Supervisor in Training

Department Supervisor - Manufacturing

Are you looking for a new challenge as a leader in a manufacturing environment? Do you inspire Team Members? Then the Department Supervisor role with Amarr is for you! 

This role does not have a set shift as it is intended to develop a talented Team Member into a Supervisory Role.

The department supervisor is responsible for directing departmental work force. The department supervisor will also coordinate all manufacturing operations, maintain schedules and administer discipline by employing a wide range of skills and techniques. All of this must be done within the prescribed policies and procedures of the company.


  • Applies skills, knowledge, experience, available man-hours, machines, and tools effectively in order to obtain the most favorable costs and quality of workmanship.
  • 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.
  • Participates in and coordinates company programs. Example: Communications, apprenticeships, job training, team member appraisals, wage administration, 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.
  • Assumes other duties as assigned by Manager.



  • 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.
  • Polices 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 relation on the highest possible level.



  • 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).         


  • 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.




The Mission:

Our goal is to be a world-leading company that attracts diverse talent, where all team members feel safe being their true selves and are able to thrive in a work environment that promotes change, innovation, and provides equal access and opportunity.

As one of North America’s leading garage door manufacturers, Amarr Company 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
Travel Required: 0%-10%
Mid-senior level

Nearest Major Market: Lawrence