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Production Supervisor

Date:  Dec 28, 2021

Lebanon, KY, US, 40033

Req ID:  22940
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Supervise and train hourly employees
  • Develop and implement departmental budgets, work schedules and staffing requirements that fully support the facility profit plan
  • Maintain a positive human resource climate through the use of pro-active communication programs and teambuilding exercises
  • Manage the department in a manner that achieves maximum quality and meets expected standards of productivity and efficiency
  • Develop and implement departmental safety and operational excellence programs that support regional and/or company guidelines
  • Comply with all State regulations concerning safety and environmental
  • Maintain departmental equipment in a manner that insures longvity and maximum use for the company
  • Maintaining Kronos for employee time and attendance
  • Working with Engineering on specifications and sales order modifications
  • Identifying parts shortages and working with suppliers to meet on-time delivery
  • Monitoring producation and quality of work to meet customer demands
  • Assessing new employees and insuring training is conducted to meet skill level requirements
  • Monitoring departmental budgets and spending to maintain at or below level
  • Tracking all safety issues within the department and insuring corrective actions are timely
  • Coaching and counseling with employees are required
  • Planning work schedules for the department including overtime requirements


  • The incumbent must posses a broad knowledge of rebuild operations
  • An in-depth familiarity with department-specific processes is necessary as well as the ability to work from prints and detail drawings
  • Financial acument is necessary in order to develop and implement departmental budgets
  • The imcumbent must have at least 5 years of experience in a heavy manufacturing environment to be successful
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and have proficient computer skills
  • Must have history with root acuse analysis and corrective actions
  • Degree in management or business discipline desireable but not required

Additional Information

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Louisville

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