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Production Supervisor, Third Shift

Date:  Jun 1, 2021
Req ID:  43587
Remote Position:  No
Country:  US
Line of Business:  VSP Optics Group
Division:  VSPOne Sacramento

VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting

General Summary

With general supervision, plan, organize, prioritize, and monitor workflow in the unit.  Supervise, train, and evaluate staff to achieve and maintain department standards.

Essential Functions

Coordinate with other units/departments to facilitate special requests, resolve work flow or production issues.


Adhere to equipment maintenance program to ensure all repairs are completed and preventative maintenance schedules followed.


Responsible for maintenance functions to include development and management of preventive maintenance schedules as well as overseeing and/or performing equipment repair.


Assist in the development of unit budget, monitor unit expenses to ensure unit costs are within established levels.


Develop and implement approved training plans to ensure employees receive appropriate information and instruction.

Assign, distribute, and monitor work of the unit personnel ensuring consistent, accurate, and timely processing to ensure department standards are met.


Assist in the development of the unit’s marketing strategies.


Develop, maintain, and monitor unit standards, processes, and procedures to ensure efficient, accurate and measurable processing.

Ensure effective communications are maintained within the unit and externally.  Where appropriate inform employees as to plans and progress.  Conduct employee discussion sessions at regular intervals.


Participate in the hiring and interviewing process for open positions within the unit ensuring that the most qualified candidates are selected.


Monitor performance of direct reports.  Provide prompt and objective coaching and counseling.  Conduct performance reviews.

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:


Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience


Minimum of 2 years of leadership experience in a business-related environment 


Minimum of 2 years of functional experience

Experience working with and repairing laboratory-related equipment


Excellent verbal and written communication skills to develop and communicate procedures and plans and to communicate with business clients and staff


Proven problem-solving skills


Ability to analyze work processes

Preferred Skills

Team building experience


Proficient with the Microsoft Suite, specifically Excel


Lean manufacturing,

Team building experience


Proficient with the Microsoft Suite, specifically Excel


Lean manufacturing,

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable.  Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust etc.

The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento

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