Production Supervisor

Job Summary

Maintains and supervises company productivity and quality standards per specifications.  Ensures all work is scheduled and performed in a safe and efficient manner.

Job Requirements/Qualifications

Job Requirements/Qualifications include, but are not limited to the following: Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of areas of responsibility. Establishes and maintains quality assurance standards and controls to ensure company products conform to specifications. Instructs, orients, motivates and otherwise assists employees so that production and quality objectives are achieved. Ensures that safety, quality, and housekeeping standards are met. Ensures employees receive proper training on company equipment as required by OSHA Regulations. Interviews, hires, and trains employees: Plans, assigns, and directs work; appraises performance; rewards and disciplines employees; addresses complaints and resolves problems. Coordinates and supervises activities of personnel, determining specific work assignments. Oversees and provides training for personnel within their job descriptions until they are able to successfully maintain job quality and performance. Ensures availability of materials, anticipating requirements and maintaining current inventory. Recommends ways to improve output and material flow. Uses SAP to support the production process and material flow throughout the plants. Reviews production costs and cost trends. Takes the initiative in making suggestions to control costs. Monitors production quality on an on-going basis.  Makes adjustments to processes to maximize product quality. Assures that employees learn to work independently and be responsible for, but not limited to, in verifying the quality and quantity of material they produce, teaching them to fill-out their own time card accordingly, running the assigned machinery in a safe manner and accordingly by documenting the correct part number and the quantity of pieces they produce. Analyzes and reports production and quality results. Monitors production area environment to ensure that product is being manufactured in a safe manner. Coordinates and conducts weekly safety meetings with employees. Coordinates and conducts monthly safety inspections in the assigned department. Writes injury reports for injured employees and follows up accordingly with employee’s status of injury and working conditions. Maintains continuous feedback to employees concerning job performance, as well as conducting a yearly performance review. Identifies potential hazards in the work area. Must be flexible to perform other duties as assigned and required by the department.

High school diploma or equivalent is preferred. Must have a minimum of three to five years of experience in a manufacturing environment or equivalent education and experience. Outstanding interpersonal, leadership and management skills. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. Must be able to use a forklift, tape measure, a telephone, 2-way radio, pallet jack, and the computer system used at Virco. Knowledge of basic computer skills (MS Word and Excel) and SAP. The ability to lead, influence and interact effectively with all levels of management. Must be able to pass a forklift-driving and background test to become an authorized forklift driver. Must have a valid driver’s license. Need to be flexible with required working hours, including overtime. Bilingual, English/Spanish is a must. Open to work second shift as needed.


Join the team at Virco

If you would like to be part of this team and are up to the challenges and opportunities we have to offer, please fax or e-mail your resume to us for quick consideration. If you e-mail, please put the title of the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

Point of Contact:
Sally Martinez
Virco Mfg. Corporation
2027 Harpers Way
Torrance, CA 90501
310-533-0474 ext. 3213
310.533.6814 (F)

Virco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. We encourage minority and female applicants.