

403 LaBarge Avenue
Huntsville, Arkansas, 72740
United States