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Company: Johns Manville
Location: Milan, OH
Career Level: Director
Industries: Construction, Housing, Real Estate


This position is responsible for communicating and supporting JM core values and delivering the JM experience. This position is also responsible for meeting facility targets for safety, productivity and product quality. He/she will conduct effective problem solving, troubleshoot process and investigate personnel issues in order to develop corrective actions.

The Production Superintendent is responsible for overseeing product manufacturing, finished product quality and material management for the manufacturing process, as well as employee training and development. The Superintendent may also support the facility by assuming the responsibilities of the plant manager in his/her absence.


  • Complete safety requirements as assigned

  • Hold direct reports accountable for completing safety assignments

  • Actively support improvement of safety performance by reducing OSHA incident rate and lost time accidents to zero

  • Manage product manufacturing, finished product quality and material and labor utilization

  • Supervise manufacturing resources to meet production goals and assist in preparation of budgets and standards for cost measurement

  • Develop and administer material and labor usage controls and metrics

  • Plan and schedule work to utilize equipment and maintain maximum productivity levels

  • Utilize operating indicators for control of product cost, material usage, machine downtime, expenditure control and other shift functions

  • Maintain production data for planning and financial purposes

  • Update and maintain standard operating procedures (SOP's)

  • Lead management of change program (MOC)

  • Effectively problem solve and resolve issues and develops corrective actions

  • Implements continuous improvement activities

  • Ensure production activities are in compliance with company policies/procedures and that manufactured goods meet finished product specifications

  • Maintain strict compliance with all financial, legal, regulatory and environmental requirements

  • Responsible for processing promotions, transfers, and terminations

  • Manages a staff of three salary employees. Indirectly supervises 70+ hourly employees. Sets direction and deploys resources. Responsible for performance evaluations, performance coaching, hiring, on-boarding, training and terminating

  • This position may support the facility by assuming the responsibilities either of the position above and below him or her as needed

  • May be required to perform other related duties as assigned

Requirements: (education, skills and abilities)

  • Bachelor's degree in Management, Engineering or relevant field with a minimum of 5 years operational leadership experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills

  • Proven ability to diagnose/solve process issues

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

  • Proven ability to work/partner with Plant Leadership team

  • Demonstrated ability to lead change and implement continuous improvement

  • Working knowledge and understanding of SAP or ERP systems

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • May be required to lift, carry, push or pull up to and including 50 pounds

  • Minimal travel required (0 -- 10 days per year)

  • Work environment is typical of a manufacturing facility; may be exposed to environmental conditions of cold, heat, high noise levels, moving mechanical parts, heights, dust/mist/gas/fumes, extensive walking or climbing, etc.

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