Supervisor – 2nd Shift


Neenah Foundry Co.
Neenah, WI

Position Details

Full Time | Regular
This is a salaried position.
Salary Not Specified
Start Date Not Specified

Candidate Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree Education

Job Summary

Supervisors provide first line leadership for a team of hourly non-exempt employees on an assigned shift in a Foundry manufacturing environment. Safety, Quality, Productivity, and Schedule Attainment are key accountabilities and metrics in the performance of this job. Time and attendance in a Kronos automated payroll system on a daily business to measure labor costs is essential as well.

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  • Facilitates meetings, documenting productivity gains and recognizing employees for quality improvement accomplishments, ensuring that production rates are met and standard processes are being followed.
  • Will lead problem solving efforts, coach team members in resolving conflicts and achieving results and provide ongoing training.
  • Will be responsible for these activities across shifts.
  • Goal attainment on Safety, Quality, Productivity and Profitability KPI’s on a regular basis 100Total Percent (not to exceed 100%).

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and may not necessarily comprise all of the "essential functions" for purposes of the ADA. Job duties may change over time and additional job functions may become essential. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Demonstrated ability in interviewing, coaching, counseling, motivating, training, and communicating objectives.
  • Must have a demonstrated history of high achievement and organized work habits.
  • Must be able to deal with issues with multiple variables such as process improvement and resolution of poor performance on an individual or department basis.
  • Demonstrated ability in managing budgets and capacity.
  • Must be able to demonstrate effective oral and written communication across different levels and departments.
  • Effectively manages performance and confronts issues directly.
  • Must be able to assertively involve employees by coaching and facilitating interaction across dept.
  • Must be able to work within a team environment not only within the organization unit but also across departments and shifts.
  • Develops employees by ensuring proper training and providing ongoing feedback and coaching.
  • Strong knowledge of Quality Specifications using identification, data gathering solution development, implementation and follow up skills.

This position description is intended to cover the most significant, ongoing job functions and competency areas. Successful performance in the role will require performing satisfactorily other duties as assigned.

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  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a business or engineering discipline or equivalent work experience is preferred. Must be experienced in the manufacturing process used in specific areas for Fabricated Metal Products and Foundry production and casting distribution.  Experience in heavy manufacturing and a unionized environment is a plus.  Must have previous experience as a production supervisor in a metals machining environment.

Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or minimal amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.

Must be able to go in and inspect equipment including cranes, cupola, emission system, confined spaces, heights, climb multiple ladders and stairs,


Little to no travel is anticipated with this position

NEI is an equal opportunity employer and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability status or national origin.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.