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Company: Torrance Casting
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

The Production Supervisor is responsible for the supervision and coordination of activities in the foundry, in a manner that is safe to ensure the highest quality level, attain the production schedule, and deliver on time.



  • Work with the Plant Manager and Human Resources to determine the level of staffing required.
  • Work with other supervisors to assure proper coordination between shifts and departments and organize daily workflow through the assignment of responsibilities.
  • Review, correct, and approve all department time and attendance data.
  • Supervise production employee outcomes by selecting, training, scheduling, motivating, coaching, and disciplining employees.
  • Plan and communicate job expectations and monitor job performance.
  • Instruct employees on and ensure adherence to company policies, procedures, standards, process instructions, and union contract.


    • Ensure work is completed per schedule.
    • Effectively communicate production status to other supervisors and management to maintain process flow.
    • Complete required departmental reports and production logs.
    • Contribute to continual improvement of process workflow through observation, analysis, and recommendation process changes.
    • Manage and communicate department materials and inventory supplies.
    • Train employees to inspect tools and equipment and ensure they are regularly maintained.
    • Ensure proper communication of any mechanical malfunctions and repair requirements.
    • Attend and participate in daily supervisor meetings.


      • Assure quality through first-piece inspections and audits.
      • Train employees to inspect for visible defects.
      • Record and report defects to the Production Design Team.
      • Make recommendations to improve quality.


        • Responsible for continuously improving worker safety through careful observation, sharing knowledge, gathering, and evaluating key safety information, and interacting with other members of management.

          • Ensure the health, safety, and environmental performance of the department.

            • Assign work to employees based on safety considerations and ensure that scheduled work is completed in a safe manner.
            • Instruct employees in the use of safe and proper methods according to sound practice and equipment and system-specific procedures.
            • Evaluate the need for related worker training and work with the EHS Manager and Plant Manager to coordinate necessary training and update training records.
            • Actively observe employee behavior and consistently enforce all company rules and regulations.
            • Promote safe and healthy practices.
            • Immediately follow up with written reports on all accidents and near misses.

            • Responsible for the safe and continuously improving operation of Torrance Casting, Inc. facility equipment.

              • Ensure the safe operation of facilities and equipment, and support systems.
              • Understand the safety and environmental impact of facilities, equipment, and support systems; recommend modifications and improvements to enhance worker safety and environment-related working conditions.
              • Identify and communicate potential changes that would improve health and safety performance within the department and plant-wide.

                • Assist in the compilation and reporting of data required for local, state, and federal environmental and safety and health reports.


                  • Manufacturing Production: 3 years (preferred)
                  • Supervisory: 2 years (required)
                  • High school or equivalent (preferred)
                  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (preferred)

                    Torrance Casting is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Torrance Casting, La Crosse , 3rd SHIFT PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR - Bilingual, Other , La Crosse, Wisconsin

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