Galax, Virginia


When you are looking at a city’s skyline or any of the latest cars and trucks, chances are you’re seeing our products. Through Guardian Glass, a Guardian Industries company, we make high- performance, energy efficient glass for homes and buildings. SRG Global™, a Guardian Industries company, makes automotive trim products that define a vehicle’s DNA and help improve fuel efficiency. Perhaps most of all, we make the ideas, formulas and processes that make these products possible. Guardian Industries is 18,000 people working to make products that improve people’s lives! 

 Guardian Industries is seeking you to become our next Production Supervisor in Galax, VA! 

A Production Supervisor at Guardian Galax is a business manager that identifies strategic opportunities for improvements within the process/department he/she supervises. In this role, you will develop and improve manufacturing processes and best practices, and be accountable for achieving cost, schedule and productivity metrics by directing the work of the department. The position's primary responsibility is ensuring safety, culture and operational effectiveness using lean manufacturing tactics with a focus on production efficiency. It is an expectation of the Production Supervisor to develop and mentor all employees under their supervision. The Production Supervisor will report directly to the Shift Manager. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the manufacturing process to assure that safety, quality, culture and productivity are maximized
  • Ensure timely and effective communication of key issues to all staff
  • Drive the organization to focus on continuous improvement
  • Plan, direc, and coordinate the manufacturing of products in compliance with company goals and objectives
  • Establish and control conditions of production including quality and maintenance in order to satisfy customer and quality specifications
  • Organize and direct workflow for satisfying production requirements in a cost-efficient manner
  • Develop and implement the cost-effective alternatives and improvements to production process
  • Maximize the efficiency of production lines and ensuring effective employment utilization. 

The Experience You Will Bring


  • 2+ years of experience leading a team of 25 or more people in a workplace setting 
  • 1+ years of experience in manufacturing 
  • Must be open to 2nd shift (3pm-11pm) or 3rd shift (11pm-7am) 

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience in lean manufacturing 
  • Understanding of ISO Quality Standards 
  • Bachelor’s Degree 

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
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Galax, Virginia

Koch companies have a presence in nearly 60 countries and employ about 60,000 people. They have invested about $45 billion in acquisitions and other capital expenditures since 2003 to make life better around the world by efficiently converting resources into products and services that people depend on every day.

Our major industries include refining, chemicals and biofuels; process and pollution control equipment and technologies; minerals; fertilizers; polymers and fibers; commodity trading and services; forest and consumer products; and ranching.

Since 1960, the value of the Standard & Poor's 500 grew 100-fold (assuming the reinvestment of dividends). During that same period, the value of Koch Industries grew nearly 3,500-fold (using the same assumptions). The growth of Koch companies has been achieved both through acquisitions and through expansion and broadening of existing businesses. Contributing to the company’s continued growth is the shareholders’ long-time policy of reinvesting 90 percent of earnings.

We have long been committed to creating real, sustainable value for all of society. For decades, Koch companies have supported education and social progress. These philanthropic efforts include support for educational institutions, foundations and programs that study and promote market-based solutions to societal challenge. Koch also works to protect, conserve and enhance natural resources; Koch companies around the world have earned more than 550 awards for safety, environmental excellence, community stewardship, innovation and customer service since January 2009.

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