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Production Supervisor - 1st, 2nd and 3rd Shift at Johnson Controls

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Parsons, Kansas

Job Description:

Johnson Controls is powered by your talent. We are the power behind the customer mission. Together we are building a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our diverse global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and environments more comfortable and secure. We are all about improving outcomes for our partners. Tomorrow needs your talent. Tomorrow needs you. So let’s talk today.

Job Details

What you will do

The Production Supervisor is responsible for assuring that the assigned department is operated in the most profitable and efficient basis through proper utilization of assigned manpower, materials, equipment and space.  This role directly supervises Production Team members. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

We are hiring for 1st shift (Monday-Friday, 7:00AM-3:30PM), 2nd shift (Monday – Thursday, 3:30PM-1:30AM) or 3rd shift (Friday – Sunday, 3:30PM-3:30AM).

How you will do it

  • Supervise production team members performing production operations and must be thoroughly knowledgeable regarding the team member handbook, safety manual, all rules, programs and procedures that pertain to production team members.

  • Responsible for orientation and on the job training of team members in the safe, efficient operation of equipment.  Instills good housekeeping of their immediate work area in all employees so that visitors may be received in the plant at any time.

  • Evaluate probationary team members based on attendance, performance, attitude, potential, etc.  Recommends candidates for hire, promotion and demotion transfer or release.

  • Responsible for the communication and support of all JCMS (Johnson Controls Manufacturing System) and HPT (High Performance Team) related activities as it relates to employees and role level.

  • Responsible for maintaining manpower within the assigned department at authorized levels.  Re-assigns team members on 'down equipment' to eliminate unfavorable labor variances.

  • Observes production operation within their area of control to ascertain compliance with methods, quality standards, safety regulations, production standards, and efficient operation of equipment; takes corrective action to eliminate any deviation (i.e., 5S, Materials at Point of Use, MRB, and Quality at the Source as well as others as required).

  • Continuously analyzes the assigned area of responsibility for improved methods of production, tool design communication and reporting, cost controls and makes recommendations to production manager for disposition.

  • Consults with team members regarding on-the-job problems to include low production, poor quality, poor attendance, tardiness, etc.  Documents any and all problems and provides action plans to production manager for disposition.

  • Required to meet the needs and requirements of internal and external customers with established specifications with scheduled completion dates. 

  • Works closely with other departments as well as coordinating activities. 

  • In case of emergency, direct team member to their assigned safe area.

  • Process all required forms in a timely manner for payroll and Human Resources (i.e., PAF's, Time off Requests, etc.).

  • Contact Engineering and Maintenance for required repair work.

  • When applicable study operation where cost standards are not being met to determine causes and implement corrective action.

  • Develop among the assigned team members a consciousness of the need for teamwork to attain departmental and Johnson Controls Inc. (JCI) goals and objectives.

  • Support and carry out management philosophy and vision.

  • Attend safety and quality meetings when needed.

  • Promote plant wide teamwork and positive morale.

What we look for


  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of one (1) year of experience working in a manufacturing / production environment OR Associate degree and a minimum of six (6) years of experience working in a manufacturing / production environment OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Minimum of one (1) year of production supervisory experience in a manufacturing/production environment.

  • Ability to work 1st shift (Monday-Friday, 7:00AM-3:30PM), 2nd shift (Monday – Thursday, 3:30PM-1:30AM) or 3rd shift (Friday – Sunday, 3:30PM-3:30AM).

  • Proficiency using MS Office Suite.

  • Where legally permissible, if hired, candidate is required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 no later than his/her start date, unless candidate has a valid medical condition or sincerely held religious belief precluding he/she from receiving the vaccine.


  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, JIT, Kanban, SPC and TPM.

Johnson Controls International plc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by law. To view more information about your equal opportunity and non-discrimination rights as a candidate, visit EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit here.

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