Systems Control, a division of Northern Star Industries, Inc.

AREA SUPERVISOR (Production Supervisor)

Job Locations US-MI-Iron Mountain



As an Area Supervisor, you will have the opportunity to lead a team of production talent in our world-class manufacturing facility. 



  • Provide direct supervision, training, and coaching of 20-30 IBEW employees
  • Assure compliance with safety procedures and quality system procedures
  • Identify and respond to Corrective Actions as required
  • Lead daily crew meetings to review area performance and provide training on various safety, quality and delivery topics
  • Assist with appropriate staffing requirements, including interviewing, hiring and training of new employees
  • Verify accuracy of production transactions daily
  • Approve and edit employee attendance records
  • Administer to IBEW contract and company values
  • Develop, sustain and improve work area performance utilizing employee feedback/suggestions in addition to lean techniques
  • Lead and participate in Rapid Improvement Events each year
  • Schedule working hours and priorities daily
  • Improve and maintain 5-S regularly
  • Communicate with fellow supervisors across three shifts, as well as engineering, materials, design, safety and quality teams as required





  • High School Diploma or equivalent; college experience a plus
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a unionized, manufacturing environment with 2 years in a leadership role


  • Ability to follow and understand blueprints
  • Computer skills, specifically experience with Microsoft Office Suite programs
  • Excellent written and communication skills; formal training a plus
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Proven organizational and project management skills
  • Strong desire to continuously improve and drive results


Must be willing to working one of the following shifts:

  • 1st:  6am - 2pm
  • 2nd:  2pm - 10pm
  • 3rd:  10pm - 6am



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