Supv General in Parsons, TN at Welbilt

Date Posted: 9/8/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Parsons, TN
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  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

As an experienced General Production Supervisor, being at the heart of the manufacturing process is where you thrive. You see the possibilities and find satisfaction in turning raw materials into real products every day. Sounds like you? Come join our team and you'll help build today's most innovative foodservice products on the market.  Make the change today – join Welbilt as our next General Production Supervisor.

We are Welbilt! We are pioneers and innovators. Our industry knowledge and insights stretch back nearly a century, from the original founding of the Hirsch brothers’ Welbilt Stove Company in 1929. We design, manufacture and supply best-in-class food and beverage equipment for the global foodservice market. We attract talent and build careers. We empower you to grow with us. We recognize you and reward you. We win together as one team.

As General Production Supervisor, you are responsible for overseeing activities of multiple production departments and/or shifts, managing work associated with converting raw materials and components into finished goods including general production work, assembling finished components into finished products, overseeing set up and operation of machine tools to convert materials into parts, sub-assemblies, and assemblies, and assembled items (including washing, painting, plating, anti-corrosion coating, hardening, polishing, engraving, etching, etc.).  Supervises lower level supervisors or team leaders.  Responsible for setting goals/objectives for team leaders and attainment of operational results. Problems faced may be difficult but typically not complex.

Reporting directly to the Production Manager, this position is based in Parsons, Tennessee*.

Major Accountability:

  • Directs operations of multiple departments and/or shifts to ensure safety, productivity, quality and housekeeping goals are met.
  • Sets goals and manages results for subordinate supervisors or team leaders on a day-to-day basis.
  • Ensures policies, practices and procedures are understood and adhered to by direct reports

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates production activities and processes; ensures adequate human and material resources to maintain production schedules according to process specifications; oversees multi-processes and possibly over multiple shifts.  
  • Identifies significant manpower and workflow problems and initiates corrective actions.    
  • Facilitates internal continuous improvement processes.
  • Supports adherence to company policies and procedures.
  • Assists in the broad formulation of manufacturing policies and procedures.
  • Defines training requirements of subordinate supervisors and shop floor

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering and minimum 3 years’ experience in supervising in a large manufacturing operation; Will consider a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in lieu of education.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language.
  • Strong analytical capabilities
  • Must be PC literate with high level expertise in the MS Office Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.
  • Knowledgeable of ISO, Quality system requirements, Lean Principles and policies; Six Sigma Yellow Belt, or higher, preferred.
  • Ability to effectively manage people.
  • Must be able and willing to use required personal protective equipment (PPE), as needed.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.

*For over 40 years, Kolpak in Parsons, Tennessee has manufactured dependable, energy-efficient walk-in coolers, freezers, and refrigeration units for the foodservice industry under leading brand name Kolpak. The facility in Parsons is a division of Welbilt, Inc.

Welbilt, Inc. provides the world’s top chefs, premier chain operators and growing independents with industry-leading equipment and solutions. Our innovative products and solutions are powered by our deep knowledge, operator insights, and culinary expertise. Our portfolio of 12 award-winning product brands includes Cleveland™, Convotherm®, Crem®, Delfield®, Frymaster®, Garland®, Kolpak®, Lincoln™, Manitowoc®, Merco®, Merrychef® and Multiplex®. These product brands are supported by three service brands: KitchenCare®, our aftermarket parts and service brand, FitKitchen®, our fully integrated kitchen systems brand, and KitchenConnect®, our cloud-based digital platform brand. Headquartered in the Tampa Bay region of Florida, supported by over 5,400 employees and operating 21 manufacturing facilities throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, we sell through a global network of over 5,000 distributors and dealers in over 100 countries. For more information, visit

Welbilt, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplaceAll applicants shall receive equal consideration and treatment in employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, marital status, familial status, medical condition, or any other status protected by law. All recruitment, hiring, placements, transfers and promotions will be on the basis of individual skills, knowledge, abilities, and business need.


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