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Production Supervisor 

Location New Hartford, CT  
Category Manufacturing  
Scheduled Shift 2nd 


Shurtape Specialty Coating is the leader in custom-designed and manufactured pressure sensitive adhesive products. Through our collaborative customer-centric approach and unique production process, we develop and manufacture innovative products to meet customer specific requirements. Shurtape Specialty Coating services a broad range of industries ranging from automotive, construction, electronics, graphic arts, medical, and industrial bonding.

We are looking for a responsible Night Shift Supervisor to oversee manufacturing at our New Hartford, Connecticut facility. The role is a complex one. He/She will not just be someone who supervises the work of others. The supervisor is also responsible for coaching, resolving issues, improving operational performance, and serving as a link between subordinates and the Production Manager/Plant Manager. Work hours are negotiable between the hours of 5pm and 6am, typically 48 hr/week. This position reports to the Production Manager.

The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years' supervisory experience in manufacturing environments. They need to be a competent individual who has proven ability to guide and train employees. He/She will be well-versed in processes under the role's responsibility, and will be results-driven and focused.

The goal is to ensure that manufacturing is carried out efficiently while meeting safety, quality, efficiency, and profitability goals.


  • Set goals for performance and deadlines in ways that comply with company's plans and vision, and communicate them to subordinates.

  • Organize workflow and ensure that employees understand their duties or delegated tasks.

  • Ensure production schedule is met.

  • Monitor employee safety, quality, and productivity to provide constructive feedback and coaching. Undertake disciplinary actions if the need arises.

  • Lead continuous improvement activities with shift.

  • Receive complaints and resolve problems.

  • Provide training and technical support to subordinates.

  • Maintain timekeeping and personnel records.

  • Pass on information from upper management to employees and vice versa.

  • Prepare and conduct performance reviews for subordinates. Decide on reward and promotion based on performance.

  • Ensure new employees are properly trained.

  • Ensure adherence to legal and company policies and procedures.

Position Requirements • Proven experience as supervisor or relevant role in a manufacturing setting.
• Ability to learn a variety of jobs on the production floor.
• Hands on knowledge of Lean Manufacturing concepts considered an advantage.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Outstanding organizational and leadership skills.
• Good knowledge of MS Office. Knowledge of ERP systems considered an advantage.
• High school diploma or equivalent required.
• BSc/BA in management or relevant discipline will be considered an advantage.
• Experience in coating, slitting, and/or web processing considered an advantage.
Req Number MAN-17-00192  
Open Date 11/22/2017  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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