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Building 2 Supervisor

Location: Michigan City, Indiana, United States
Job ID: R0004396
Date Posted: Oct 19, 2021
Segment: Industry
Business Unit: Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems
Company Name: Sullair, LLC
Profession (Job Category): Production & Skilled Trades
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Summary of the position:

Responsible for leading a team of production employees in the manufacturing of our product.  This position is for an outgoing and aggressive individual who can drive operational safety, quality and productivity results in a production environment.  Daily communication within all levels of the organization is a must.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Communicate daily production targets and exceptions with the production employees.
  • Assign team members, schedule equipment, and adjust workflow based on size of work team, equipment availability, and customer priorities.
  • Engage team members and develop best practices within areas of responsibility.
  • Identify gaps in safety, quality and production processes and develop actions to close gaps.
  • Monitor the acquisition and use of materials.
  • Maintain time, payroll, work orders, material, equipment, and other shop records, and submit reports as required.
  • Responsible for management of department safety programs (i.e. conduct tool box meetings, audits and team safety initiatives).
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and direction for continuous improvement activities.



  • BA/BS Degree in Operations Management or Equivalent Experience
  • Or 5-10+ years manufacturing leadership experience

Professional experience:

  • 2-5+ years of supervisory/lead experience.
  • Operations experience in manufacturing/fabrication.
  • Proven ability to lead with a sense of urgency to obtain results.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate, coach, and lead both hourly and professional associates.
  • Have a critical eye for improvement in all areas of responsibility.
  • Ability to multi-task and work on various projects at the same time.
  • Skill in both verbal and written communication.
  • Proficient with basic computer skills (Microsoft Office, manufacturing data entry, Email communications)

Key behaviors:

  • Ability to work flexible shifts and overtime
  • Assertive
  • Critical Thinking
  • Process Driven
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Team Oriented
  • Passionate

Direct reports:

  • 25-40

The successful candidate is responsible for complying with Sullair’s Code of Ethics and related policies. In performing the job, the incumbent shall take all steps necessary to comply with our safety rules and requirements and must actively support the organization's efforts to meet and exceed its goals of creating and maintaining a safe workplace.

This description is to serve as a guide. It is intended to be flexible and will continue to evolve over time with business needs and demands and may be updated periodically and at the Company's discretion.

Sullair is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate based on race, religion, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected categories under applicable law, whether in recruitment, employment, promotion, transfer, compensation, or other conditions of employment.

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