Shift Manager


$60,000 - $80,000



Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance

401 K Company Match

Paid Time Off

Employee Assistance Program

Performance Bonuses



12 hour rotating shifts


7:00 – 7:00





Responsible for the supervision, evaluation and safety of team members in one or more manufacturing buildings to meet company objectives for safety, quality, productivity and costs.


•    Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.
•    Supervises all assigned operations on the shift according to established manufacturing specifications within production schedules cooperating with other departments to assure proper product flow.
•    Directs and assigns operators to tasks and assignments to meet shift objectives.
•    Keeps proper authorities notified of issues concerning production, schedules, quality or scrap problems.
•    Safeguards all company property and sees that all tools and equipment are in good operating condition and maintains work areas in a neat, orderly and safe manner.  Supports and participates in the 6S process.
•    Analyzes and resolves work problems or assists workers in solving work problems.
•    Manages HR functions with assigned operators to include performance appraisal and time accounting.
•    Trains operators by initiating training plan, implementing plan, tracking progress, testing and follow-up.
•    Gathers, computes, records and compiles data for production, cost, quality, maintenance, near miss or accident reports.
•    Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product.
•    Drives changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of department or work crew.  In addition, reviews and suggests changes to operating procedures.
•    Initiates and follows plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.  
•    Utilizes training and education to manage and coordinate all the activities within the assigned department.




•    5+ years leadership experience required.
•    Bachelor’s degree in a related field (business management, production operations, engineering, etc) OR equivalent combined education and experience. 
•    Carbon fiber or composites experience preferred. 
•    5+ years Supervisory experience preferred.
•    Very strong written and verbal communication skills.
•    Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
•    Excellent organizational skills.
•    Proven excellent analysis/problem solving skills.
•    Strong computer skills. 
•    Strong organizational skills with excellent attention to detail. 
•    Must be task oriented and able to meet deadlines.
•    Able to work well on own without close supervision and make efficient and effective decisions.
•    High level of mathematical ability. 



The following physical activities 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 individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.


While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to stand, walk; regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms; occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear. 


The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. 



The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to extreme heat, minimal concentration of chemicals and HCN below DOSH standards, frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is below OSHA required PPE levels but considered loud in some areas. 

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. 


This position may require travel.


This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and Team Member and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Our Promise:

Convince us with your skills and strengths – in an experienced team, working on challenging tasks. With our leading-edge technologies and materials, you will have freedom to act and a wide range of development opportunities. Attractive remuneration as well as smart fringe benefits are part of our offer.

SGL Carbon is a leader in the development and manufacture of products based on specialty graphite and compo­sites materials. Using our comprehensive technology know-how and in close partnership with our customers, we develop intelligent and leading-edge solutions for the big issues of mobility, energy and digitization.

SGL Carbon has more than 4,700 employees worldwide and 31 sites in Europe, North America and Asia, and a ser­vice network in over 100 countries.

Publication Date:  Sep 21, 2022

Moses Lake, WA, US, 98837

Business Unit:  Carbon Fibers
Legal Unit:  SGL Composites LLC
Functional Area:  Production/Operations/Maintenance
Employment Type:  Full time

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

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