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At Novolex, we take pride in supporting our families across the globe. Our team is rich in diversity and our entrepreneurial culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork. Our careers include manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain, finance, HR, product development, sales, marketing and an ever-expanding array of others to support our continuing rapid growth.




Job Title:

Shift Supervisor


Position Summary:

The position is responsible for actively managing the performance of people and processes in a The Shift Supervisor manufacturing setting. Key performance areas include safety, quality, overall equipment effectiveness, and operator productivity.  The Shift Supervisor will have approximately 20 hourly personnel reporting to him/her.  The plant operates on 8-hour shifts. The Shift Supervisor will work Monday- Friday with weekends, as necessary.  There are 2 shift openings:  1st shift 7am - 4pm and 2nd shift 3pm - 12am.


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of operators and leads.
  • Monitor and maintain shift production staffing levels.
  • Enforce all safety procedures and policies on the shift.
  • Analyze downtime and determine corrective action.
  • Able to identify root cause of equipment or process failure using deductive reasoning and experience.
  • Provide direction to shift training needs and schedule training sessions to fill those needs.
  • Monitor the quality of the product being produced and shipped.
  • Ensure all production reporting is complete and accurate.
  • Conduct annual reviews of employees.
  • Monitor production schedule and use available employee equipment resources in the best way to meet that schedule.
  • Participate in plant projects, teams and committees.
  • Experience in leading people and teams in a manufacturing setting are required.
  • LEAN manufacturing background.
  • Exceptional problem solver with a strong drive for continuous improvement.
  • Metrics/performance oriented leader with strong communication skills.
  • Key attributes of the successful candidate include self-starter, organized, technical aptitude, great leadership skills, ability to learn quickly, team-player, and the desire to progress within manufacturing leadership positions. 


Candidate Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/Associates Degree (Bachelor’s Degree a plus).
  • 5+ years of Supervisory Experience in a Manufacturing Environment.
  • Strong Computer Skills (Excel, Word, ERP, Outlook, etc).

Please no recruiting agencies

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Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact Jamie Wells at hrcompliance@novolex.com.


City:  Reno
State:  NV

Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe