Production Supervisor (Night Shift 730pm - 730am)


Knoxville, TN, US

Req ID:  4558
Job Type: 
Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.


Ensure team members are provided with the materials, equipment, and resources necessary to meet customer demand.  Develop the lean culture and a team environment through coaching, mentoring and motivation.


The essential functions of the position include, but are not limited to:

  1. Lead by positive example from the foundation of EPC’s Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Performance, Outside-in Focus, Action Oriented, and Teamwork.
  2. Support continuous improvement initiatives through the use of lean principles that relate to policy deployment objectives.
  3. Plan, organize, and direct activities that satisfy production requirements as specified by the kanban system while ensuring efficient utilization of equipment, methods, and materials.
  4. Establish alternatives and contingency plans to prevent production and equipment downtime issues.
  5. Maintain good employee relations and resolve personnel policy matters as necessary.
  6. Conduct new hire evaluations and annual performance reviews for all members on team.
  7. Help develop and maintain SQDC metric tracking methods for processes within the facility.
  8. Create, maintain, and communicate end of shift performance reports.
  9. Verify, adjust, and approve team member attendance via ADP E-time.



  1. Ensure every job is performed safely for the benefit of self, co-workers, and contractors for the protection of the facility.  This includes monitoring the use of required personal protective equipment and the use of safety equipment/devices, guarding, as well as safe working practices.
  2. Immediately report every job related injury or illness, regardless of severity, to a member of management.
  3. Assist in investigating accidents as necessary.
  4. Review Material Safety Data Sheet instructions before working with any chemical product.
  5. Maintain safe working conditions by the ensuring the work area is clean and orderly.



  1. Colleagues are responsible for their own quality and that of colleagues within their span of control.
  2. Colleagues are responsible to follow all established Quality procedures and instructions.
  3. Notify management for all corrective actions if and when defects are found and/or parts/processes do no conform to specifications.





  • Leadership skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective communication skills
    • Verbal and Written
    • One-on-one and Group
    • Effective Listening
  • Counseling skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Multi-task oriented



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, climb stairs, stoop, twist, use hands and fingers, handle or feel certain object or controls, talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, reach with hands or arms, kneel or crouch. Employee may also be required to perform repetitive motion with hands and arms. The employee must lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distant vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.



Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.

Nearest Major Market: Knoxville