First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
SOC: 51-1011.00

Description:

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of production and operating workers, such as inspectors, precision workers, machine setters and operators, assemblers, fabricators, and plant and system operators.


National Salary Information:

Hourly Statistics:

Annual Statistics:

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 wage data.


Employment Projections:

Employment (2014):
606,900 employed

Projected (2024):
588,200 employed

Projected growth (2014-2024)


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 2014-2024 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2014-2024). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.


Alternate Titles:

  • Abattoir Supervisor
  • Abrasive and Polished Products Supervisor
  • Acid Supervisor
  • Aerosol Supervisor
  • Aging Department Supervisor
  • Agricultural Chemicals Shift Superintendent
  • Alteration Workroom Supervisor
  • Alum Plant Supervisor
  • Alumina Plant Supervisor
  • Aluminum Boat Assembly Supervisor
  • Aluminum Fabrication Supervisor
  • Ammunition Supervisor
  • Anhydrous Ammonia Production Supervisor
  • Anode Crew Supervisor
  • Area Supervisor
  • Art Objects Supervisor
  • Artificial Flowers Supervisor
  • Asbestos Pipe Supervisor
  • Asbestos Textile Supervisor
  • Asbestos-Cement Sheet Supervisor
  • Assembly and Packing Supervisor
  • Assembly Department Supervisor
  • Assembly Line Supervisor
  • Assembly Room Supervisor
  • Assembly Supervisor
  • Automatic Machines Supervisor
  • Automobile Assembly Supervisor
  • Automotive Tire-Testing Supervisor
  • Bakery Supervisor
  • Beam Department Supervisor
  • Beater Boss
  • Beater Room Supervisor
  • Beehive Kiln Supervisor
  • Beet End Supervisor
  • Belt and Link Assembly Supervisor
  • Bindery Supervisor
  • Bit and Shank Department Supervisor
  • Blast Furnace Auxiliaries Supervisor
  • Blast Furnace Supervisor
  • Bleach Supervisor
  • Blending Supervisor
  • Blooming Mill Supervisor
  • Blueprinting and Photocopy Supervisor
  • Board Mill Supervisor
  • Boat Cleaning Supervisor
  • Boat Outfitting Supervisor
  • Boatbuilder Supervisor
  • Boiler Operators Supervisor
  • Boiler Tenders Supervisor
  • Boilermaking Supervisor
  • Bonding Supervisor
  • Bone Plant Supervisor
  • Boots and Shoes Supervisor
  • Boss
  • Bottle House Cleaners Supervisor
  • Boxing and Pressing Supervisor
  • Breaker Boss
  • Brew House Supervisor
  • Briar Shop Supervisor
  • Brine Supervisor
  • Brineyard Supervisor
  • Broommaking Supervisor
  • Brush Fabrication Supervisor
  • Burling and Joining Supervisor
  • Burning Supervisor
  • Burning, Forming, and Assembly Supervisor
  • Butcher Supervisor
  • Byproducts Supervisor
  • C D Area Supervisor
  • Calender Supervisor
  • Calendering Supervisor
  • Candle Making Supervisor
  • Candy Supervisor
  • Canvas Goods Supervisor
  • Cap and Hat Production Supervisor
  • Car Installations Supervisor
  • Carbon Electrodes Supervisor
  • Carbon Paper Coating Supervisor
  • Carding Supervisor
  • Carton and Can Supply Supervisor
  • Casting and Pasting Supervisor
  • Casting Supervisor
  • Caustic Cresylate Shift Superintendent
  • Cell Efficiency Supervisor
  • Cell Feed Department Supervisor
  • Cell Operation Supervisor
  • Cell Room Supervisor
  • Cellar Supervisor
  • Cereal Supervisor
  • Certified Solid Waste Facility Operator
  • Channel Process Supervisor
  • Char House Supervisor
  • Chemical Plant Operator Supervisor
  • Chemical Processing Supervisor
  • Chemical Supervisor
  • Chest Painting and Sealing Supervisor
  • Chief Catalyst Operator
  • Chief Dispatcher
  • Chief Hydroelectric Station Operator
  • Chief Inspector
  • Chief Load Dispatcher
  • Chief Projectionist
  • Chief Recordist
  • Chief Station Engineer
  • Chief Substation Operator
  • Chief Transfer and Pumphouse Operator
  • Chocolate and Cocoa Processing Supervisor
  • Cigar Making Machine Supervisor
  • Cigar Making Supervisor
  • Cigar Tobacco Processing Supervisor
  • Circus Supervisor
  • Clay Preparation Supervisor
  • Clay Shop Supervisor
  • Cleaning Supervisor
  • Cloth Finisher
  • Cloth Grader Supervisor
  • Cloth Winding Supervisor
  • CNC Supervisor (Computer Numerical Control Supervisor)
  • Coal Handling Supervisor
  • Coal or Ore Controller
  • Coal Yard Supervisor
  • Coating Mixer Supervisor
  • Coating Supervisor
  • Coffee Supervisor
  • Coil Winding Supervisor
  • Coin Machine Supervisor
  • Coke Handling Supervisor
  • Cold Rolling Supervisor
  • Cold Storage Superintendent
  • Color Paste Mixing Supervisor
  • Component Assembler Supervisor
  • Composing Room Supervisor
  • Compounding and Finishing Supervisor
  • Compressed Yeast Supervisor
  • Compressor Station Chief Engineer
  • Concrete Batching and Mixing Plant Supervisor
  • Concrete Block Plant Supervisor
  • Concrete Foreman
  • Concrete Pipe Plant Supervisor
  • Concrete Stone Fabricating Supervisor
  • Concrete Stone Finishing Supervisor
  • Conditioning Yard Supervisor
  • Continuous Weld Pipe Mill Supervisor
  • Converter Supervisor
  • Converting Supervisor
  • Cook House Supervisor
  • Cook Room Supervisor
  • Cooking, Casing, and Drying Supervisor
  • Cooperage Shop Supervisor
  • Coordinator
  • Corduroy Cutting Supervisor
  • Coremaker Supervisor
  • Corncob Pipe Manufacturing Supervisor
  • Corncob Pipe Supervisor
  • Cosmetics Supervisor
  • Costuming Supervisor
  • Covering and Lining Supervisor
  • Crew Chief
  • Crew Leader
  • Crusher Supervisor
  • Cured Meat Packing Supervisor
  • Cured Meats Supervisor
  • Curing Room Supervisor
  • Custom Feed Mill Operator
  • Cutting and Boning Supervisor
  • Cutting and Sewing Department Supervisor
  • Cutting and Splicing Supervisor
  • Cutting Department Supervisor
  • Cutting Supervisor
  • Dairy Processing Supervisor
  • Decorating and Assembly Supervisor
  • Decorating Supervisor
  • Defluorinated Phosphate Production Supervisor
  • Dehydrogenation Supervisor
  • Dental Laboratory Supervisor
  • Department Head
  • Department Manager
  • Department Supervisor
  • Dials Supervisor
  • Diamond Finishing Supervisor
  • Die Cast Supervisor
  • Die Casting Supervisor
  • Dimension Warehouse Supervisor
  • Dispatcher
  • Display Fabrication Supervisor
  • Distilling Department Supervisor
  • Distribution Manager
  • Distribution Superintendent
  • District Gauger
  • Dock Supervisor
  • Drawing Kiln Supervisor
  • Drawing Supervisor
  • Dried Yeast Supervisor
  • Dry Cell Assembly Supervisor
  • Dry Cleaning Supervisor
  • Dry Paste Supervisor
  • Dry Starch Supervisor
  • Dry-Cell Assembly Supervisor
  • Dry-Starch Supervisor
  • Drying and Winding Supervisor
  • Drying Supervisor
  • Dye-House Supervisor
  • Edging Supervisor
  • Egg Processing Supervisor
  • Electrical Assemblies Supervisor
  • Electrical Assembly Supervisor
  • Electrical Supervisor
  • Electronic Coils Supervisor
  • Electronic Computer Subassembly Supervisor
  • Electronics Processing Supervisor
  • Electronics Production Supervisor
  • Electronics Supervisor
  • Electrostatic Powder Coating Technician
  • Electrotyping and Stereotyping Supervisor
  • Embroidery Supervisor
  • Endless Belt Weaving Department Floor Supervisor
  • Engine Assembly Supervisor
  • Engraving Supervisor
  • Epoxy Fabrication Supervisor
  • Erection Shop Supervisor
  • Esters and Emulsifiers Supervisor
  • Evaporator Supervisor
  • Explosive Operator Supervisor
  • Extruding Department Supervisor
  • Extrusion Supervisor
  • Fabric Coating Supervisor
  • Fabrication and Assembly Supervisor
  • Fabrication Department Supervisor
  • Fabrication Supervisor
  • Facepiece Line Supervisor
  • Facilitator
  • Factory Supervisor
  • Feed House Supervisor
  • Feed Mill Supervisor
  • Fence Manufacture Supervisor
  • Fence Supervisor
  • Fermenting Cellars Supervisor
  • Fertilizer Processing Supervisor
  • Fertilizer Supervisor
  • Fiber-Locking Supervisor
  • Fiberglass Boat Assembly Supervisor
  • Fiberglass Pipe Covering Supervisor
  • Fiberline Supervisor
  • Filing and Polishing Supervisor
  • Filling and Packing Supervisor
  • Film Processing Shift Supervisor
  • Film Processing Supervisor
  • Filter Plant Supervisor
  • Filtration Supervisor
  • Final Assembly and Packing Supervisor
  • Finish Production Manager
  • Finishing and Shipping Supervisor
  • Finishing Area Supervisor
  • Finishing Department Supervisor
  • Finishing Manager
  • Finishing Room Supervisor
  • Finishing Supervisor
  • Firearms Assembly Supervisor
  • Fireworks Assembly Supervisor
  • First Line Supervisor
  • First-Line Production Supervisor
  • Fish Bait Processing Supervisor
  • Fish Processing Supervisor
  • Fitting Supervisor
  • Flame Cutting Supervisor
  • Floor Manager
  • Floor Supervisor
  • Foam Cutting Supervisor
  • Food Production Manager
  • Forge Shop Supervisor
  • Forming and Assembling Supervisor
  • Forming Department Supervisor
  • Foundry Superintendant
  • Foundry Supervisor
  • Frame Sample and Pattern Supervisor
  • Framing Mill Supervisor
  • Fruit Grading Supervisor
  • Fur Dressing Supervisor
  • Furnace Process Supervisor
  • Furniture Assembly Supervisor
  • Furrier Shop Supervisor
  • Gang Leader
  • Gang Pusher
  • Garment Manufacturing Supervisor
  • Garment Supervisor
  • Gasket Supervisor
  • Gauger Chief
  • Gelatin Plant Supervisor
  • General Handling Supervisor
  • Glass Cut-Off Supervisor
  • Glaze Supervisor
  • Glazing Department Supervisor
  • Glue Specialty Supervisor
  • Glycerin Supervisor
  • Grain and Yeast Plants Supervisor
  • Grain Elevator Superintendent
  • Grease Refining Supervisor
  • Green End Department Supervisor
  • Grinding and Spraying Supervisor
  • Grinding Supervisor
  • Group Leader
  • Hairspring Fabrication Supervisor
  • Hand Cigar Making Supervisor
  • Hand Silvering Supervisor
  • Hardboard Supervisor
  • Head Cd Storage and Materials Make-Up Operator
  • Head Cook
  • Head Grease Maker
  • Head Knitting Machine Fixer
  • Head Loft Worker
  • Head Refrigerating Engineer
  • Head Refrigeration Engineer
  • Head Sampler
  • Head Sugar Reprocess Operator
  • Head Sulfide Operator
  • Head Turbine Operator
  • Head Well Puller
  • Head Wood Grinder
  • Hearing-Aid Assembly Supervisor
  • Heat Treat Supervisor
  • Heating and Blending Supervisor
  • Heating Plant Superintendent
  • Hide House Supervisor
  • Hot Dip Plating Supervisor
  • Hot Dip Tinning Supervisor
  • Hot Strip Mill Supervisor
  • Hot Wound Spring Production Supervisor
  • House Furnishings Supervisor
  • Hydraulic Pressure Auto Frettage Machine Operator Supervisor
  • Hydrochloric Area Supervisor
  • Hydroelectric Station Chief
  • Ice House Supervisor
  • Incinerator Plant General Supervisor
  • Incinerator Plant Supervisor
  • Industrial Chemicals Supervisor
  • Insecticide Supervisor
  • Inspecting Supervisor
  • Inspection and Testing Supervisor
  • Inspection Supervisor
  • Instant Potato Processing Supervisor
  • Instrument Assembly Supervisor
  • Instrument Maintenance Supervisor
  • Insulation Supervisor
  • Jewel Supervisor
  • Jewelry Department Supervisor
  • Job Boss
  • Jobmaster
  • Keymodule Assembly Supervisor
  • Knitting Supervisor
  • Laboratory Chief
  • Laboratory Supervisor
  • Lace Tearing Supervisor
  • Lamp Shades Supervisor
  • Last Model Department Supervisor
  • Launderette, Laundromat, or Laundry Manager
  • Laundromat Manager
  • Laundry Supervisor
  • Lead Burner Supervisor
  • Lead Refinery Supervisor
  • Lead Section Supervisor
  • Leader
  • Leather Products Supervisor
  • Lime Supervisor
  • Line Supervisor
  • Liquefaction and Regasification Supervisor
  • Liquefaction Supervisor
  • Liquid Yeast Supervisor
  • Litharge Supervisor
  • Livestock Yard Supervisor
  • Loading and Unloading Supervisor
  • Loading Rack Supervisor
  • Loom Fixer Supervisor
  • Lubrication Supervisor
  • Lump Room Supervisor
  • Machine Adjuster Leader
  • Machine Assembler Supervisor
  • Machine Group Leader
  • Machine Setter Supervisor
  • Machine Shop Supervisor
  • Machining and Assembly Supervisor
  • Machining Department Supervisor
  • Machining Manager
  • Machining Supervisor
  • Machinist Supervisor
  • Mainspring Fabrication Supervisor
  • Maintenance Coordinator
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Maintenance Planner
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Major Appliance Assembly Supervisor
  • Malt House Supervisor
  • Malted Milk Supervisor
  • Manufactured Buildings Supervisor
  • Manufacturing Group Leader
  • Manufacturing Manager
  • Manufacturing Supervisor
  • Maple Products Supervisor
  • Materials Director
  • Matrix Supervisor
  • Mattress and Boxsprings Supervisor
  • Mechanical Supervisor
  • Melt House Supervisor
  • Melt Superintendant
  • Melter Supervisor
  • Melting Supervisor
  • Merchant Mill Rolling and Finishing Supervisor
  • Metal Cans Supervisor
  • Metal Fabricating Supervisor
  • Metal Fabrication Supervisor
  • Metal Furniture Assembly Supervisor
  • Metal Hanging Supervisor
  • Metalizing Supervisor
  • Meters Superintendent
  • Microfilm Duplicating Unit Supervisor
  • Mill House Supervisor
  • Mill Labor Supervisor
  • Mill Platform Supervisor
  • Mill Supervisor
  • Miller Supervisor
  • Milling Supervisor
  • Mirror Department Supervisor
  • Mirror Fabrication Supervisor
  • Mirror Manufacturing Department Supervisor
  • Mixing Supervisor
  • Model and Pattern Supervisor
  • Model Making Supervisor
  • Mold Cleaning and Storage Supervisor
  • Mold Making Plastics Sheets Supervisor
  • Mold Making Supervisor
  • Mold Shop Supervisor
  • Mold Yard Supervisor
  • Mold Yarn Supervisor
  • Molding Supervisor
  • Motion Picture Equipment Supervisor
  • Motor Vehicle Assembly Supervisor
  • Musical Instrument Supervisor
  • Natural Gas Field Processing Supervisor
  • Natural Gas Plant Supervisor
  • Needle Process Felt Goods Supervisor
  • Net Making Supervisor
  • Nitroglycerin Supervisor
  • Nuclear Power Plant Operations Supervisor
  • Nut Processing Supervisor
  • Nutritional Yeast Supervisor
  • Offset Plate Preparation Supervisor
  • Open Hearth Stockyard Supervisor
  • Operations Manager
  • Operations Supervisor
  • Optical Instrument Assembly Supervisor
  • Optical Instruments Supervisor
  • Ordnance Truck Installation Supervisor
  • Outside Machinist Supervisor
  • Ovens Supervisor
  • Packaging Manager
  • Packaging Supervisor
  • Packing and Wrapping Supervisor
  • Packing House Supervisor
  • Packing Room Supervisor
  • Packing Supervisor
  • Paint Department Supervisor
  • Paint Line Production Supervisor
  • Paint Roller Covers Supervisor
  • Paint Supervisor
  • Painter Supervisor
  • Painting Department Supervisor
  • Paper Coating Supervisor
  • Paper Machine Supervisor
  • Paper Mill Superintendent
  • Paper Mill Supervisor
  • Paper Products Supervisor
  • Paper Testing Supervisor
  • Parachute Manufacturing Supervisor
  • Parachute Supervisor
  • Particle Board Supervisor
  • Paste Mixing Supervisor
  • Paste Plant Supervisor
  • Paster Supervisor
  • Pattern Chain Maker Supervisor
  • Pattern Grader Supervisor
  • Pattern Marking Supervisor
  • Pattern Shop Supervisor
  • Permanent Mold Supervisor
  • Pharmaceutical Compounding Supervisor
  • Phosphatic Fertilizer Supervisor
  • Phosphoric Acid Supervisor
  • Phosphorus Processing Supervisor
  • Photoengraving Supervisor
  • Photographic Supervisor
  • Picking Supervisor
  • Pig Machine Supervisor
  • Pigment Making Supervisor
  • Pilot Plant Supervisor
  • Pipe and Boiler Covers Supervisor
  • Pipe Finishing Supervisor
  • Pipe Joints Supervisor
  • Pipe Line Maintenance Supervisor
  • Pipe Manufacture Supervisor
  • Pipe Supervisor
  • Pit and Auxiliaries Supervisor
  • Pit Supervisor
  • Plant Manager
  • Plant Superintendent
  • Plant Supervisor
  • Plastic Sheets Finishing Supervisor
  • Plastic Sheets Supervisor
  • Plastics Fabrication Supervisor
  • Plastics Supervisor
  • Plate Heating, Rolling, and Finishing Supervisor
  • Platform Mill Supervisor
  • Plating and Point Assembly Supervisor
  • Plating Foreman
  • Pleating Supervisor
  • Poleyard Supervisor
  • Pond Supervisor
  • Porcelain Enameling Supervisor
  • Pot Lining Supervisor
  • Pot Room Supervisor
  • Potato Chip Processing Supervisor
  • Poultry Processing Supervisor
  • Powder and Primer Canning Leader
  • Powdered Metal Supervisor
  • Powdered Sugar Supervisor
  • Power Plant Operators Supervisor
  • Power Reactor Supervisor
  • Precast and Prestressed Concrete Supervisor
  • Precipitator Supervisor
  • Prefabricated Homes Field Assembly Supervisor
  • Preparation Department Supervisor
  • Preparation Plant Supervisor
  • Preparation Supervisor
  • Prepress Manager
  • Prepress Supervisor
  • Press Department Manager
  • Press Hand Supervisor
  • Press Operator
  • Press Room Supervisor
  • Press Shop Supervisor
  • Press Supervisor
  • Pressing Department Supervisor
  • Pressroom Supervisor
  • Pressure Supervisor
  • Primer Supervisor
  • Print Line Supervisor
  • Print Production Coordinator
  • Printed Circuit Board Assembly Supervisor
  • Printed Circuit Board Testing Supervisor
  • Printing and Stamping Supervisor
  • Printing Manager
  • Printing Shop Supervisor
  • Printing Supervisor
  • Printing Worker Supervisor
  • Process Area Supervisor
  • Process Coordinator
  • Processing Supervisor
  • Processing Talc and Borate Supervisor
  • Product Inspection Supervisor
  • Production Assistant
  • Production Department Supervisor
  • Production Director
  • Production Machine Shop Supervisor
  • Production Manager
  • Production Reproduction Manager
  • Production Superintendent
  • Production Supervisor
  • Production Team Leader
  • Production Welding Supervisor
  • Prop Making Supervisor
  • Properties Supervisor
  • Protective Signal Superintendent
  • Publications Production Supervisor
  • Pulp House Supervisor
  • Pulp Plant Supervisor
  • Pumping Station Supervisor
  • Punch and Assembly Department Supervisor
  • Purification Supervisor
  • Putty and Caulking Supervisor
  • Puttying and Calking Supervisor
  • Quality Assurance Manager (QA Manager)
  • Quality Assurance Supervisor (QA Supervisor)
  • Quality Control Manager (QC Manager)
  • Quality Control Supervisor (QC Supervisor)
  • Quality Controller
  • Quality Supervisor
  • Quarter Supervisor
  • Quarterman
  • Quilting Supervisor
  • Rag Room Supervisor
  • Ready-Mixed Food Preparations Supervisor
  • Receiving and Processing Supervisor
  • Receiving Manager
  • Receiving Supervisor
  • Reclamation Supervisor
  • Reconditioner
  • Record Press Supervisor
  • Reduction Plant Supervisor
  • Refining Supervisor
  • Refractory Products Supervisor
  • Relay Shop Supervisor
  • Remelt Furnace Expediter
  • Reproduction Production Manager
  • Repulping Supervisor
  • Retread Supervisor
  • Reverberatory Furnace Supervisor
  • Rice Milling Supervisor
  • Ride Assembly Supervisor
  • Rocket Propellant Plant Supervisor
  • Roll Shop Supervisor
  • Roller Printing Supervisor
  • Roller Shop Supervisor
  • Roofing Plant Supervisor
  • Roving Department Supervisor
  • Rubber Goods Supervisor
  • Rubber Stamps and Dies Supervisor
  • Rubber Tire and Tubes Supervisor
  • Rug Cleaning Supervisor
  • Salvage Engineer
  • Salvage Supervisor
  • Sample Preparation Supervisor
  • Sample Room Supervisor
  • Sample Supervisor
  • Sandblaster Supervisor
  • Sandblasting Supervisor
  • Sanding Supervisor
  • Sanitarian
  • Sanitation Supervisor
  • Sawing and Assembly Supervisor
  • Sawmill Supervisor
  • Scouring Pads Supervisor
  • Scrap Preparation Supervisor
  • Screen Making Supervisor
  • Screen Printing Supervisor
  • Screw Supervisor
  • Seed Mill Superintendent
  • Service Supervisor
  • Sewer System Supervisor
  • Sewing Department Supervisor
  • Sewing Room Supervisor
  • Sewing Supervisor
  • Shearing Supervisor
  • Sheet Manufacturing Supervisor
  • Sheet Metal Worker Supervisor
  • Sheet Mill Supervisor
  • Shell Shop Supervisor
  • Shift Engineer
  • Shift Leader
  • Shift Production Supervisor
  • Shift Supervisor
  • Shipfitters Supervisor
  • Shipping Receiving and Packaging Supervisor
  • Shipping Supervisor
  • Shipping Track Supervisor
  • Shipping/Receiving Manager
  • Shipyard Supervisor
  • Shoe Repair Supervisor
  • Shop Foreman
  • Shop Supervisor
  • Shrink Pit Supervisor
  • Shuttle Fitting Supervisor
  • Shuttle Preparation Supervisor
  • Shuttle Veneering Supervisor
  • Sign Shop Supervisor
  • Silk Screen Cutting and Printing Supervisor
  • Silvering Department Supervisor
  • Silverware Supervisor
  • Sintering Plant Supervisor
  • Ski Production Supervisor
  • Slab Conditioner Supervisor
  • Slate Splitting Supervisor
  • Slitting and Shipping Supervisor
  • Small Appliance Assembly Supervisor
  • Snow Removal Supervisor
  • Soakers Supervisor
  • Soaking Pits Supervisor
  • Soaping Department Supervisor
  • Soft Sugar Supervisor
  • Solder Making Supervisor
  • Solid Waste Facility Supervisor
  • Sorting Supervisor
  • Special Assemblies Supervisor
  • Specialty Department Supervisor
  • Specialty Food Products Supervisor
  • Specialty Manufacturing Supervisor
  • Specialty Plant Supervisor
  • Spikemaking Supervisor
  • Spinning and Winding Supervisor
  • Spinning Supervisor
  • Split and Drum Room Supervisor
  • Split Leather Department Supervisor
  • Sports Equipment Supervisor
  • Spring Production Supervisor
  • Spring Up Supervisor
  • Station Chief
  • Stationary Engineer Supervisor
  • Stave Cutting Supervisor
  • Steel Division Supervisor
  • Steel Pan Form Placing Supervisor
  • Steel Post Installer Supervisor
  • Steffen House Supervisor
  • Stitching Department Supervisor
  • Stock Supervisor
  • Stocking and Box Shop Supervisor
  • Stonework Supervisor
  • Structural Mill Supervisor
  • Structural Rolling and Finishing Supervisor
  • Suction Dredge Pipeline Placing Supervisor
  • Sugar House Supervisor
  • Sugar Refinery Supervisor
  • Sulfuric Acid Plant Supervisor
  • Superintendent
  • Supervising Floorperson
  • Supervisor
  • Supervisor Cabinetmaker
  • Supervisor Dyer
  • Supervisory Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
  • Surgical Garment Assembly Supervisor
  • Switchboard Operator Supervisor
  • Syrup Shed Supervisor
  • Tan Room Supervisor
  • Tank Cleaning Supervisor
  • Tank House Supervisor
  • Tank Storage Supervisor
  • Tapper Supervisor
  • Tar Distillation Supervisor
  • Tea and Spice Supervisor
  • Team Leader
  • Testing and Analysis Department Supervisor
  • Tests Superintendent
  • Textile Supervisor
  • Thermostatic Controls Supervisor
  • Threshing Department Supervisor
  • Tile and Mottle Supervisor
  • Tipple Boss
  • Tipple Supervisor
  • TNT Line Supervisor
  • Toilet and Laundry Soap Supervisor
  • Tool and Die Supervisor
  • Tool Machine Shop Supervisor
  • Tool Room Supervisor
  • Tooling Supervisor
  • Tour Production Supervisor
  • Tower Supervisor
  • Toy Assembly Supervisor
  • Toy Parts Former Supervisor
  • Tracer Bullet Section Supervisor
  • Traffic Maintenance Supervisor
  • Transformer Assembly Supervisor
  • Transformer Shop Supervisor
  • Treating and Pumping Supervisor
  • Treating Plant Supervisor
  • Tubing Supervisor
  • Tufting Supervisor
  • Tumblers Supervisor
  • Tumbling and Rolling Supervisor
  • Turn Supervisor
  • Type Disk Quality Control Supervisor
  • Type Photography Supervisor
  • Typesetting Supervisor
  • Umbrella Supervisor
  • Upholstery Department Supervisor
  • Uranium Processing Supervisor
  • Vacuum Metalizing Supervisor
  • Varnish Supervisor
  • Vat House Supervisor
  • Veneer Department Manager
  • Veneer Supervisor
  • Wall Mirror Department Supervisor
  • Warehouse and Receiving Supervisor
  • Warehouse Supervisor
  • Wash House Supervisor
  • Washing and Screening Plant Supervisor
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor
  • Wastewater Treatment Supervisor
  • Watch Manufacturing Supervisor
  • Water and Sewer Systems Supervisor
  • Water Treatment Plant Supervisor
  • Weave Room Supervisor
  • Weaving Supervisor
  • Webbing Supervisor
  • Welding Production Supervisor
  • Welding Supervisor
  • Well-Point Pumping Supervisor
  • Wet End Supervisor
  • Wet Pour Supervisor
  • Wet Room Supervisor
  • Whipped Topping Supervisor
  • White Sugar Supervisor
  • Winding and Twisting Department Supervisor
  • Wire Rope Fabrication Supervisor
  • Wood Crew Supervisor
  • Wood Room Supervisor
  • Woods Boss
  • Wrecking Supervisor
  • Yard Supervisor
  • Yarn Preparation Supervisor
  • Yeast Supervisor


  • Job Zone Two: Some Preparation Needed

    Experience:

    Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is usually needed. For example, a teller would benefit from experience working directly with the public.

    Education:

    These occupations usually require a high school diploma.

    Job Training:

    Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.


    Required Skills:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Active Listening
  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Learning Strategies
  • Monitoring
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Coordination
  • Persuasion
  • Negotiation
  • Instructing
  • Service Orientation
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Operations Analysis
  • Technology Design
  • Equipment Selection
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Operation and Control
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Repairing
  • Quality Control Analysis
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Systems Analysis
  • Systems Evaluation
  • Time Management
  • Management of Financial Resources
  • Management of Material Resources
  • Management of Personnel Resources

  • Knowledge Used:

  • Administration and Management
  • Clerical
  • Economics and Accounting
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Production and Processing
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Design
  • Building and Construction
  • Mechanical
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Psychology
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Geography
  • Medicine and Dentistry
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Education and Training
  • English Language
  • Foreign Language
  • Philosophy and Theology
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Law and Government
  • Telecommunications
  • Communications and Media
  • Transportation


  • Tasks:

  • Enforce safety and sanitation regulations.
  • Direct and coordinate the activities of employees engaged in the production or processing of goods, such as inspectors, machine setters, and fabricators.
  • Read and analyze charts, work orders, production schedules, and other records and reports to determine production requirements and to evaluate current production estimates and outputs.
  • Confer with other supervisors to coordinate operations and activities within or between departments.
  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet production goals.
  • Inspect materials, products, or equipment to detect defects or malfunctions.
  • Observe work and monitor gauges, dials, and other indicators to ensure that operators conform to production or processing standards.
  • Confer with management or subordinates to resolve worker problems, complaints, or grievances.
  • Interpret specifications, blueprints, job orders, and company policies and procedures for workers.
  • Maintain operations data, such as time, production, and cost records, and prepare management reports of production results.
  • Recommend or implement measures to motivate employees and to improve production methods, equipment performance, product quality, or efficiency.
  • Determine standards, budgets, production goals, and rates, based on company policies, equipment and labor availability, and workloads.
  • Requisition materials, supplies, equipment parts, or repair services.
  • Set up and adjust machines and equipment.
  • Calculate labor and equipment requirements and production specifications, using standard formulas.
  • Plan and develop new products and production processes.
  • Conduct employee training in equipment operations or work and safety procedures, or assign employee training to experienced workers.
  • Keep records of employees' attendance and hours worked.
  • Recommend or execute personnel actions, such as hirings, evaluations, and promotions.

  • Tools & Technology:

  • Desktop computers
  • Hard hats
  • Laser printers
  • Laser scanners
  • Notebook computers
  • Operator terminals
  • Personal computers
  • Personal protective clothing
  • Respirators
  • Safety glasses
  • Safety shoes
  • Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Bowen & Groves M1 ERP
  • CAD/CAM
  • Capterra Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Computer aided manufacturing CAM software
  • Database software
  • Email software
  • Encompix ERP
  • Epicor Vantage ERP
  • Epicor Vista ERP
  • Exact MAX
  • Extensible markup language XML
  • GHG electronic employee management suite eEMS software
  • Giraffe Production Systems software
  • HCSS HeavyJob
  • IBM Notes
  • Intacct ERP software
  • Integrated materials management systems
  • Inventory management software
  • JD Edwards software
  • Kronos Workforce Timekeeper
  • Made2Manage software
  • Materials management software
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Axapta
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Office software
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft SharePoint software
  • Microsoft Total Quality Control Management
  • Microsoft Word
  • Minitab software
  • Netscape software
  • NetSuite NetERP
  • Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
  • Oracle software
  • QA Software QMS Materials Management
  • Resource planning software
  • Retain Resource Planning
  • SAP Business One
  • SAP software
  • Spreadsheet software
  • SYSPRO software
  • Technology Group International Enterprise 21 ERP
  • Timekeeping software
  • Total quality management TQM software
  • Word processing software
  • Work Technology WorkTech Time


  • production


    industry stats

    SOC: 51-0000

    Total Employed: 9,073,290

    Average Annual Salary: $36,220