Production Supervisor
Guardian Global - Galax, VA

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Job Description:
Guardian Industries Corp. is a diversified global
manufacturing company headquartered in Auburn Hills,
Michigan, with leading positions in float glass,
fabricated glass products, fiberglass insulation and
other building materials for commercial, residential and
automotive markets. Through its Science & Technology
Center, Guardian is at the forefront of innovation,
including development of high-performance glass coatings
and other advanced products. Guardian, its subsidiaries
and affiliates employ 19,000 people and operate
facilities throughout North America, Europe, South
America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Guardian’s management philosophy, which blends
individual responsibility with a flexible, results
oriented organization, is unique. Guardian maximizes
flexibility and speed in decision making by
decentralizing authority and limiting organizational
layers that can slow response time. The result is a
company defined by growth----growth in sales, plants,
new products and the performance of its people. Our
Galax, Virginia manufacturing plant is seeking
Production Supervisors who will thrive in this culture.

The position will be responsible for the following:
  • Provide leadership and direction for the safety of all
employees and visitors to the facility
  • Lead, track and improve performance on key location
goals and objectives
  • Develop crew members for improving individual and
organization performance
  • Lead performance management and corrective action
processes for assigned crew
  • Continuously improve plant performance through process
improvements and use of lean methodologies
  • Maintain our plant’s union-free status through the use
of positive employee relations
  • Collaborate with other departments (e.g. Sales,
Scheduling, Warehouse, Shipping, etc.) to optimize
production requirements
  • Analyze data to make sound decisions and solve
problems concerning production issues
  • Work with upstream & downstream people & processes to
exceed customer expectations

Job Requirements:
The background and experience requirements for this

position are as follows:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field
  • Minimum of 2-5 years supervisory experience working in
a fast pace, high-pressure, 24/7/365 manufacturing
  • Demonstrated success in measuring and improving
processes to meet organization goals
  • Demonstrated experience in leading positive employee
relations in order to maintain a union-free environment
  • Willingness and ability to work a rotating or
off-shift schedule
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to coordinate with other departments and
managers and work as a team
  • Knowledgeable at maintaining accurate employee
documentation and files
  • Proficiency using MS Office applications, including
Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Willingness to relocate within Guardian for future
  • Lean manufacturing background preferred
  • Sound mechanical aptitude a plus
As part of our total compensation philosophy, Guardian
offers a competitive base salary, bonuses and a wide
variety of benefits including health/dental/life
insurance, prescription coverage, STD & optional LTD,
paid vacation and holidays, 401(k) with a $1 for $1
match up to 7%, and future opportunities for
For more information about Guardian Industries Corp.,
visit us at
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Division/Department : Guardian Fabrication