Production Supervisor

  • Job Tracking ID: 512679-817367
  • Job Location: Bluffton, IN
    United States
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: May 01, 2022
  • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

Position: Production Supervisor

Reports to: Manufacturing Manager

WEG Commercial Motors has a rich history in the design and manufacture of fractional horsepower electric motors. WEG Commercial Motors is part of WEG Electric USA, with corporate offices located in Duluth, Georgia.

WEG Commercial Motors has earned an industry leading reputation by solving the toughest motor application issues with premier quality products - delivered on time. WEG Commercial Motors concentrates on customers’ needs and exceeding their expectations. WEG focuses on the design and development of custom-engineered, technically advanced motors - the very best application specific motors available in the industry today.

Primary Function:

This position has direct supervisory responsibility for designated departments and production team members in those departments. The Supervisor is tasked with meeting production schedules and standards for quality and team member safety. This individual also directs the team in all continuous improvement activities within the department. They must be willing to work off shifts and weekends when required.

The key accountabilities include:

  • Implementing daily production schedules and taking appropriate corrective action to ensure on time delivery.
  • Coaching and providing ongoing feedback to team members on performance in a timely manner.
  • Communicating work flow requirements across shifts to ensure continuity and consistency of work.
  • Coordinating training and cross training activities of team members and provide up to date metrics.
  • Attaining Business Unit Metrics (Safety, Quality, Delivery and Throughput)


  • This individual will be developed to manage multiple departments within an extremely vertically integrated facility.
  • They will be responsible for all day to day management tasks along with driving short and long term improvements.
  • Performance is based on meeting departmental metrics such as production, schedule attainment, quality and safety.
  • Must be willing to work off shifts

Experience and Skills:

Education and Experience:

    • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in business or a technical related field is preferred.
    • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in supervisory position.
    • Experience working within a Union facility is preferred.
    • Experience in Electrical Mechanical Assembly, CNC Machining, Die Cast, and or Punch Press is preferred.
    • Work experience and technical knowledge is taken into consideration.


  • Work well under pressure
  • Manufacturing background
  • Lean manufacturing or Six Sigma experience
  • Basic safety procedures and proven safety history
  • Effective communications and public relations
  • Ability to manage multiple departments
  • Basic quality system knowledge and proven quality background



Job Benefits:


WEG Commercial Motors offers an extensive benefit plan to help support its mission of being an employer of choice.

  • Salary will be based on experience and technical knowledge
  • Bonus plan based on performance

Benefits Include:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Voluntary life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company paid short-term disability
  • Company paid long-term disability
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacations
  • On-site health clinic
  • Wellness services