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Parker Plastics, Inc. Production Supervisor in Hagerstown, Maryland


Our Production Supervisors are responsible for supervising production employees in a manufacturing environment. This position plans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures and recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions on designated shift

Daily Duties:

  • Requires constant visual attention, ability to discern flaws in containers.

  • Must know and be able to assist in the training of all lower classification employees on the in-house computer inventory system (ERP system) for production.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to seek resources as needed

  • Collaborative interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain effective relationships at all levels of the organization

  • Results-oriented focus and approach

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook and Access)

  • An approach to work that includes initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy and discretion

  • Ability to work with confidential materials.

  • Ability to drive process improvement

  • Very strong organizational and business process skills with attention to detail

  • Ability to prioritize and work independently on a variety of assignments with minimal supervision

  • Ability to accurately determine deadlines and ask for help if needed

  • Willingness to seek professional growth and development as the scope of the position increases

  • Uncompromised commitment to client focus and exceptional customer service

  • Demonstrated integrity, maturity, professionalism, and sensitivity

  • Must be able to prepare and analyze data and figures.

  • Know Quality Control Orientation Program.

  • Must be able to safely and effectively use a variety of hand tools.

  • Must be able to operate Volt/Ohms meter, micrometers, calculator, and be familiar with a variety of tools and equipment.

  • Must be skilled in managing and directing employees, promoting team atmosphere, implementing policies and procedures.

  • Receive Parker Plastics Forklift Certification within 30 days of employment.

  • Must have a valid state driver?s license

  • Supervisor must have positive attendance points to continue cross training program.

  • Must complete 3-5 training classes, pertaining to job classification, within 90 days. These classes will be pre-arranged by Parker Plastics (if applicable).

  • Must pass mechanical aptitude testing (60% or above)


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • A demonstrated ability to read, write and follow verbal and written instructions in the English language.

  • 5 years previous supervisory experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment

  • Strong Mechanical Aptitude

  • Associate degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school and one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience or a Bachelor?s degree is preferred but not required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment

  • Ability to meet physical requirements of maintenance.

  • Ability to carry up to 50 pounds.


  • Experience in the plastics industry a plus

  • Knowledge in SQF, GMP, HACCP, FSMA, plant production systems, sanitation, plant safety, quality systems and regulations