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Manufacturing Supervisor


Job Summary

Johnson Controls
Kernersville, NC
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Manufacturing Supervisor

About the Job

Manufacturing Supervisor


What you will do:


The Manufacturing Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that production requirements are met, appropriate staffing levels are maintained, employee relations are good, and a safe/clean work environment is maintained. You will plan, direct, coordinate and control manufacturing activities in assigned work area to achieve established management goals.


  • Trains production personnel to perform work assignments safely and efficiently.

  • Maintains good employee relations through coaching and consistent application of employee relation policies.

  • Requisitions operating personnel to meet established goals.

  • May facilitate employee team operations.

  • May maintain accurate database information regarding employee training and certification.

  • May review and coach employees in accordance with the plant goals.

  • Administers production salary/wage policy for operating personnel properly.

  • Administers and enforces health, environmental and safety standards, work practices and housekeeping policies and procedures.

  • Arranges for proper maintenance of machines and equipment.

  • May reports daily indicators, including production scrap, batteries per person/hour, and batteries per measured hour.

  • Investigates material variances, reports results of investigation and recommends improvements.

  • Solicits and encourages process, procedure and equipment improvements from team members.

  • May audit Standard Work Practices for each area and regularly reviews them for effectiveness through team meetings and practice.

  • May ensure boosting requirements are met.

  • May oversee receiving and receiving inspections.

  • May assign work to meet daily manufacturing requirements.

  • May control labor and material usage to meet or improve standard costs.

  • May familiarize personnel with Company rules and regulations.

  • May administer union agreements and disciplinary procedures.

  • May recommend improvements in machines and equipment.

  • May recommend improvement in job methods and procedures.

  • May prepare reports.

  • Overtime is required to meet internal and external customer requirements.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

What we look for:


To be considered for this role the following are required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Engineering, Business, or Operations preferred

  • 1+ years supervisory experience in manufacturing or shipping/distribution environment

  • Must be able to work any assigned shift and required overtime. 

Who we are

At Johnson Controls, we’re shaping the future to create a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient. We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you.


Equal Opportunity & Non-Discrimination - Johnson Controls International plc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by law. To view more information about your equal opportunity and non-discrimination rights as a candidate, visit EEO is the LawEEO is the Law (supplement), and Pay Transparency Non-discrimination


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