• Operations
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Full Time


TITLE: Supervisor

DEPARTMENT: Operations - Manufacturing/Production Environment

NOTE: Schedule may include weekend days



Plans, organizes, directs, coordinates and controls the day-to-day departmental activities.  Provides general supervision to ensure that operations meet or exceed company and customer goals.  Interacts directly with other supervisors to ensure that organizational production and quality objectives are met.



  • Manage a work scheduling system that responds effectively to priorities and daily requirements to maintain acceptable customer service levels.
  • Establish effective lines of communication and feedback throughout the manufacturing process to ensure prompt attention to and resolution of conditions that adversely impact quality and throughput.
  • Assess subordinate job performance; coach, council, develop skills, knowledge and abilities in subordinates; recommend personnel actions when appropriate.
  • Manages a single shift of up to 75 employees.
  • Supervise daily activities of production employees.
  • Send employee time off records daily to payroll.
  • Plan and coordinate daily production activities to ensure on time completion of product. 
  • Complete necessary daily production reports.
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts to create a world class operation.
  • Ensure compliance with all safety procedures and regulations.
  • Provide safe working conditions to prevent injuries and strive for 0 loss time accidents.
  • Ensure that product quality standards are maintained.
  • Oversee training and coaching of all employees to ensure adequate understanding of safety, quality and production procedures.
  • Ensure that departmental production goals are efficiently met.
  • Apply lean/six sigma tools to eliminate process waste and variation.
  • Report performance metrics and improvement activities.
  • Engage employees in improvement activities.




  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Required Experience:

  • 3-5 years previous supervisory experience in a manufacturing/production/warehouse environment
  • Computer literate Microsoft Office / Excel / MRP/ERP system experience (JD Edwards preferred)

Physical / Work Environment Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 25 to 50 lbs.
  • Occasional bending, pushing / pulling, reaching, and lifting up to 75 pounds.


Offers are contingent on a pre-employment drug test. This is due to federal contracts and our obligation to being a drug-free work place.


Gerber Legendary Blades is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a drug free environment. We are committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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