Production Supervisor, (1st shift)

Production Supervisor, (1st shift)

Hours: 6:30AM-3:30PM

Full Time + Benefits


Fralock is a rapidly growing, well-established manufacturing company, headquartered in the Santa Clarita Valley that has a 50-year history of excellence. We are looking for people who exemplify strong work ethics, values, dedication, and character that thrive in a fast-paced environment, which is focused on exploring and developing the next generation technology while offering opportunities for advancement. 


We offer Paid Vacation/Sick/Holiday, 401K (after 1 month of employment), annual bonus program (conditions apply), Medical/Vision/Dental coverage growth opportunities, training assistance programs and many more!



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Culture Vision:  Our diverse team strives to deliver exceptional outcomes for our customers, shareholders, and employees through our commitment to:

  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Accountability
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Innovative Solutions


Main Functions
Supervises shift employees in a manufacturing and assembly environment plans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures, assists with employee training, and recommends and implements improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions to ensure a safe and productive work environment. 

Ensures deliveries are scheduled to be on time to the original promise date through utilization of the available resources with limited overtime, agreed upon standards and at the planned cost.


This position requires access to information controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the successful candidate must be a "U.S. person" as defined in the ITAR and EAR (which generally means (i) be a citizen or national of the United States; or (ii) be a lawful permanent resident of the United States; or (iii) have been admitted to the United States as a refugee, or have been granted asylum, as specified under applicable law.


Typical Duties

  • Supervises production employees.
  • Trains, hires, fires subordinates.
  • Conducts performance reviews of subordinates.
  • Directs and coordinates production activities with Production Control, Quality, Engineering and Program Management.
  • Identifies, measures, and documents goals, objectives and plans to realize opportunities and achieve cost reduction targets through management of performance metrics and dashboards. 
  • Ensures deliveries are scheduled to be on time to the original promise date through utilization of the available resources with limited overtime, agreed upon standards and at the planned cost. 
  • Develops job descriptions and training plans for subordinates.
  • Development and execution of corrective action plans.
  • Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries.
  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources, maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees, developing personal growth opportunities.
  • Supervise staff in accordance with company policies and procedures.


Required Skills

  • Demonstrated understanding of production processes
  • Ability to apply appropriate supervisory approach -- coaching, directing, etc.
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
  • Good communication, teamwork, project management, and presentation skills.
  • Good leadership/management and business acumen skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with individuals at all levels.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Working knowledge of data collection, data analysis, evaluation, and problem-solving tools.
  • Able to compute, analyze, compile, compare and coordinate data and processes.
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Self-starter with demonstrated ability to achieve results and respond to change.
  • Working knowledge of ERP software, MRP, Scheduling and Planning systems, MS Office


Preferred Skills

  • Fluent with M2M MRP/ERP system
  • Knowledge of military and commercial specifications and standards
  • Lean manufacturing /six sigma training and experience


Education Requirements
AA degree or higher or six (6) years’ experiences in a manufacturing operation.


Experience Requirements
5 or more years of experience in a manufacturing operation. 2 years minimum of a Lead and/or Asst. Supervisor role.

Valid driver's license and insurance

Acceptable driving record


Physical Requirements
Sitting/walking/standing.  Able to lift 10 pounds.


This position must pass post offer, Pre-work Screen, and background check. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a position.