• Product Line Supervisor

    Job Locations US-AL-Anniston
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    M&H Valve
  • Overview

    Supervises and coordinates activities of team members in the Machine Shop that are engaged in powder coating and assembly of valves and hydrants and testing of completed units.



    • 1st Responsibility - Ensuring personal safety and the safety of team members.
    • Wears appropriate PPE which may include fall protection, respiratory protection, hearing protection, foot, hand, head and eye protection.
    • Proactively promotes The McWane Way principles.
    • Oversees the day-to-day functions supporting the operation.
    • Ensures quality processes are in place and effective.
    • Effectively communicates and translates safety standards to employees to ensure clarity is reached throughout the department.
    • Confers and collaborates with other supervisors and managers to ensure seamless communication and effective transition of products and activities.
    • Facilitates daily startup meetings with workforce while promoting safety and unity.
    • Listens to employees’ professional needs while coaching and empowering staff to optimize and elevate their competencies.
    • Addresses complaints and resolves problems.
    • Estimates, requisitions, and inspects materials.
    • Maintains time and production records.
    • Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment and adjusts as needed to meet production schedules.
    • Schedules machining operations needs to meet production requirements and powder coating operations.
    • Ensures production packets are planned, released, and printed to the required department.
    • Confirms cycle counts are completed and submits changes to ensure inventory is accurate in all warehouses.
    • Interprets specifications, blueprints, and job orders to workers, and assigns duties.
    • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
    • Reports machine and equipment malfunctions to maintenance personnel.
    • Maintains established stocking plans requirements on finished and rough parts for assigned product line. Makes suggestions when needed on raising or lowering requirements.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Education and/or Experience

    • Bachelor's degree in a technical field preferred; high school diploma/GED required.
    • Manufacturing experience required.
    • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Excel required.
    • Must be at least 18 years of age.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    Directly supervises team members in assigned areas. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.


    Language Skills

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


    Mathematical Skills

    Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Uses mathematics to solve problems.


    Reasoning Ability

    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


    Computer Skills

    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Design software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.


    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform 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 required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


    Work Environment

    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 regularly exposed to wide range of temperatures, humid conditions, moving machinery, dust, fumes, gases, odors, vibrations and varying noise levels.


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