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ATS Company:  SP Industries
Requisition ID:  9146

Pocomoke, MD, US, 21851

Date:  May 20, 2023

Production Supervisor I

Scientific Products, an ATS Life Sciences Company is expanding our team and have immediate opening for a 2nd Shift Production Supervisor! The primary purpose is to lead the team in the achievement of daily production, quality, cost and delivery requirements in support of the business operating plan. Most importantly, this candidate must support and foster a culture that embraces change and focuses on continuous operational improvements that further enhance the customer experience with ATS' products and services.



  • Analyze work orders and production schedules to determine operational priorities and appropriate information required to process materials, complete assemblies and test products within the lead times.
  • Assign specific work order operations, setups, production tasks and/or special projects to subordinates.
  • Ensure availability of resources required to support department operations including manpower, materials, fixtures, tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Read and interpret blueprints and specifications to assist and facilitate fabricators, assemblers and testers in the performance of their assigned work.
  • Train subordinates in Lean and Continuous Improvement principals, assembly procedures and techniques, safety, processes and work instructions, and insure cross-training to a capability matrix in all areas so qualified backups exist to perform all required operations.
  • Insure equipment, tooling, and machinery are periodically verified to insure optimal and safe performance; coordinate repairs and upgrades as required. Ensure equipment in use is current with calibration and in compliance.
  • Insure work-in-process is in compliance with engineering, quality, ISO and customer standards.
  • Maintain clean and organized work areas to 5S principals.
  • Communicate actively with subordinates, production leads and managers to ensure continuity of work and department priorities; share manpower between work-centers to fill voids, cover peak demands and balance workloads.
  • Assist with the generation of routers, labor estimates, and work instructions.
  • Interpret company policies to workers and enforce safety regulations.
  • Analyze and resolve work problems and assist subordinates in solving work problems. Initiate and suggest plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  • Provide assistance as required for support of facilities maintenance, security, and opening and closure of building.



Oversee all production activities and personnel within the designated area of responsibility. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.



  • Minimum 5 years progressive manufacturing supervision experience, of which 3 must include managing and directing activities of developing people
  • Demonstrated motivational and leadership skills and ability to drive change in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Proven track record of creating, implementing and/or sustaining a lean operation.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.


  • Enjoy a steady work schedule Monday through Friday with generous time off and 10 paid holidays throughout the year.
  • Opportunities for advancement for those that are up for a challenge!
  • Build your skills while working with state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment.
  • Plan for your future with a generous 401k package including company match.
  • On the job training!
  • Competitive compensation package.
  • A robust health and welfare benefits package that includes Life, Health, Dental, Vision.


EEO and Affirmative Action Statement:
SP is an Equal Opportunity Employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis and takes affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunities. It is our policy to provide our employees and applicants with equal employment opportunities in accordance with applicable laws and not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, marital status, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, genetic information, political belief, pregnancy, citizenship, handicap or disability, status as a veteran or member of the U.S. military, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. SP's Affirmative Action Plan is available through the HR Department and may be accessed during normal business hours.


Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision: 
SP will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. #SPJobs4

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