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Manufacturing Supervisor

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Dayton, OH

Manufacturing Supervisor


Job Description

PDSI is recruiting for a Manufacturing Supervisor for a direct hire opportunity for our client in Dayton, OH


Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervises, plans and coordinates production for assigned area to include direct and indirect employees. Typically supervises more than 15 employees, multiple departments and possess considerable experience related to the area of responsibility.
  • Ensures that labor is utilized in the most efficient and effective manner.
  • Interface with various groups to include support departments such as engineering, quality and purchasing in addition to vendors and customers to provide the highest quality product and best customer satisfaction.
  • Develops training programs as required to improve employee skills.
  • Actively pursues and suggests operational improvements to enhance quality, improve production, throughput and cost reduction.
  • Lead, mentor change and motivate workers to provide and instill a positive work environment.
  • Analyze and resolve work problems. Interpret specifications, blue prints and work orders in order to assign the appropriate duties to subordinate staff.
  • Provides leadership for employee relations through effective communications, coaching, training and development. Take corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy.
  • Ensure compliance with current federal, state and local regulations. Consult with Human Resources Department as appropriate.
  • Responsible for performance monitoring and evaluation in addition to compensation administration for subordinate employees.
  • Maintains production and attendance records.
  • Must be able to communicate in English (both written and oral) as it relates to the job.
  • Within the scope of the job requirements, will be required to adhere and comply with state and federal law, the Company ISO Quality Program and procedures, Company policies and Safety and Environmental Regulations.
  • May perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.



  • Three (3) years experience in a heavy manufacturing shop environment preferably in a process-oriented shop and/or related industry. Prior supervisory experience a plus.
  • Strong knowledge and application of ISO, API and other applicable manufacturing standards and regulations.
  • Must have one (1) year experience operating forklifts.
  • Intermediate knowledge with computer software to include, but not limited to: Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
  • Experience with SAP software preferred.
  • Strong customer service skills in managing difficult client, vendor, audit agencies or customer situations by responding promptly to requests.
  • Proven leadership demonstration to effectively orchestrate human resources and training functions.
  • Strong conflict management and leadership skills. Demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others.
  • Strong problem solving skills to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Must demonstrate a proven ability to coordinate, direct and maintain highly confidential work and materials.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills in order to prioritize and plan work activities efficiently.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be adaptable to changes in the work environment, competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Must have freedom and willingness to work extended hours and on-call to support production and customer requirements 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.
  • Must be able to take and follow written and oral instructions.
  • Must possess basic math skills to include but not limited to adding, subtracting, multiplication and division as it pertains to the job.

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PDSI Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, military service or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, consideration of employment staffing submissions are based on demonstrated skills, qualifications, work experience, expertise and expectations meeting the position requirements as specified by the client, including compensation