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Production Supervisor

Date: Apr 3, 2021

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Branch One is seeking a 12 hour Manufacturing Supervisor for the 6:00 pm to 6 am shift.  It is the responsibility of the Shift Supervisor to provide support and direction for the Triad Process; while providing support to the Branch One Mission and Vision. Ensure department is operating safely and focused on the Mission and Goal statements. Works closely with Safety Director, Customer Service, Human Resources, Maintenance Department, Quality Systems Department, and Master Production Scheduler to assist department in daily operations.


QUALITY STATEMENT: It is the responsibility of the Shift Supervisor to:

  •  Identify and stop further processing of non‐conformances related to products, processes, or the quality systems.
  •  Take action to prevent non‐conformities related to the product produced, services provided or the LP9000 management system.
  •  Make suggestions for improvement and verify the implementation of solutions.
  •  Know the location of and understand their control plans, work instructions and specifications.



  •  Knowledge of the manufacturing process used by the company.
  •  Product familiarity, including the product structures.
  •  Good communication skills and the ability to motivate employees.
  •  Ability to perform job independently.



  •  Inspect working areas of employees throughout department.
  •  Maintain safe working environment.
  •  Lead Safety Committee in the departments as needed.
  •  Must know and be responsible for proper procedures for accident reporting, methods and investigation.
  •  Must know and be responsible for MSDS, blood borne pathogen, hearing conservation, OSHA standards, environmental and hazardous material programs, and other personnel programs.
  •  Handle emergency medical situations.
  •  Total Productive Manufacturing (TPM)



  •  Make quality checks in the departments.
  •  Ensure that quality check stations are maintained daily.
  •  Ensure employees follow all quality programs in the departments.
  •  Ensure the department maintains LP9000 compliance.



  •  Oversee employees and work with other supervisors in the departments..
  •  Ensure all employees receive proper training, achieve each appropriate training level, and get any tools that they may need to do a good job.
  •  Ensure people in departments are working at highest efficiency potential.
  •  Must complete all necessary paperwork as outlined in Intelex (i.e. LPCS, Work Instructions and Server Files) by respective due dates.
  •  Must have knowledge pertaining to inventory procedures, including RF scanning procedures.
  •  Ensure that preventive maintenance is performed correctly.
  •  Work to solve problems in departments.
  •  Monitor overtime within departments and initiate better methods through working with supervisors and employees.
  •  Complete special work/sales orders.
  •  Communicate with Master Production Scheduler and Shift Superintendent if quantities, methods, and product line are not in order or appear to be incorrect.
  •  Address problems utilizing factual data.
  •  Assist in scheduling overtime.
  •  Must have working knowledge of equipment and ability to assist maintenance personnel with questions and work situation as needed.
  •  Schedule and organize product flow in order to meet department and Branch goals.



  •  Responsible for department housekeeping, organization, and scrap removal.
  •  Help to create a pleasurable work environment for employees.
  •  Analyze machines to determine machine update/overhaul requirements.


In addition, the Shift Supervisor performs any other tasks related to the operation of this Branch as directed by the Department or Shift Superintendents. This position may require occasional overtime and travel.


We offer a comprehensive benefits package.  While benefits may vary by location, we typically include: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and stock plans, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts and more.


Since 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices and automobiles.  Today, our growing compnay consists of more than 20,000 employee-partners in 130 manufacturing facilities located in 19 countries. We're not just hiring, we're building a better company.  For more information, please visit


You can also apply in person at 229 N. McGregor, Carthage, MO 64836. Applications are accepted Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 


Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Joplin

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