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Production Supervisor (1st Shift) - Christiansburg, VA

Date: Nov 19, 2021

Location: Christiansburg, VA, US, 24073

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
Division Overview
Hubbell Lighting (HLI) is committed to elevating the lighting experience. Empowered by lighting solutions that integrate seamlessly into their environment, save energy, provide improved quality of light, deliver return on investment and armed with Hubbell’s unflinching support, its customers are able to think differently about how, where, and when they can use light. As one of the largest lighting fixture manufacturers in North America, it features a suite of brands that provide a full range of indoor and outdoor lighting products serving the commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential markets.

Position Overview

The Production Supervisor provides for the direction and supervision of daily activities of assigned departments to ensure meeting required goals such as safety, production, quality, efficiency.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise the activities of assigned personnel to achieve predetermined production volume as scheduled consistent with cost and required quality levels
  • Plan work assignments to achieve maximum utilization of manpower, materials, equipment and facilities. Recommends labor requirements and adjustments to the work force
  • Communicate to management any changes or conditions which may affect production
  • Review subordinates and makes recommendations on promotions, transfers, wage adjustments, etc
  • Assure compliance with plant rules, policies, safety standards and good housekeeping
  • Advise Purchasing personnel of quality of products and performance of vendors
  • Implement and sustain Lean Manufacturing best practices
  • Collaborate with: 
    • Human Resources concerning employee or labor relations matters
    • Engineering personnel concerning new or revised methods, layouts, processes and equipment to increase operating efficiency, reduce cost or improve quality
    • Material Control personnel concerning production schedules, parts, etc. Provides feedback on status of schedule and needs for change
    • Quality Control personnel concerning the maintenance and interpretation of quality standards
    • Vendors concerning purchased supplies and materials for departments

Skills and Experience

  • High School diploma; Associates Degree or higher is desired
  • Previous production leadership experience in a Lean Manufacturing environment 
  • Knowledge and use of Lean Manufacturing concepts
  • Experience in supervision of Shipping / Receiving and material stores


Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Blacksburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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