Production Supervisor


Rain Bird is seeking a Production Supervisor in order to supervise manufacturing activities in a high volume automated assembly environment.  You will assist in the management and training of employees, as well as ensure safety regulations, regulatory controls, policies, and procedures are followed.  As a member of our leadership you will support 5S and Automation and Lean Manufacturing methodology in order to help meet company goals.




  • Supervise manufacturing activities in a high volume automated assembly environment.
  • Hire, develop, train and monitor production, technical, and support personnel.
  • Ensure safety regulations, regulatory controls, policies, and procedures are followed.
  • Assist in the management of the Corrective Action System.
  • Initiate and oversee quality and process improvements.
  • Implement and support Automation and Lean Manufacturing methodology to achieve operational goals.
  • Monitor productivity, reduce scrap and down time.
  • Drive 5S efforts, stress good housekeeping and maintain a “like new” attractiveness for the entire plant.
  • Manage timecard and payroll related issues for hourly personnel.
  • Manage attendance, formal problem solving, and disciplinary process for employees in accordance with the Rain Bird personnel Policies manual.
  • Promote team building and ensure that all production teams are functional.
  • Ensure accurate and efficient communication between all departments and production personnel.




  • BS or BA degree in business or technical discipline.
  • 3+ years manufacturing supervision experience.
  • Experienced with 5S and Lean tools
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Enthusiastic self starter.
  • Excellent team player.




  • Bi-lingual English and Spanish.
  • Graduate degree in business or a technical discipline.
  • Working knowledge of TQM tools and techniques.
  • Experience in a seasonal business
  • Highly flexible and creative with the ability to succeed in a very dynamic environment.
  • Experience with PeopleSoft Manufacturing Modules.

Rain Bird is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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