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Cadrex Supervisor - Production I in Agawam, Massachusetts

Supervisor - Production I

Agawam, MA (



Cadrex is searching for a Production Supervisor who is responsible for supervision, direction, and motivation of assigned employees to achieve company goals of quality, production, safety, and continuous improvement.


  • Develops and executes plans to meet or exceed department and company goals of quality, productivity, and cost efficiency. Manages department performance measures and visual controls. Focuses on daily operations

  • Balances quality, productivity, cost, safety, and morale to achieve positive results in all areas. Works to continuously improve in all areas. Present ideas for improvement and information accurately and clearly in both oral and written form

  • Ensures that employees adhere to schedules and customer service requirements. Works in conjunction with Quality Assurance to make sure high-quality products are produced as specified

  • Identifies, analyzes, and acts to correct bottlenecks, product defect rates, safety hazards, tool and equipment problems

  • Councils, motivates, and instructs Lead and Set Up personnel in quality standards, machine operations, and critical documentation, and employee relations

  • Provides on-the-floor training to new employees as needed and works closely with the floor Leads and Set Up employees

  • Manages department by; ensuring effective employee relations; interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; coaching and developing talent; addressing issues and resolving problems

  • Ensures proper inventory levels are maintained to meet daily production and/or assembly needs

  • Manages department priorities

  • May create production schedules to prioritize department’s needs



  • 3+ years as a production supervisor in a manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals

  • Knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software; Inventory software and Manufacturing software


  • High School Diploma


  • Onsite


  • M-F


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to the risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally loud.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, use hands and fingers, handle or feel, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


  • Safety first, rising to the challenge, collaboration, accountability, and doing the right thing


CADREX Manufacturing Solutions is a leading provider of complex sheet metal and machined production parts, assemblies, and weldments for a variety of end markets, including electrical transmission and distribution, warehouse automation, technology, aerospace & defense, medical, food, and industrials. With locations in Colorado, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Washington, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Indiana, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, and Monterrey Mexico, CADREX offers numerous in-house manufacturing capabilities, including laser cutting, sheet metal fabrication, complex assembly, CNC punching, CNC machining, forming, robotic welding, stamping, fastener insertion, and tool and die manufacturing, to effectively serve customers with lights-out manufacturing capabilities for mid- to high-volume production. For more information, visit

Cadrex provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.