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Production Supervisor at Brookwood® Finishing – Kenyon, RI 02836

Job description

The Production Supervisor will be responsible for managing work teams in a fast paced, high volume, unionized, manufacturing environment. In the role, you will be responsible for ensuring team safety; building teams and training / allocating manpower; implementing continuous improvement solutions to improve product quality; and ensuring team morale.


  • Manage and monitor the daily shift work for all machines and their operators
  • Monitor all readings/systems to ensure compliance of permit limits
  • Perform all required testing and check on all fabrics
  • Oversee mixing operation to ensure coatings are prepared properly
  • Ensure a safe workplace, by leading the Team to improve safety in the area and enforce safety guidelines and procedures
  • Interact with Department Head on a daily basis to resolve issues regarding manufacturing efficiency
  • Collaborate with supervisors of other department to ensure to effective communication
  • Interface with Supervisors of other shifts to ensure smooth continuous production
  • Resolve any problems that may occur with operators or machines during the shift
  • Strictly adhere to and enforce Company policies and plant rules
  • Review, maintain and file records of daily overtime sheets, production reports, coating/finishing cards, static pressure readings report, boiler and oxidizer report, consumption report, daily attendance sheet and employee records


  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Technical field or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ supervisory experience supervising in a manufacturing setting
  • Previous experience working in a union environment


  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks with strict deadlines

Must Be or Willing to Be COVID-19 Vaccinated

Brookwood is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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I understand that neither the completion of this application nor any part of my consideration for employment establishes any obligation for Brookwood Companies Inc. to hire me. If I am hired, I understand that either the Brookwood Companies or I can terminate my employment at any time and for any reason, with or without prior notice. I understand that no representative of Brookwood Companies Inc. has the authority to make any assurance to the contrary. I attest with my signature below that I have given to Brookwood Companies Inc. true and complete information on this application. No requested information has been concealed. I authorize Brookwood Companies Inc. to contact references provided for employment reference checks. If any information I have provided on my application or during interview(s) is untrue or if I have concealed material information, I understand that this will constitute cause for the denial of employment or immediate dismissal. This application shall be considered active for 6 months.
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