• Production Supervisor

    Job ID 2018-3073
    Location Redwood Falls, Minnesota
    Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Every day, in nearly 100 countries around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display systems for information and entertainment. Our displays provide vital travel information in airports and train stations and along highways. They advertise the price of gas, store specials, and more as you make your daily commute. They also enhance spectators’ experiences at sporting events of all kinds, from Little League to the major leagues.  Daktronics builds displays and video systems for large sporting venues including:  schools, colleges and universities, professional teams and facilities, sports federations, and international events and organizing committees.


    Areas of Focus

    • People Development
      • Planned daily interactions with all direct reports to help them achieve and exceed our High Standard of Performance through the use of touchpoints
      • Timely completion of objective performance evaluations
      • Employee training: Develop and execute a plan to have all direct reports grow their skills using TWI and job instructions.
      • Facilitate and promote movement both within and outside the home factory to foster our commitment to stable employment
    • Hiring and Staffing
      • Participate as part of a collaborative interview team and select individuals who demonstrate the potential to meet and exceed our High Standard of Performance
      • Work with Production Manager and HR on staffing levels to meet current and anticipated demand while considering improvements that lead to further productivity gain
    • Running the Business:
      • Maintain a safe work environment by;
        • Performing daily safety audits
        • Ensure adherence to safety policies and procedures
        • Addressing hazards that arise through problem solving
        • Participate in monthly safety meetings and safety audits
      • Meet customer demand by;
        • Creating production plans with Production Team/Line Lead for required work, including; staffing levels and assignments, hourly and daily goals, per area.
        • Regularly performing leader standard work tasks as part of Lean Management System
          • Attend/Participate in tier meetings
          • Monitor production using visual controls
          • Verify standard processes are followed and cycle times are met
          • Ensure product is built to meet quality specifications
        • Supporting production operations through fixing and/or escalating issues that arise
        • Performing value add work as needed
    • Improving the Business:
      • Lead and actively participate in daily problem solving
      • Lead and/or participate in larger improvement projects within areas of responsibility
      • Drive change in areas of responsibility in the pursuit of continuous improvement.
      • Be able to build consensus and communicate importance to the team and internal customers
      • Foster an environment of daily problem solving by developing direct reports to be effective problem solver
    • General Expectations:
      • Foster an environment that promotes and reinforces team work
      • Represent Daktronics as an Agent of the Organization by building positive, professional relationships of mutual respect and trust.
      • Consistently model Daktronics high-performing leader and team behaviors. Positively influence to further Daktronics culture and success.
      • Demonstrated Capabilities for Success
    • Core: Ethics and values, integrity and trust, dealing with ambiguity, listening, composure, self-reflection and self-development.

    Developmental: The Production Supervisor position provides consistent opportunities to develop competencies essential to developing and leading people. These competencies include motivating others, building effective teams, developing direct reports and others, problem solving, conflict management. Production supervisors should possess a passion for helping others grow and succeed.



    • Bachelors degree required.
    • Supervision experience preferred. Demonstrated leadership ability required.  
    • Fluent in English, both written and verbal.
    • Physical Requirements include the ability to:
      • Lift and carry up to 50 pounds and or awkward items
      • Ability to stand sit for a full 10hour shift
      • Distinguish and identify wire and paint colors
      • Read fine print with or without the use of corrective lenses
      • Have a full range of motion (bending, lifting, reaching, working with some small parts with repetition)
      • Reach in all directions and potentially in awkward positions
      • Work with odors (solder, paint, solvent, manufacturing odors)
      • Maintain hand eye coordination
    • A post offer pre-employment job function analysis will be required to test for essential job functions
    • Ability to travel by air and ground.
    • Background and motor vehicle check will be conducted.
    • Daktronics does not sponsor, extend or renew immigration visas for this position.

    Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or citizenship status. If you would like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here.


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