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Kalamazoo, MI, US

Category:  Manufacturing & Engineering Jobs

Production Supervisor

At allnex, you can go to work knowing you make a lasting impact on the world around you. Our work helps to protect and improve more than 1,000 products; from interior coatings for airplanes and scratch-resistant coatings for smartphones, to corrosion protection for cars, and even printing inks for glossy magazines. We are present in 4 regions, with more than 4,000 employees globally, and serve customers in over 100 countries, which makes allnex the world's leading industrial coatings resins company.

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Position overview

As a Production Supervisor, you will coordinate duties of a team of production operators. These duties include improving safety, reducing costs, improving quality, maximizing the department's effectiveness through long term planning and project implementation, providing appropriate training and development, ensuring consistent roll out of plant policies & procedures, and maintaining open communications and positive employee relations. In this role, you will also drive continuous improvement within your team.


  • Organize and monitor all production activities within your area of focus
  • Implement manufacturing schedules and procedures, work with your team to maximize productivity
  • Analyze production records to identify problems and recommend solutions
  • Optimize production workflows, minimize disruption to manufacturing schedules
  • Minimize manufacturing cost, decrease waste output, keep high quality standards
  • Ensure a safe way of running the production lines and organize regular safety inspections 
  • Routine cleaning and regular maintenance in production lines, ensure good visual appearance
  • Collect data for production statistics and cost reduction
  • Actively support engineering activities to improve the efficiency, equipment and process
  • Keep confidentiality of the production arts and product formula
  • Cooperate closely with our maintenance team to maximize plant equipment availability

Required skills and experience

  • Familiar with key unit operations of fine chemical manufacturing, ideally in a leadership position
  • Production experience of coating resins is preferred
  • Strong safety awareness
  • Troubleshooting and root cause analysis skills
  • Good Microsoft Office Knowledge
  • Good leadership
  • Eager to learn
  • Able to work under high pressure
  • Fluent English skills required


  • College or above
  • Major chemical engineering is preferred

We offer

We are proud to offer an international working experience with a tight-knit network of employees, making it easy to connect and learn from people all across our different functions. On top of that we are a truly innovative company with a strong team spirit, openness to new ideas, and great opportunities to grow and develop your career.

Equal Employment Opportunity
allnex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an environment where all colleagues contribute for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our communities.

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