Production Supervisor I

National Gypsum Company is a fully integrated manufacturer and supplier of building and construction products worldwide including Gold Bond? BRAND gypsum wallboard, ProForm?? BRAND joint treatment products and PermaBase? BRAND cement board.?

We have an immediate opening for a Production Supervisor ? Westwego, LA.? This position will report to the Department Manager.

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for supervising the production and manufacture of company products, satisfying all reliability and quality standards mandated by customers and government specifications in the most effective and economical manner possible.? Safety, employee relations, efficiency, costs, and quality are also responsibilities of this position.

Major Job Responsibilities (not all inclusive):

  1. Supervise subordinates in the production process to ensure production standards are met or exceeded and improve productivity through more efficient use of personnel, raw materials, equipment, and process.

  2. Supervise the production of quality products that meet Company requirements.

  3. Responsible for plant operations and security of the facility when plant supervision is not at the plant.

  4. Identify and correct immediate maintenance problems, in the absence of the maintenance supervisor, that effect productivity and quality of products.

  5. Communicate with plant personnel through accurate and thorough recording of shift activities to assist other personnel in evaluating quality, process, maintenance, and personnel problems.

  6. Motivate personnel in a manner that effectively promotes good morale, housekeeping, and high productivity.

  7. Ensure a safe working environment through effective safety training, safety regulations enforcement and safety inspections.

  8. Coordinate training of all shift personnel to maintain safety, product quality, and maximize productivity.

  9. Responsible for accurate production reporting and raw material inventories.

  10. Responsible for administering plant work rules and attendance disciplinary policy.


  1. High School Graduate or equivalent work experience.

  2. At least 3-5 years? supervisory experience.

  3. Excellent supervisory and communication skills.

  4. Strong working knowledge of Gypsum process and mechanical operations.

  5. Good troubleshooting and mechanical skills.

  6. Willing to actively participate and promote a team environment.

  7. Flexible work schedule.

  8. Priority emphasis placed on safety.

  9. Ability to enforce all plant safety and productivity goals, including plant policies/procedures.

  10. Willingness and ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities, sometimes involving high stress situations.

  11. Ability to interact with all levels of management.

    Please apply online and answer the questions if you are interested in this exciting opportunity.

    No phone calls or third-party recruiters, please.

    Employment Ready Applicants Only.

    The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.? Employment contingent upon successful completion of background investigation.? Pre-employment drug screening is required.? The Company participates in E-Verify.? E-Verify is an internet-based system that compares information from an employee?s Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment eligibility.? www.dhs.gov/e-verify.

    The above information on this description has been designated to indicate the general nature and level of work.? It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of an associate assigned to this position.? The company enforces a tobacco-free policy at all its locations.



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