Production Supervisor – Rockford

Forge Resources Group, a leader in custom short-run steel forgings, is searching for a 1st Shift Production Supervisor at our Rockford, IL location.


  • Manage the daily goals and output of the department.
  • Manage and delegate the processing of parts, cleaning, inspecting, grinding, and packing
  • Request PO’s from the appropriate Purchasing staff for outside processing
  • Disposition parts to the appropriate staging area for shipping to outside services or the customer
  • Backup to shipping/receiving department.
  • Maintain housekeeping as it relates to all aspects of the department, i.e., materials, equipment, inventory, WIP
  • Track and monitor usage of consumable items, i.e. grinding discs, belts, shot, etc to reduce cost and eliminate waste
  • Work with maintenance department on equipment repair needs and scheduling
  • Maintain daily production records
  • Review daily scrap with Inspection
  • Advise of any methods to improve production
  • Identify, plan, and implement 5S projects in the department
  • Effectively and positively represent the goals of management to staff
  • Adhere to and maintain all safety policies and procedures within the department
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Frequent walking, standing, climbing stairs, and bending at waist
  • Frequent climbing on/off a forklift
  • Occasional lifting up to 40 lbs


  • Previous experience in production, manufacturing, or other related fields
  • Knowledge of production tools and equipment
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Forge Resources Group is a Drug Free Workplace. Candidates must pass a pre-employment Drug Screen, physical and detailed background check.

The Drug Screen includes screening for all drugs that are illegal under federal law, regardless of state or local ordinances.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday