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Rocky Mount, NC, US, 27804

Kaba Ilco Corporation, located in Rocky Mount, NC, is the world's premier manufacturer of the most extensive line of quality key blanks, and distributor of automotive key fobs, key cutting machines and vehicle key programmers available on the market today.  Millions of keys are produced in our state-of-the-art ISO Certified manufacturing facility each week.


Kaba Ilco Corp is a member of the dormakaba Group. dormakaba Group is a leader in the global market for access and security solutions. With more than 16,000 employees, dormakaba is active in over 130 countries worldwide.


We have an immediate career opportunity for a Production Supervisor - 1st shift.  The Production Supervisor ensures achievement of daily production goals by supervising the shift activities of a production unit or teams assigned.


Some responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the shift activities of a production team/teams including managing team members, housekeeping, and meeting production goals
  • Executes production plan with conformance to SOPs and quality specifications
  • Evaluates and recommends alternative ways of utilizing labor and equipment to improve productivity, quality and efficiency of operations
  • Works cross functionally to improve safety, productivity, quality, and efficiency of operations
  • Provides guidance and feedback for team members in accomplishing tasks and goals; sets expectations and clarifies responsibilities
  • Coaches and mentors team members; promotes employee engagement
  • Tracks absenteeism and timekeeping
  • Utilizes the tools of Lean (5s, Autonomous Care and Kaizen) to drive continuous improvement in all assigned manufacturing areas
  • Assures that workforce is properly trained to perform assigned jobs safely and with the highest level of quality
  • Establishes teamwork with service departments (e.g., maintenance, tool room, quality, engineering, etc.) to schedule improvement /PM activities
  • Coordinates staffing coverage when team member is absent.   
  • Participates in continuous improvement activities, including the application of Lean manufacturing methodology and tools when appropriate
  • Conducts root cause analysis and develop plans to solve problems identified


Qualifications required include:

  • High school diploma or GED required; BS Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain or related field preferred
  • 2-5 years Manufacturing Supervisor experience required
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to motivate and inspire team members, as well as manage performance
  • Prefer experience in using lean and 5S tools and concepts
  • Frequent standing and walking required


Kaba Ilco offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, disability, 401(k), and paid vacation.  Additionally, we have an on-site cafeteria.




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Nearest Major Market: Raleigh
Nearest Secondary Market: Rocky Mount