Production Control Supervisor Salary
Earnings for Production Control Supervisors in the United States come in at around $59K annually on average. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up the majority of Production Control Supervisors (63 percent) survey respondents. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Job Description for Production Control Supervisor
Production control supervisors are responsible for coordinating efforts to verify that all production control strategies are implemented correctly. They are in charge of ensuring that production follows specific parameters to prevent overproduction and to facilitate control efforts. These supervisors demonstrate strong interpersonal skills to communicate with production personnel, as well as vendors and other company executives. One of their main duties is providing leadership to keep production controls working correctly.Read More...
In addition, they strive to implement and verify that strategies are effective and use as few company resources as possible. They take an active part in training activities and coaching efforts to educate new staff on manufacturing processes. Production control supervisors verify quality standards using established metrics. These professionals write detailed reports based on their observations, and they present these documents during technical and manufacturing meetings. They suggest changes to the production control parameters to make everything more efficient. These supervisors follow strict safety procedures to prevent accidents during production hours. Production control supervisors monitor accuracy and reliability, using computer software tools to measure performance. They work well in a team environment with other supervisors and production staff to reach all manufacturing objectives within a specific timeframe. However, they possess strong independent skills to work on their own with minimal supervision. These supervisors oversee sanitary conditions and correct any deficiencies as soon as they can. They develop and implement effective control processes to facilitate productivity.
A bachelor's degree in production control, manufacturing, or a related field is necessary for this job. Previous years of experience in a supervising position can be helpful. Manufacturing certifications are a plus.
Production Control Supervisor Tasks
- Assist in hiring, training and reviewing performance of staff.
- Ensure product is in compliance with customer standards and ensure fulfillment goals.
- Maintain departmental day-to-day production activities, monitor and prioritize workflow and schedules.
- Supervise production staff and give technical direction.
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Pay by Experience Level for Production Control Supervisor
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $57K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $53K. Production Control Supervisors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $58K. As Production Control Supervisors reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $68K.
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