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ASSA ABLOY Dept Supervisor in Lawrence, Kansas

Career Opportunities: Dept Supervisor (21151)

Requisition ID 21151 - Posted - Amarr Company - SDA Production Group - Lawrence, KS (Greenway Cir) - Production & Skilled Trades - Posting Country (1) - Yes - Mid-senior level - 0-10%

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Are you looking for a new challenge as a leader in a manufacturing environment? Do you inspire Team Members? Then the Department Supervisor role with Amarr is for you!

The shift for this position is Monday through Friday 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM. This role has the potential for overtime.

The department supervisor is responsible for directing departmental work force. The department supervisor will also coordinate all manufacturing operations, maintain schedules and administer discipline by employing a wide range of skills and techniques. All of this must be done within the prescribed policies and procedures of the company.


  • Applies skills, knowledge, experience, available man-hours, machines, and tools effectively in order to obtain the most favorable costs and quality of workmanship.

  • Acts in a Production Manager capacity in the event of a temporary vacancy.

  • Acts in a Senior Management position on specified shifts in absence of the Production Manager.

  • Participates in and coordinates company programs. Example: Communications, apprenticeships, job training, team member appraisals, wage administration, etc.

  • Maintains conformance with rules and regulations and administer approved disciplinary measure when necessary.

  • Collaborates with Engineering and Manufacturing personnel to provide information on matters relative to the design and utilization of tools, production methods, applications, etc.

  • Attends company-sponsored training classes and special classes to keep abreast of and well informed of new developments in regard to management, supervision and other job-related courses.

  • Records data on production, labor, team members, and scrap on a timely basis.

  • Maintains security of buildings, grounds, equipment, materials, and personnel.

  • Ensures accuracy of inventory and inventory management.

  • Assumes other duties as assigned by Manager.


  • Organizes and assigns work to utilize skills, knowledge, experience, available man-hours, machines, and tools to obtain the most favorable costs and quality of workmanship.

  • Ensures the quality and accuracy of products and timely completion of schedules.

  • Maintains and trains an efficient work force in accordance with job requirements, work levels and schedules, man-hour requirements and training programs.

  • Polices the use of safety devices and equipment, general housekeeping, and maintains a constant vigilance for hazardous conditions and practices.

  • Administers company policies and maintains a harmonious employer/team member relation on the highest possible level.


  • Extended time on feet.

  • Manual dexterity and hand to eye coordination with hand/power tools.

  • Frequent stooping, bending, walking, carrying and lifting (up to 50 pounds).


  • Minimum of 5 years supervisory experience in a production environment.

  • Must have effective group/public speaking skills.

  • Must be capable of communicating effectively, both orally and in writing, with hourly and management personnel.

  • Must have earned a BA in a business-related field or possess an equivalent level of experience.

  • Possess efficient and productive organizational, time management and analytical skills.

  • Possess mechanical competence and knowledge and use of safety conscious practices.

    The Mission:

    Our goal is to be a world-leading company that attracts diverse talent, where all team members feel safe being their true selves and are able to thrive in a work environment that promotes change, innovation, and provides equal access and opportunity.

    As one of North America’s leading garage door manufacturers, Amarr Company takes pride in fostering a culture where employees enjoy many opportunities for career growth, rapid advancement, and relocation to some of America’s most desired cities. Although Amarr Company is an international business, employees enjoy a family-oriented, caring culture and rewarding work environment. Amarr Company offers competitive wages, generous benefits, and a bonus program for every employee. At Amarr Company, the door is always open and there is no ceiling to your career growth.