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24 Dec 2021

Full-Time General Supervisor Foundry (3rd shift)

Kohler – Posted by KohlerHRE Kohler, Wisconsin, United States

Job Description

General Supervisor Foundry (3rd shift)

Work Mode: Onsite

Responsible for the management of the Cast Iron – Foundry Operations for 3rd shift, with a front-line focus on the HWS. Will also include all manufacturing operations (HWS, Herman, Core Room & Casting Finishing) and oversite of all plant quality functions, process control functions, technical control/support functions.

1. Plan, organize, direct, and control the daily manufacturing operations to drive improvements in safety, maintain high service levels and delivery performance, drive improvements in product quality, and continually drive down operational costs of the operation.

2. Develop and maintain the human resources in operations level to support our operational plan and our strategic plan.

3. Support and assist Manufacturing Engineering in the implementation of the Capital Plan for the Cast Iron Division.

4. Support and assist Quality organization in the maintenance and implementation of the Kohler Quality Management System throughout Cast Iron.

5. Develop and implement an annual cost reduction program to continually improve the cost per equivalent unit of the operation, improve productivity, and improve the manufacturing margins of Cast Iron

6. Provide direction Molding (HWS) and influence to all support functions to insure they are supportive of our goals and objectives for the operating plan and strategic plan.

7. Coordinate and implement safety initiatives for the Cast Iron Division which drive continuous improvement in the safety of the associates within all areas of responsibility.

8. Oversee and direct operational decisions throughout Cast Iron to support and drive daily goals.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (preferably metallurgical), physical sciences, or operations management.
  • A minimum of five (5) years experience in line and technical management in the foundry industry or equivalent.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary.

To fully demonstrate our commitment to the health, safety and wellbeing of our associates, we are requiring all U.S. based team members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment beginning January 1, 2022. We believe this path forward further strengthens our workforce and the future growth and resilience of our company and community. Individuals with medical conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.

Why Work at Kohler Co.?

Kohler Co.’s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates’ development to make that happen. So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual’s personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.

In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more!

About Us

Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities. We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at

It is Kohler’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran status. If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact . Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement .

How to Apply

Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

Job expires in 65 days.

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