Production Supervisor (First Shift)


Williamsport, MD, US, 21795

Xerxes Corporation, a division of Shawcor Ltd.,(Shawcor) is the largest manufacturer of underground fiberglass storage tanks in the world is looking for a Production Supervisor.





The Production Supervisor is responsible for the management of shift personal to ensure product is being produced to standards while ensuring a safe work environment. This position supervises a large number of direct reports as they oversee a shift on the production floor (25 – 40 employees). Using a mix of quality, HSE, and Operation metrics the Production Supervisor will ensure to build a high-quality product





  • Manages a diverse team including Lead Operators and Operators to meet business objectives
  • Creates a culture of accountable performance through collaboration in a fun and safe environment
  • Communicate important information and regular updates to team at daily DMP meetings, bi weekly town hall meetings and one on one follow up
  • Ensures effective employee relations by providing employee coaching and development.  Manages employee issues through conflict resolution
  • Makes employment decisions that include hiring, disciplinary actions and terminations 
  • Manages plant priorities and performance measures.  Provides regular progress to manager
  • Manages Time & Attendance by verifying that the proper time is entered each pay period, approving and signing off timecards for all production staff on team
  • Manages the Lead Operators and operations of the manufacturing floor to ensure job orders and all corresponding paperwork are completed in accordance with the production schedule
  • Complete and deliver performance evaluations and provide input regarding compensation
  • Manage production through understanding of procedures, processes, equipment and product
  • Balances and reports quality, productivity, costs, safety and morale to achieve positive results in all areas. Works to improve in all areas.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with fellow Managers, Q.C. and outside inspection personnel to ensure a continuous flow of expected productivity.
  • Ensure accurate and complete collection of production documentation and data
  • Conduct daily DMP meetings 



  • 3 plus years of relevant work experience 
  • High School diploma and/or college  
  • Must have specialized knowledge of various manufacturing processes 
  • Must have in depth understanding of the relationships between quality and the production variables  
  • Must have good verbal and interpersonal skills to analyze and presents the right issues in a clear, concise, and logical manner, both orally and written. 
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new tools, software and technologies quickly 
  • Proven ability to lead people and get results through others 
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced and evolving environment 
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All recruiting activities are managed via our applicant tracking system. Please apply online to be considered for this opportunity.


Shawcor is an equal opportunity employer.

Nearest Major Market: Hagerstown