Production Supervisor

Department:  Manufacturing
Date:  Mar 9, 2023

External Overview:

FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control.


FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.


With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets.  If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.


Business/Function Overview:

The Production Supervisor is accountable for ensuring safe, consistent, reliable shift operations by providing leadership, managing process and personal safety, environmental compliance, meeting product quality specifications and achieving plant performance objectives. This position will report into the Operations Manager.



  • Ensure 100% compliance of EHS requirements including PPE use, incident reporting, safe completion of life critical activities within department, process safety, food safety and quality standards
  • Ensure safe and efficient operation of the production department
  • Execute production schedule and production orders effectively to meet customer requirements
  • Responsible for shift staffing, movement of operators between shifts, scheduling vacations, and filling planned outages.  Monitors shift overtime.
  • Support department goal achievement and production cost management
  • Drive continual improvements in work systems, processes and people development through daily and weekly goals, assigning and managing remedial actions for all adverse performance
  • Collaborate with others to troubleshoot and resolve production and maintenance issues
  • Prioritize maintenance needs
  • Provide shift reporting, including logging of daily production totals into computer systems
  • Assist with and lead changes through management of change process
  • Develop or revise working practices and procedures to ensure compliance with standards

Required Education:


  • A minimum of 5 years of operations experience in manufacturing or BS degree in a related field with a minimum of 2 years of experience in manufacturing.  Leadership experience is highly preferred.



  • Must have demonstrated experience working in a team environment as well as good communication skills.  
  • Must be able to work night shift, 9:30 pm - 6:00 am - the first months will be first shift to facilitate training.
  • Periodic weekend coverage may be required
  • Experience in a union environment preferred.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office


EEO Statement:

FMC employees enjoy competitive compensation, a menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and building their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. FMC supports a drug-free workplace. 




Nearest Major Market: Buffalo