Production Supervisor

Date: Jul 2, 2021

Location: South Chesterfield, VA, US, 23834

Company: Dover Corporation

Our Story:


Dover Food Retail (DFR) is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services; and leading our industry by Innovating What’s Next in glass doors and intelligent merchandising technologies that keep food safe under brands such as HillPhoenix and Anthony.


DFR is part of the Refrigeration and Food Equipment segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion.


DFR is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of Dover Food Retail.




Job Title:        Production Supervisor         

Location:        South Chesterfield VA             


What we’re looking for:


We are looking for a Production Supervisor who will be responsible for optimizing manufacturing processes while improving safety, quality, and productivity methods while actively contributing to achieve key performance indicators and company goals. 


What you’ll be responsible for in this role:


  • Ability to have positive interaction with all subordinates, peers, other department/shift, and superiors.
  • Support, communicate, implement, sustain, and consistently enforce all company policies/procedures.
  • Build and sustain good morale and attitudes among all reporting associates.
  • Initiate requisitions for open positions.  Interview and determine best candidate for position.
  • Documentation of associate skills and knowledge
  • Ability to capture/analyze data regarding productivity -Understand through observations the causes for high and low productivity.
  • Aware of trends regarding high, low and stagnant productivity.
  • Understand production requirements and direct resources appropriately to procure shipment items.
  • Communicate decisions with data and documentation.
  • Present rationale and experience utilized regarding your perspective/opinion.
  • Maintain production schedule, meeting both quality and productivity requirements.
  • Maintain good inventory control procedures for all raw material that may be required in assignment department(s).
  • Keep accurate timekeeping in HRMS.  Plan, organize and coordinate shift activities
  • Train production associates on the job to perform up to quality, productivity and housekeeping standards.
  • Enforce safety rules, practices and procedures to assure safety of associates, buildings, grounds and machinery.
  • Other duties as assigned.


What are the basic qualifications?


  • Minimum of three (3) years manufacturing supervisory/leadership experience.


To be a great fit for the role:


  • AS400, Microsoft Office Suite skills preferred (Word, Excel).
  • Experience working from production checklist, diagrams, schematics, drawings, specifications and other documentation is a must.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and deal with stressful situations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have a high level of attention to detail.
  • May be required to perform specific tasks that involve standing, bending, lifting, pushing, pulling, squatting or kneeling.
  • Must be able to lift with or without mechanical aids on a recurring basis (up to 50 lbs).
  • Work is performed within a production environment, subject to temperature variations, hazardous chemicals, mechanical parts, increased noise levels and dust.


How We Define Our Values and Why You Should Join Our Team:


The backbone behind our collection of outstanding businesses is a team of dedicated employees who protect and enhance our valued reputation for quality and delivering what we promise. It’s our values that define Dover to all of our key audiences: our shareholders, customers, prospective employees and especially to ourselves.


These values must be expressed in our work and embody our actions, as they form the basis by which we do our jobs, make decisions and measure our performance. It’s our unwavering commitment to maintaining our values that defines who we are as a Company.


  • Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Winning Through Customers
  • Respects and Values People
  • Expectations for Results
  • High Ethical Standards, Openness, and Trust


What’s in it for you?


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending
  • Paid Holidays






The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


Dover Food Retail is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.


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