Position Description

Production Supervisor I
Department Plants - Gypsum
Location CA - Richmond
Employment duration Full time
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National Gypsum Company, headquartered in Charlotte, NC, is the exclusive service provider of reliable, high-performance building products marketed under the Gold Bond®, ProForm® and PermaBASE® brands.  The National Gypsum name – through its Gold Bond®, ProForm® and PermaBASE® product lines – has been synonymous with high-quality, innovative products, and exceptional customer service since 1925.

For decades, we have saved our customers time and money by providing the industry’s best, most reliable building products, resources and services. We are Building Products for a Better Future® one project at a time.

We have an immediate opening for a Production Supervisor I at our Richmond, CA plant location.  This position will report to the Plant Manager.


Hiring Entity:  Gold Bond Building Products, LLC



This position is responsible for supervising the production and manufacturing of gypsum drywall, satisfying all reliability and quality standards mandated by customers and government specifications in the most effective and economical manner possible. Safety, employee relations, efficiency, costs, and quality are also responsibilities of this position.


Major Job Responsibilities (not all inclusive):

  • Ensure a safe working environment through effective safety training and safety inspection
  • Supervise subordinates in the production process to ensure production standards are met or exceeded and improve productivity through more efficient use of personnel, raw materials, equipment, and process
  • Supervise the production of quality products that meet Company requirements
  • Responsible for plant operations and security of the facility when plant supervision is not at the plant – this is approximately 50% of the time
  • Identify and correct immediate maintenance problems, in the absence of the maintenance supervisor, that affects productivity and quality of products
  • Communicate with plant personnel through accurate and thorough recording of shift activities to assist other personnel in evaluating quality, process, maintenance, and personnel problems
  • Motivate personnel in a manner that effectively promotes good morale, housekeeping, and high productivity
  • Coordinate training of all shift personnel to maintain safety, product quality, and maximize productivity
  • Responsible for accurate production reporting and raw material inventories
  • Responsible for administering plant work rules and attendance disciplinary policy



  • A strong passion and commitment to people, safety, and housekeeping, required
  • A professional and positive attitude, and the desire to have fun at work, required
  • Previous experience as a supervisor or lead 
  • Strong leadership ability with a commitment to collaboration, a One Team Culture, and developing relationships
  • Enjoys developing those on their team, providing feedback, listening, and helping others reach their full potential
  • Self-driven with the ability to work with minimal supervision, as well as being a motivating influence to their team
  • Honest and open communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Working knowledge and ideally, daily use of SAP
  • Strong working knowledge of process and mechanical operations
  • Good troubleshooting and mechanical skills
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Willingness and ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities, sometimes involving high stress situations
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management
  • High School Graduate or equivalent work experience




•           Competitive salary;

•           Comprehensive benefits to include:

o          401(k) with employer match

o          Retirement Account

o          Paid holidays

o          Life Insurance

o          Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

o          Flexible spending accounts

o          Wellness Program with medical premium incentives

And more…


Interested / Qualified candidates, please apply online


No phone calls or third-party recruiters, please


Employment ready applicants only


The above information on this description has been designated to indicate the general nature and level of work.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of an associate assigned to this position.  The company enforces a tobacco-free policy at all its locations.


All National Gypsum Company and corporate affiliate companies, including:  NG Corporate, LLC, National Gypsum Services Company, Gold Bond Building Products, LLC, Gold Bond Canada, LLC, ProForm Finishing Products, LLC, PermaBASE Building Products, LLC and Unifix Inc , are Equal Opportunity Employers.  Please visit www.nationalgypsum.com to view all of our exciting employment opportunities.   Employment contingent upon successful completion of background investigation.  Pre-employment drug screening is required.  All companies participate in E-Verify.  E-Verify is an internet-based system that compares information from an employee’s Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment eligibility.  www.dhs.gov/e-verify.



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