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Powder Coat Supervisor

The Powder Coating Supervisor directly manages employees within the Powder Coat Operations. This position is accountable for supervising, scheduling and leading the work areas to meet production goals.


  • Managing and directing day to day production activities within the Powder Coat operations.
  • Collaborate with internal departments to achieve optimal results.
  • Enable effective communications between management and operators
  • Manage inventory and work with purchasing to order necessary supplies and materials for production
  • Proper oven cure temperature experience and maintenance of the ovens
  • Proper conveyor line speeds to ensure fully cured product
  • Capable of measuring mil thickness and ensure the proper color and texture matches of sample chips
  • Identify any special coating, masking and/or packaging instructions on job travelers or blueprints.
  • Manage tests and inspections of products, services, and processes to evaluate quality and performance.
  • Detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness.
  • Reviewing orders and conferring with Production Manager to resolve production problems.
  • Providing input on and use production tracking, quality control systems, maintenance reports, or other operational reports, to detect production issues and provide solutions.
  • Ensuring safety systems and procedures are followed.
  • Identifying staffing constraints and provide position hiring recommendations.
  • Identify and recommend relevant training needs to improve performance for new and current employee development and education.
  • Assists the Production Manager with selection and performance management of employees and recommending compensation
  • Recommend equipment upgrades, staffing adjustments, improvements in procedures and working conditions, and process modifications
  • Identify recurring equipment malfunctions and quality problems or supplies needed
  • Follows company and department policies, procedures, and objectives
  • Undertake other duties appropriate to the role and level of responsibility of position.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibilities and job tasks satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Previous experience with MS Office Suite.
  • Must have excellent verbal communication and writing skills
  • Must possess high organizational skills to handle multiple tasks and establish effective work priorities in a fast paced, high pressure environment.


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum of 3 years in a supervisory or lead role.
  • 3 + years of experience working as a powder coating technician or powder coating department supervisor preferred
  • Experience around high-level manufacturing equipment.
  • Or any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.


  • Supervisory skills
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Technical orientation with ability to learn new technologies
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail and deadlines
  • Team-oriented and collaborative
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Customer service orientation


  • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, push, pull, reach and move about the facility.
  • Occasional lifting, carrying, bending, squatting and twisting.
  • Ability to lift 75 pounds independently.


  • Some office environment.
  • Regular exposure to shop environment.
  • May have skin exposure to powders
  • Moderate to high noise level from operating machines.
  • Exposure to indoor and outdoor temperatures
  • Exposure to extreme heat in plant during summer months


  • Occasionally some off-site training and travel may be required.
  • Working more than 40 hours per week may be required on a frequent basis in order to complete company deliverables.

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Nailor offers a comprehensive compensation package that includes a competitive salary and the following benefits:

  • Health Insurance - We want you to be healthy! We offer a variety of health insurance options so you can choose a plan that best meets your lifestyle. You'll have access to a national network of doctors that provides comprehensive coverage when you need it most.
  • 401K Retirement Saving Plan (U.S. Only) - Your future is important and saving for retirement shouldn't be a concern. Nailor offers a competitive, employer matched plan to help you reach your retirement goals.
  • Paid Vacations - As a salaried employee, you earn those vacation days and we want you to take them! Take a trip, spend time with loved ones, have some personal time off - at Nailor we encourage you refresh and relax.
  • Paid Holidays - Whether you are in one of our U.S. or Canadian facilities, we value and respect observed Holidays. More than likely, you will enjoy an employee sponsored festivity at the office where friends come together celebrate.
  • Learning & Development - Growth and education are part of our core beliefs. We offer a number of opportunities to develop professionally, whether you need to earn professional development credits or are just plain curious!
  • Life Insurance / Accidental Death Benefits - Just one less thing for you to worry about. We want you to feel secure and make sure you are covered by offering low cost supplemental benefits.