Manufacturing Supervisor - 2nd Shift

Date: Nov 29, 2022

Location: Smithfield, NC, US

Company: Dover Corporation

For over 125 years, OPW has led the way in designing and manufacturing world-class retail fueling, fluid handling and car wash system solutions for the safe and efficient handling and distribution of fuels and critical fluids. OPW makes above ground and below ground products for both conventional, vapour recovery and clean energy applications in the retail and commercial markets. Additionally, OPW supplies loading arms, valves and dry-break couplings, tank truck equipment, rail car valves and equipment, and car wash systems. OPW has manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific, with sales offices around the world. OPW is part of the Dover Corporation, which is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under 'DOV'. To learn more about OPW’s 125 years of providing industry-leading solutions, visit our website at

Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenue of over $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Refrigeration & 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 approximately 24,000 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

Position Objectives: Supervises and coordinates employees and processes to meet the needs of customers, both internal and external. Provides visual management tools and supports continual improvement measures. Provide effective management and support of operational activities in accordance with company policy and procedure. Assure that the appropriate materials, tooling, visual management tools, equipment and supervision are provided to the work areas.  

  • Safety
  • Quality
  • Productivity

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the quality of the employees’ work and provide any needed assistance in order to insure quality products and safety of the employees.
  • Assure proper management of the all production shifts and employees.
  • Coordinate manufacturing needs with other departments and provide support to other departments in attaining of the company’s mission of customer satisfaction.
  • Assure proper monitoring and compliance of employees to OPW policies.
  • Assure that the needed training is provided to employees.
  • Provide visual management tools and increase visual management in shop.
  • Support and supply continual improvement procedures.
  • Work to improve 5S in the factory.
  • Other activities as needed.

 Qualifications/Experience Requirements:

  • 5 + years of progressive experience in a manufacturing environment. Composite experience preferred but not required.
  • 5 + years’ experience as line leader or supervisor in manufacturing and/or quality in a manufacturing setting.
  • Working knowledge of ERP and support systems as it relates to accountabilities.
  • Experience in dealing with a wide range of skill sets within a production climate.  This includes, but is not limited to assemblers, machinists, maintenance, material handlers and team/group leaders.
  • A proven track record within key functional areas with measurements of on-time production, order completion, machine/equipment maintenance, material flow and supply chain and production efficiency.
  • Bachelor degree in a manufacturing, engineering or business related field. Relative experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Lean Manufacturing and 6 sigma training is preferred.
  • Must be able to use required PPE.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in weather extremes
  • Must be able to stand/walk throughout the duration of the shift
  • Must be able to wear required PPE
  • Must be able to work overtime based on business needs

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.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : North Carolina : Winston-Salem || Americas : United States : North Carolina : Apex || Americas : United States : North Carolina : Charlotte || Americas : United States : North Carolina : Durham || Americas : United States : North Carolina : Greensboro || Americas : United States : North Carolina : Raleigh || Americas : United States : North Carolina : Smithfield

Sub Division : RF - North America

Job Requisition ID : 44243

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