Supervisor Production
GAF Elk - Mount Vernon, IN

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Job Description:
GAF, founded in 1886, is a $3 billion company with 3,200
employees and is a leader in the building materials
industry. As America's largest roofing manufacturer, GAF
has built a strong and solid product and customer
franchise driven by continuous product innovation and
through finding ways to better serve and connect with
its customers. The residential roofing line is sold
under the GAF brand and commercial roofing is sold under
the GAF brand. The company also has other offerings in
high quality products including decking, railings,
ductwork, and specialty fabrics. GAF has sustained a
strong financial and operating performance over the past
several years, driven from its leading capabilities,
strong culture, and a business that is only partly
dependent on economic cycles in the construction
Labeled the best in quality and most-recommended by our
customers, GAF believes that employees remain our
greatest strength and best competitive advantage. Build
your future as we build the American dream one roof at a
We are looking for a Supervisor Production to supervise
production shift as assigned on a rotating basis,
including process, packaging and yard personnel. May
also include maintenance resources assigned to shift
rotation. Scope of supervision extends to maintenance
and housekeeping duties. The Production Supervisor is
responsible for safety, quality, and productivity
through direct leadership and coordination of production
operators in a union-free (if applicable), highly
involved work place.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited

  • Drive productivity and foster continuous improvement
through sound management practices including
communication of goals, training of operators, operation
of machines within established process specifications,
and identification and resolution of production related
issues. Maximize production efficiencies, achieve
targeted raw material usages, and minimize yield losses
while producing high quality product in a safe manner.
Troubleshoot and quickly resolve production method or
machinery issues that are impacting run rates, downtime,
or quality.
  • Provide a safe work place through adherence to company
safety policy, housekeeping and defined standards of
training. Lead production crew safety meetings. Monitor
compliance to safety policies and procedures, conduct
inspections of plant areas, and ensure deficiencies
found are resolved or appropriately communicated. Ensure
production crew is well trained, involved and committed
to meeting production, quality, and safety requirements.
  • Maintain an excellent quality level of product
produced at the lowest cost. Monitor key operating
parameters to ensure the product adheres to
specifications while minimizing raw material usage. Work
with production operators to identify and reduce
controllable quality issues. Ensure each operator
completes required quality checks. Review results of
audits performed by QA department and communicate to
production crew. Provide feedback to production crew on
all field complaints.
  • Provide leadership and direction to the production
crew on a daily basis. Ensure production operators
receive appropriate training for their positions.
Participate in the selection discussion for filling open
operator positions and participate in the interview
process for new production personnel. Support
communication throughout the plant and maintain a union
free workplace. Understand and feel comfortable
communicating the bonus program so that employees
understand their ability to impact results and maximize
Operating Income and their bonus opportunity.
  • Complete all required administrative duties accurately
and in a timely manner. Address performance issues with
employees as required. Provide effective employee
feedback to employees using the performance evaluation
process. Monitor and address poor attendance issues in a
timely manner. Work with production department
administrative assistant to solicit and obtain coverage
for absences and vacations. Maintain accurate
timekeeping for production employees and ensure time
cards are approved on time.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements:
A high school diploma coupled with a minimum of three
years as a production supervisor or five years as a lead
operator in a heavy manufacturing environment.
Demonstrated experience in continuous process industry,
preferably web process. Intermediate communication
skills and MS Office proficiency, and three to five
years of demonstrated supervisory experience in a plant
environment. A willingness to work rotating shifts is

Preferred Qualifications:
An Associates or Bachelor’s Degree
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package
including 401(k), medical, dental, vision, prescription
drug, tuition reimbursement, and a vacation package. At
GAF, we believe our employees are our greatest resource.
GAF is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer,
committed to workplace diversity. M/F/D/V.
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