Production Supervisor (2nd Shift)


Are you ready to lead a passionate and hard-working team eager to drive our business forward?Move your Career forward with Airgas as a Production Supervisor (2nd Shift) in South Chicago Heights, IL!What you will do:
  • Supervises the activities of 2 or more plant production associates to accomplish job duties during the 2nd shift (1:00pm-9:30pm)
  • Partners with other Plant Supervisors to ensure smooth day-to-day operations.
  • Promotes a strong safety and compliance culturecorrecting unsafe acts or conditions without delay.
  • Assigns task to workers according to customers needs, current stock levels and worker s expertise.
  • Studies production schedules and estimates worker-hour requirements for completion of job assignments. Maintains time and production records. Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.
  • Implements measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, quality of product, and changes working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of work crew. Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.
  • Recommends or initiates associate actions, such as new hires, promotions, transfers, discharges, performance improvement and disciplinary measures. Trains new workers and cross trains employees to continue production during personnel shortages.
  • Provides assistance to the Plant Manager with regard to planning and managing capital investments. Coordinates the proper inventory levels of supplies and equipment.
  • The above job functions are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position and are not intended to be all inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


  • Bachelor s degree in a Science, Business or related degree field required. In lieu of degree, consideration for up to 4 years of additional related experience may be accepted.
  • A minimum of 2 years of demonstrated experience working in a leadership role within a distribution environment. Prefer prior technical experience with compressed gases, gas analysis and gas lab equipment.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook). Prior experience utilizing SAP preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills and a thorough understanding of how to leverage metrics and related tools to improve production efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Communication skills that ensure a smooth flow of information between self and others through clear speaking and writing, encouragement of open expression of ideas, and effective listening.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division in all units of measure using whole numbers, fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratios, and percent.
  • Self-starter; self-motivated; well organized; ability to work independently.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to complete handwritten compliance documentation neatly and accurately.
  • Demonstrated dedication to product quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Lives by Airgas safety programs, OSHA, and all related rules, regulations, procedures which are applicable to this position s responsibilities.
  • Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is the leading U. S. supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases, as well as hardgoods and related products; one of the largest U. S. suppliers of safety products; and a leading U. S. supplier of refrigerants, ammonia products, and process chemicals.
  • Dedicated to improving the performance of its more than 1 million customers, Airgas safely and reliably provides products, services and expertise through its more than 18,000 associates, over 1,100 locations, robust e-Business platform, and Airgas Total Access telesales channel. As an Air Liquide company, the world leader in gases, technology and services for Industry and Health, Airgas offers customers an unrivaled global footprint and industry leading technology and innovations.Check out what a career at Airgas can offer you!

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