Production Supervisor - 1st Shift

Date: Aug 4, 2022

LOCATION: Albuquerque, NM, US

Company: Pelican Products, Inc.

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Peli BioThermal NanoCool has produced cost-effective and compact temperature-controlled packaging for the life science industry since 2005. As a leader in evaporative cooling, phase change material and vacuum insulated panel technologies, Peli BioThermal NanoCool has successfully developed innovative and reliable cold chain product solutions. We currently have an opening for a Production Supervisor – 1st Shift based at our site in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


The Production Supervisor leads by example and facilitates a culture of commitment to quality and safety standards and continuous improvement as the fundamental basis of the manufacturing process. This position provides crucial support to the Operations Manager by ensuring that daily objectives are met in the designated manufacturing sector.


What You’ll Do:

  • Ensures the fulfillment of daily objectives as prescribed by the Operations Manager and helps with manufacturing processes as needed to meet goals in a timely fashion.
  • Maintains a safe and clean department through supervision of associates.
  • Monitor associates’ production quotas and ensures that their paperwork accurately reports all data that must be recorded for quality and production purposes.
  • Monitors inventory at all production stations, requisitions raw materials and pulls them when needed, and informs management when production floor inventory is low.
  • Issues Training Qualification sheets and Observation forms and ensures training is completed as required.
  • Tracks absences and tardiness of associates, assists the Operations Manager with employee warnings and corrective actions, and prepares annual evaluations of associates in the designated sector.
  • Reports non-conforming parts to Quality Control and corrects equipment malfunctions immediately or calls maintenance if needed.
  • Issues lot travelers.
  • Assists in the preparation of monthly safety meetings, assigns staff for monthly inventories and to assist Product Development when requested.
  • Demonstrates competency in all production processes in order to provide effective guidance to associates and fill-in for any associate in the designated sector as needed.
  • Supervises and tracks the Tier Training Program for all associates in the designated sector and conducts performance reviews.
  • Monitors Manufacturing Associates’ production quotas, paperwork, absences and tardiness, and inventory levels at all production stations.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.


What You’ll Need:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • 1-2 years of supervisory experience.
  • 2-3 years of experience in assembly/manufacturing.
  • Basic leadership skills and ambition to grow in a leadership capacity.
  • Mechanically inclined and capable of performing minor preventive and corrective maintenance tasks.
  • Dedication to high quality and safety standards and enthusiasm for continuous improvement.
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic and leads by example by arriving at work prior to the start of shift, earnestly maintaining a high level of productivity, executing tasks with care, and taking pride in a job well done.


Additional Information:

  • Actively supports and complies with Peli BioThermal’s objectives, guidelines and commitment to Quality and Safety, with an emphasis on continual improvement.
  • Must be able to interact effectively and cooperatively with employees at all levels.
  • Must have the ability to complete assignments within the timeframe specified by the Manager.
  • Must be flexible regarding working hours. Must be able to work weekends, with or without advanced notice.
  • Must be able to operate in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously.


Why Join Peli BioThermal? Here’s a glimpse of Peli BioThermal Perks…

  • Generous paid time off plans.
  • 401k plan – with a competitive match.
  • Tuition Assistance Program.
  • Established reputable brand offering premium products – you’ll be proud to represent Peli BioThermal!
  • Employee discount program on Pelican Products.
  • Great Benefits – medical, dental, vision, short-term disability and more.
  • Wellness Discount Program.
  • Lucrative employee referral program – get paid to work with your trusted network.
  • And more…



  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be constantly required to execute standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. stand, walk, sit, use hands/fingers).
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be occasionally required to execute non-standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch).
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • This position requires repetitive hand/wrist activities.

Pelican Products, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Albuquerque

Job Segment: Facilities, HVAC, QC, Operations, Quality