Production Supervisor

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

Job Type:



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


10 hour shift
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Work Location: One location

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.