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Production Supervisor (Manufacturing)

Req ID: J2342788-IL

  • Ubicación
    Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America
  • Categoría Manufactura
  • Publicado jueves, 17 de noviembre de 2022
  • Tipo Tiempo completo
  • Tipo de Empleo Empleado Permanente

At Jabil we strive to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE and EVERYTHING BETTER. With over 260,000 diverse, talented and dedicated employees across 100 locations in 30 countries, our vision is to be the most technologically advanced and trusted manufacturing solutions provider. We combine an unmatched breadth and depth of end-market experience, technical and design capabilities, manufacturing know-how, supply chain insights and global product management expertise to enable success for the world’s leading brands. We are driven by a common purpose to make a positive impact for each other, our communities, and the environment.

Descripción del Trabajo

Located in one of America’s largest logistical hubs, the tenured team at Jabil Memphis helps customers innovate and bring products to market quickly and reliably. The site offers expansive configure-to-order and build-to-order manufacturing services for diverse industry segments.

Jabil Memphis has about 750,000 square feet of manufacturing space. The manufacturing capabilities of the team at Jabil Memphis enable this location to provide complete product solutions to our customers in several industries including point-of-sale, storage, and networking and telecommunications. Our configure-to-order and build-to-order capabilities help customers innovate and bring products to market quickly and reliably.

Leveraging the power of 260,000 people in more than 100 strategic sites around the world, Jabil delivers comprehensive design, manufacturing, supply chain and product management services for customers in a broad range of industries. As a single point of accountability, we help:

  • Innovate and develop designs optimized for performance and manufacturability

  • Rapidly prototype for accelerated product introductions

  • Manufacture the highest-quality products and components using the latest automation and process technologies

  • Stringently validate and test with proprietary, integrated methodologies

  • Ensure that customers build in the right location, source the right materials, and reach target markets with intelligent, digital supply-chain solutions

Our flexible approach streamlines the entire product lifecycle, empowering the customer to focus on what matters most to their business — with the peace of mind that Jabil has the rest covered.

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Responsible for managing a production shift in order to meet production schedules, quality, and cost objectives.


This is a Monday-Friday day shift position. The hours of operation can vary. Start time will be anywhere between 6am-8am and end time will be anywhere between 2:30pm-4:30pm. This does not include any overtime that may be required, depending on business needs. Flexibility is a must.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


Recruitment and Retention:

  • Communicate criteria to recruiters for manufacturing position candidates.

  • Monitor team member turnover; identify key factors that can be improved; make improvements.

Employee and Team Development:

  • Identify individual and team strengths and development needs on an ongoing basis by streamlining processes and systems.

  • Validate training curriculum in area of responsibility.

  • Coach and mentor manufacturing staff to deliver excellence to every internal and external customer.

Performance Management:

  • Express pride in staff and encourage them to feel good about their accomplishments. Responsible for managing labor discipline and policy issues with employees.

  • Perform team member evaluations professionally and on time.

  • Drive individuals, and the team, to continuously improve in key operational metrics and the achievement of the organizational goals. 

  • Coordinate activities of large teams and keep them focused in times of crisis.

  • Ensure recognition and rewards are managed fairly and consistently in area of responsibility. Utilize tools to monitor production line cost and cost trends, striving continuously to improve value.


  • Organize verbal and written ideas clearly and use an appropriate business style.

  • Ask questions; encourage input from team members.

  • Assess communication style of individual team members and adapt own communication style accordingly.


Business Strategy and Direction:

  • Develop an understanding of the Workcell business strategy as it pertains to Manufacturing.

  • Drive team to achieve daily/weekly/monthly goals.

  • Review labor reports for accuracy.


  • Minimize excessive material on production floor.

  • Review and analyze production, quality control, maintenance, and operational reports to determine causes of nonconformity with product specifications, and operating or production problems.

  • Implement and validate operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve product quality.

  • Consult with engineering personnel relative to modification of machines and equipment in order to improve production and quality products.

  • Monitor the quality system to recognize and fix repetitive problems immediately.   

  • Supervise production activities and assists in establishing production priorities for products in keeping with effective operations and cost factors. 

  • Verifies that only current, accurate and authorized documentation is available to production.

  • Assist in the coordination of production activities with procurement, maintenance, and quality control activities to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines, and equipment.

  • Assist in the minimization of scrap and materials request order (MRO) usage. 

  • Sustain the 5S process.  

  • Ensure that line employees read, understand and adhere to appropriate policies and procedures. 

  • Ensure proper stocking and availability of operation supplies and equipment.  

  • Conduct daily shift meeting.

  • Timely disposition of MRB. Kronos/timecard administration.

  • Review and sign off ECN's and deviations.

  • Review daily schedule, coordinate and communicate changes.

  • Respond to CAR's, sorts, purges, etc.

  • Continually monitor status of the line.

  • Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position and as directed by supervisor.

  • Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy.


  • High School Diploma/GED is required (Bachelor’s degree is preferred), and 3-5+ years of leadership experience (over-seeing a larger team) in a manufacturing or logistics environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Ability to read, analyze, interpret and communicate regarding common scientific and/or technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. 

  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. 

  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors. 

  • Advanced PC skills, including training and knowledge of Jabil’s software packages. 


  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. 

  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure with constantly changing priorities and deadlines. 

  • Individual may be required to sit, stand, walk regularly and occasionally lift up to 15 lbs. 

  • Be accessible to production floor and office staff and to use required office equipment. 

  • Specific vision requirements include reading of written documents and use of computer monitor screen frequently.


  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

  • Individual’s primary workstation is located on the manufacturing floor. 

  • The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

BE AWARE OF FRAUD: When applying for a job at Jabil you will be contacted via correspondence through our official job portal with a e-mail address; direct phone call from a member of the Jabil team; or direct e-mail with a e-mail address. Jabil does not request payments for interviews or at any other point during the hiring process. Jabil will not ask for your personal identifying information such as a social security number, birth certificate, financial institution, driver’s license number or passport information over the phone or via e-mail. If you believe you are a victim of identity theft, contact the Federal Bureau of Investigations internet crime hotline (, the Federal Trade Commission identity theft hotline ( and/or your local police department. Any scam job listings should be reported to whatever website it was posted in.

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