Shift Supervisor Isola Group Isola Group 12 reviews


Lead high performance production teams towards accomplishment of production and team goals. Participate as a member of the operation leadership team to develop and implement strategic plan to improve plant performance. Performs a variety of routine and non-routine management/supervisory functions in accordance with standard procedures. Provide leadership and supervision to manufacturing employees to meet all safety, quality, productivity, cost and on-time shipment goals.


  • Provide leadership and direction to Treater, Press, Finishing, and Supply Chain production teams to meet all safety, quality, productivity, cost and on-time shipment goals.
  • Drive focus on safety as an integral part of the teams' day-to-day activities.
  • Assure shift safety meetings and department audits are completed.
  • Drive process improvement analysis for cost reduction as an integral part of the teams' day-to-day work activities.
  • Work with teams to analyze data and identify opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Provide additional support for new teams, teams with high turnover, or teams not meeting their objectives.
  • Be a role model motivate and develop by example.
  • Communicate goals and provide daily feedback on metrics.
  • Hold production teams and individuals accountable for consistently meeting performance metrics.
  • Create the linkages between production teams, maintenance, QA, engineering and other functions.
  • Remove barriers to meeting plant goals.
  • Ensure proper staffing coverage; deploy or furlough employees as needed to achieve goals and minimize labor costs.
  • Work with Operations Manager and Human Resources to address staffing shortfalls or surplus.
  • Act as primary communication link for information flowing to and from the shift team.
  • Ensure plant policies, EH&S policies, quality and all other requirements and procedures are understood and met by all employees.
  • Frequently interface with all team members on the production floor.
  • Ensure policies and procedures are administered consistently.
  • Respect diversity and promote good working relationships within all employees.
  • Address and help resolve conflicts in a timely manner.
  • Develop, document and deliver appropriate counseling and discipline to individuals when requirements & performance are not met.
  • Verify and approve time and attendance as required.
  • Maintain employee training and performance records (i.e. ISO training, production, attendance, new hire orientation).
  • Continuously seek to improve skills and abilities of self and others.
  • Must work production schedule, including weekends, as required.
  • Participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned.


  • Meet all safety, quality, production and on-time metrics.
  • Be a driving force on all plant initiative projects.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated leadership and communication skills.


  • Direct Reports: 25-40
  • Broad Control: 40-50


BS or BA Degree, Six Sigma, Lean Lean Manufacturing, ISO 9000, Total Quality Management, and Safety


  • BS or BA degree in a related field, (i.e. Engineering, Materials Management, Business, Organizational Management), or minimum equivalent experience in a manufacturing environment of 5-7 years, with a minimum of 2 years in a leadership role.
  • Supervisory/management, Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing, ISO 9000, Total Quality Management, and Safety.
  • Creative and energetic individual with high professional standards who thrives in a demanding and ever-changing work environment.
  • Successful track record in achieving exceptional results.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and work with all levels in the organization.
  • Must be organized, self-starter; must have analytical skills and good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize while driving multiple projects and tasks simultaneously; demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Flexibility to work 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift.


  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.


  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.


  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


  • Ability to work in a fast-pace environment and multi-task. Ability to work in fast pace environment. Ability to work effectively under pressure. Ability to work effectively with people at all levels within the organization.

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