International technology group • specialty glasses and glass-ceramics • more than 130 years experience • 15,000 employees in around 33 countries • innovative ideas for the world of tomorrow

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Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift

SCHOTT Advanced Optics, with its deep technological expertise, is a valuable partner for its customers in developing products and customized solutions for applications in optics, lithography, astronomy, opto-electronics, architecture, life sciences, and research. With a product portfolio of more than 120 optical glasses, special materials and components, we master the value chain: from customized glass development to high-precision optical product finishing and metrology.

Your tasks

The Production Supervisor will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Prioritize and plan work activities; set goals and objectives; organize and schedule other people and their tasks.
  • Review work orders to assign work; clarify specifications and/or drawings; track progress; and, update order schedule.
  • Ensure work is completed according to quality specification; standard machine time; labor time; material yield; and that production and maintenance schedules are met.
  • Adjust work order routings as necessary to maintain production schedule.
  • Maintain time and production records, and monitor employee utilization rate to maintain it at an acceptable level.
  • Recommend and implement ways to improve quality, production and equipment processes.
  • Clarifies discrepancies with other supervisors and employees.
  • Gather and analyses information and develops alternative solutions.
  • Work well in group problem solving situations.
  • Maintain adequate stock of production supplies and safety equipment to support production schedules.
  • Organizes stock utilizing Kanban and other methods to support plant wide 5S initiatives.
  • Monitor adherence to agreed delivery dates.
  • Enter SAP purchase requisitions.
  • Responsible for daily enforcement and compliance of established policies and programs including hazardous wastes.
  • Responsible to help formulate and apply safety improvement and waste minimization strategies wherever possible. Investigates near misses and incidents and completes reports.
  • Make use of the processes designed according to the principle of Lean Manufacturing in his or her work groups and sees to it that these principles/ processes are observed.

Your profile

  • Associate Degree (AA) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or Equivalent experience.
  • 3 – 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • SAP (PP, PM, BI) or other ERP/ MRP systems; MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint); CNC machine tool systems, manufacturing systems and technology; Lean Manufacturing techniques; and, Six Sigma methodology.
  • Must be able to work 2nd shift with some overlap, either before or after the shift
  • The successful candidate must be capable of meeting U.S. government security requirements.

Your benefits

Motivated and committed employees are essential to the success of our company. At SCHOTT, you will find a cooperative and dynamic work environment, which encourages you to share your innovative ideas, supports your development and celebrates achieving successes with your team.
You can expect interesting tasks and challenging projects, as well as motivated and friendly teams in fields that influence our future. Do you want to be successful with us? Then, please send us your application.

SCHOTT North America Inc, Human Resources,
Schott North America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer (M/F/Vet/Disability)
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