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Lean Supervisor (2nd shift)

Company: Johnson Controls, Inc.
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

What you will do

The Manufacturing Supervisor (2nd shift) is responsible for the coordination of high-volume manufacturing activities and the management of the personnel conducting various manufacturing / assembly tasks to meet operational objectives. Working within an industrial plant, this individual will supervise, plan, lead, and direct activities of workers engaged in the manufacture and assembly of small parts, applying specialized knowledge of the involved process, production methods and product, and capabilities of assembly fixtures, manufacturing machines and automated equipment.

How you will do it

Our Manufacturing Supervisors in Lubbock, TX lead our team performance on the manufacturing floor and are an integral part of our management team at Johnson Controls. We are looking to add enthusiastic leaders that are excited to be part of a transformation that will drive change and enhance our performance and our culture. It is the expectation that your actions both professional and personal alignment and foster an environment that supports our Safety Vision and Company Values. The Ideal candidate will have excellent planning skills, leadership ability, inclusive style and prior experience. At Johnson Controls, he/she will collaboratively lead, plan and supervise our personnel across our manufacturing departments. Your ability to demonstrate attention to detail will help make sure our Sprinklers are in compliance with established specification in accordance with scheduled completion dates for the team.

  • Maintain safety standards and regulations in accordance with the Johnson Controls Safety Program, OSHA, and EPA. Your leadership style should represent your commitment to employee safety and their perception of your commitment should support our Zero Harm Vision.
  • Maintaining production levels at the lowest possible cost by using your expertise in Flow and Lean Manufacturing principles and methods, tooling and manpower to achieve profitability.
  • Maintaining production levels using safe practices, at the highest quality level, and at the lowest possible cost by using your expertise in Flow and Lean Manufacturing principles and methods, tooling and human resources.
  • Maintains effective working relationships and communications with the Production Manager, Production Planning, and Materials departments to establish production priorities and plans.
  • Direct production operations in accordance with established priorities and sequences for manufacturing products using knowledge of production processes and methods, machine and equipment capabilities and skilled labor.
  • Operates within budget by analyzing production schedules to estimate work requirements for completion of job assignments and adjust to meet scheduled requirements.
  • Advise managers and supervisors of production issues and offer suggestions for changes in working conditions, design, test production procedures, and the use of equipment.
  • Meet or exceed goals established for safety, quality, labor efficiencies, schedule attainment, scrap and rework, and any other production related goals.
  • Initiate, suggest, and implement plans to motivate, empower, and develop employees to achieve work goals in a team environment. Lead by example to promote employee engagement and team work.
  • Conduct performance appraisals and make recommendations for hiring, promotions, transfers, discharges, and disciplinary measures.
  • Implement lean techniques and principles such as 5S, standardized work, waste identification and elimination, value stream mapping, team based multi-skilled workforce, one-piece flow technology, visual factory concepts, and total productive maintenance.
  • Support and direct the manufacturing efforts in accordance with established priorities and in compliance with ISO and agency requirements.

What we look for


  • Bachelor's degree (B.S. preferred) or HS diploma (or equivalent) and 1 year of plant level Production Supervision experience.
  • 2+ years of plant level Production Supervision experience
  • Experience with manufacturing assembly processes, high-volume machining of small parts assembly and automation processes.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing and be able to read and interpret business policies, procedures, general business periodicals, manuals, blueprints and other correspondence.
  • Proven organizational and managerial skills.
  • Demonstrated management skills with leadership experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Skills in computer and software applications are required.


  • Background in continuous improvement/lean manufacturing practices

Johnson Controls International plc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit

Keywords: Johnson Controls, Inc., Lubbock , Lean Supervisor (2nd shift), Other , Lubbock, Texas

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