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Production Supervisor (3rd shift)

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46250

Jan 22, 2023


dormakaba is seeking a Production Supervisor to be a vital part of our business and future growth on our team Indianapolis, IN. This position is responsible for driving success by understanding all dimensions & expectations of the manufacturing production line and is also a key component of driving a Lean and Continuous Improvement culture. This position is responsible for planning, directing, coaching, and supervising production activities and employees in accordance with departmental policies, procedures, and standards to achieve established production goals and desired quality levels. The Production Supervisor is responsible for the short- & long-term development of associates to ensure success of the business.


**This positition is for 3rd shift**



  • Acts as department leader by understanding all dimensions & expectations of production line
  • Serves as department champion & coach of quality, Lean, and process improvements to promote a continuous learning environment
  • Works with Production, Quality & Engineering, and Plant Managers to help employ strategic & operational objectives, assessing the current processes performed among functional areas
  • Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and verifying organization standards are met
  • Maintains workflow by monitoring steps of the process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources; studying methods; implementing cost reductions; developing reporting procedures and systems; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiating and fostering a spirit of collaboration within and between departments
  • Provides manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analyzing production performance records and data, answering questions, and responding to requests
  • Supports the creation and revision of systems and procedures by analyzing operating practices, record-keeping systems, forms of control, and personnel requirements, implementing change
  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources, maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures supporting dormakaba’s safety culture and efforts through ergonomic process improvement
  • Resolves personnel problems by analyzing data; investigating issues; identifying solutions; working with Human Resources when needed; and recommending action
  • Identifies training and development needs to build long-term competencies and bench strength within department
  • Collaborates with HR & Production Manager to create & deliver performance appraisals/annual merit to all direct reports
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Plant & Production Manager to support corporate goals



  • High School Degree/GED or equivalent required, Associates/Bachelor’s degree in relatable field preferred
  • Stamping and Die Development, highly preferred
  • 2-3 years Supervisory experience in a manufacturing setting
  • 2-3 years metal fabrication experience preferred
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively via telephone, multiple forms of electronic mediums, and within a group environment for business presentations
  • Manual dexterity and mobility sufficient to use hand tools extensively, safely, and productively such as wrenches, hammers, small grinders, welding stingers and similar fabrication shop equipment
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs. repetitively during a shift



  • Candidates who embrace dormakaba’s core values will be most successful in our organization: Trust, Customer First, Curiosity, Courage and Performance
  • Team player and strong collaborator
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills
  • Problem solver (always brings solutions, enjoys challenges)
  • Dependable (reliable and follows through on commitments)
  • Continuous improvement/innovative mindset (always looking for better ways of doing things and not satisfied with the status quo)



  • An opportunity to work in global company with a family culture and strong core values (Trust, Customer First, Curiosity, Courage and Performance)
  • Competitive pay with great benefits options (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance, 401k), Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
  • Career fulfillment with growth and development opportunities
  • Employee discounts (online discounts for shopping, travel, insurance etc.) and much more!



The Federal Executive Order 14042 on COVID-19 requires all current and new employees of government contractors to comply with one of the following on or before the Federal deadline date:

  1. Received their final vaccination dose – either their second dose of Pfizer or Moderna, or single dose of Johnson & Johnson OR
  2. Submitted a medical exemption/accommodation request for approval OR
  3. Submitted a religious belief exemption/accommodation request for approval.


dormakaba is a federal contractor which means all our team members must comply with this order by the Federal deadline to start and continue employment with us. Our Talent Acquisition team will confirm the Federal deadline date at the time an offer is made to help ensure compliance.




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