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Machining Production Supervisor [day shift]

Application Deadline: 
Workplace:  Onsite Position

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46202

Contract Type:  Full-Time
Working Hours:  40
Employment Type:  Regular

Come join a team that makes a difference here and around the world!


Peerless Pump, an Indianapolis based subsidiary of Grundfos, is seeking an area Production Supervisor [day shift] for its Indianapolis Machine Shop. 

The Production Supervisor will report to Machine Shop Manufacturing Manager and will operate daily out of the Indianapolis, IN facility (principally Mon-Fri).


Relocation for this position cannot be supported and qualified candidates must have authorization to work in the USA without support.


Why Peerless?


Peerless: having no equal; matchless, unrivaled. At Peerless, our team of experts come together with a common passion for manufacturing sustainable pumps that provide peace of mind. Our pumps create more reliable food supplies, clean and safe water, and keep life and property safe around the globe. For nearly a century, the Peerless brand has helped keep people safe where they live, work, and play. We are Pioneers. We are united. We are Peerless! Join our united team!


See why our Employees are Peerless:  I am PEERLESS!


Work/Life Balance:


  • our team enjoys regular work week,
  • an outstanding benefits package with very affordable insurances,
  • generous paid time off [4 weeks/year],
  • an unparalleled holiday and paid shut down program


What is the role about?


The Production Supervisor is responsible for meeting departmental quality, productivity, utilization, costs, and headcount objectives by training, motivating and managing employees in a team oriented production environment.  Work involves a thorough understanding of plant operations, company policies, practices, and procedures and the ability to resolve conflicts/issues through collaborative team efforts.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Develops production plan by reviewing production schedules and coordinating material flow with other departments; Develop and implement lean manufacturing strategies.
  • Trains, develops, motivates, and leads team of people to achieve established goals and objectives related to production, utilization, quality, efficiency and safety (ISO 9001, ISO 140001.
  • Responsible for understanding company policies, practices and procedures and for developing employees by coaching, counseling, and disciplining in accordance with such policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Interviews and recommends the hiring of personnel; Assesses employee performance, provide frequent constructive feedback to employees and conduct performance reviews.
  • Consistently works on continuous improvement processes to include recommending measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product while operating within assigned budget.
  • Contribute to the team effort by working in a collaborative manner to perform special projects and assignment that support the company’s overall goals and business objectives
  • Perform work, promote teamwork and communicate in conjunction with our culture and corporate standards (Safety/Environmental, Quality, Continuous Improvement, Communication, Internal Controls, etc.).

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.  Positive, professional attitude and competitive personality; Detail oriented and very well organized with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and achieve deadlines.
  • Basic blue print reading, knowledge of machining capabilities, SPC and GD&T; ; Ability to apply basic math and geometry; Experience working with castings.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of computer applications (Microsoft Office, SAP, ADP).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of CNC and manual equipment operation.    
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds; Ability to stand, walk, bend, reach, stoop and sit at a workstation

Education and Experience:


  • College degree in related field and / or equivalent 
  • 8+ years of training and experience in machine shop environment
  • 2+ years of supervisor experience and/ or equivalent
  • CAD/CAM experience preferred but not required


Peerless Pump participates in E-verify and is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.  All positions subject to post offer drug screening and background checks.

About Grundfos 
Grundfos is one of the world’s leading water technology companies with more than 19.000 employees in 60+ countries all over the world. Our skills commit us to pioneering solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improve the quality of life for people. We dare to do things that others cannot or dare not do, as we believe innovation is not only a business opportunity, but an obligation. And what really matters to us is not short term profit, but the impact we make. By becoming part of our united powerful team, you too can drive this change no matter your role.

An inclusive team
If you like the look of this job and know you can bring your skills to contribute to our purpose, please apply. We need and welcome professional people from all corners – however you identify and whatever your background is.

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis

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