Production Supervisor

Montana Canvas

job description

Production Supervisor

MONTANA CANVAS, located in Belgrade Montana is currently hiring a production supervisor that will be responsible for leading and directing all production departments within the organization. 


Main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Manage production floor and sewing operators (15-19 production floor staff). Primary materials are canvas, polyester, PVC and aluminum.

  • Develop and implement a culture of safety, and maintain a safe production environment.

  • Receive all production orders and sort/schedule work for timely completion.

  • Implement Lean Manufacturing and techniques on the production floor to streamline and sustain the manufacturing process.

  • Use appropriate production metrics to improve throughput, quality, and cost.

  • Develop a cross-training program for manufacturing processes.

  • Identify and develop potential supervisors/leads.

  • Develop standard work for each manufacturing operation.

  • Determine capacity, and increase where and when demand requires it.

  • Develop strategies to relieve bottlenecks in production.

  • Communicate with other functions, as required, to manage and meet customer expectations.

  • Work with production staff to optimize overall equipment effectiveness.


Qualifications and requirements include:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience managing a full cut, sew and assembly operation preferred.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering or similar field preferred.

  • Mastery of sewing / manufacturing process is required.

  • Trained in, and experience with, Lean Manufacturing and/or Theory of Constraints.

  • Proven history of supervisory and management excellence.

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, with experience utilizing a shop floor manufacturing system.

  • Ability to learn and implement SAGE software system in manufacturing.

  • Must be highly motivated with a strong sense of urgency.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact with all levels of employees, vendors and customers.

  • Must have the ability to work in fast paced environment with majority of work day on his or her feet.

  • Must have the ability to lift 50 lbs.

Starting wage is DOE.  Montana Canvas offers a complete benefit package!

Shop Production Hours are from 7:30am to 5pm, Monday to Thursday and 7:30am to 11:30pm on Friday.

Montana Canvas is an equal opportunity employer.


For immediate consideration please apply in person at 110 Pipkin Way, Belgrade, MT 59714, during business hours Monday – Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm.  

For more information please contact us at or 800-235-6518.


contact information

business: Montana Canvas
address: 110 Pipkin Way
Belgrade, MT 59714
phone: 406-388-1225 (Call Now)