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Job title:  Shift Supervisor

Job family:  Manufacturing
Business area:  Service
Contract location: 

Starkville, MS, US

Working location:  Starkville
Location type:  Office Location / Office-based
Contract type:  Permanent
Job description: 

Every day, ANDRITZ continues to deliver successful innovative solutions to our customers globally. Why are we so successful? Because we are passionate and love what we do! We are at the forefront of future engineering technologies, with solutions that ensure the success of our clients in key industries that are shaping the future of the world we live in.

Shift Supervisor (Nights & Weekends Required)


Reporting to the Plant Department Managers, this position is responsible for the overall shift production activities (yarn, weaving, finishing, mending, maintenance, shipping, etc.).  Maintain production logs and monitor equipment and product to ensure all are performing within current SPC and ISO specifications.  Directly supervise hourly employees in plant operations, leading, training, and advising their activities to mold a team of competent, proficient employees.  Responsible for control of quality, cost, safety, productivity, efficiency and waste. Interface regularly with plant staff, product development, process engineering, vendors, customers, plant manager, cost accountant, technical group and personnel department.



Detailed job description

● Administer directly and through subordinate lead men all employee relations policies and practices relative to selection, training, performance, evaluation, absence control, communications, discipline, etc., and maintain an adequate, qualified and informed workforce in all sections under scope of supervision.


●Organize the production on the shift.  Formulate plans, follow trends, and is responsible for meeting approved production schedules and targeted control levels by monitoring progress and taking action to correct undesirable trends.  Establish and maintain standard processing procedures.


●Maintain safe working conditions in the physical area under scope of supervision and develop and maintain safe work practices, protective devices, and programs designed to achieve these ends.  Maintain good housekeeping to ensure soil-free fabrics and a safe environment.


●Provide for an environment within assigned area for effective motivation and development of subordinates.  Work to achieve and maintain the same environment throughout the plant.  


●Is responsible for accurate reporting of all departmental activities as required.


●Perform work on special projects or assignments as required by the Production Department Managers.


●Is responsible for developing and maintaining process and control procedures and checks.


●Communicate directly with other Andritz plants to compare ideas on like products and try to gain additional knowledge that may be helpful.


●Is responsible for maintaining and managing department inventory.



Requires a high school diploma and preferably a 4-year degree.  Knowledge of textile fundamentals and specifications and procedures in these areas preferred.  Must have three to five years of supervisory experience in textile environment and possess sound human relations skills. Administrative and computer skills are required.



This will be a 12-hour shift (7pm-7am on a 2-2-3 schedule).  


Week 1

Work Monday and Tuesday

Off Wednesday and Thursday

Work Friday, Saturday and Sunday


Week 2

Off Monday and Tuesday

Work Wednesday and Thursday

Off Friday, Saturday and Sunday


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Requisition ID:  13526

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