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Production Supervisor

Date: Jun 22, 2019

Location: Kirkland, WA, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE: LEG) is seeking a Production Supervisor for its Western Pneumatic Tube branch in Kirkland, WA, specializing in Aerospace tubing.  This position will report to the Production Manager and will organize and monitor work flow, execute continuous improvement projects, and foster a positive and safe work environment. We are looking for someone who empowers others to take ownership and pride in branch operations. Production Supervisors at Western Pneumatic Tube rotate shifts, so we are looking for candidates willing to work day, swing, and night shifts as scheduled.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Oversee shift production, quality, safety, and maintenance
  • Coach and mentor employees in a union environment
  • Manage KPIs and provides production reports to the Production Manager
  • Collaborate with production team on continuous improvement initiatives
  • Encourage safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel
  • Maintain working relationship with the union by following the terms of the collective bargaining agreement
  • Achieve acceptable quality and OTD requirements
  • Improve efficiency, productivity and reduce scrap to achieve product cost targets
  • Ensure compliance with company policy and procedures


  • At least 3-5 years in a Manufacturing Supervisory role
  • Experience in Aerospace Manufacturing preferred, especially within a union environment
  • High mechanical aptitude; familiarity with precision measurement tools (ie. Micrometer, calipers etc.)
  • Proven skills with ISO/AS9100 quality standards as well as Lean/Six Sigma and Continuous Improvement disciplines
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite ( Excel, Word, PPT, Access)
  • Ability to manage a large, diverse group in a busy environment that is fast paced and rapidly changing;  Multi-tasking abilities are a must
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, or related field preferred

Who we are and what we offer


Our comprehensive benefits package includes: management incentive bonus, medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with match, 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 company consists of more than 23,000 employee-partners in 145 manufacturing facilities located in 19 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. Learn more about what life is like here:

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Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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