The Estee Lauder Companies Production Supervisor - 3rd Shift in Melville, New York

Production Supervisor - 3rd Shift

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments


This position is required to lead a shift of non-exempt employees through the daily operations and processes found in a manufacturing environment. This role will meet pre-established schedules by fostering employee involvement to achieve the highest level of safety, productivity and quality standards. Supervisors are accountable for leading, training, coaching and motivating a team to improve safety and quality, reduce cost, and deliver the highest level of customer service. Responsible for maximizing direct labor efficiency and controlling material usage.

Efficiency Goals (80%)

Key goal: Oversee assigned department to ensure Resources and/or required equipment are running efficiently.

  • Manage scheduled priorities and capacity to achieve the highest customer service level.

  • Prepare and lead line start-up and assign production line tasks.

  • Manage and maintain Inventory Accuracy through the TECO Process

  • Monitor production levels, direct labor utilization, and component usage; prepare activity reports.

  • Achieve departmental goals and drive results through effective communication, collaboration and accountability

  • Develop talent to full potential through training, consistent feedback and coaching

  • Evaluating performance of employees, make recommendations for improvement, and utilize the corrective action process

  • Facilitate team meetings and forums to share information

  • Perform all other duties as assigned which may become necessary to support departmental/organizational objectives

  • Provide feedback and recommendations on material flow and equipment changes/installations

Continuous Improvement Goals (20%)

Key goal: Use LEAN tools to solve daily efficiency issues

  • Assist with leading departmental strategy, innovation and continuous improvement while embracing change

  • Engage the team and take a leadership role in the implementation of Lean tools (5S, Value Stream Mapping, Problem Solving, OEE, etc.)

Environmental Health and Safety goals (At All Times)

Key goal: Eliminate accidents. Mentor line personnel to support this goal. Ensure our environmental goals are being met.

  • Monitor and insure a safe work environment through process adherence and hazard elimination/mitigation (PPE, Lockout/Tag-out, Machine Guarding, etc.) and hazard elimination/mitigation

  • Monitor and insure a safe work environment through process adherence

  • Proactively identify and resolve safety and ergonomic concerns for their line.

  • Mentor crew members to utilize proper ergonomic related equipment (Drum lifter...).

  • Engage in site wide safety programs

Produce High Quality finished goods (At All Times)

Key goal: Produce products that meet all quality expectations and eliminate rejections.

  • Understand, monitor, and insure compliance to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and adherence to defined procedures

  • Assign line tasks per productivity guidelines and communicate all quality instructions.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Direction Received:

Department Manager

QA Manager

Director Filling & Assembly

Director Maintenance and Reliability

Director Tech Services/Compounding

Site Leaders

Key Performance Indicators (KPI):

TIR / Accident rate

Rejection rate (Quality Notifications)

Labor efficiency

Material usage

Machine efficiency


achelor’s Degree required.

Management, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Mfg. Engineering degree preferred. 1-2 years preferred in Supply Chain / Manufacturing N/A

Additional Job Specifications (e.g., physical demands, working conditions, equipment/machinery, specific skills, etc.):

Must possess excellent interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills

Dynamic and analytical approach to problem solving and identification, solution and efficiency improvements.

Must demonstrate a desire and ability to lead other people

May be required to handle containers of hazardous waste.

Candidate must be able to work on any of the three shifts (day/evening/night)

Work additional shifts beyond the regular work week (weekend overtime, holiday overtime and “double shifts”) as required to support the needs of the business

Knowledge of MS office and SAP applications preferred

Required to have and maintain a good attendance record

Job: Manufacturing / Operations / Packaging

Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-Melville

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 3rd (Night) Shift

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Job Number: 182446