Production Supervisor

Manufacturing, Maintenance, Distribution and Transportation Temple, Texas


Position at Wilsonart

Company Overview

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Wilsonart is a world-leading manufacturer and distributor of engineered surfaces with approximately $1.4b in annual revenue and a global workforce of more than 4,500. Wilsonart surfaces are used in the office, education, healthcare, residential, hospitality and retail markets. Wilsonart, operating under the Wilsonart®, Resopal®, Polyrey®, Arborite®, Laminart®, Bushboard™, Mermaid™, Shore®, Ralph Wilson®, KML®, NewLeaf®, Wetwall®, Durcon® and Technistone® brands, manufactures and distributes High Pressure Laminate, Quartz, Solid Surface, Coordinated TFL and Edgebanding and other engineered surface options. Wilsonart does business in more than 100 countries with manufacturing operations in North America, United Kingdom, France, Germany and Czech Republic.


Positioned for Future Growth

An extensive global manufacturing footprint, state-of-the-art process technologies, and scalable Global distribution capabilities provide a meaningful competitive advantage with excellent brand recognition and a reputation for product innovation and superior service which allow for strong and stable margin performance and robust cash flow conversion.  We have a strong company culture and extremely talented employee base as well as a dedicated and invested core Executive Leadership Team.

Our History

For more than 60 years, Wilsonart has honored our founders' promise to provide our customers with industry-leading products and service.

In November 2012, Wilsonart became a new, independent company when Clayton, Dubilier & Rice ("CD&R") and Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) completed a transaction for the sale of ITW's Decorative Surfaces business unit. CD&R acquired a majority stake in the new freestanding business and ITW retained an ongoing ownership stake.

Founded in 1978, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice is a private equity firm with an investment strategy predicated on producing financial returns through building stronger, more profitable businesses. The Firm’s partners and advisors include a combination of skilled investment decision-makers and seasoned corporate leaders from major global enterprises. Since inception, CD&R has managed the investment of more than $18 billion in 56 businesses with an aggregate transaction value of approximately $90 billion. The Firm has offices in New York and London. For more information, please visit

Illinois Tool Works or ITW (NYSE: ITW) is a Fortune 200 company that produces engineered fasteners and components, equipment and consumable systems, and specialty products. It employs more than 50,000 people, and is based in Glenview, Illinois, with operations in 57 countries.

 Our Mission and Values

 Wilsonart is driven by a mission to create surfaces people love, with service you can count on, delivered by people who care. Wilsonart is driven by providing beautiful, hard-working, on-trend and high performing engineered surfaces for whatever you need to cover. For decades, our companies worldwide have given designers and builders the right tools for the job, no matter how specialized. Today, we bring you a portfolio of solutions, both decorative and functional, that spans retail, hospitality, healthcare, education, office and institutional applications.

 Service You Can Count On.

 Wilsonart is dedicated to getting our customers what they want, when and how they want it. From a North American fleet of trucks, to strategically located distribution centers around the world, we can service the globe with our expanding range of products and services.

People Who Care.

Over 4,500 people strong, Wilsonart is made up of dedicated people who care about doing the right thing, every day. Whether it’s making a flawless sheet of high pressure laminate, volunteering at a community house raising or sourcing sustainable materials, Wilsonart people care deeply about what they do, who they do it for, and how they do it.

Position Overview
A Production Supervisor is responsible for directly supervising hourly employees, setting shift/daily goals,
managing inventory, driving success in all KPI’s and/or key business metrics (Safety, Quality, Service,
etc.), driving performance improvements in managing cost and continuous improvement, and team
member development.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Organizes personnel assignments and training to meet daily customer production schedules while maintaining safety and quality requirements
  • Perform daily employee performance & attendance management actions
  • Assist in developing and orientate new team members
  • Drive and lead organizational strategic imperatives and initiatives
  • Implement improvement ideas by leveraging team members feedback and suggestions on opportunities
  • Assist in developing a culture focused on safety, quality, delivery and cost
  • Communicate relevant business information, company policies, and business updates to team members
  • Collaborate cross functionally with other departments and organizational stakeholders

  • Behavioral based safety
  • ISO Standards/Quality Management System
  • OSHA and Environmental standards
  • Performance Management
  • Operational Excellence / Lean / Continuous Improvement
  • Working knowledge of DMAIC methodology
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Advanced Leadership and Team Management skills
  • Critical Thinking - Problem Solving Process / A3 / 8D / 5Why
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, & PowerPoint)

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain or closely related field is required.  Equivalent combination of education and experience will be accepted in place of degree requirement.


-  5+ Years relevant experience in operations, manufacturing, or supply chain. 
-  Experience leading large teams in a manufacturing environment is a definite plus.

Shift requirements:  This position will work 2nd shift from 3 pm - 1 am.


Performing task with team members which includes lifting, pushing, pulling up to 50lbs

Wilsonart is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.