Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift

480 Hercules Dr, Colchester, VT 05446, USA Req #118
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Critical Process Systems Group (CPS) is a group of manufacturing and design companies providing innovative product solutions to the semiconductor, life science, chemical processing, gas systems, wastewater, mining, power generation and other industries. We provide a broad range of products & services including liquid, chemical, and gas storage, blending, and delivery control, pre-fabricated high purity process utility modules, corrosive fume exhaust duct, and airflow control devices. With the breadth of our product offerings and engineering capabilities we can offer broad turnkey solutions or targeted niche products depending on our customer’s needs and desires.
This position is with our company Fab-Tech, which manufactures PermaShield Pipe (PSP®), a revolutionary hybrid fluoropolymer coated stainless steel duct system recognized worldwide as the premier solution for corrosive and hazardous fume exhaust needs. PermaShield Pipe is a fully engineered, modular fume exhaust system that combines the reliability of stainless steel with the superior corrosion resistance of Fab-Tech's proprietary PermaShield Fluoropolymer Barrier Coating. PSP carries a highly regarded FM4922 approval as well.

SUMMARY:  Provide leadership and coordination to a production group in the areas of job training, job assignments, and problem-solving activities within the assigned area(s); Work collaboratively with Team Leads in leveling staff resources to meet production needs in a Lean environment; Maintain continuous flow emphasis and embrace the tenants of a Lean environment; Work as part of a production team by performing quality control checks, moving product into and out of the work area, assisting with the production and preparation of product to the customer; Monitor individual and overall department performance and apply accountability measures as appropriate.


Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as necessary.

  • Supervise team of leads and employees to meet production requirements
  • Develop and maintain an effective production staff through the selection, training, and motivation of employees
  • Conduct performance evaluations and provide ongoing feedback to leads and front-line employees.  Carry out disciplinary action as needed
  • Maintain a fair, productive, team oriented environment
  • Track attendance and approve requests for vacation and time off
  • Review and approval of timecards on weekly basis
  • Establish and enforce production and quality control standards
  • Ensure safety standards are met at all times
  • Ensure employee adherence to company policies and procedures
  • Continually improve employee productivity – recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and product quality
  • Facilitate communication between production departments regarding schedule updates and work orders to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Stewardship responsibility for company assets and resources
  • Represent the company in a positive and professional manner at all times
  • Provide motivation to front-line direct report staff within assigned area
  • Anticipate potential problems and communicate conditions to the production manager




  • Experience assisting in schedule preparation, guiding and directing the work of others, and providing timely positive and constructive feedback or coaching/counseling
  • Demonstrated experience with Lean methods, continuous flow, and a CQI environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively give feedback to address performance issues
  • Basic level of proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to read and interpret production schedules and job-work-orders
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to others and to engage employees in decision-making
  • Experience in a high-volume production environment desired



  • Good organizational skills
  • Good written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills – performance evaluations, giving and receiving feedback, production-related operating and training procedures
  • Present information and field questions in a thoughtful and professional manner
  • Maintain a calm approach when faced with disagreements or differences of opinion
  • Self-motivated, needing minimal direction
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws
Critical Process System Group offers competitive compensation and a complete benefits package that includes medical (individual and family premiums shared between employer and employee), dental and vision coverage, HSA, Day Care reimbursement, matching 401(k), life insurance, disability, holiday and paid time off.
If you are looking for a future with a company known for its inventiveness and passion for progress, look no further...... your career is right here!

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • 480 Hercules Dr, Colchester, VT 05446, USA