Production Supervisor

Job Category: Manufacturing

Location: Boston (MA, US)

G&H offer exciting and rewarding opportunities for motivated and talented people to join a team of like-minded, highly skilled colleagues who want to grow and succeed with our company.

Hiring talent to complement and grow our current teams’ skills and capabilities is a strategic priority to enable our plans for growth.

Our seven business locations in the United States and four UK-based businesses employ across a broad range of functions including engineering and process, manufacturing, product management, supply chain and customer services, quality assurance, continuous improvement, compliance and finance.


The Production Supervisor is a highly-motivated, innovative and hands-on individual who will use their skills to drive efficiency and encourage in a team environment. This role will lead a laser and photonics assembly site in a fast paced and dynamic environment to meet contractual quality, cost, and delivery requirements by planning, organizing, and directing the flow of work. Achieving/exceeding quality, delivery, safety goals and identifying and implementing continuous improvement opportunities using six sigma and lean methodologies are critical for this position to satisfy the unique requirements of aerospace, defense, life science, and industrial customers.

Job Responsibilities

  • Actively leads continuous improvement efforts including 6S and safety audits.
  • Develop and constantly drive initiatives designed to improve the productivity of people and resources within the production environment
  • Escalate equipment, process problems and safety issues to the appropriate channels and technical counterparts for resolution
  • Keeps operations management informed of schedule status, priorities and problems
  • Manage employees time and attendance details
  • Mentors new associates and defines training plans based on needs.
  • Assigns qualified team resources to production assembly jobs.
  • Executes against a production schedule
  • Monitors work-center capacities and modulates resources to ensure timely outputs.
  • Processes ERP and database entries to ensure timely processing of jobs.
  • Initiates Engineering Change Requests to correct documentation and processes.
  • Completes employee performance evaluations.
  • Maintains the production environment to ensure the safety and wellbeing of team.
  • Assists Mfg Engineering in production documentation generation.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Photonics packaging expertise
  • Fiber optics assembly and testing experience
  • Microelectronics assembly equipment and processes
  • Lean Manufacturing training
  • Experience working in a team oriented, collaborative, clean room environment


  • Leadership
  • Communication skills
  • Delivering results
  • Safety


  • Leadership history in a clean room based, photonics environment.
  • Degree in engineering, manufacturing technology or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent performance management skills
  • Communicator with strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Team leader and team builder able to lead by example and effectively develop others
  • Takes responsibility and looks for solutions
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Experience utilizing lean manufacturing concepts with a proven track record of lean / six sigma implementation projects
  • Highly motivated self-starter, able to meet deadlines, and handle multiple tasks


  • Five or more years of supervisory experience in a microelectronics or photonics manufacturer.

How to Apply

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