Production Supervisor - Shipping Department

Date: May 17, 2023

Location: Lewisberry, PA, US

Company: Dorman Products

Dorman was founded on the belief that people should have greater freedom to fix motor vehicles. For over 100 years, we have been driving new solutions, releasing tens of thousands of aftermarket replacement products engineered to save time and money, and increase convenience and reliability. Founded and headquartered in the United States, we are a pioneering global organization offering an always-evolving catalog of automotive, heavy-duty and specialty vehicle products.  Today, we have more than 3,500 employees across 28 different locations, with a family of brands that also includes SuperATV and Dayton Parts. Publicly traded under the stock ticker DORM, we had revenues surpassing $1.7 billion in 2022 and over $3.5 billion in enterprise value.

Everyone who works at Dorman is called a Contributor. We need everyone, regardless of role and experience, to contribute to our success. That means everyone has a unique ability to make an impact on the business. We encourage all our Contributors to bring their authentic selves to work. The freedom to pursue new ideas, offer different perspectives, and grow in your career is fundamental to working at Dorman.



This position will coordinate and oversee all production activities in the Shipping department to ensure that customer commitments are met with quality and delivery. 


Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Review daily production schedule and ensure demands are met through proper scheduling of work
  • Provide leadership, communication and expectations for employees
  • Ensure employees are trained and have appropriate tools to perform job
  • Periodically review the work of employees to ensure adherence to quality standards and work instructions.  Has authority to stop production to correct any quality problems.
  • Evaluate employee performance to achieve a high level of output, write performance reviews and corrective actions 
  • Ensure employees are aware of and provided with proper protective equipment and trained on chemical use and emergency exits in the department
  • Reviews data and trends on production and recommend continuous improvement activities
  • Ensure adherence to company policies, safety standards, and good housekeeping practices
  • Contact OES/Maintenance to resolve equipment issues
  • Prepare and enter data into and review information in CMS, ADP and Training Manager
  • Participates in recruitment activities by interviewing and selecting staff
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related duties that may be outside of assigned priorities.


Minimum Requirements

  • Advanced education desired
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities
  • Strong communication and reasoning skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to motivate others
  • Two years’ supervisory experience in manufacturing environment
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing methods.
  • Broad knowledge of quality control and production methods
  • Microsoft Office and ERP experience



Dorman Products is an equal opportunity employer; we value a combination of ideas, perspectives, and cultures at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V.

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