Production Supervisor – 2nd Shift – $60-70k

Production Supervisor – 2nd Shift – $60-70k

Job category: Warehouse

Job Type: Full Time


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Since 1971, The Lindgren Group has been a recognized leader in the Metal Finishing Industry. Our two facilities, Avtec Finishing Systems and Nico Products offer you the most comprehensive list of options to meet your metal finishing needs. Whether it is chemical finishing, electroplating or mechanical finishing, our production facilities and staff are ready to handle all of your project requirements.


Nico Products located in South Minneapolis and is looking to hire a candidate who is a fast learner, someone who is passionate, motivated, has great leadership skills, and can work independently! We offer benefits such as Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA (Medical & Dependent Care), 401k, Pet Insurance, Legal Services, and Life Insurance!


2nd Shift – Exempt (Salary Position)

Reports to the Production Manager

Job Purpose:

Reviews production orders and ensures that production schedules are met. Organizes assigned work, supervises, and assists employees in daily work performance. Anticipates production and personnel problems, and resolves problems to minimize their effect on production. Maintains good housekeeping and enforces safe work practices.


Duties and Responsibilities:

• Responsible for the production schedule, including setting work schedules, and hiring employees to meet production goals

• Develop training schedules for new employees and evaluates the performance of workers including directing employees in appropriate positions to increase productivity

• Administer and maintain records for employees in the department such as attendance & payroll, disciplinary, and performance evaluations

• Implement continuous improvement activities such as quality improvement teams to reduce scrap and increase productivity

• Develop, maintain, and adjust job routings

• Conduct and distribute disciplinary actions to employees

• Prepare production, safety, and other reports for upper management staff

• Establish the objective & goals of the assigned department to enhance the production of the business and accomplishing the targets

• Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


Working Conditions:

• Occasional exposure to shop elements such as noise, dust, odors, and fumes

• Often wet or humid due to heated cleaning and plating tanks containing caustic and acidic solutions

• Exposure to moving mechanical parts, airborne particles and heat

• Noise level is high-hearing protection required in the plant


Supervisory Responsibilities: Yes


Equipment Used:

• Required safety equipment – as needed when on the shop floor

• computer and standard office equipment

• High school graduate or equivalent

• 5-10 years industry or relative experience

• Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience

• CEF preferred

• Hazardous waste training preferred

• Hazwopper training and forklift license

Required Skills:

• A supervisor must have leadership skills to direct employees toward production goals

• Written and verbal communication skills are also are necessary for the successful manufacturing supervisor

• Must be familiar with the methods of production used in the department including machinery

• Able to motivate, influence, and train people

• Having a good eye for details in order to keep a check on all the activities of the organization

• Good communicator, team player, active listener, and possess strong decision-making skills

• Outstanding customer service skills and the ability to maintain composure in stressful situations

• Good organizational skills and the ability to give clear instructions

• Familiarity with plating specs and company spec library

• Working knowledge of our plating process characteristics and limitations

• Ability to read and interpret blueprints and drawings

• Ability to interact with customers and co-workers in a professional manner

• Ability to maintain a regular and reliable attendance record

• Ability to manage multiple jobs at the same time

• Fluency in reading, writing and speaking the English language

• Ability to work independently without supervision


Pay: DOQ starting at $60,000-$70,000



The Lindgren Group must comply with ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations). These regulations may restrict persons of Non-US citizen status from working/participating/observing/or other form of gathering knowledge about certain activities within the company.



This Job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

The Lindgren Group, including Avtec Finishing and Nico Products is an equal opportunity employer.


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