Position Description

Production Supervisor
Location Pleasanton, KS
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Working at Fabcon

Do you want to work at the top tier pre-fabricated concrete wall manufacturing and construction company in the East Coast and Midwest?

Do you see yourself at a company on the cusp of rapid growth due to creative products, lean manufacturing expertise, and market dominance?

Do you dream of being on a team that values leadership development and career growth opportunities?

If so, a career at Fabcon may be for you.

We are the precast wall panel industry leader in the United States.


This position is responsible for improving the Company’s profitability by implementing Lean principles and practices to improve the operation’s Safety/5S, Quality, Delivery and Cost (SQDC). The Production Supervisor provides all necessary direction to support groups and those within his/her area of responsibility to insure the proper fulfillment of customer orders.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages customer orders to insure proper fulfillment

  • Insures that all required resources are present to produce the required output

  • Communicates progress toward order fulfillment

  • Manages for daily improvement

  • Establishes a lean vision for his/her processes, sets SQDC improvement goals, and takes the proper action to achieve these goals

  • Posts and monitors SQDC measurements to provide visual trend of progress against goals and objectives, and to identify/seek opportunities for improvement

  • Eliminates problems by taking immediate stop-gap measures, employing required support groups, recording critical data and driving root-cause elimination

  • Insures that all members adhere to standard work and implements improvements to standard operations daily

  • Provides strong leadership

  • Conducts daily startup meetings to review SQDC performance, establish short and long term performance goals, review initiative status, present company issues, and build a winning team spirit

  • Provides continuous feedback to members regarding their personal performance and rewards or disciplines accordingly

  • Increases the team’s skill depth through use of cross-training matrices, development goal setting, and task rotation

  • Interviews, hires and trains employees

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or the equivalent in experience

  • Two years of demonstrated experience leading a team to achieve objectives in a manufacturing or similar environment

Other required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate strong leadership, training and mentoring skills and will communicate in a way that builds understanding and dedication through use of presentations as well as verbal and written communications

  • Flexibility, results orientation, and commitment to promote and achieve business goals are essential

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Four plus years of supervisory experience in a production or similar environment

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to spend long durations standing/walking in a manufacturing environment with steep ladders and catwalks.

  • Plant/Yard: Move minimum of 50lbs., spatial awareness/depth perception, walk, climb, bend at the waist, reach, forceful use of hand tools, vocal projection

  • Office: Move 25lbs (not for all jobs, reasonable accommodations will be made), work with a computer for extended periods of time

Work Environment:

  • 50% of time will be spent in a loud, dusty manufacturing environment with wide variations in ambient conditions. The remainder will be spent in an office environment.

  • Plant/Yard: All types of weather conditions (year-round, Mid-west and Northeast), dirt/dust, noise from heavy machinery/vehicles, vibrations from machinery and vehicles, loud noises, little to no climate control, varying amounts of light, stairs, narrow walkways

  • Office: Quiet with some ambient noise, climate controlled, fluorescent lighting

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Fabcon is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, family care status, veteran status, marital status, or any other lawfully protected status. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our Human Resources Department.

Qualified applicants are subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check upon receipt of conditional job offers. Our Drug Free Workplace Policy is available for inspection in the Human Resources office in Minnesota or our plant locations in Ohio, Kansas and Pennsylvania during normal business hours.

We participate in E-Verify and if you are hired, we will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from your Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. If the government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, we are required to provide you with written instructions and an opportunity to contact DHS and/or the SSA before taking adverse action against you. Please refer to the posters on our website or DHS for more information on E-verify

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