Manufacturing Supervisor (1st Shift)

US-CT-West Hartford
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Position Description/Company Info

Legrand has an exciting opportunity for an Manufacturing Supervisor to join the Electrical Wiring Systems Team in West Hartford, CT. The individual in this role is responsible for direct supervision of all production operations in assigned departments, cells or areas, including planning, assigning and directing work; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. 


About Legrand

Legrand is a $5.8 billion global company with 30,000 employees world-wide and products sold in 180 countries.  As the leading provider of products and systems for electrical installations and information networks wherever people live and work, Legrand delivers an unequaled depth and breadth of innovative solutions for use in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. 


Employing more than 3,300 employees across the United States and Canada, Legrand in North America has a work environment that promotes personal advancement, pride and achievement. Our success is also based on our recognition that diversity – in people, products, innovation and technology – is an important strength. When you join our team, we provide you with the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to become the very best at your job, and to continue to advance your career.  


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Equal Opportunity Employer





  • A.S. degree 


  • Minimum five years in a manufacturing environment with a minimum of two years effectively leading others


  • Must have strong leadership skills, with demonstrated ability to supervise others.
  • Provide guidance, development and motivation to staff to achieve superior results and accomplish overall business objectivesRequires strong organizational and time management skills and be able to effectively handle multiple priorities. Ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment is a must.
  • Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, organize and accomplish a diversified work load.
  • Basic computer skills, working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and email software
  • Must be highly collaborative and able to work in a team based environment. Must foster open communication and support an environment of innovation and creative change.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills and be able to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization



  • Bachelor’s degree

Position Attributes

Main Job Duties:

  • Responsible for maintaining uninterrupted production flow or high quality products in the most economical way within the manufacturing limits.
  • Fairly administer company rules and policies and adhere to Union contract provisions.
  • Regularly educate employees in safe working processes, environmental compliance issues, personal health and safety issues, and general housekeeping conditions.
  • Provide leadership for quality within the group.  Is accountable for the total quality environment.
  • Promote crosstraining and continuous improvement for all employees to: 
    • Provide a greater depth of knowledge per average employee
    • Create more flexibility on all levels of the manufacturing process.
    • Ensure existence and use of safety devices and equipment
  • Accountable for meeting production plan, and in doing so, plan and control the efficient use of manpower, machines and other resources to meet and continuously improve upon established standards.
    • Schedule Attainment
    • Labor Variance
    • Scrap
    • Inventory Accuracy
    • Financial Budget
  • Assure equipment and tooling is routinely and preventatively maintained.
  • Assure a clean and safe working environment.
  • Performs other similar and related duties as required.


PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS : The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Mental Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

  • Use written and oral communication skills
  • Read and interpret data, information and documents
  • Analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems
  • Use math and mathematical reasoning
  • Observe and interpret situations
  • Learn and apply new information or skills
  • Perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks
  • Work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions
  • Interact with managers, staff, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work


Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

  • Sit, walk and stand
  • Talk or hear, both in person and by telephone
  • Use hands repetitively operate standard office equipment
  • Reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus 


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