Flowserve Corporation Production Supervisor in Lynchburg, Virginia

Company Overview:

Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.

Position Description:

Provide leadership and direction to assigned production area. Oversee production to meet safety, quality, delivery, and cost objectives. Reduce cost of poor quality by fostering an environment of accountability and pride in workmanship. Participate in and maintain improvement projects to enhance safety, improve quality, reduce the cost of non conformance, adopt lean principles and processes, and promote customer satisfaction (internal and external).


  • Promote and enforce safety and environmental policies.

  • Be an active leader in safety at the facility, actively participating in Gemba walks, safety training and toolbox talks, and providing safety observations to continuously improve the safety of the facility and its employees.

  • Embrace lean principles and processes – machine utilization and assembly cycle time reduction

  • Supervise assigned manufacturing operations to ensure tasks are completed in accordance with design drawings, process sheets and/or work instructions.

  • Able to train assigned team members in process optimization

  • Reduce the cost of non-conformance by fostering an environment of accountability and pride.

  • Consistently and fairly apply and enforce work rules and attendance/tardiness policy.

  • Identify, troubleshoot, and resolve production problems as to minimize the impact on customer satisfaction and attainment of performance objectives

  • Manage assembly lines that can be high mix, small lot size, and engineered-to-order environment

  • Interact with planners on production scheduling to ensure product is shipped on time to customer request dates

  • Periodically verify operation times against routing standards to develop accurate costing, efficiency calculations, and capacity analysis for a given area

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He/She will be required to follow any other instructions upon the request of his/her supervisor.

Position Requirements:


  • A demonstrated ability to drive performance improvements and cost savings.

  • Experience in a supervisory or team leader role in a manufacturing or equivalent environment preferred.

  • Strong proactive approach to safety, quality, delivery and cost.

  • Ability to read component prints and routers.

  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques

  • Experience with problem solving techniques that occur during the manufacturing/assembly processes

  • Innovative problem solver who is an action oriented self-starter Strong interpersonal, communication and conflict management skills


  • BS/BA degree in Manufacturing/Industrial/Mechanical Engineering or equivalent education and experience

  • Lean Practitioner or similar background a plus

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Production Supervisor

Primary Posting Location:

Lynchburg, Virginia US

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United States of America

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Employment Type:

Full time

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