Supervisor, Closer Manufacturing



ASSA ABLOY Door Controls is the leading manufacturer of commercial door closers and is recognized by the Norton and Rixson Brands.  Norton Door Controls manufacturing originated in 1880 and controls have been manufactured in Monroe, NC for over 60 years. Our products are used in schools, hospitals, and businesses around the globe.  RIXSON Specialty Door Controls offers architects customized solutions for challenging design requirements. It is the leading North American provider of concealed closers, pivots, and mechanical/electromechanical door holders.


ASSA ABLOY Door Controls is searching for a Supervisor, Closer Manufacturing.  Ideal candidate is a strong leader with a focus on results and employee growth.


Job Responsibilities

• Responsible for the manufacturing of components made and assembled for ASSA ABLOY Door Controls to meet deadlines and production requirements.
• Supervises all production to meet EBIT and OTD goals and monthly budgets.
• Supports management with departmental action plans to achieve the Company’s long-term goals and objectives.
• Assigns and schedules work to production associates in coordination with other supervisors, quality and engineering.
• Reports to management production schedules and estimates requirements for completion of job assignments.
• Recommends overtime when necessary to achieve production goals.
• Observes equipment usage and associate quality of work and takes corrective action when necessary.
• Reports preventive maintenance and procurement selection.
• Monitors tools and material management.
• Ensures that all manufacturing and production issues in the assigned shift are resolved and reported as necessary.
• Recommends corrective actions and confirms full cycle of problem solving and prevention.
• Maintains high standards of performance, quality and customer service within all departments.
• Responsible for adhering and implementing company policies and guidelines as prescribed by management.
• Maintains appropriate training for job related functions.
• Responsible for supporting and implementing the Company’s safety programs.
• Coaches for improved performance, identifies and develops high potential associates; conducts performance evaluations and disciplinary actions in compliance with Company policies.

• Maintains a working knowledge of ISO policies, procedures and directives.
• Works with a certain degree of creativity and latitude as required.
• Implements and suggests waste elimination initiatives specifically related to the function and department such as EMS and recycling opportunities to eliminate production waste.
• Ability to effectively facilitate large groups of people in both learning and problem-solving.
• Embraces a fast-paced environment that requires a sense of urgency in relation to the needs of both internal and external customers.
• Expects professional growth and development through training, hands-on experience and mentoring for higher profile positions.


Required Education and Experience

• Required: Associates degree in a technical field or business management. 5+ years of experience in metals machining and electronics manufacturing.
• Preferred: B.S. degree in a technical field or business management. Additionally, demonstrated experience with a variety of lean or continuous improvement methodologies.

Other Duties as Assigned

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Overtime is worked as required.



We are the ASSA ABLOY Group
Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 51,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.

As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.

As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

Monroe, NC, US, 28112

General Management

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte