H.B. Fuller is Hiring | Production Supervisor |

Position – Production Supervisor
Company – H.B. Fuller
Location – Pune, Maharashtra

Job description


The Production Supervisor is part of the operating staff in his area. The Supervisor reports to the Production Manager and has responsibility for organizing and managing the team and shift activity. Ensure smooth operation of the production process.



  • Ensure Safe operation of shift in process area, in line with defined EHS and Quality standards. Report any deviations from process or safety standards.
  • He/she should be fully trained in LOTO and Permit to work system.
  • Report Near miss, EHS Concerns or Incident as per defined timeline.
  • Coach / Train shift employees and implement Safety / EHS as daily practices.

Production Activity:

  • Lead the entire production function shift, and meet production targets. Ensure all products are produced as per Quality specifications.
  • Organize the shift staffing on daily basis (Shift), considering team members leave / vacations, and overtime hours etc.
  • Preparation and inspection of raw material and packaging material, ensuring that all are ready for use.
  • Prepare product batch mixtures in accordance with written instructions / procedures.
  • Ensure timely booking of Raw material consumption and Finish material in ERP / SAP system.
  • Follow all SOP (Standard Operating procedure) in area of operation.
  • Ensure a safe operation of the production in his area, in line with Quality and EHS standards.
  • Report Near miss, EHS Concerns or Incident as per defined timeline.
  • Maintain and promote 5S standard in area of operation.
  • Focus on continual improvement process to identify bottle neck and initiate appropriate actions.
  • Ensure centerline process control for all technologies.
  • Carry out cost saving project to reduce impact of cash cost.
  • Yield and Productivity improvement, as per defined targets.
  • OEE (Overall Equipment Efficiency) – Downtime analysis to reduce / eliminate repetitive downtimes.
  • Report repair requirements to Maintenance department and get it done on priority.
  • Carry out any other duties which may be requested by the Production Manager.
  • Familiar with PFMEA (Process Failure mode effect analysis) and JHA (Job Hazard Analysis).
  • Well verse with Corrective and Preventive actions.
  • Familiar with common equipment’s used in all industry.


  • No budget/financial accountability


  • The employees of his responsible area, report to him in the daily operation, 15 – 20 Team members.

Required Skills


  • > 4 years practical work experience in chemical industry as Shift Leader or Production Supervisor.
  • Capability to deal and handle 15 – 20 employees.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, adapt to a changing environment.
  • Good technical understanding of production processes.
  • Good communication skills and ability to communicate with the employees in his area
  • Good computer skills on standard software (MS-Office etc.)
  • Knowledge of SAP system.
  • Demonstrate leadership behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of EHS compliance and Labor law.

Customer Focus: Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind, establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect; entrepreneurial; drives innovation
Communication: Clearly and succinctly conveys information and ideas to individuals and groups in a variety of situations; communicates in a focused and compelling manner that drives others’ thoughts and actions. Engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
Integrity and Trust: Widely trusted. Viewed as a direct, truthful individual. Presents the unvarnished truth in appropriate and helpful manner. Keeps confidences. Admits mistakes. Does not misrepresent him/herself for personal gain.
Flexibility: Effectively adapts to changing work conditions and/or changing job assignments and priorities.


  • Diploma in Chemical / Mechanical
  • Previous experience in the chemical industry essential, the adhesive industry would be a plus

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