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Owens Corning

Production Supervisor

Owens Corning - Texas City, TX

Location: Waxahachie, Texas - United States


The Production Shift Leader is accountable to lead the operation and personnel within a rotating shift environment. The Production Shift Leader is expected to understand what is necessary for the customer to grow and be successful. The Production Shift Leader also manages and oversees all shift operations in a manner that enhances the plants safety, engagement, cost, productivity, efficiency, quality, and customer service.

Join an organization that believes that every employee owns a piece of our bold growth goals and ultimate success. We are a market-leading innovator that has placed on the Fortune 500. Owens Corning is devoted to delivering sustainable solutions across our three business segments while striving to ensure our people and products make the world a better place. We take pride in having an inclusive and diverse workplace with employees around the globe. A holistic sense of community exists across our entire organization as our talent grows globally. We are a company that fully recognizes the importance of paving a path to a sustainable and safe enterprise through investing in our people. Our desire to make an impactful difference in the world flows from top down to all levels of the organization. By being a company that instills pride within each and every employee, we aspire to build market-leading businesses; global in scope - human in scale.

Reports to: Production, Complex Leader

Span of Control: Up to 40 Primary employees


Responsibilities / Accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

Lead operations and 40 personnel assigned to rotating shift.

Drive workgroup to proactively achieve zero injuries / safety incidents.

Resource shift in order to meet production schedules.

Maximize quality and quantity of product delivered to warehouse to satisfy customer needs.

Minimize controllable costs.

Sustain high levels of product quality, with a target of zero quality defects or complaints.

Communicate expectations and hold team members accountable for delivering exceptional performance results.

Foster an environment that promotes teamwork and inclusion.

Maintain plant housekeeping expectations.

1. Live the Safety stand, adhere to the safety responsibilities.

Administer all required safety training.

Lead execution of monthly team safety requirements - including completion of behavior-based safety observations, safety meetings, pre-shift safety inspections, departmental inspections, hearing examinations, etc.

Educate team members on safe operations.

Effectively communicate Owens Cornings stand on safety throughout the Operations Department to ensure front line leaders and employees believe in and behave in a manner that supports our stand that all accidents are preventable, safety is everyones responsibility, and that working safely is a condition of employment at Owens Corning.

Perform reporting and investigation of all safety incidents, driving to root cause and permanent resolution.


Personal Safety Action Plan (PSAP) - implement and review with leader

Safety Metrics - RIR, First Aids, Near Misses, SAFE, and Critical 6

Safety Improvement

2. Achieve customer satisfaction and quality commitments.

Understand and communicate customer expectations throughout the Operations Department, and ensure all products meet customer standards and requirements.

Ensure timely and accurate production to schedules in order to meet or exceed delivery to promise.

Ensure operational procedures are followed to product specifications, and quality metrics meet customers needs.

Report and investigate all quality near misses.

Perform root cause analysis with the involvement of operators on all quality issues and resolve.

Train operators on problem solving skills, and coach through resolution.

Participate in customer visits (both onsite and at customer locations) to better understand customer needs and requirements.


Customer Fitness for Use (FFU)

Schedule Attainment

Quality Near Misses

Quality Assurance

Customer Complaints

3. Execute Plants Continuous Improvement Plan.

Participate in Lean Toolkit training and utilize tools on regular basis.

Update and leverage SQDC (Safety / Quality / Delivery / Cost) boards and process on daily basis to keep team members well-educated and well-informed.

Participate in and lead Kaizen and 5S events in various work areas throughout plant.

Communicate expectations around continuous improvement with all team members.

Identify opportunities for improvement and execute actions to deliver improved processes and results.


CI Event Participation



4. Lead and develop talent.

Monitor and enforce all plant and corporate policies and procedures.

Provide candid feedback on expectations and performance to all members of team on regular basis.

Complete robust annual performance review with each team member.

Develop individual engagement plan with each team member, and drive to complete engagement enhancement action items.

Actively lead and build effective work teams and committees to increase plant performance and drive continuous improvement initiatives.

Maintain documentation, track, counsel and execute coaching and corrective action when performance issues occur.


Engagement Plan Completion

Performance Review Completion

Performance Management

5. Achieve Plant cost targets.

Leverage standard work to minimize variation and waste.

Develop and implement productivity projects / programs to enhance processes.

Drive waste out of operation.

Utilize proper resourcing to meet cost targets.

Execute role redesign, as required.

Gather input from and engage all team members in productivity initiatives.


Direct Labor Man hours (DLMH)

Net Efficiency (NE)

Cost / Kg



Minimum 3 - 5 years work experience in manufacturing, industrial, or related environment required.

Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Business, or related field preferred.


Six Sigma Green Belt or experience in Continuous Improvement preferred.

Experience making high-impact decisions in fast-paced environment.

Experience utilizing computer programs and Microsoft Office products.

Experience with Microsoft Office products.


Ability to travel, as required (0 - 5%).

Ability to build strong team alignment and communication.

Ability to coach and guide for results.

Leads through safety and corporate vision.

Possesses strong process and financial acumen.

Possesses strong change management skills.

Ability to effectively drive for results in a union environment.

Customer focused.

Grows and mentors talent.

Demonstrates self-knowledge and takes action to continuously improve.

Leverages own and others strengths.

Properly utilizes influencing and change leadership skills.

Possesses strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Resolves conflict, as needed.

About Owens Corning Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) develops, manufactures and markets insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composites. Global in scope and human in scale, the companys market-leading businesses use their deep expertise in materials, manufacturing and building science to develop products and systems that save energy and improve comfort in commercial and residential buildings. Through its glass reinforcements business, the company makes thousands of products lighter, stronger and more durable. Ultimately, Owens Corning people and products make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, Owens Corning posted 2017 sales of $6.4 billion and employs 19,000 people in 37 countries. It has been a Fortune 500 company for 64 consecutive years. For more information, please visit ********************.

A career at Owens Corning offers the ability to enhance your expertise and achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Through it all, well empower you with an environment that encourages open communication and big ideas, competitive pay for your performance, comprehensive benefits, and more opportunities to make your impact.

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis.

Owens Corning is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

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23 days 9 hours ago

Owens Corning


Production Supervisor Owens Corning - Texas City, TX, United States


Location: Texas City, TX

Company Profile:
Since Owens Corning was founded in 1938, the company has continued to grow as a market-leading innovator of glass fiber technology. A FortuneĀ® 500 company for 59 years, Owens Corning and its people redefine what is possible each day to deliver high-quality products and services to customers around the corner and around the world.