Supervisor Production

Full-time / Part-time:  FT - Employee
Exempt / Non-Exempt:  Salaried Exempt

Washington, NC, US, 27889

Shift:  Home Shift 1
Requisition ID:  6299
Division:  Flanders

AAF International offers the most comprehensive clean air solutions available across the globe. Selling under the American Air Filter® and the AAF International® brand names, AAF International has been an industry pioneer since 1921 and has since grown to operations in over 22 countries with over 3000 employees. Our products are the industry benchmarks for quality and performance, and delivers clean air solutions in residential, commercial and industrial air pollution control, gas containment removal, power generation, and other stringent clean room environments.

We are a member of the Daikin Group, the world's largest air conditioning and clean air solutions provider with over $15 Billion in sales and 56,000 employees worldwide. Founded in 1924, Daikin has grown into a diversified industrial manufacturing company offering solutions in clean, air, air conditioning, refrigeration, chemicals, oil hydraulics, defense systems and electronics. AAF and Daikin are powered by our investment in people, products, and our processes.

Our culture of continuous improvement, safety, and world class operations is powered by our people centered management philosophy. This philosophy is built around mutual selection: that while AAF seeks top talent people to join and deliver on our team, we also want each team member to receive job satisfaction, growth & development, and continued happiness in being a long term member of the AAF family. This is fueled by our belief in treating our people, our supply partners, our customers and our environment with the trust and respect we each require, and our passion to give back to our community for our success.

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AAF International is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.

This position contributes to the achievement of Company and Plant objectives by overseeing efficient, cost-effective assembly of filters.  The supervisor directs the activities of department personnel to complete production schedules safely and on a timely basis, while controlling costs, efficiency, quality, and equipment.  This person also carries out these functions within company rules and procedure.



  • Advise the Production Manager about the status of the department and provide information which might affect the company and/or division.
  • Manage personnel for maximum safety, efficiency and productivity.
  • Submit daily paperwork  timely and accurately
  • Review production schedules to plan work for departments and assign work load.
  • Analyze or supervise personnel in analyzing specification to verify soundness and correctness of design.
  • Call deficiencies to the attention of appropriate personnel.
  • Assure that assembly lines and machinery are set up with the materials needed per schedules.
  • Oversee correct use and maintenance of machinery and equipment.
  • Verify and approve the accuracy of production reports at the end of each shift.
  • Cooperate with line and staff personnel to achieve Corporate and Plant objectives.
  • Communicate with other department staff regarding incomplete schedules, deficiencies, changes, and/or problems.
  • Anticipate and determine causes of production delays and take appropriate action so as to meet production schedules.
  • Report promptly to Plant Manager when delays occur, estimate length of delay, and report when operation is resumed.
  • Approve selection of department employees – trains, appraises, and initiates changes of status so that manpower is most effectively utilized and developed.
  • Investigate accidents and submit injury reports with recommendations to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Assure that the quarterly inventory is done with accuracy.
  • Conduct regular safety meetings.  Enforce safety rules and procedures.
  • Develop quality reports and complaints to correct causes of poor quality and assist in developing correction procedures.
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices within department.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Management.



  • This position is located in the US


  • High level of professionalism.
  • Possess mechanical aptitude.
  • Must be well-organized and detail oriented



  • One to four years supervisory experience in manufacturing environment.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent required


  • License or certificates in any of the above mentioned trade skills are beneficial


  • Must have excellent communication skills both verbally and written.
  • Must be able to use standard office equipment such as computer, calculator, copier/printer, facsimile, telephone.



  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Safety glasses are required at all times to protect against dust and particles.
  • Protective clothing must be worn at all times to protect against injury which may include cut resistant gloves, sleeves, aprons and gowns.
  • Closed toe shoes and long pants are required. Sleeveless shirts are prohibited in the warehouse and production areas.
  • Must be able to work in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must be able to withstand both hot and cold atmosphere depending on weather conditions.



  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Must be able to lift up to approximately 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to walk throughout plant to personally view operations.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop and squat.
  • Must be able to use both hands and arms in a repetitive motion if needed.


We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, uniform servicemember status, age, disability or any other legally recognized protected personal characteristics.

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh
Nearest Secondary Market: Rocky Mount