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Production Supervisor

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Date: Jun 14, 2022

Location: Apodaca, NLE, MX, 66614

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 55411


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Corning’s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.

Responsible of the  direction and supervision of the performance of individuals or a team of associates who put together components to make assemblies or process raw materials into finished products in an industrial environment in order to exceed Quality, Cost, Delivery, Morale and Safety goals


Responsibilities and tasks of the position.

  • Accomplishes manufacturing results by coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.

  • Focus on delivering changes through  people development and management.

  • Participate on daily Core Team and quality meetings to meet and exceed bussiness unit goals and metrics.

  • Complete production plan by scheduling and assigning personell;accomplishing work results;establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems;reporting results of processing flow on shift production summaries.

  • Maintains manufacturing information updated.

  • Maintains safe culture and clean work in compliance with established policies, procedures, 5’s culture and PBS.

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; internal benchmarking.

  • Participate with status and improvement plans in weekly meetings and Performance Review of Operations meetings.

  • Manage vacations and attendance for direct reports.

  • Supervise and coordinate the various company programs, 5’s, cost reduction, etc.

  • Support Value Stream Map creation and Maintenance.

  • Point of contact for new product/process introductions to ensure safety, ergonomics, 5’s and productivity goals are met.

  • Lead and participate on improvement and cost reduction projects.

  • Assurance of the certification and training of  all personnel assigned.

  • Coordinate monthly PSA inventories activities, keeping track of the discrepancies of PSA inventories (SAP).

  • Participate in the TL9000, ISO 14000 audits to keep the certification.

  • Contribute in CAPAS documentation, implementation and execution



Internal and External Customers.


  • Quality department

  • Engineering department

  • PEx/Lean department

  • Supply Chain department

  • Other production lines (Where applicable) 


  • Demand Planners

  • Product Line Management (Product Specialist and Coordinator)

  • Product Development departmen


Personnel Direct reports.

  • Operators

  • Group Leaders

  • Data Collectors

  • Material Handlers                                      


Knowledge and Skill Requirements.

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering or equivalent

  • Bilingual 

  • Data driven decision making

  • Quality Systems and TPM knowledge

  • Basic Project Management experience

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Dynamic and able to manage multiple activities and prioritize

  • Strong Leadership Skills to effectively manage cross functional teams

  • People development

  • Ability to Manage diverse resources


Nice to have

  • 2 - 4 years of experience in the Manufacturing field

  • 2 - 4 or more years of experience in leading and/or supervising personnel

  • Understanding and experience of Lean Manufacturing and Value Stream Mapping

  • Green Belt Certified


Extraordinary Activities.

Contribute and participate in Internal and External Audits in department, as well as being responsible for the good results of such.

    Some examples of Audits are: ISO, TL, 5's, Safety, Sarbox, among others