Supervisor Manufacturing-US


LaVergne, TN, US

On-site or Remote:  Onsite
REQ ID:  45224

With over 80 years as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. delivers productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 8,700 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated $2 billion in revenues in fiscal 2022. Learn more at Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.


Production Supervisor – 2nd Shift

Monday through Friday



  • Provide supervision for production employees on evening shift. Oversee and support maintenance staff on evening shift.
  • Maintain work schedules of employees to ensure proper coverage to meet customer and business demands
  • Lead and direct all aspects of Safety on shift
  • Plan, maintain and communicate production requirements while providing direction and guidance to employees to achieve planned objectives
  • Ensure that employees are properly trained and have the necessary resources to meet safety, quality and productivity standards and goals
  • Ensure adherence of all employees to company and plant procedures
  • Provide day shift leaders with updates, communications and solutions for the upcoming day


  • Bachelor's degree preferred with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment. Demonstrated leadership in manufacturing can replace a degree.
  • The successful candidate will have the ability to lead, direct and develop employees to meet business objectives
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and persuasive skills are required
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Proficiency in the use of personal computers including MS-EXCEL and MS-WORD applications
  • Ability to proactively lead safety initiatives throughout the facility.



Kennametal Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. As such, it is the policy of Kennametal Inc. to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, or other protected status, group, or characteristic under federal, state, and/or local law or regulation. It is Kennametal Inc.'s policy to comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

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