Production Supervisor

Husqvarna Outdoor Products, Inc.

Olathe, KS

This person is responsible for the execution of the Olathe Production plan and the management of the hourly production employees on 3rd shift. This position is critical for delivery of product to meet customer demands in an efficient manner.


Department Supervision

  • Maintain and approve weekly attendance record in Kronos
  • Monitor and enforce Company policies as related to the hourly Production workforce
  • Oversee the day-to-day activities on the shop floor; resolving assembly issues, component shortages, shifting manpower needs
  • Manage conflicts and Employee relations
  • Balance workforce to meet monthly production plan by accounting for vacation, changing forecast and product family
  • Build a flexible workforce by cross training employees
  • Conduct performance appraisals and provide regular performance feedback and development opportunities to team
  • Ensuring departmental safety objectives


  • Drive change and results
  • Train and coach team members to their full potential
  • Work with Engineering, QC and Purchasing to resolve production and quality issues as they occur
  • Monitor, measure and address production efficiency rating on daily, weekly, monthly basis

HOS Activities

  • Performing audits; 5S, Safety and ISO as scheduled
  • Assist in the development, documentation and compliance of standard work in all production areas
  • Work with Engineering, QC and Purchasing to resolve production and quality issues as they occur
  • Position-specific Competencies
  • Must be able to act independently and apply sound judgement decisions
  • Consistently deliver results
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Respond quickly and work at faster pace than normal, while getting results
  • Able to solve new or unfamiliar problems and trouble-shoot problems independently


  • Strong knowledge of HCP products
  • Strong knowledge of tools and assembly procedures
  • Working knowledge of company computer system
  • Working knowledge of HCP business dynamics


  • 3-5 years working experience in a production environment
  • 3 or more years of Supervisor experience


  • Constant exposure to Production environment
  • Heavy Computer use
  • Daily, weekly, monthly and annual deadlines

Why join Husqvarna?
We are one of the world’s oldest startups, passionate about our work, proud of our history and curious about the future. We look for opportunities to grow by stepping out of our comfort zone and are committed to finding sustainable solutions for the future. We have built an environment that encourages close teamwork and support for one another. Check us out at

We offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance at date of hire
  • A 401(k) with matching and no vesting
  • An employee purchase discount on Husqvarna products
  • An education assistance program
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation and sick time

Husqvarna is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, assignment, re-assignment, promotion, transfer, compensation, discipline and termination. Husqvarna prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation in employment based on race; color; religion; national origin; gender; sexual orientation; pregnancy; age; disability; service member status; or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

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