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Production Supervisor (Swing Shift)

Silfab Solar

Silfab Solar

Administration, People & HR, Operations
Burlington, WA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

Company Description

Making a difference in the world by reducing carbon emissions and improving access to clean energy with every module we make.

Our purpose is to make a difference in the world by reducing carbon emissions and improving access to clean energy with every module we make.

At Silfab Solar, the energy of our people is the power behind our success. Our employees actively shape the solar innovations of tomorrow, while adhering to the highest ethical operating standards and promoting a respectful and safe workplace for our diverse workforce.

Our state-of-the art facilities in the US and Canada engineer and design the latest generation of solar products and utilize advanced manufacturing technology to produce high-efficiency PV cells and modules intended to outperform the market. As a profitable and rapidly expanding company in one of the fastest-growing sectors in the renewable energy industry, Silfab provides you with an incredible opportunity to build your career and contribute to a sustainable future. We are committed to investing in our employees, providing a dynamic and supportive environment for learning and professional growth. We offer competitive pay, generous benefits, and opportunities for advancement, but more importantly, we offer you the ability to make a real difference in the world.

Together we can create a brighter, cleaner future for generations to come.

Job Description

Summary of Position

The Production Supervisor manages production during a given shift—overseeing the staff, ensuring quality control, monitoring equipment, and handling all other day-to-day aspects of production.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure all operations staff are following and executing all operations and equipment safely.
  • Oversee and provide constant training and technical assistance to all operation staff ensuring they are trained in and are following all work instructions and best practices.
  • Report any defective/non-conforming product.
  • Perform quality control as required by the work instructions and as instructed by the production and quality leaders and staff.
  • Ensure traceability of the product and its components through proper use of the Data Collection System and ensuring that the system is always active and functional.
  • Check the minimum stock of raw materials in production necessary to fulfill the production schedule, refilling and ordering as required.
  • Work with the Maintenance Technician to resolve maintenance problems, following all procedures.
  • Meet with the Lead Hands and Production Supervisor of the previous and subsequent shifts, transferring information about problems and solutions implemented during their shift.
  • Inform the Production Manager about issues regarding production, quality, process and/or organization of personnel or resources immediately upon observation.
  • Propose improvements to all procedures and processes to improve yield and uptime of production processes and all relevant equipment.
  • Maintain the ability to perform all tasks associated with the production of the product, and substitute for any operation staff in any area during breaks and/or absences with the shift.
  • Work overtime as required.
  • Minimize the risk of accidents and quality issues.
  • Maximize the technical knowledge and engagement of the operations staff.
  • Maximize the uptime of the equipment and the traceability and quality of the finished product.
  • Achieve the production goals and improvements outlined by the Production Manager
  • Develop the spirit of cooperation on their shift.
  • Communicate company information to their shift as required.
  • Work with other teams to ensure improvements and efficiencies are being maximized across the organization.
  • Complete other tasks as required and/or directed by management.



  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Hand-eye coordination, manual dexterity
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Problem-solving skills


  • Commitment to continuous learning
  • Team- and customer-oriented
  • Attention to detail.
  • The ability to head a team successfully and resolve issues relating to personnel quickly and efficiently.
  • Ability to work flexible and/or rotating shifts.

Education and/or Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 3+ years of production experience
  • Knowledge of process improvement, budgeting, and production standards

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years of experience as a production supervisor at a manufacturing plant
  • Experience with production planning, controls, and instrumentation
  • Experience with MRP and/or ERP systems

Additional Information

Compensation and Benefits

  • $68,000 - $72,000/Annually
  • Annual bonus eligibility
  • Paid Time Off (vacation, sick, and holiday)
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance Plans
  • Health Savings Account option
  • Supplemental/Voluntary Insurance Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Recognition Programs

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.