Silgan Production Supervisor in North Smithfield, Rhode Island


This position is responsible for ensuring that the Molding and Assembly departments run safely, effectively, and efficiently with high employee morale. Responsibilities include root cause diagnosis, corrective action, technical competence evaluation, and skills training.


Expedite all molding and assembly production requirements using the documented production plan and priority lists. Establish and maintain effective communication of production needs across all shifts. Provides coaching and technical expertise to shift supervisors.

Responsible for completing customer orders on time in full to the targeted promised date.

Assist Engineering in analyzing and resolving production process issues and quality problems including introduction of new processes and equipment.

Responsible for production and supervision on all shifts and weekends.

Establish a solid working relationship with Automation, Maintenance, Tooling and Quality.

Responsible for process development and acts as a liaison to automation, tooling, quality, and engineering.

Support and foster a working environment to encourage continuous improvement and early problem detection and resolution.

Investigate and address all safety issues as they are identified.

Responsible for discipline and policy adherence.

Ensure employees have necessary material to work productively.. Delegate workload among employees and monitor performance.

Develops and maintains adherence to the Molding and Assembly financial budget.

Attends a variety of meetings and works on a variety of special projects directed by the Operations Manager.

Job Requirements:


  • A four-year college degree with five to eight years job related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • In-depth knowledge in systematic assembly and molding and assembly/molding machinery as well as demonstrated and supervisory skills are necessary to perform this job.

  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers.

  • Ability to create graphs and analysis in Microsoft Excel.

  • Experience in applying lean manufacturing concepts.

Requisition ID: 9350