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Swagelok Production Supervisor in Solon, Ohio

Shift: 1st shift

City: Solon

Swagelok, Northeast Ohio, USA

Swagelok is a global organization and one of the largest employers of manufacturing talent in Northeast Ohio. We are driven by our core values of Quality, Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Customer Focus, Innovation, and Continuous Improvement, which are demonstrated through our daily actions. For 75 years, our dedication to our core values has been the foundation for our success. Our products have been up into space, down to the bottom of the ocean, and everywhere in between. That same dedication spans to our customers.

Throughout our organization we demonstrate a commitment to these values and those we bring onboard. Whether you want to grow in your role or explore broad opportunities and develop new skills—you’ll thrive in a culture that promotes learning and development.

We strive to be a company where we all can do our best work with a true sense of purpose and belonging. 

Be Connected. Be Valued. Be You.

We hope you’ll consider joining our team.

Position Summary :

Provides direction and leadership for site manufacturing activities to achieve safety, cost, quality and delivery goals. Manages available resources and leads associates to perform all departmental tasks in the most cost effective manner while ensuring a quality product is processed according to schedule. Ensures proper use of all Swagelok personnel systems and adherence to all regulatory requirements placed on the plant. Supports company operating plan along with Swagelok’s mission, vision and values

Essential Duties & Responsibilities :

Operational Cadence

• Drives Lean Daily Management System (LDMS) Cadence to achieve operational excellence

• Establish metrics & goals: visible and understood

• Execute based on metrics (daily/weekly/monthly),

• Daily management of escalation and problem solving, including support resources

• Utilizing Capacity/Load targets, develop/execute staffing/scheduling plans, adjusting to a daily/weekly/monthly cadence

• Drives “Boundary Team” alignment between operations and all support functions, clearly defining expectations and holding all associates equally accountable


• Demonstrate alignment of corporate mission, vision, values and strategies

• Clearly owning & delivering messages, “connecting the dots” for associates

• Demonstrate Engagement and Relationship Building Skills

• Drive Change through Inspirational Leadership

• Maintains fair and consistent application of all company policies and procedures

• Resolve personnel issues or conflicts

• Leads by example, following leader standard work to focus on in the moment priorities

Quality / Continuous Improvement

• Drives Culture of Quality/Continuous Improvement

• Quality plan adherence and Standard work discipline

• Engagement of all associates in waste reduction education and activities

• Utilizes Kaizen events to drive operational improvements, engaging associates and entire boundary team

Development of Self / Others

• Develops associates through effective use of Hourly Workforce Development Plan

• Develops plans to address skill gaps within the workforce

• Coaches and mentors associates to help them achieve their career goals

• Execute performance management process within guidelines of HR policies

• Continuously develops self through additional training, continued education, and benchmarking opportunities.

  • As a leader, you are expected to know, enforce, and appropriately escalate all Swagelok associate policies.

Approximate # of direct reports (if applicable) – 10-30 Direct Reports

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements :


• High School Diploma

• Intermediate computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office, utilizing MRP systems, data mining & report generation)


• Bachelor’s degree

• Manufacturing experience (CNC, Conventional & Auxiliary equipment), or similar business experiences

• Previous formal leadership roles or experiences

Critical Competencies :

  • Communication Skills

  • Teamwork and Collaboration

  • Engagement and Relationship Building

  • Accountability both self and with associates

  • Agility in thinking and responding to situations

  • Demonstrates strong problem-solving skills

Working Conditions and/or Physical Requirements :

• Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.

• Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.

• May be required to pass pre-employment and annual Vision Acuity tests

Swagelok provides a comprehensive package of valuable benefits called Total Rewards focused on health and wellness, compensation, retirement planning, and supplemental rewards. 

To apply:

  1. Click ‘Apply Now’ to the role of interest, upload your resume and complete the application.

  2. Those that match our qualifications will be contacted to schedule a phone interview.

Congratulations on taking the first step to B e Connected. B e Valued. B e You.

_Swagelok is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Applicants are selected without regard to race, ethnicity, creed, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law _

_Swagelok will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990,the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008, and Ohio state law. _

_This job summary is intended to be brief and does not list all the duties for this position. Nothing in this job description should be construed as an express or implied contract of employment. Swagelok is an at-will employer, which means that either party is free to terminate the employment relationship at any time, without any advanced notice, for any reason or no reason. _