AAF Flanders Production Supervisor - 1st Shift in Smithfield, North Carolina

Production Supervisor - 1st Shift

About the Organization

AAF International offers the most comprehensive clean air solutions available across the globe. Selling under the American Air Filter- and the AAF International- brand names, AAF International has been an industry pioneer since 1921 and has since grown to operations in over 22 countries with over 3000 employees. Our products are the industry benchmarks for quality and performance, and delivers clean air solutions in residential, commercial and industrial air pollution control, gas containment removal, power generation, and other stringent clean room environments.

We are a member of the Daikin Group, the world's largest air conditioning and clean air solutions provider with over $15 Billion in sales and 56,000 employees worldwide. Founded in 1924, Daikin has grown into a diversified industrial manufacturing company offering solutions in clean, air, air conditioning, refrigeration, chemicals, oil hydraulics, defense systems and electronics. AAF and Daikin are powered by our investment in people, products, and our processes.

Our culture of continuous improvement, safety, and world class operations is powered by our people centered management philosophy. This philosophy is built around mutual selection: that while AAF seeks top talent people to join and deliver on our team, we also want each team member to receive job satisfaction, growth & development, and continued happiness in being a long term member of the AAF family. This is fueled by our belief in treating our people, our supply partners, our customers and our environment with the trust and respect we each require, and our passion to give back to our community for our success.

Read more about our philosophy at: http://www.daikin.com/about/corporate/philosophy/index.html

AAF International is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.

EOE Statement

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.



This position contributes to the achievement of Company and Plant objectives by overseeing efficient, cost-effective assembly of filters. The supervisor directs the activities of department personnel to complete production schedules safely and on a timely basis, while controlling costs, efficiency, quality, and equipment. This person also carries out these functions within company rules and procedure.


  1. Supervise the daily operations of the filter production area.

  2. Schedule filter production and make sure production goals are met.

  3. Follow all regulatory guidelines and industry standards to ensure compliance with NQA-1.

  4. Work to develop improvements to the production process.

  5. Provide feedback to employees as to whether production goals are met.

  6. Schedule employees for overtime and weekend work.

  7. Enforce company disciplinary and safety policies.

  8. Performs other duties as assigned by management.


  1. Responsible for ensuring that manufacturing / production lines and equipment are in good operating order.

  2. Responsible for ensuring that manufacturing operators are working to procedure.

  3. Responsible for determining and coordinating manufacturing operations to meet production schedules.

  4. May make decisions and/or recommendations regarding hiring, discipline, terminations, overtime, and work schedules.

  5. May work in conjunction with quality control department to determine cause of any non-conformance issues and make recommendations for production changes as necessary.



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Position Requirements


  1. High School Diploma or Equivalent Required.

  2. Requires a minimum of one year of experience in a leadership role within a manufacturing environment.

  3. Knowledge of filter and/or assembly procedures required.

  4. Management skills are needed to be able to direct the daily operations of the department.

  5. Must have mathematical skills needed to track production numbers and complete daily production paperwork and reports.

  6. Requires the ability to read blueprints and interpret product drawings.

  7. Must be able to read a tape measure to 1/64 of an inch.

  8. Strong written and verbal communication skills; must be able to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with employees, management, support staff and vendors.

  9. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.


  1. May be required to lift up to approximately 50 pounds.

  2. May sit at a desk for extended periods to complete paperwork.

  3. Must be able communicate on the telephone for lengthy periods.

  4. Must be able to operate a computer and keyboard with accuracy and efficiency.

  5. Must be able to travel throughout the facility to obtain information needed to perform job functions, including climbing and descending stairs.






Production Supervisor




Smithfield, NC

This position is currently accepting applications.