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Production Supervisor in Clarksville, TN at Multi-Color

Date Posted: 3/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Responsible for the daily operation of one or more operational departments in the attainment of the company’s budgetary objectives.  Current opening on 3rd shift (10p-6a).


  1. Create a work environment that motivates and empowers employees to meet and exceed expectations for productivity, quality, waste, housekeeping, and safety.
  2. Primary authority for the supervision of hourly employees with respect to time cards, vacation approval and coverage, attendance, quality, and safety compliance.
  3. Collect and report daily on equipment results versus targets for volume, waste, downtime, etc.
  4. Coordinate with Scheduling to ensure that daily customer requirements are being met.
  5. Communicate with Maintenance regarding scheduled PMs as well as unscheduled downtime in an effort to optimize equipment performance.    
  6. Other duties as assigned to advance the mission of Spear.



    1. Lead day-to-day effort to maintain compliance with OSHA, EPA, DOT, etc. and the implications on worker safety, emissions, and hazardous waste.
    2. Ensure that Food Safety policies and practices are followed and understood.
    3. Responsible for developing and implementing employee development plans for hourly employees.
    4. Develop and deliver hourly employee performance appraisals in compliance with standards set by Human Resources.



Job Requirements


  1. Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field.
  2. Minimum of two years of experience in manufacturing environment with exposure to prepress, printing, and/or finishing.
  3. Ability to serve as a Lean Six Sigma process owner and/or team member.
  4. Ability to effectively communicate to various internal and external audiences in both person and various electronic media.
  5. Ability to manage time and work effectively with minimal supervision.
  6. Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  7. Ability to work with internal and external individuals, demonstrating a high level of professionalism.
  8. Ability to use and a working knowledge of personal computers and Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio, Publisher, and Explorer).
  9. Highly organized and detail oriented.
  10. Enthusiasm for learning and personal growth.
  11. Good interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  12. Must be willing to work any shift and overtime as warranted.


Job Title: Production Supervisor 

Description of Training:

Must successfully complete training in pesticide usage within one (1) month after the date of appointment to this position and will not work in unsupervised situations until these training requirements have been met. Training will be part of the EHS New Employee training. 

Must be trained on the following: Chemical control, outdoor and indoor usage requirements, pesticide labeling, purchase of pesticides, required PPE and understand and follow pesticide procedures and cleanup.

All operators receive on-the-job training in pesticide usage by Facilities Manager or area Supervisor. Annual refresher training will be conducted in classroom setting.



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