Based on 3,172 responses, the job of Production Supervisor has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.72 out of 5. On average, Production Supervisors are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as a Production Supervisor?
Pros: The challenge of producing quality products and ability to give those products to the customer on time and correctly.
Cons: No structure between the shifts little to no support from upper management on the night shift.
Look outside of Manufacturing.
Pros: Flexibility, Problem solving, purchasing, helping people, leading people.
Cons: Upset employees, underpaid, no perks.
Understand your employees and always listen to them.
"Ok but frustrating."
Pros: Long lunches less physically demanding.
Cons: Unfairly compensated. I lose every weekend. I also travel a lot. Stress level is high.
Read as much as you can about the industry and people skills.
A ability to manage the department in allways as production/quality and time line.