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Production Supervisor


Antigo, WI, US, 54409

Work Arrangement:  Onsite

The Production Supervisor role is an exciting opportunity and integral in the success of Waukesha Bearings, a Dover Precision Components company.  In this role, the successful candidate will ensure that all daily operations are met with an continuous improvement mindset which focuses on efficiency and effectiveness.


What You’ll Do


  • Organize and assign work to utilize available skills, knowledge and experience, and production equipment to obtain the most favorable cost, quality, and workmanship consistent with production schedules.
  • Review work schedules and determine priorities.  
  • Assign personnel as necessary to produce the required number and types of products and components.
  • Recommend overtime work as required to meet schedules and company goals. 
  • Maintain and update Value Stream board (KPIs). Ensure Downtime/ OEE system is maintained and updated.
  • Work closely with Antigo Plant Manager, Operations Manager, and leadership team.
  • Check on work in progress to ensure meeting of quality standards.  Assist with the resolution of CARs and NCMRs as necessary.
  • Coach, train, motivate, and mentor others. Participate in new employee selection and hiring.
  • Assist with performance assessments for the hourly team members.
  • Communicating with off-shift supervisors as needed.
  • Recommend employees for further training to improve skill level in accordance with company expectations.
  • Maintain an orderly and safe work environment.
  • Conduct accident investigations and complete accident reports as required.
  • Support overall ISO procedures and QMS.
  • Suggest improvements or alternate methods and materials to reduce costs and/or improve quality.


 What You’ll Bring


  • 2+ years’ of production supervisory experience is required; preferably in a machining environment.
  • Bachelor's or Associate’s degree preferred, or equivalent work experience.
  • Practical knowledge of continuous Improvement practices and Lean Concepts required. 
  • Ability to solve complex problems utilizing the tools appropriate to the task, train machinists on technical and lean aspects.
  • Familiar with Material Manufacturing Requirement Reviews.
  • A customer delivery mindset.
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret drawings and blueprints.
  • Ability to manage and resolve interpersonal conflict.
  • Must be fluent with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.


 About the Company


Dover Precision Components (DPC) holds market leading positions globally and delivers performance-critical solutions for rotating and reciprocating machinery across the oil & gas, power generation, marine, industrial, chemical and general processing markets.


Comprising of Waukesha Bearings, Bearings Plus, Inpro/Seal and Cook Compression brands, our portfolio includes hydrodynamic bearings, active magnetic bearings, system and bearing protection, and reciprocating compressor valves, sealing technologies, pistons, rods and more. Each solution is custom- engineered to provide optimum efficiency, reliability, and productivity, and is backed by comprehensive aftermarket services. Dover Precision Components serves its global customer base through facilities in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, as well as technical sales representatives around the world. DPC is part of Dover Corporation’s Pumps and Process solutions segment.


Dover Corporation is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue exceeding $8 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging and Identification, Pumps and Process Solutions, and Refrigeration and Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of over 23,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible.

Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under “DOV”. Additional information is available at


We are diligent in recognizing our employees’ needs and providing an enriching experience through professional developmental opportunities. Our authentic, collaborative company culture, combined with a competitive suite of health and welfare offerings, emulates who we are. We are Dover Precision Components, #LifeAtDPC #LI-GM1

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Nearest Major Market: Wausau

Job Segment: Production Manager, Industrial, Manager, Plant, Plant Manager, Manufacturing, Management

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