Second Shift Supervisor

Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions for almost every industry on the planet. And we are where we are because our talent brought us here. By specializing in the polymer engineering that makes innovation and application possible, Trelleborg works closely with leading industry brands to accelerate their performance, drive their business forward—and along the way, shape the industry and progress that will benefit humankind in the exciting years ahead.



The Trelleborg Denver facility is seeking an experienced, passionate, self-starter Second Shift Supervisor to support our growing aerospace business in Louisville, CO.  The ideal candidate will take ownership of all manufacturing process for our second shift operations.  We are looking for somebody who has experience implementing practical solutions in a regulated manufacturing environment. They will stay focused on the bigger picture goals while working in a fast-paced environment as Trelleborg takes on new business and develops new products and capabilities.


The 2nd Shift Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the nightly operations on the production floor.  They will be responsible for ensuring safety comes first, and addressing production issues in a timely manner.  This position will be key in facilitating continuous production on the night shift and taking immediate action when problems arise.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Value stream supervisors and supply chain to ensure production targets are met.
  • Learns and maintains an in-depth understanding of all production processes and regularly audits compliance to standard work instructions.
  • Manages second shift activities and ensures priorities of work orders are set.
  • Oversees continuous improvement ideas as set by the management team; ensures improvement of paperwork flow, inventory accuracy, standard work, 6S efforts, and quality control for second shift production.
  • Participates in shift change communication; what is priority for evening production and potential issues to be resolved.
  • Ensures proper training is completed for second shift crew.
  • Understands work order process and how to allocate accordingly.
  • Ensures on-time delivery standards are met.
  • Identifies and works to eliminate non-value added steps in various areas of the production process.
  • Works with all departments to ensure proper execution of the workflow and avoid communication breakdowns; jumps in to resolve the situations as needed.
  • Provides feedback to day shift Operations manager regarding employee performance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Education and Experience

This position requires a High School degree with previous experience in a manufacturing environment.  This position should have at least 1 year supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization both written and verbal; must be able to effectively collaborate to drive cultural change.
  • Strong leadership, mentoring and organizational skills.
  • Ability to effectively train all levels of employees.
  • Must have a high level of attention to detail, the ability to multitask and excellent problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge of 5S lean tools (such as 7 Wastes, 5 Why’s, Daily Management, Flow, Pull, SOP’s, Visual Management, Kaizen, SMED) and taking a continuous improvement approach.
  • Knowledge of materials and material requirements is helpful.
  • Mechanical aptitude including CNC skills is helpful.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • ERP experience a plus
  • Ability to promote continuous change priorities while achieving desired results.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve set goals on time and within budgetary constraints.

Work Environment/Physical Demands/Equipment Used

This position is located in a manufacturing facility which requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, squatting, twisting, and bending.  This position requires approximately 80% of time spent on the production floor and 20 % in a general office environment.  Requires lifting up to 50 lbs.  The hours for second shift run from 2:30pm to 11:00pm and this leadership role will need to overlap for shift change communications.

Health and Safety – PPE Requirements

  • Safety Glasses to be worn at all times when on the production floor
  • Must wear appropriate PPE for all work activities performed

We offer a competitive salary that includes an excellent benefit package.  Trelleborg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Trelleborg does not discriminate based on Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran, or any other protected status pursuant to applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.


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