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Production Supervisor

Req ID:  3381

Working Location: TENNESSEE, BARTLETT 

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

Production Supervisor: Oversee the set-up of calibration testing and troubleshooting of instruments and mechanical assemblies. Determines and may assign a person to assist developing test methods and procedures from blueprints drawings and diagrams. Overseeing test and troubleshoots assemblies and/or final systems and may rework assemblies and/or systems for testing. Production Supervisor could provide data for technical reports summarizing findings and may recommending solutions to technical problems. Supervisor may assist in the building and set-up of specialized test equipment. Supervisor will also have input to reviews hiring and firing.

Job Duties

* Supervisor will contribute to the development of concepts and techniques.


* Completes complex tasks in creative and effective ways.


* Consistently overseeing works on complex assignments requiring independent action and a high degree of initiative to resolve issues and makes recommendations on procedures.


* Supervise all areas and determine methods and procedures on new assignments.


* Often acts as a facilitator.


* Support the Lean Sigma strategy for continuous improvement


* Supervisor the Manufacturing personnel


* Will maintain high level of trouble shooting ability and working with the R&D and Production Engineering Recording Data as needed


* Help maintain time cards for personnel when management is not in the office.


* Support company policies and procedures Meet productions schedules and product compliances to specifications


* This position acts as the liaison to Manufacturing Production Engineering Corporate Quality Supply Chain and Engineering on issues related to manufacturing.


* Evaluation of performance will be based on ability to: Meeting schedule commitments and task completion dates Maintain a high quality of work Develop skills with personnel in the area Interact and work with other employees and departments


* Anticipate and react to changing conditions that require decisions action and/or problem solving activities


* Support 5S Kaizen and continuous improvement activities


* Leader ship skills as a Supervisor Effectiveness of training personnel to trouble shooting

Job Requirements



* High School Education or GED Vocational training a plus and/or on-the-job training.


* Typically requires a minimum of 1-year Group leader experience.


* Typically requires a minimum of 6+ years of related experience.




* Oversee Assembling and test assigned product on the assembly line in accordance with production guidelines.


* Oversee spot checks of products to ensure quality standards.


* Notify management of product discrepancies failures or equipment malfunctions.


* Make sure personnel adhere to established company policies and procedures paying special attention to safety regulations.


* Computer Skills


* Perform other related duties as assigned


* Strong Supervisor / leadership decision-making


* Continue to set an example for the Company time policy

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

Olympus’ Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce overall costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients. Olympus’ Medical portfolio includes endoscopes, laparoscopes, and video imaging systems, as well as surgical energy devices, system integration solutions, medical services, and a wide range of endotherapy instruments for endoscopic and therapeutic applications. For more information, visit

Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.


It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Tennessee (US-TN) || Bartlett || 

Job Segment: Manager, Industrial, Engineer, Lean Six Sigma, Production Manager, Management, Manufacturing, Engineering

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