Position:    Floor Supervisor – Machining
Shift:             1st Shift
Location:    The Specialty Mfg. Co. – White Bear Lake, MN

Position Description

  • Ensure production schedule adherence while meeting quality, cost and safety goals
  • Works under direction from the Plant Manager and Planning staff to facilitate planning, organizing, and scheduling of work assignments
  • Non-exempt position that reports to the Production Plant Manager

Essential Job Functions

  • Work with the Plant Manager to execute the master schedule; provide input to the Planner concerning line capacities
  • Develop individuals including:
  • Provide input with hiring and training needs
  • Conduct timely quarterly 1 on 1 meeting with all direct reports
  • Foster continuous improvement mentality among the team
  • Participate in Lean Events
  • Coach individuals and teams towards self-direction, while building strong relationships that foster trust and accountability
  • Coach, mentor, and train individuals to successfully achieve cross-training goals
  • Must be able to fill in for all Lead and Machining positions when necessary
  • Must be able to fill in for the Plant Manager when necessary
  • Monitor and address Variance and Labor efficiency trends
  • Monitor in-process quality and notify Plant Manager of non-conforming parts
  • Assist in implementation of new product, both SMC Product and SMC Integrated Services
  • Coordinate with appropriate support groups to insure material delivery adherence
  • Coordinate with appropriate areas to resolve cost, quality, delivery and material issues
  • Work with Engineering and Quality staff to insure accurate drawings and inspection requirements throughout the life of a product
  • Any other duties as assigned by management

Job Requirements


  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Two-year technical degree preferred, with preference for education in Manufacturing, Engineering, Business, or equivalent experience


  • 10+ years experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 5+ years machining experience desired
  • 2-3 years team leadership experience desired


  • Knowledgeable in aspects of machining skills, blueprint reading and interpretation; mature interpersonal skills; demonstrated leadership ability; proven management skills in staffing, performance management and development, conflict resolution

Apply Now!

Print a copy of our application by clicking here. You may email the completed application as an attachment to [email protected] or fax to 651-846-5254.

Interested candidates may also email their resume to [email protected] (only .doc, .pdf or .txt formats will be accepted). Your information will be submitted to The Specialty Mfg. Co. Human Resources Department for review. Applications and resumes will be retained for one year. The Specialty Mfg. Co. is fully committed to the concept and equal practice of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in all aspects of employment. The Specialty Mfg. Co. considers all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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