Job Description

Main Hours of Work:

  • Monday through Thursday: 2:30 pm – Midnight
  • Friday: 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm…start your weekend earlier

Did you know you can make a positive impact on firefighter health and safety from right here in Medina County?

Fire-Dex is family-owned, global manufacturer of head-to-toe personal protective equipment (PPE) for first responders. We’re currently seeking a qualified Production Supervisor to supervise production employees in a leadership role to meet production and project schedules; plan and assign work; implement policies and operating procedures and be responsible for safety, quality, productivity, morale, and cost of responsible work groups.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage departmental performance measures, including visual controls and provides regular progress reports
  • Provides employee coaching and development
  • Apply policies related to job performance, company values and safety
  • Identify key performance indicators and seek continual improvement of them
  • Plans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures
  • Balances quality, productivity, cost, safety and morale to achieve positive results in all areas
  • Ensures effective employee relations, creating a fun, yet highly effective work environment
  • Assist in employee hiring and onboarding
  • Maintain 6S standards

Candidates Should Possess the Following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Administration or related field is preferred
  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent required
  • Previous (at least 2 years) successful manufacturing or production leadership experience
  • Active leadership experience in lean initiatives, six-sigma programs and kaizen activities
  • Familiar with ISO standards
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft applications, especially Word, Excel and Outlook and ability to learn new software programs and systems
  • Open and effective communicator and collaborator with all levels of the organization, including verbally and written, including being a team player and having a professional interface with others, getting results through collaboration
  • Managerial skills relating to the ability to lead cross-functional teams and interpersonal skills, including coaching and mentoring
  • Strong sense of urgency, follow-through, and diligence, including meeting deadlines and have the ability to remain organized with and keep track of multiple sources of information and data
  • Ability to follow and lead safety standards and standard work
  • Possesses characteristics of servant leadership
  • Ability to read for understanding, follow and retain multiple work instructions, procedure manuals, software manuals and other business documents
  • Strong problem-solving skills, including the ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations and strong follow through and diligence with a solution focused mind-set
  • Efficient with multi-tasking and managing multiple priorities, including being productive while handling re-directions and interruptions, based upon business needs
  • Being flexible and accommodating
  • High attention to details

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life insurance, 401(k) with matching, EAP, paid time off, discount programs and other perks
  • Profit sharing bonuses based upon company success
  • Work in a state-of-the-art facility which creates customized head-to-toe protection for first responders
  • Fulfillment about your work and this industry because it is impactful

Fire-Dex
780 S. Progress Drive
Medina, OH 44256

Gear Wash
657 South 72nd Street
Milwaukee, WI, 53214

T: 330-723-0000
F: 330-723-0035

We are an equal opportunity employer. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

All employment is, however, contingent on successful completion of a drug screen, E-Verify & background check.

For questions regarding employment at Fire-Dex, click here to email Human Resources.