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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:

Production Supervisor


Position Summary:

The Production Supervisor is responsible for driving the performance of all shift personnel to meet or exceed their shift’s goals for safety, quality, productivity and waste reduction.  The Production Supervisor is accountable for ensuring compliance to all company and regulatory policies and procedures. The Production Supervisor is expected to create and maintain a safe, cooperative, and collaborative work environment.  The Production Supervisor will set high personal expectations and standards; and, manage and lead the shift by example. This is a night shift position working from 6pm - 6am.


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Enforce all safety policies and procedures
  • Ensure product quality compliance and drive toward zero customer quality returns
  • Monitor and maintain shift production staffing levels
  • Analyze downtime, scrap, quality defects and conduct root cause analysis
  • Develop, track and report corrective actions to resolve root causes
  • Prioritize and monitor a training plan to continuously strengthen the shift’s performance
  • Ensure all production data is complete and accurately reported
  • Daily Analyze the production schedule to optimization shift performance
  • Participate in plant projects, teams and committees

Experience in:

  • Training shift personnel on policies, procedures and best practices
  • Managing breaks, lunches and vacation schedules to meet customer demand
  • Ensuring compliance to all safety and quality requirements
  • Waste reduction and productivity improvements
  • Production time studies on cycle times
  • Personnel skills assessments
  • Managing job skills training program
  • ERP system usage

Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles and methods
  • Waste reduction projects/programs implementation
  • Continuous improvement project management
  • Microsoft Suite proficiency -- Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills
  • Spreadsheet creation to analyze data using charts and tables
  • Employee Conflict resolution

Skills Desired:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Six Sigma green belt
  • Resourceful self-starter that requires minimal supervision


Candidate Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/Associates Degree (Bachelor’s Degree highly desired).
  • 5+ years of Supervisory Experience in a Manufacturing Environment.

Please no recruiting agencies

Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.

Novolex does not publicly post salary information on job boards.

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:  Lebanon
State:  TN

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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