Production Supervisor (Machining)

Position Summary: 

This position is responsible for all 1st and 2nd shift production employees within the Lathe Department.  The Production Supervisor is required to participate actively in 5S audits and departmental safety meetings.  This position requires knowledge of blueprint reading, CNC Machining and Programming.  The Supervisor must be able to multi-task and make decisions.  The Supervisor must also communicate with and motivate employees and assist other supervisors and departments throughout the St Marys' site. 

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.
  • Safe guards 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: 

  • Experience in graphite or related machining operations.  Journeyman certification preferred.
  • Knowledge of blueprint reading, CNC programming and machining operations.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft office required.
  • Demonstrable organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage a large workload efficiently.
  • Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels in the organization demonstrating both written and verbal communication skills.
  • Supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment, preferred.
  • Associates degree in technical discipline, preferred.
  • SAP and Shop Vue experience, preferred.


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.

Date:  Jun 16, 2022

St. Marys, PA, US, 15857

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

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

Job Segment: CNC, Production Manager, 2nd Shift, Industrial, Machinist, Manufacturing, Night