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Production Supervisor at Great Dane in Danville, Pennsylvania

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

The Production Supervisor’s primary function is to direct and manage the trailer production activities of their particular area (i.e., Axle Department, Combo Start Line, Sidewall line).  Ensure the area meets the production schedule and that the trailers produced are consistent with the Engineering drawings provided in the drawing package.



  • Education:  GED or high school diploma is required.

  • Training or education beyond GED or high school diploma is preferred.


  • Experience: Previous experience working in a supervisory or management position in a production or similar setting is preferred.

  • Knowledge and/or skill in all processes that he/ she is responsible for. This includes production techniques and procedures, safety rules and regulations, inspection criteria and methods and plant wide initiatives.

  • Ability to effectively instruct, direct, supervise, and lead individuals and teams of people.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and other customer specifications.

  • Ability to operate a computer and use basic database, spreadsheet, word-processing and email programs.

  • Employee must be able to perform the physical requirements listed in that section of this job description.

  • Aptitude to learn and retain new information.

  • Ability to organize and manage tasks effectively.

  • Must be a self-directed individual with initiative.

  • Certification in Emergency First Aid, CPR and Automatic External Defibrillator is required and will be provided by the company after hire.

  • Certifications as required to effectively lead and perform his / her job. (i.e. welding certification, paint certification)

  • Ability to speak, read and write effectively in English.