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Production Supervisor - Weekend Day Shift

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Date: Jul 22, 2022

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, US, 84107

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 56485


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.

As a leading developer, manufacturer, and global supplier of scientific laboratory products for 100 years, Corning’s Life Sciences segment collaborates with researchers seeking new approaches to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and compress timelines in the drug discovery process. Using unique expertise in the fields of materials science, surface science, optics, biochemistry and biology, the segment provides innovative solutions that improve productivity and enable breakthrough discoveries.

Production Supervisor – Weekend Shift Role



Facilitate and direct daily production activities of the Weekend shifts to ensure control and compliance to established process control and operating procedures. Act as a liaison with the Week shifts and Plant Operations manager for Weekend shift production. Achieve plant requirements for safety, quality, delivery, selects, uptime, throughput, and cost.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Schedule resources and prioritizes activities to ensure efficient production schedule compliance to include product changeovers, new product runs, training, and maintenance activities.
  • Provides daily direction to production employees, cell leaders, and technicians on established procedures and policies.
  • Maintain a safe work environment by monitoring safety training, use of PPE and safe work practices
  • Communicate and report production and process performance metrics to production teams, plant operations staff and functional leaders. Ensure that production targets and delivery requirements are met on a daily and weekly basis.
  • Engage with plant teams and functional groups responsible for identifying and implementing process improvements & cost reduction projects.
  • Perform performance reviews and develop and reinforce career and talent development plans for Weekend shift employees.
  • Ensure that the production process is operating in compliance to established process control set-points and operating procedures. Enforce process discipline and rigorous change control.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor training, qualification, certification and development programs for new and experienced operators.


Work Schedule:

Weekend Day Shift:

Supervise shifts on Saturday & Sunday 11am-11:30pm; plus two 8 hour shifts during the week (these days can be flexible)


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field of study, or Associate degree with equivalent level of experience
  • 1-3 years of manufacturing experience
  • Experience with leading teams and/or projects to meet continuous improvement goals, cost reduction or performance improvement initiatives.
  • Experience and understanding of process management systems, process control and discipline techniques.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Leadership skills to both communicate expectations and hold individuals accountable
  • Frontline supervisory or team leader experience in a plant manufacturing environment
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work on an independent basis in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Basic knowledge of Performance Excellence, Lean, DMAIC methods
  • Positive attitude, flexible and strong work ethic
  • Proficient with Microsoft office

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City