General Supervisor

$63,000 - $86,000 yearly
  • Schafer Powder Coating
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Jun 12, 2022
Full time Engineering Management Manufacturing QA-Quality Control Warehouse

Job Description

General Supervisor

Schafer Powder Coating, Indiana’s premier powder coater, located in a new facility in Whitestown (northwest suburban Indianapolis), is looking for a General Supervisor to join our team. The General Supervisor is responsible for leading a full production line that includes multiple areas (loading, powder coating, unloading, various offline tasks). The General Supervisor will provide coaching and direction to 15-20 production associates, including oversight of safety, quality, productivity, and cost goals. Effective communication and the ability to promote a positive workplace culture is paramount.

Schafer offers a competitive salary, a great benefits package, and the opportunity to develop and grow with the Company.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

· Coach – Monitor employee productivity and provide constructive feedback to ensure team members understand their duties. Develop and train new employees and cross-train existing employees to strengthen the team.

· Safety – Enforce safety polices and otherwise ensure that every associate works in a safe manner.

· Quality – Maintain quality standards while also working closely with colleagues to resolve quality issues.

· Production – Meet daily production goals by effectively allocating manpower to avoid line stoppages and to enhance efficiency. Optimize use of manpower and equipment, depending on the job.


· Bachelor’s Degree (preferred) or equivalent experience

· Experience leading people in a manufacturing environment

· Effective written and verbal communication, coaching, and interpersonal skills.

· Ability to work a manufacturing work schedule of 45-60 hours per week, including some Saturdays.

· Ability to adapt and overcome obstacles in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.

· High learning agility to absorb large amounts of information including customer requirements, manufacturing processes, and employee skillsets.

Work Environment

Schafer Powder Coating has a state-of-the-art, clean, well-lit facility.

Physical Demands

Associates must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. Associates are required to stand, bend, and kneel and to use hands and fingers to feel, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a regular, full-time position with paid overtime. Supervisors are expected to work 45-60 hours per week.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $63,000.00 - $86,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Work Location: One location