A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what s possible?

Job Title: Supervisor

Department: Press Weld

Reports To: Plant Manager

Location: Avon Lake, OH


Southwire Avon Lake Plant is currently seeking an experienced Production Supervisor responsible for ensuring manufacturing operations meet SQDCI (safety, quality, delivery, cost, and inventory) deliverables. Manages daily operations to include giving work assignments, troubleshooting production problems, reinforces safety, drives process improvement and 5S and lean manufacturing principles. Demonstrates proficient machining, troubleshooting, and communication. Identifies and correct machining and assembly problems relative to tools and fixtures. Utilizes ADP to track and record time for payroll purposes. This individual should have a general awareness of the overall business and be able to recognize the need for and escalate process improvements to standard work that reduces cost and improves quality and on-time delivery. Will interact with cross-functional teams, coach and mentor CNC machinists/operators, and general assemblers. Will troubleshoot problems relating to tooling, equipment, and processes; ensure adherence to policies and procedures regarding non-conforming material, assist with capacity planning, and new production development work.

Performs other duties as assigned.


  • 5+ years of machining background, CNC programming a plus-fabrication knowledge.
  • Basic computer knowledge, experience using an ERP system desirable
  • Ability to troubleshoot; read blueprints
  • Direct and assist others in completing work in a timely manner
  • Anticipate internal/external customer needs and initiate action to meet and/or exceed expectations
  • Drives process improvements meets quality and plant metrics
  • Supports organizational changes positively through actions and words
  • Flexibility will change hours to meet organizational/customer demands
  • Drives activities to increase employee morale and team spirit
  • Communicates across departments and at all levels (Shop, Office, Engineering, Sales, Managers)
  • Drives team goals and focuses on SQDCI. Takes ownership and pride of department


  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with ADA, FMLA and other federal, state, and local standards. Considerable standing, stooping and bending is required.

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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