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# of Openings
Hours From
8:30 AM
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Hours To
5:00 PM


Job Summary:

Come join our growing team!  Ricoh Electronics, Inc. (REI) is seeking a Production Supervisor position to support our Thermal Slitting manufacturing operations in Buford, GA.  We’re looking for a supervisor to oversee the daily work activities of production operators and maintain daily production records and progress reports for 1st and 2nd shift. In this fast-paced environment, the Production Supervisor will be challenged with organizing and assigning work to ensure it is completed safely in accordance with internally established procedures and quality standards, using good management practices in order to meet or exceed customer expectations. 


Responsibilities include

The Production Supervisor Will:

  • Model the “safety first” behaviors we expect of all employees by ensuring that operational procedures and processes are performed safely and provide a safe work environment.

  • Plan daily operations and make routine adjustments to work assignments, production processes, and equipment to meet production schedules and targets.
  • Participate in the investigation of production problems and/or product quality issues, collaborating with Maintenance, Engineering and QC. 
  • Participate in the testing and implementation of new products into production, including monitoring process and gathering data on results.
  • Supervise the work performance of hourly employees, which includes giving daily work direction, training and coaching for development, conducting performance evaluations, monitoring attendance, and administering disciplinary action as needed.
  • Conduct tours of production area to provide management support for problem resolution and policy compliance, and ensure work instructions, company policies, quality and safety standards are followed at all times.
  • Perform a variety of administrative duties which include developing procedures, forms, and presentations; generating daily production and quality reports and statistics; reconciling inventory; and promoting and guiding employees' participation in Kaizen, safety circle, and 5S activities.

Qualified candidates will possess

  • Minimum 2 years' supervisory experience in production/manufacturing environment required.  Technical certification in related field preferred.
  • Experience with continuous improvement/process improvement teams preferred.
  • Experience in thermal ribbon, slitting and/or machine operations highly preferred.
  • Must have good problem-solving/troubleshooting and communication (verbal and written) skills, along with demonstrated positive leadership skills with experience in teambuilding/motivating practices to support company initiatives.
  • Must have working knowledge of manufacturing operations processes and procedures, along with attention to detail and good math skills to calculate yields, variances, material and labor costs.
  • Must have MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) skills at intermediate level, along with experience in writing procedures, and creating forms, visual aids, graphs, and presentations.
  • Must be available to travel to CA facility for one or two weeks of new hire training.

AA/M/F/VETERANS/Individuals with Disabilities, EOE, Drug-Free Workplace



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