Production Supervisor 2nd Shift - Wadsworth, OH

Wadsworth, Ohio
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Hubbell Incorporated
Manufacturing & operations
10,001+ employees
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Job Overview

Hubbell Power Systems, Inc.'s (HPS) facility in Wadsworth, Ohio is home to the Ohio Brass® brand. With 85,546 square feet, the facility houses 110 employees and specializes in metal oxide varistor production, testing, research and development. The facility manufactures parts for insulators, arresters and cable accessories, producing 5.5 million arrester components annually. Ohio Brass was acquired by HPS in 1978.

Production Supervisor – 2nd Shift

  • Shift Hours: Monday-Thursday 3:00pm-1:00am

The Production Supervisor is responsible for supervising hourly employees in a manufacturing environment. This position plans and assigns work, ensures compliance with policies and procedures, and recommends improvements in production methods, operating procedures and working conditions. will plan, organize, staff, direct, and control the effort to produce quality products for the MOV manufacturing plant.

A Day In The Life

  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, resources while maintaining high quality products
  • Achieve manufacturing results by communicating job expectations, planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; as well as coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees
  • Lead teams that are focused on the primary purposes of daily operation through safety, quality, service, and productivity levels within budgetary guidelines
  • Works closely with Management, Maintenance, and Engineering to ensure equipment uptime
  • Ensure hourly workforce is flexible and properly trained
  • Pursue continuous improvement in areas such as scrap reduction and effectivity increases, while minimizing cost
  • Support efforts to maintain ISO certification
  • Develop and initiate cost reduction measures
  • Must be available outside of normal working hours for business correspondence, trainings, and emergencies as they arise


What will help you thrive in this role?

  • High School Diploma
  • 5-7 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience with leading Lean initiatives on the production floor (Kaizen, 5S)
  • Ability to lead, motivate and mentor a team of hourly associates
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Strong analytical/critical thinking skills
  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability
  • Proficiency with using computers and software (Microsoft Office and SAP)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment, often under time constraints



Coaching and Developing Others
Communicating and Influencing
Continuous Improvement
Developing Trust and Inspiring Others
Emotional Intelligence
Enabling Execution
Leveraging Learning and Feedback
Planning, Organizing, and Decision Making
Positive Approach and Stress Tolerance
Resolving Conflict
Technology Agility

Hubbell Incorporated

Hubbell creates critical infrastructure solutions that power our customers, communities, people and the planet. Our company is strategically aligned around enabling grid modernization and electrification. As more products plug in to an aging grid, Hubbell solutions enable the transition to a more reliable, resilient and efficient energy infrastructure. Founded in 1888 our innovation has made us a leading global manufacturer of high quality electrical and utility solutions enabling customers to operate critical infrastructure reliably and efficiently.

The company operates in two segments. Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications and Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. Our vertical market solutions can be applied to markets including Data Centers, Renewables, Commercial Buildings, Industrial, Telecom and Transportation. Supporting both of our business segments is our corporate and Hubbell Unified Business Solutions teams that provide consistent process, tools technologies across our businesses.

We are committed to operating sustainably and ethically while promoting an inclusive and supportive culture for our people to grow and develop in their careers. Our employees proudly work and serve our communities from our headquarters in Shelton, CT, across the United States and around the globe.

Hubbell Utility Solutions

Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications. HUS provides the critical components that allow the grid to reliably transmit and distribute energy, as well as the communications and controls technologies to make the grid smarter and more flexible.

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.