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Production Supervisor, 1st Shift, Marathon Equipment

Environmental Solutions Group encompasses industry-leading brands — Heil Environmental, Marathon, Bayne, The Curotto-Can, 3rd Eye, Soft-Pak, and Parts Central — to create a premier, fully integrated equipment group serving the solid waste and recycling industry. Through extensive voice-of-customer outreach, in-house engineering and manufacturing capabilities, a wide-reaching service network, and proven industry expertise, Environmental Solutions Group is focused on solving customer problems through environmentally responsible products and providing world-class support. Our mission, "Improving Lives," drives us to make a significant difference, both in the marketplace and in the lives of our employees and their communities. For more information, visit

Dover is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of approximately $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, Clean Energy & Fueling, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Climate & Sustainability Technologies. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 65 years, our team of over 25,000 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

Operating Company:  Environmental Solutions Group - Marathon Equipment

Location:  Vernon, AL

Reports To:  Process Manager

Department:  Operations

Shift: 1st



Help implement and drive process improvements, coach and manage team member performance, and ensure that manufacturing operations function effectively and efficiently. Uses a high degree of focus and commitment to plan, coordinate and direct the manufacturing operation in order to meet production goals in alignment with company goals.  Because of the business growth and this plant/location we are looking for individuals that are flexible to work either day or night shifts and open to weekend work.



  • Lead and own the safety and safety-training program for department(s).
  • Drive safety and environmental compliance.
  • Investigate incidents and initiate root cause corrective actions.
  • Conduct 5S and safety audits and inspections.
  • Drive quality improvements at the department level.
  • Liaison between manufacturing and support functions.
  • Engage team members in collaborative problem solving.
  • Ownership and responsibility for:
    • Product flow, WIP, and labor utilization and efficiency.
    • Inventory and parts management.
    • Implementing and sustaining lean manufacturing improvements, ownership of TIB’s.
    • Providing technical support, real-time problem solving, and new product support.
  • Communication: improved open door access and communication link between team members, departments, and management etc.
  • Provide reward and recognition.
  • Provide team member performance counseling.
  • Implement corrective action and discipline with management approval.
  • Approve time and attendance, ensuring accurate time and attendance tracking.
  • Participate in interviewing and selection.
  • Ensures new employees are properly trained and that the process is documented per company requirements and best practice.
  • Maintains cleanliness and order of work area, equipment and tools, and participates in 5S and Kaizen Initiatives.
  • Consistently participates in LEAN and other continuous improvement activities to support SQDCME metrics.
  • Monitors Kan Ban and materials issues to support continuous improvement.
  • Learns and participates in problem solving methods to support objectives.
  • Performs other various duties as required.



  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Must be flexible to work either day or night shifts and open to weekend work.
  • Must be able to acquire or learn the principles of LEAN, continuous improvement and problem solving skills as required. 
  • Coach, mentor and provide leadership to all team members.  Supervisor must possess good people skills resulting in treating employees with respect while dealing with them in a firm, fair, consistent manner.
  • Must have good organizational skills and be a good delegator.
  • Must possess thorough understanding of complex machine tools; read and understand complex blueprints, specifications, electrical schematics and instructions, and operate welding machines.
  • Requires ability to read, comprehend and follow complicated verbal instructions, use planning skills to organize work processes and be able to communicate effectively with his/her team and internal/external customers. 
  • Requires ability to follow verbal instructions and to communicate with outside sources and internal departments in person and via telephone. Requires the ability to read written instructions, correspondence and other documentation, observe machinery and drawings, as well as operate office equipment such as computers (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and printers. 
  • Uses color and depth perception to check for product quality problems. 
  • Requires capability of performing essential job functions in an established office environment under normal lighting and climate control tolerances, with some exposure to plant environments with the presence of dust, fumes, noise, and fluctuating temperatures due to lack of climate control.
  • Requires walking and standing approximately 80%, sitting approximately 20% and lifting up to 40 pounds approximately 5% of time; involves some repetitive overhead work 5% of time; involves repetitive stooping, and forward bending and crouching approximately 5% of time.  Requires the ability to engage in repetitive lifting; operation of general hand tools, computers, copy machine, other general office equipment, and to record written information. 



Motivates and Inspires

Results Driven

Strong Business Acumen and Sound Judgment

Winning the Right Way



Ethics and Work Standards: Maintain the highest ethical and work standards, while promoting the same attributes in co-workers and others.  Ensure that all business activities – with both internal and external customers – to be performed with a professional demeanor and that all participants be held accountable to this high standard.

Communication:  Expresses thoughts clearly, both orally and in writing, using good grammar. Presents concise, well-organized reports in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.  Listens to understand input, feedback, and concerns.  Provides complete information in an open, honest, and straightforward manner.  Responds promptly and positively to questions and requests.

Teamwork and Relationships:  Works with other employees willingly and in a spirit of cooperation and teamwork.  Supports cooperation.  Demonstrates a commitment to the entire business and is supportive of all initiatives (company and departmental) to help grow Environmental Solutions Group business in the United States and abroad.  Cooperates fully with others to achieve organizational goals. Is tactful, courteous, and considerate.  Embraces a positive outlook.  Is respected and trusted by others.

Continual Improvement and Problem Resolution: Identifies and communicates suggestions for work improvements.  Uses technical and analytical abilities to assure existing work practices are the most efficient and cost effective possible. Performs root-cause analysis and implements viable, permanent solutions to problems.  Works with both internal and external customers to develop solutions which meet company-wide needs and objectives.  Applies a sense of urgency to resolve problems or creates opportunities that will increase productivity and create value.  Shares best practices with other employees across the business.

Accountability:  Accepts responsibility and accessibility for both the strategic planning and the successful implementation of all projects, programs, and duties as outlined in this job description. Advises supervisor of concerns, problems, and progress of work in a timely manner.


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.

Job Function : Manufacturing & Operations


Job Segment: Industrial, Machinist, Production Manager, Environmental Engineering, Sustainability, Manufacturing, Engineering, Energy

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