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Production Supervisor III - Day Shift

Date: May 20, 2019

Location: Kansas City, MO, US

Company: Blount International

Work Location : Kansas City, MO (Mfg Plant)   

Functional Area : Manufacturing 

Number of Openings : 1 


Blount International, Inc. has an exceptional opportunity.


We are committed to excellence in our people, products, performance, and profits. We believe our team members are the foundation of our Company's success, and we are committed to continuous improvement and learning, exceptional quality, connecting with our customer, and good relationships with our team members.


LOCATION ADDRESS: 4840 E 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64127



  • Coordinate the quality, delivery and cost activities to meet schedules and targets

  • Support and maintain a safe and secure workplace

  • Selection of Team Members

  • Train Team Members to meet cost, quality, and delivery standards

  • Provide coaching, counseling,and career development

  • Assess individual and team performance, give feedback
  • Develop and implement 3-5 year plans

  • Monitor systems to assure outgoing quality meets standards

  • Monitor systems to schedule, including coordination of workforce and equipment to meet schedules.

  • Monitor labor costs and supply expenses

  • Maintain reporting, including shift rosters and logs



  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • High School Diploma or nationally recognized equivalent required



  • A minimum of three years in an applicable work / industry environment

  • A minimum of one year in leadership role

  • Demonstrated understanding and effective utilization of Outlook, Word, and Excel

  • Demonstrated proficiency in a business enterprise system, SAP preferred

  • Self starter with the ability to make critical decisions with limited data

  • Good verbal and written business communication skills

  • Understanding of production processes, scheduling, and workflow

  • Ability to meet schedules



  • Regular work schedule: 
    • Day shift, Monday - Friday 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., including shift hand-off meetings
  • Rotational weekend coverage required, advanced notice provided
  • Available for for coverage of mid shift or graveyard shift, if necessary
  • Available to work on site as required by job



Blount is a global manufacturer and marketer of replacement parts, equipment, and accessories for consumers and professionals operating primarily in two market segments: Forestry, Lawn, and Garden (“FLAG”); and Farm, Ranch, and Agriculture (“FRAG”). Blount also sells products in the construction markets and is the market leader in manufacturing saw chain and guide bars for chain saws. We also supply original equipment manufacturers (OEM) with cutting attachments.


Blount’s global manufacturing and distribution footprint includes manufacturing, sales, and distribution facilities in the United States, Canada, Japan, Brazil, China, and Europe. Blount offers products under the brand names OREGON®, Carlton®, Woods®, KOX, SpeeCo®, ICS®, and Pentruder.  For more information, visit


Blount will only employ those who are legally authorized to work.  Any offer of employment is contingent on the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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