Manufacturing Shift Supervisor, Production Supervisor, semiconductor exp in a wafer fab required.

Greater KC Area


Not too long ago CNN/Money and Money magazine ranked this location/town 44th on its list of the 100 Best Cities to reside in the United States.

The ranking improved to 27th more recently as well


Benefits - Full, begin the first day

Relocation Assistance Available - Yes

Bonus Eligible - Yes

Interview Travel Paid – Yes


This position is responsible for achieving company objectives, ensuring a safe, productive environment, and managing costs to deliver a high quality product.  Also, the shift supervisor is responsible for supervising the production personnel during a regular shift through coaching and mentoring.  The shift supervisor will be assigned a primary shift, but must be able to work any shift.  Production shifts operate on a compressed work week with four 12-hour shifts, followed by three 12-hour shifts on alternating weeks, 24/7/365.


Minimum Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent

Greater than one year of proven leadership experience including direct supervision of staff in a manufacturing environment with excellence in safety, lean manufacturing and continuous improvement.

Excellent organizational skills, solid communication skills, strong problem solving and well developed analytic skills, to effectively flow down goals from the manager into measurable tasks to employee levels.

Experience as a Production Supervisor or Lead Operator in a similar role in the semiconductor industry in a wafer fab facility.


Preferred Qualifications

College Degree


Physical Requirements and Environment, To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform the essential functions of the job satisfactorily with/without accommodations.  Essential duties include the ability to lift, push, pull, and perform activities that include climbing, bending at the waist, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, crawling, handling, feeling, hearing, talking, seeing.  The work environment could include slippery surfaces, noise or vibrations, mechanical hazards, electrical hazards, fumes or odors, dust or gases.


Position Responsibilities

Plan, execute and monitor day-to-day manufacturing activities to meet desired goals.

Report performance and analyze data to identify potential problems and issues; assume ownership of the problem solving process and develop sound plans and corrective actions to ensure adherence to quality standards and delivery schedules.

Drive continuous improvement on key process metrics, work-in-progress (WIP), aged inventory and overall scrap levels.

Direct employees for the appropriate shift in the production of high quality wafers per weekly and monthly requirements.

Assure that shop instructions, preventive maintenance, WIP tracking, SPC and calibration procedures are followed completely and accurately.

Be responsible for ensuring that proper training, re-training, cross-training and new job assignments occur to match the needs of the business.

Provide input to the management on staffing needs and/or movement of personnel.

Document employee’s performance.  Make input to employees performance appraisals at the agreed upon interval.

Verify that each employee’s pay card is accurate each week and keep records regarding starting and stopping times, breaks, and lunches.  Monitor and schedule vacation, holidays, sick time and overtime.

Help provide security to all Fab premises within factory and help to instill a clean, neat, safe and orderly work place.

Verify that all employees are following all safety and clean room procedures.