Hamilton Company

Production Supervisor

Job Locations US-NV-Reno
Production Lab
Position Type

Company Overview

Hamilton Company is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of manual, semi-automated and robotic products for precision fluid measuring. We specialize in the development, manufacturing and customization of precision measurement devices, automated liquid handling stations, and sample management systems. For more than 60 years, Hamilton has been satisfying customer needs by combining quality materials with skilled workmanship, ensuring the highest level of performance of every precision fluid measuring device we manufacture.


We are looking for a Production Supervisor that will be responsible for advising and coordinating the activities of personnel, equipment, and processes within their assigned work center(s). They will apply their knowledge of production methods, processes, machine and equipment, and production capacities. Primary responsibility of the supervisor includes, but is not limited to, team safety, team morale, product quality, and on-time delivery/schedule adherence.


Responsibilities include:

  • Leads by example in all aspects of the job's responsibilities: Safety, People, Quality, Production, and Cost.
  • Responsible for the safety and well-being of all personnel and compliance to all federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Creates a positive workplace environment consistent with our company's values and ensures equitable treatment is given to all employees.
  • Communicates effectively with direct reports and ensures development and effective coaching through one on one's, performance evaluations, and daily feedback.
  • Ensures adequate staff coverage for all shifts, accounting for employee vacations and unplanned absences.
  • Responsible for managing and coordinating training throughout areas of responsibility with focus on professional development and building the best team.
  • Ensures that the quality of the company's products are maintained and improved upon in accordance with the company's philosophy.
  • Ensures daily production goals are met through daily metric monitoring.
  • Leads continuous improvement efforts with the focus on implementing improved and sustainable processes.
  • Responsible for all manufacturing costs associated with assigned work center(s), including but not limited to, consumable spend, scrap, and direct labor/overtime.
  • Reports down machines and supports routing maintenance.
  • Effectively communicates and presents information upwards.
  • Works collaboratively with all teams.


  • Demonstrated analytical/problem solving experience using data to drive solutions.
  • Demonstrated situational leadership.
  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to deal with various employees, personalities, backgrounds, and skill levels.
  • Willingness to accept change and the ability to affect policy and technical changes with subordinates and peer groups.
  • Position requires exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
  • Self-motivated, Self-Starter.
  • Partnering with cross-functional management to drive cost and productivity/efficiency improvements.
  • Personally exhibit excellent skills and capabilities to effectively solve problems.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline from a regionally accredited, not-for-profit university required
  • Three years of progressive experience in a supervisory or lead capacity role in a manufacturing environment preferred.

Additional Information

  • Diverse portfolio of exciting and innovative design projects
  • Tremendous opportunities for professional growth and advancement
  • Commitment to sustainable design
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Benefit Package (medical, dental, vision insurance, paid time off, disability insurance, 401k, tuition reimbursement and much more)
  • Solid Stable Company
  • Drug free workplace.


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