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Production Supervisor at GAF Materials Corp

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Location: Mount Vernon, Indiana

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About GAF - Mount Vernon, Indiana

Mount Vernon, Indiana is located about 20 miles west of Evansville, along the Ohio River. Evansville is the 3rd largest city in Indiana and in 2017 was ranked as one of the most affordable places to live in America! The GAF site in Mount Vernon was founded in 1973 and produces a wide variety of products, including both residential and commercial roofing materials. Our 88 acre site is currently undergoing many exciting changes, including the addition of a new on-site warehouse! There's never been a better time to join our team!

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

As a Production Supervisor, you will have ownership for the safety of your team and quality of the product. You will directly report to the Production Manager of our commercial product line.
  • Drive productivity and foster continuous improvement through communication of goals, training of operators, and identification and resolution of production related issues.Maximize production efficiencies, achieve targeted raw material usages, and minimize yield losses. 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. 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. Work with production operators to identify and reduce controllable quality issues. Ensure quality checks and checks are completed and review results.
  • 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 and interview process for open positions.Support communication throughout the plant and maintain a union free workplace.
  • Provide effective employee feedback to employees and address performance and attendance issues in a timely manner. Maintain accurate timekeeping for production employees and ensure time cards are approved on time.

Knowledge and Skills
  • Skilled in problem identification/resolution
  • Understanding of basic statistics and use within the operational environment.
  • Planning and organizational skills including ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Results oriented, high energy, credible, honest, self-motivated
  • Excellent communications skills: written, verbal and listening
  • Coaching skills to include: demonstrating procedures, leading by example and persuading others
  • Familiarity with Safety activities including root cause investigations, safe behavior observations, team activities, industrial hygiene, and OSHA compliance

  • High school graduate or equivalent [Bachelor's or Associate's degree preferred]
  • 3-5 years of leadership experience in a heavy manufacturing environment
  • Experience in continuous process industry, preferably web process
  • Candidate must possess basic computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Word programs and email
  • Familiarity with computerized maintenance management systems a plus
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to climb ladders and/or stairs and walk on open grating on elevated surfaces
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Frequent sitting, walking, and standing, and occasional climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and balancing
  • Must be able to drive a forklift
  • Must be able to communicate effectively using phones and radios


The Mount Vernon plant schedules are based on business need. Normally, this is 8 hour shifts, rotating from days to evening to nights every 7 days. Candidates must be available to work overtime. Holidays, weekends and other shifts may be required.

Compensation and Benefits
  • We offer a very competitive salary, bonus and benefits package and you are eligible to begin taking advantage of our insurance and 401k programs starting on your first day! Our excellent 401(k) includes an employer contribution of up to 7%! To further emphasize the competitive salary offered, we'd like to share that compensation in addition to base salary is available to those working extended schedules.
  • Your professional growth and development is very important to us and therefore we offer internal training programs, as well as a generous tuition reimbursement program.
  • New employees can expect to be eligible for three weeks of vacation, which is prorated from your start date.
  • In support of working families we offer a parental leave benefit, in which employees who give birth or adopt a child may be eligible for paid leave.
  • Insurance coverage plans include medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, disability, life insurance, employee assistance program, and more.
  • Other exciting benefits include health club/gym membership reimbursement, referral program, and product rebates when purchased for an employee's primary residence.

If you meet the qualifications and would like to join us, we definitely want to hear from you! Contact us today!

We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).