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Production Supervisor

Date: Jan 5, 2022

Location: West Monroe, Louisiana, USA

Company: Voith Group


About the Voith Group
The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 20,000 employees, sales of € 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

For the Voith US Inc., Millwright department, we are looking for:

Production Supervisor  
West Monroe, LA


**This is a night shift position, the schedule is Sunday - Thursday, 9:00p - 5:00a**


Summary –

Supervises the daily activities of a paper roll service center. Assigns personnel, establishes goals, determines workflow and schedules daily departmental activities. In this position, the incumbent will implement and administer operational policies and procedures. This is a Leadership position responsible for directing the hourly workforce.


Responsibilities –

  • Establish, maintain, and continually improve relationships with hourly employees and union officers.
  • Develop daily/project goals for the hourly workforce and assign daily tasks/activities in order to support those goals, ultimately meeting manufacturing operation schedules.
  • Support and promote employee safety, lead daily safety meetings.
  • Initiate continuous improvement activities and actions to improve departmental processes and workflow.
  • Conduct timely performance appraisals of hourly personnel, as well as, performance coaching and development, providing training and resolving issues.
  • Administer company policies and procedures including support of the quality system. This includes disciplinary investigations, actions, and follow-up and administration of the attendance policies.
  • Responsible for purchasing of and maintaining departmental MRO consumables and supplies.
  • Maintain accurate timekeeping and resolving all labor transactions in a timely manner.
  • Work with Maintenance to schedule predictive and preventive maintenance activities.
  • Write operational procedures as necessary.


Qualifications –

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Technical degree preferred.
  • 3-5 years of experience in manufacturing, machining or a related field preferred.
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills, be self-motivated and a team player.

Voith US Inc. is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Monroe