Production Supervisor, Finishing (2nd Shift)

This position is responsible for all 2nd shift production employees in the Assembly, Treater, and Finishing Departments. Supervisor may be required to assist in other areas of machining as directed.  Supervisor is required to participate actively in 5S Audits, Departmental Safety Meetings, Incident reviews, Kaizens, and Safety Sweeps. This position requires knowledge of blueprint reading, a clear understanding of processes and procedures, and the ability to manage reports in a constructive and efficient manner.  Supervisor must be able to multi-task. Supervisor must communicate and assist other supervisors and departments throughout the St. Mary’s site. This position may require some travel.


Key Accountabilities: 

  • Supervises all assigned operations on the shift according to established manufacturing specifications within production schedules, cooperating with other departments to assure proper product flow
  • 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 TPM process.

  • Analyzes and resolves work problems or assists workers in solving work problems

  • Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.

  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.

  • 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.

  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of department or work crew.

  • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.  Utilizes training and education to manage and coordinate all the activities within the assigned department.


Your Profile:

  • Associate degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school or six months to one year related experience and/or training

  • Experience in Graphite or related machining operations.

  • Supervisory experience in a manufacturing plant, preferred

  • Knowledge of blueprint reading

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft office required

  • SAP and Shopvue experience, preferred

  • Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization, both written and verbal

  • Organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage a large workload efficiently




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.

Equal Opportunity Employer 

We provide equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other classification protected under applicable federal, state or local law.


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:  May 24, 2023

St. Marys, PA, US, 15857

Business Unit:  Graphite Solutions
Legal Unit:  SGL CARBON, LLC
Functional Area:  Production/Operations/Maintenance
Employment Type:  Full time
Minimum Salary:  68000
Maximum Salary:  73000

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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