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Production Supervisor

  • Atrium Innovations
  • Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Mar 27, 2018
Full time Management Manufacturing

Job Description

At Atrium Innovations, we manufacture science-based natural health products in the Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements [VMS] space. In this role you will be responsible for supervising, and setting-up all work performed across Production; ensuring that Production activities are completed timely and, in accordance with established Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP). Coordinates with related departments to maintain schedules and make necessary changes and revisions. Assigns, trains, directs and appraises production personnel. Completes related documentation as required; as well as relating all issues of concern within the area to the Production Manager.


Available Shifts:                

First – 6:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Second – 2:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Education/Skill Level:

High School Degree required; Associates/BA/BS preferred; plus 3-5-years of Production/Manufacturing experience.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Ensures that production schedule is completed, and all production work orders are
    • processed on a timely basis and per plan.
    • Communicates with logistics personnel on any potential delays or deviations from schedule.
    • Ensures that employees are operating equipment effectively, running equipment at target speeds and attending to all issues quickly and safely.
    • Ensures operators report downtime and equipment issues accurately.
    • Initiate and investigate any deviations and reports them for discussion and improvement.
    • Monitors raw material usage and waste during shift.
    • Monitors production processes while on the production floor, researching opportunities for improvement and proposing solutions.
    • Works closely with shift maintenance technicians, discussing operational and mechanical issues and facilitating agreement to resolve repetitive issues.
    • Communicates with logistics and other supervisors to ensure adequate supply of raw materials to maintain production continuity across all shifts.
    • Performs safety inspections of production areas monthly.
    • Ensures that quality issues are addressed on a timely manner.
    • Ensure compliance of Production Operations.
    • Ensure on‐time completion of documents.
    • Co‐ordinate with other departments to reduce equipment downtime.
    • Administer policies and practice and employee coaching/counseling when necessary.
    • Improve team communication.
    • Responsible for people and team development, quality performance, cost, service and safety.
    • Develops individuals and team through training to solve routine operational issues and operate equipment and systems.
    • Initiates and implements continuous improvements projects.
    • Motivates the team to achieve established performance targets.
  • Ensures that work area is clean, secure, and well maintained.

  • Additional duties as required or assigned


Required Abilities:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and organization skills. Experience in manufacturing, packaging, distribution & fulfillment, industrial engineering experience, project management.

  • Similar experience in a fast pace, high growth, multiple facility manufacturing, packaging and distribution environment.
  • Systems, processes and operations development experience.
  • Creative problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal over sight.
  • Good analytical and technical skills with strong attention to detail.
  • May be required to lift 50 pounds without assistance.


Working Conditions:     

Position is carried out in a factory setting where there is considerable exposure to dust and raw materials including, but not limited to, enzymes and animal-based glandular materials.