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Supvr - Production, Paint

Brand:  Matthews Memorialization
Company:  Aurora Casket Company,LLC
Line of Business:  Funeral Home

Aurora, IN, US, 47001

Req ID:  9655


This role supervises a Production Team engaged in Paint Finishing activities in a production line manufacturing plant., Paint application process, metal prep wash system, dry ovens and retouching are critical elements of the responsibilities. The Supervisor – Production partners with the peers to ensure production targets are achieved on schedule and on budget. This position manages and makes adjustments to schedules, workloads, and resourcing as needed to ensure deadlines are met and the optimal performance of the team. The Supervisor – Production is responsible for resolving the most complex production problems using strong technical expertise and a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions.


  • Attends any pre-production meetings and/or interacts with customers directly as necessary.
  • Ensures high quality standards in all production client deliverables.
  • Works closely with project team, and client contacts as needed, to ensure production deliverables within specific area of expertise to follow project specifications and meet client needs.
  • Maintains a good understanding of Finishing equipment and new technology.
  • Develops knowledge base for client categories and keeps team up to speed on consumer insights, trends, etc. Leverage knowledge to strengthen client relationships.
  • Develops sound and effective production solutions to issues that impact a department or client.
  • Creates strong and effective internal partnerships to ensure client needs are met and projects stay within scope, budget, timeline, quality and other Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Proactively leads the development of improved production processes to increase department efficiencies and product quality and to achieve financial targets.
  • Sets priorities for the team to ensure task completion, coordinates work activities with other supervisors.
  • Follows-up with direct reports to ensure jobs are on target for established hours and deadlines and adhering to company policies and procedures.
  • Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of employee(s) to ensure goals or objectives are accomplished.  Mentors, coaches, trains and develops team.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Production or related field
  • 6+ years of previous managing production teams experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Occasional) travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required.
  • High/Basic degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications.
  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning).
  • Solid understanding and application of paint finishing processes.
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work with and influence peers and management.




  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk, hear and see.  
  • Regularly/Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Regularly/Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold & heat, risk of electrical shock, and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low/moderate.

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

Our Warehouse Automation group, Matthews Automation Solutions, delivers advanced software and control solutions that improve efficiency in the physical processing of orders for retail and ecommerce distribution centers. Matthew Automation Solutions’ portfolio - including brands Lightning Pick, Pyramid, and Compass Engineering – deliver solutions for high-performance order picking, assembly and sortation, as well as warehouse control and execution systems to maximize material flow and order fulfillment throughput. 

We are in search of talent for Matthews Automations Solutions… 

At Matthews International, what makes us different is what makes us great.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants. In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team.


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati