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Production Supervisor

Date: Jul 28, 2019

Location: Reynosa, Mexico, MX

Company: Corning

Corning is one of the world's leading innovators in materials science, with a 166-year track record of life-changing inventions. Corning applies its unparalleled expertise in glass science, ceramics science, and optical physics, along with its deep manufacturing and engineering capabilities, to develop category-defining products that transform industries and enhance people's lives. Corning Valor™ Glass is an example of a life-changing innovation purpose-built to store and protect injectable medicines. Corning is also a global leader in pharmaceutical tubing, manufacturing a variety of clear and amber glass tubing that is converted by our customers into vials, cartridges, ampules and syringes.

Production Supervisor

  1. Mention the major responsibilities and tasks of the position.


  1. Accomplishes manufacturing results by coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
  2. Focus on delivering changes through  people development and management
  3. Participate on daily Core Team and quality meetings to meet and exceed bussiness unit goals and metrics
  4. 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
  5. Maintains manufacturing information updated
  6. Maintains safe culture and clean work in compliance with established policies, procedures, 5’s culture and PBS
  7. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; internal benchmarking.
  8. Participate with status and improvement plans in weekly meetings and Performance Review of Operations meetings
  9. Manage vacations and attendance for direct reports
  10. Supervise and coordinate the various company programs, 5’s, cost reduction, etc..
  11. Support Value Stream Map creation and Maintenance
  12. Point of contact for new product/process introductions to ensure safety, ergonomics, 5’s and productivity goals are met
  13. Lead and participate on improvement and cost reduction projects
  14. Assurance of the certification and training of  all personnel assigned
  15. Coordinate monthly PSA inventories activities, keeping track of the discrepancies of PSA inventories (SAP)
  16. Participate in the TL9000, ISO 14000 audits to keep the certification.
  17. Contribute in CAPAS documentation, implementation and execution



  1. Internal and External Customers.
  1. Internal.
    1. Quality department
    2. Engineering department
    3. PEx/Lean department
    4. Supply Chain department
    5. Other production lines (Where applicable)                               


  2. External.
    1. Demand Planners
    2. Product Line Management (Product Specialist and Coordinator)
  3. Product Development department


  1. Personnel Directed.
    1. Operators
    2. Group Leaders
    3. Data Collectors
    4. Material Handlers                                      


      6.    Minimum Knowledge and Skill Requirements.


       A. Education.

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering or equivalent                                                

       B. Work Experience.

  • 3 years of experience in the Manufacturing field  (Preferred)
  • 3 or more years of experience in leading and/or supervising personnel (Preferred)

C. Skills.

  • Bilingual (night shift preferred)
  • Understanding and experience of Lean Manufacturing and Value Stream Mapping (preferred)
  • Green Belt Certified (preferred)
  • 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

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of  race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.