JOB DESCRIPTION: Production Supervisor
Burlington, MA

Poly6 is enabling production of complex turbine engine designs by combining additive manufacturing with advanced materials. Our technology is uniquely suited to increase the efficiency of complex manufacturing processes as well as advance engineering design capabilities. Long term benefits of Poly6’s products include reduced greenhouse gas emissions for the aviation sector. You will have the opportunity to work alongside a highly talented team to solve problems in one of the world’s most complex engineering sectors: aviation. 

Reporting to the Manufacturing Operations Manager, the Production Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the production team in the following areas: Safety, People, Quality, Responsiveness and Cost.  In addition, the Production Supervisor leads and coaches the team, empowering production personnel to make informed and appropriate decisions guided by policies, procedures, and business plan to successfully meet performance targets.  It is the responsibility of the Manufacturing Supervisor to identify and resolve day to day technical and operational problems using tack and diplomacy in the exchange of information.

  • Manage throughput, efficiency and productivity to meet customer deliveries and maintain internal schedules
  • Maintain all transactions of WIP in ERP and Kanban inventories
  • Manage team and materials to meet production targets while ensuring receipt of materials and supplies
  • Provide day-to-day supervision of production team including the coordination of activities and measuring/communicating performance versus plan
  • Interface with cross-functional team members to troubleshoot issues and ensure emphasis on quality
  • Supervise technicians in core manufacturing processes in alignment with AS9100 requirements
  • Lead a zero-injury culture through continuous improvement and employee engagement
  • Recommend or implement measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, product quality, efficiency and to motivate employees.
  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet production targets
  • Keep records of employee’s attendance and hours worked, approving timecards
  • Perform production tasks as needed to hit target goals
  • Apply Lean Manufacturing and/or continuous improvement methods to production processes
  • Perform all other duties assigned by manager

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with ERP system
  • Experience coaching team members to encourage individual problem-solving
  • Ability to convey concise written and verbal communication
  • Experience leading teams in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Experience Managing team and individual performance and providing effective feedback
  • Written and spoken fluency in English required

  • Experience with Oracle preferred
  • Experience with hazardous materials and quality inspection preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year experience as a lead or supervisor in a production environment preferred
  • Ability to stand for long periods
  • Use of hands to handle, feel and reach
  • Ability to handle, adjust and transport fragile manufactured parts
  • Regular movement across a ~12,000 sf production floor
  • Ability to lift 50lbs with 2 hands
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, traverse stairs and be on ladders
  • Demonstration of good sight and hearing

This position requires access to information protected under U.S. export control laws, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations. Please note that any offer for employment may be conditioned on authorization to receive software or technology controlled under these US export laws without sponsorship for an export license. Poly6 is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on age, color, genetic information, religion, sex, veteran status, or national origin.


This is a full time position

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