Production Supervisor


DayGlo Color Corp.

is the world's largest manufacturer of daylight fluorescent pigments.

We develop technologies that improve and enhance any color, from subtle specialty effects, to glow-in-the-dark pigments, to our classic range of fluorescents that react under black light.

We're proud of our heritage and the role our fluorescents played in pop culture history.

From the days of disco to punk rock and pop-art posters to graffiti on the Berlin Wall - No matter the trend, no matter the event, DayGlo was there making things brighter, bolder and so much cooler! But there's a lot more to DayGlo than just fluorescents.

With our extensive technical expertise and diversified product lines, DayGlo has served the world's color marketplace since the 1930's.

At DayGlo, we even make colors better - richer reds, deeper blues, and even make colors glow in the dark!

Discover for yourself our custom color solutions for packaging, consumer goods, plastics, graphic arts, paints & coatings, dyes & textiles, as well as the personal care & cosmetics ingredients industries.


The primary result expected from the Floating Night Shift Supervisor is to supervise the people at the facility and ensure the safe manufacture of products.

This is done by organizing and executing the shift production work schedule (as dictated via the production plan), to maintain a safe, efficient and organized working environment, and to provide leadership/guidance to all shift personnel.

This person will work in conjunction with both the 2nd shift and 3rd shift supervisors, when they are present and also cover either 2nd or 3rd shift, as needed when the supervisors are on vacation or call off sick.


  • Ensures that all plant operations adhere to DayGlo business and RPM corporate EH&S requirements, procedures, reporting and programs.
  • Direct and coordinate the activities of all employees on the shift, in all departments.
  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet production goals.

    Ensure the planning and scheduling of orders for plant production to maximize use of manpower and fulfill customer service requirements.
  • 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 plants.
  • Confer with management and others to resolve worker problems, complaints, or grievances.
  • Interpret specifications, work orders, and company policies and procedures for employees.
  • Gathers information, completes, and distributes end of shift reports.

  • Enforce work rules and administer discipline as required.
  • Apply MS-168/Continuous Improvement principles to all aspects of the manufacturing process to drive improvement in production efficiency, product quality, and employee engagement.
  • Ensure effective MS-168 Tier 1 meetings across departments.
  • Ensure all departments are maintained in a clean, orderly and efficient fashion through utilization of 5S principles.

  • Train, motivate, and manage the hourly production staff within the manufacturing process.

    Oversee performance skills matrix updates, initiates commendations, improvement plans and disciplinary action, as required.
  • Work with/coordinates efforts between Quality Control, Engineering, R&D, and Maintenance departments for continual improvement of production efficiency and quality.

  • Prepares and maintains accurate data reporting and analysis, as required, and provides management with appropriate information.


    3 - 5 years departmental/plant experience in a Chemical manufacturing environment, preferably with liquid tint dispersions.

    Must be a role model from an EH&S standpoint.

    Must possess proper supervisory skills to ensure all direct reports and efficiently together to achieve business goals.

    Must possess an ability to solve problems and work effectively to motivate/influence people.


    The above description covers the principal functions of this position.

    It is not intended to be a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or substantially similar duties, which may be assigned during normal or emergency operations.
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