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Production Supervisor Trainee

Date: Feb 13, 2019

Location: Minneapolis, MN, US, 55111

Company: Contech Engineered Solutions LLC

Location: Minneapolis, MN


Contech Engineered Solutions Shakopee, MN location is looking to add a Production Supervisor Trainee to our team.  Contech offers competitive pay, comprehensive benefit package and 401K plan.  To learn more about Contech Engineered Solutions Click Here.


Job Summary

  • A Production Supervisor Trainee, under the general direction of a Plant Manager, learns the basics of our business, our processes and procedures to share in the capabilities of leading one of our manufacturing plants.
  • Provides scheduling, coordinates production, and arranges shipments based on demand.
  • Demonstrates leadership and control of all plant activities when acting on behalf of the plant manager.
  • Able to communicate well with others and assists in troubleshooting production issues.  


Primary Responsibilities

  • Generates daily production schedules and shipping schedules to facilitate required business
  • Learns all facets of EH&S Programs and can conduct training for employees as necessary
  • Balances headcount across multiple production lines based on production demand
  • Design Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM) program for the facility and required budget
  • Supervises outbound product and loading practices, inspections, and supporting documentation
  • Works with vendors for procurement of manufacturing and production supplies
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of all manufacturing processes and production equipment
  • Plans and conducts full physical inventory activities – organize and structure, investigate variances, manage monetary impact, and optimize process
  • Schedules trucking by commercial carrier, company trucks or customer plant pickup
  • Assists in hiring of new employees including screening applications & interviewing candidates
  • Manages productivity of workforce to ensure maximum effectiveness
  • May have Direct Supervision of production supervisors or employees
  • Other duties assigned


Required Education:

High School Diploma or GED

Preferred Education:

4 year/Bachelors degree 

Specialty/major: Manufacturing, Engineering, Production Management, or Business

*Combination of post-secondary education and experience will be considered in lieu of degree.


Required Qualifications:

  • Strong leadership skills and ability to motivate in a team atmosphere
  • Experience with manufacturing production and equipment. Perferably in the construction or industrial sectors.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact across multiple levels of the organization and across functions.
  • Three years experience in a supervisory/leadership role.



Contech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, transgender status, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. Click here to view information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity rights and protections: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement.  Contech is a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.  If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact the Contech Recruiting team at (513) 645-7000.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Manager, Trainee, Industrial, Engineer, Plant, Entry Level, Management, Manufacturing, Engineering

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