Teknor Apex

  • Production Supervisor

    Job Locations US-TN-Brownsville
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  • Overview

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    Celebrating 90 years…


    Teknor Apex Company is a privately held, global material science company founded in 1924 and headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.  We manufacture for our eight divisions in 9 locations in the U.S., and one each in Singapore, China, Belgium and Germany.


    In all our businesses we pride ourselves on our commitment to technical innovation, quality products and custom service.  Positions offered are both challenging and rewarding and have excellent growth opportunities.


    In the role of  2nd Shift Production Supervisor in our Hose manufacturing department you will be responsible for safely maximizing production quality and performance as well as minimize downtime.  Must have the ability to address as well as coordinate equipment maintenance.  Keep employees informed on safety and production issues and help generate a positive working relationship between employees. Duties include:


    • Promote plant safety initiatives.
    • Complete yearly performance evaluations on all assigned hourly employees.
    • Effectively schedule and coordinate the efforts of all crew leaders and operators to meet production requirements.
    • Work in collaboration with other supervisors to maximize overall departmental efficiencies.
    • Maintain plant cleanliness.
    • Consistently apply plant policies and procedures.
    • Review all production processes to ensure conformance with ISO 9001:2000.
    • Monitors each process of the department for accountability and quality.
    • Assist in the interview process as well as training and employee retention.

    Qualifications & Competencies

    • High School diploma required, Bachelors degree preferred.
    • Position requires between 2-4 years of production experience plus some supervision experience.
    • The ability to identify employee capabilities in other areas is necessary to utilize an employee in another area when manpower is limited.
    • The ability to prioritize production jobs when equipment problems arise.


    Our best performers possess the following core competencies:

    Attention to Detail * Planning and Organizing * Leading and Managing Change * Developing Others * Critical Judgement * Work Ethics & Values * Teamwork * Problem Solving * Interactive Communication * Concern for Safety


    Teknor Apex has a long-standing history of caring for its employees.  We are committed to the philosophy of providing employees with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.


    • Medical w/prescription drug coverage
    • Dental and Vision
    • Life Insurance
    • 401k w/company match 
    • Paid Holidays and Vacation
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Employee Wellness Program
    • Service Recognition 


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