Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift in Charlotte, North Carolina at KaVo Kerr

Date Posted: 6/22/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: KAV002402

About Us

KaVo Kerr is a cohesive organization comprised of two global leaders, united to provide dental excellence and serve as a single premier partner for the dental community.  KaVo Kerr operates with a common vision inspiring and helping our customers, their patients and our own associates realize their potential.  KaVo Kerr offers solutions for endodontics, restoratives, treatment units, infection prevention, imaging, rotary and instruments



The Production Supervisor-2nd Shift is responsible for supervision and development of a team of associates.  The role drives quality, safety and productivity metrics for an assigned operations department.  Additionally, this role supports the business in growth, profitability, productivity, on-time delivery, and quality in assigned areas.


  • Assume responsibility for the safety and security of the facility, e.g., facility opening and closing procedures, hazardous waste management, CPR training, and emergency response trained

  • Responsible for the safety, quality, delivery and productivity for assigned department

  • Manage the daily order flow through the paint department which can include working on the line to cover for absences periodically

  • Supervise team of hourly associates

  • Complete employee relations activities and corrective action in conjunction with Human Resources in a timely and effective manner

  • Ensure personnel are kept informed of conditions, trends, and important activities affecting their area as well as daily results, quality issues and other business needs

  • Manage and develop labor schedule in assigned areas

  • Actively ensure training and development of assigned personnel to maximize productivity across production departments

  • Oversight of facility and hourly associates that are working during off hours

  • Other projects and duties as assigned

Job Requirements



  • High School diploma required.

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.


  • 3-5 years of production experience.

  • 2+ years of management experience in a manufacturing, distribution or paint shop setting.

    Demonstrated leadership qualities and experience engaging and motivating a team.



  • Demonstrated ability in troubleshooting and solving problems.

  • Demonstrated ability to influence and lead others.

  • Must be able to exercise independent judgment and excellent problem-solving skills to identify and remedy quality, productivity, delivery, and safety issues

  • Must be willing and able to become first aid certified and be a first responder.

  • Must be willing and able to come in during off shift time periodically for training / team meetings.

  • Must be willing and able to work weekends and 10+ hours days to support production.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel).

Kavo Dental Technologies LLC is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.



Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and industrial solutions. Our globally diverse team of 59,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #144 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 2,000% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.


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