Supervisor in Training

Department Supervisor - Manufacturing

Do you enjoy coaching and inspiring Manufacturing Team Members? Maybe this job as a Manufacturing Supervisor is for you!


Amarr, part of global opening solutions leader ASSA ABLOY, is searching for a Supervisor who is excellent at coaching and inspiring their team in our Lawrence, KS facility. This role directs their departmental work force, coordinating manufacturing operations, maintains schedules, and administers discipline by employing a wide range of skills and techniques. Our Supervisors positively influence our team to achieve production goals in a safe and inclusive environment.


In this position you will:

• Organizes and assigns work to utilize skills, knowledge, experience, available man-hours, machines, and tools to obtain the most favorable costs and quality of workmanship.        

• Ensures the quality and accuracy of products and timely completion of schedules.        

• Maintains and trains an efficient work force in accordance with job requirements, work levels and schedules, man-hour requirements and training programs.

• Assures the use of safety devices and equipment, general housekeeping, and maintains a constant vigilance for hazardous conditions and practices.    

• Administers company policies and maintains a harmonious employer/team member relationship on the highest possible level.

• Apply skills, knowledge, experience, available man-hours, machines, and tools effectively to obtain the most favorable costs and quality of workmanship.

• Participate in and coordinates company programs.  Example: Communications, apprenticeships, job training, team member appraisals, wage administration, and etc.

• Maintains conformance with rules and regulations and administer approved disciplinary measure when necessary.

• Collaborates with Engineering and Manufacturing personnel to provide information on matters relative to the design and utilization of tools, production methods, applications, etc.

• Attends company-sponsored training classes and special classes to keep abreast of and well informed of new developments in regard to management, supervision and other job-related courses.           

• Records data on production, labor, team members, and scrap on a timely basis.

• Maintains security of buildings, grounds, equipment, materials, and personnel.

• Ensures accuracy of inventory and inventory management.

• Acts in a Production Manager capacity in the event of a temporary vacancy.

• Acts in a Senior Management position on specified shifts in absence of the Production Manager.

• Assumes other duties as assigned by Manager.


Physical Requirements:

• Extended time on feet.

• Manual dexterity and hand to eye coordination with hand/power tools.

• Frequent stooping, bending, walking, carrying, and lifting (up to 50 pounds).      


Educational Requirements, Skills and Abilities:

• Minimum of 5 years supervisory experience in a production environment.

• Must have effective group/public speaking skills.

• Must be capable of communicating effectively, both orally and in writing, with hourly and management personnel.

• Must have earned a BA in a business-related field or possess an equivalent level of experience.

• Possess efficient and productive organizational, time management and analytical skills.

• Possess mechanical competence and knowledge and use of safety conscious practices.

As one of North America’s leading garage door manufacturers, Amarr Company (part of global access solutions leader ASSA ABLOY) takes pride in fostering a culture where employees enjoy many opportunities for career growth, rapid advancement, and relocation to some of America’s most desired cities.  Although Amarr Company is an international business, employees enjoy a family-oriented, caring culture and rewarding work environment.  Amarr Company offers competitive wages, generous benefits, and a bonus program for every employee.  At Amarr Company, the door is always open and there is no ceiling to your career growth.



Lawrence, KS, US, 66046

Production & Skilled Trades
Mid-senior level

Nearest Major Market: Lawrence