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Production Supervisor

Therafirm, a Knit-Rite Company
Job Description
Therafirm, a Knit-Rite Company, is a well-established leading manufacturer of medical textile products for the prosthetic, orthotic, diabetic and medical compression industries.  Therafirm has an immediate opening in our Hamlet, NC facility for a Production Supervisor.
The Production Supervisor is responsible for overseeing Production within a specific department as assigned, while ensuring that personnel in these departments meet goals and expectations including the Hamlet Key Metrics.  The Department Supervisor will primarily train under the Hamlet Management team, learning all details of plant management and quality assurance as well as be exposed to all manufacturing departments to include Knitting, Sewing, Boarding, Dying, and Packing, to gain a broad understanding of all plant processes.
  • Analyze daily the WIP report to understand the status of orders to ensure that due dates are achieved to meet fulfillment goals and activity dates to ensure that through-put goals are maintained.
  • Effectively manage, coach and motivate the department personal as well as provide direction, leadership and delegate to department Lead personnel.
  • Responsible for all department personnel including, but not limited to, direct involvement in the interview process, review process and timely feedback to associates of positive and negative performance, including timely disciplinary action to improve associate performance when required, and advancement and promotion of associates.
  • Cross train department associates to become proficient in all areas of the department and continuously maintain associates skills by moving them to different tasks within the department.
  • Responsible for product quality, accuracy and completion of work according to deadlines.
  • Participates in weekly production meetings.
  • Actively leads 5S activities in the Hamlet plant.
  • Continually gains understanding of all manufacturing processes, equipment, and capacity, to identify avenues for improvement.
  • Actively participates in outside Lean, Process Improvement or Operational Excellence programs, as directed.
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualification Requirements

  • High School diploma required, Associates or Bachelor’s degree is a plus
  • Previous supervision experience of 3-5 years in a manufacturing environment required
  • Must possess strong Leadership and organizational skills
  • Ability to identify issues and provide corrective options
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to work effectively across departments and with all levels of management
Competitive Benefits package available, including medical, dental, vision, and 401K with company match.
Please apply at
Equal Opportunity Employer
Drug-free work environment
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