3rd Shift Production Supervisor

Location: Palmyra, New York US


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Job Number: 25748

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Garlock is a multinational manufacturer of high-performance fluid sealing and pipeline solutions with an emphasis on safety, longevity, and productivity. We work in partnership with our customers, industry associations, and governmental entities to understand their unique sealing challenges and respond with innovative solutions that keep people safe while increasing profitability.
Our solutions provide industry-leading sealing integrity and performance in several industries.
Garlock is heavily invested in creating a safe workplace and empowering our employees to take ownership and responsibility for the safety of themselves and their co-workers. Our exemplary safety record contributes significantly to EnPro's frequent recognition as one of the nation's safest companies.
JOB TITLE: 3 rd Shift Production Supervisor - Gylon
DEPARTMENT: Operations
As the 3rd shift supervisor you will be responsible for creating an engaging environment that encourages growth and development from all colleagues on the 3 rd shift. You will support Expansion Joints, Klozures, Fabricated Gasket and Gylon areas. You will lead a team of hourly employees to work towards meeting both production and quality targets. You will also be a key contributor to the success of the departments by assisting with and leading training programs for the shift to ensure our colleagues have all the skills required to do their job safely and effectively.


  • Understands, measures, and manages production department to meet and exceed key performance indicators that correspond with Safety, Production, Quality, Delivery, and Cost.
  • Be visible, proactive and spend 50-75% of your time on the manufacturing floor overseeing employees and ensuring everyone works together to keep the organization running smoothly.
  • Supervises personnel producing semi-finished and finished goods using the necessary machines and equipment to meet anticipated cost and quality levels in line with production schedules and with a minimum of waste lost.
  • Responsible for efficient use of labor hours, material and machines.
  • Use manufacturing best practice standard for measuring productivity. OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness)
  • Operates within the current controllable expenses budget, and is also expected to improve budgeted performance for labor (direct and indirect), materials, supplies, and maintenance of production facilities.
  • Responsible for carrying out production schedules where furnished and/or prepares own production schedule in collaboration with materials.
  • Plans and schedules personnel assignments; coordinates flow of work between work centers and shifts; and follows up to insure assignment and schedules are carried out.
  • Assist with planning functions to include: releasing pickers, discrete jobs, backlog reports, min/max items, and cycle counts.
  • Indoctrinates personnel in the Garlock quality control so that goods produced will be within the required quality level. Instills a pride of performance within each employee, and assumes responsibility for acceptable quality products.
  • Enforces plant safety rules. Instructs personnel in safe working habits. Responsible to investigate any accidents and implement any corrective actions necessary to prevent reoccurrence. Responsible for alerting supervisor to unsafe practice or conditions if beyond their control. Conducts regular safety meeting, inspections and documents.
  • Will be required to respond in the event of an injury, including First Aid, calling for additional help, and/or escorting the injured employee for off-site care following Garlock Care Management practices
  • Responsible for maintaining and improving 5S in the area. Coaches and mentors operators to develop habits to maintain areas in 5S conditions and continuously improve on these metrics.
  • Responsible for communicating information on problems, projects, schedules, etc., to personnel and supervisor, and especially to supervisory personnel on subsequent shifts.
  • Furnishes information as required for job descriptions, and classification of new and changed jobs.
  • Directs the proper care of all equipment, facilities, and machines in unit. Initiates requests for maintenance service and follows through. Reports abnormal mechanical conditions.
  • Handles employee grievances and problems as they arise. Informs supervisor when unable to reconcile with employee. Issues discipline when necessary.
  • Conducts on-the-job training of new employees and retraining of other employees as necessary. Evaluates employee performance; and recommends merit increases.
  • Supervises the taking of prescribed physical inventories.
  • Collaborates with supervisor in preparation of controllable expense budget.
  • Supervises and directs transportation and inter-plant storage of all hazardous waste in accordance with EPA regulations.
  • Maintains accurate records of departmental activities.

  • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Communicates effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
  • Demonstrates self-awareness: Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.
  • Ensures accountability: Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.
  • Drives engagement: Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives.
  • Decision quality: Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
  • Directs work: Providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done.

    Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.
    Responsible for maintaining controls related to Sarbanes-Oxley.
    Must be able to change and grow and take on future responsibilities.

  • You will report to Value Stream Leader, Tom Socha
  • Job location: Palmyra, NY
  • College graduate preferred
  • Must be able to read measuring instruments ( snap gauge and tape measure) to do quality audit of products, etc., according to company policies and procedures.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to establish work schedules, and make decisions with little or no direct supervision.
  • 2 - 4 years supervisory experience in manufacturing.
  • Working experience with Oracle ERP system a plus.
  • Working hours are 9:00pm - 6am; with mandatory OT when required for business needs
  • Must have some computer knowledge and familiarity with Microsoft Office Skills, Excel, Word, Access Database, and Outlook.

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    Office and Manufacturing Floor Position: Ability to perform sedentary work, spending extended periods of time working with a computer. Physical effort may include stooping, kneeling, touching, feeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions. Clarity of vision to see near and mid-range. Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs.
    Job Location
    Palmyra, New York, United States
    Position Type

    City: Palmyra

    Location_formattedLocationLong: Palmyra, New York US

    State: New York

    Community / Marketing Title: 3rd Shift Production Supervisor

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    Requisition Number: 2016213

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