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Production Supervisor - No manufacturing experience required!

Posted on 6 July 2018 by

Morgan Corporation 
Manufacturing & Construction 

Production Supervisor

Location: Plainfield, CT (30 minutes from Naval Submarine Base New London, CT)

Morgan Corporation is opening a new plant, #12 on our North American footprint! We are beginning our search to find people with your expertise to help run the operation. Full production will begin in late 2018 and we would like to begin training new team members a few months ahead of time.


Morgan Corporation is the largest manufacturer of medium duty freight and refrigerated van and truck bodies in North America. Founded in 1952, as a small welding shop in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, on the site where Conestoga wagons were manufactured through the late 1800s, we have experienced tremendous growth and continue to look for additional expansion opportunities around the world. With a total of eleven manufacturing and five service facilities strategically located across the U.S. and Canada, Morgan is able to provide the quality, service, and prompt delivery our customers expect.

A subsidiary of J.B. Poindexter, a privately held diversified manufacturing company, Morgan Corporation offers a vast variety of career opportunities, internally as well as within the J.B. Poindexter family of companies. We offer competitive salaries and progressive benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance, disability plans, 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more. We pride ourselves in team member development, performance, recognition, and a culture of diversity and respect. Whether you are taking the next step of your career or just beginning, joining Morgan’s winning team means being part of a great home away from home. You will be challenged. You will be proud.


The Production Supervisor will supervise a staff of hourly personnel, leading and managing the day-to-day manufacturing operations for the facility.


  1. Plans, organizes and controls a work group to meet production schedules.

2.Maintains safe working conditions, safe work practices and good housekeeping in area of responsibility.

3.Improves methods and processes to improve productivity, reduce costs and improve quality.

4.Trains, develops, instructs, motivates employees to achieve maximum efficiency.

5.Understands all applicable company policies, standards and procedures and communicates to ensure compliance by all employees in area of responsibility.

6.Recognizes and disciplines employees according to established procedures.

7.Understands bottlenecks that limit production and take necessary corrective action.

8.Insures flow of materials to meet production needs

9.Ensures proper equipment and tools for workforce to complete tasks.

10.Other duties as assigned.


• 4 year degree preferred or equivalent experience

•Initiative and competence to anticipate and respond to issues along with the ability to identify and implement changes as needed

•Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles a plus

•Excellent communication skills, personal accountability and a strong sense of urgency

•Training and supervisory experience (progression – how quickly promoted)

•Strong ability to communicate to multiple levels and functions

•Can work independently

•Experience in Schematics, Blue Print reading, and AutoCAD introduction

•Strong mentorship

•Has led multi-functional projects

•Has led teams in structured and stressful environment and ever-changing environment

•Strong ownership of outcomes (high responsibility)

•Proactive versus reactive approach

•Leads by example


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

This job operates in a manufacturing plant environment. Must be able to work in a non-climate controlled environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms, and lift up to 30 pounds.

Special Application Instructions:

• Click the link below to complete our pre-employment assessment (approximately 30 minutes or less).

• After completing the pre-employment assessment, apply via the “Apply Now” button on the job posting at this link:

• After completing your online application, your pre-employment assessment results and application/resume will be more thoroughly reviewed and you may be contacted for a personal interview.

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