Production Supervisor

Covington, Tennessee

Demonstrated team leader. Effective Communicator. Results Driven. Is this you? If so . . . then look you could be our next Production Supervisor for Delfield product line at Welbilt.

We are Welbilt! We are pioneers and innovators. Our industry knowledge and insights stretch back nearly a century, from the original founding of the Hirsch brothers' Welbilt Stove Company in 1929. We design, manufacture and supply best-in-class food and beverage equipment for the global foodservice market. We attract talent and build careers. We empower you to grow with us. We recognize you and reward you. We win together as one team.

As Supervisor Production - you will be responsible for quality and quantity produced in production area and will fulfill the total amount of units to be built in accordance with the production plan. In addition, you will further on control the workflow, checking the availability of materials, also coordinates the activities of multiple production departments to ensure safety, productivity, quality, and housekeeping goals are obtained.

Reporting directly to the Manager of Manufacturing/Operations; this position is located in Covington, TN*.

Major Accountability:

  • Responsible for quality and quantity produced in one or multiple production departments.
  • Ensure safety, productivity, quality, and housekeeping goals are obtained.
  • Fulfill the total amount of units to be built in accordance with the production plan.
  • Participates in New Products Introduction.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Coordinate production activities, people, processes, and materials to complete production schedules according to process specifications
  • Direct workers as to handling the workflow.
  • Direct multi-functions in manufacturing as well improvements for one or multiple departments
  • Ensure fulfill the total amount of units to be built in accordance with the production plan
  • Ensure accomplishment of SMS System as well promote safety behaviors
  • Checking the availability of materials
  • Supervises and mentoring of new supervisors

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (manufacturing or industrial preferred) with a minimum of 5 years' experience supervising or leading employees in a manufacturing environment OR will consider a minimum of 9 years' experience supervising or leading employees in manufacturing environment in lieu of degree required.
  • Hands-on experience with preventative maintenance techniques.
  • Experience in LEAN and Six Sigma techniques in fabrication preferred.
  • Experience in new production introduction process preferred.
  • Experience participating in internal and external corrective action plan process.
  • Strong team building skills and leadership skills.
  • Must be fluent in English language. Bi-lingual (Spanish) is a plus.
  • Ability to stand and walk on the production floor for long periods of time. Ability to lift and move material.

*The Delfield Company in Covington, Tennessee manufactures and markets a complete line of foodservice equipment for restaurants, hotels and institutions (including prep tables, undercounter/worktop refrigeration, and blast chillers/freezers) and specializes in custom and reach-in refrigeration. The Welbilt Distribution Center provides logistics for the Welbilt family of brands across the globe. The facilities in Covington are a division of Welbilt, Inc.

Welbilt, Inc. provides the world's top chefs, premier chain operators and growing independents with industry-leading equipment and solutions. Our innovative products and solutions are powered by our deep knowledge, operator insights, and culinary expertise. Our portfolio of award-winning product brands includes Cleveland™, Convotherm®, Crem®, Delfield®, Frymaster®, Garland®, Kolpak®, Lincoln®, Manitowoc® Ice, Merco®, Merrychef® and Multiplex®. These product brands are supported by three service brands: KitchenCare®, our aftermarket parts and service brand, FitKitchen®, our fully-integrated kitchen systems brand, and KitchenConnect®, our cloud-based digital platform brand. Headquartered in the Tampa Bay region of Florida, supported by over 4,400 employees and operating 19 manufacturing facilities throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, we sell through a global network of over 5,000 distributors, dealers, buying groups and manufacturers' representatives in over 100 countries. For more information, visit

Welbilt, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. All applicants shall receive equal consideration and treatment in employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, marital status, familial status, medical condition, or any other status protected by law. All recruitment, hiring, placements, transfers and promotions will be on the basis of individual skills, knowledge, abilities, and business need.

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