• Production Supervisor

  • Overview

    As the number one manufacturer of indoor air quality products, we know that smart, accomplished people are the reason for our success. It is because of our team members that we’ve been delivering indoor air quality and comfort solutions since 1954. With five consecutive record setting years of financial growth, we are seeking a Production Supervisor to join Aprilaire in our Poynette manufacturing facility.  


    At Aprilaire you'll play a key role in improving indoor air quality for millions of people. Align your future with a company that has a strong culture of innovation, great respect for its people, and a commitment to growth.


    If you have a strong leadership skills and like being apart of a growing company, then this job is for you!


    Under the direction of the General Manager this person will lead and develop a team of third shift skilled production employees in an assembly environment that strives for continuous improvement.

    • Prioritize, schedule, and delegate work assignments and manage staff to ensure the achievement of production objectives at the lowest cost consistent with company quality requirements and strategic goals.
    • Maintain uninterrupted production, customer service, material flow, product quality and quantity.
    • Lead and/or participate on cross-functional teams to ensure the continuous, on-going improvement of processes, methods, productivity, and quality, while reducing costs.
    • Develop and maintain positive relations with staff, peers and other essential departments.
    • Train and develop employees through appropriate coaching and counseling techniques.


    • Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Operations Management, or a related field, with one to three years of management/supervision experience in a manufacturing environment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Experience with Lean principles, Six Sigma and knowledge of a quality management system.
    • Strong leadership ability.
    • Knowledge and experience with integrated manufacturing systems.
    • Knowledge of and competency with computers and related software.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.  Communication skills will be necessary in one-to-one situations as well as large group settings.
    • Ability to effectively present information and engage in problem solving with groups and respond to questions from managers, customers, vendors, or other employees within the organization.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.



    We offer:

    A stable yet innovative growth culture, a collaborative team environment, an opportunity to make a difference in your job and your community, and the ability to do what you love for a company that cares about its employees.

    Our competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package includes: 

    • 401(k) with company match and generous profit sharing (6% in 2017),
    • a platinum-rated low deductible health insurance plan,
    • dental and vision insurance,
    • three types of life insurance coverage,
    • vacation and holiday pay,
    • company-sponsored short and long term disability plans,
    • progressive wellness programming for you and your family (including a company nurse/wellness educator and fitness programs),
    • a family-oriented corporate culture,
    • strong values,
    • opportunity for career growth,
    • and much, much more.




    Aprilaire, a Division of Research Product Corporation

    300 E John Street

    Poynette, WI 53955




    Applicants have rights under federal and state employment laws:

    Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)  En Español

    Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)  En Español

    Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Act (WFMLA)  En Español

    Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)  En Español


    Aprilaire is an E-Verify company.


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