DAYTON REGIONAL WORKFORCE PORTAL

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of production and operating workers, such as inspectors, precision workers, machine setters and operators, assemblers, fabricators, and plant and system operators.

Fast Facts

Hourly Pay
Entry Level: $19.60/hr
Median: $25.40/hr
Experienced: $32.09/hr

Current Employment
1,620 (2016)

Projected Employment
1,656 (2025)

Growth for First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

2015 Jobs2025 JobsChange (2015-2025)% Change (2015-2025)
1,5831,656714.6%

Industries Employing First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

IndustryOccupation Jobs in Industry (2016)% of Occupation in Industry (2016)% of Total Jobs in Industry (2016)
Special Die and Tool, Die Set, Jig, and Fixture Manufacturing 1006.2%3.2%
All Other Plastics Product Manufacturing724.5%3.7%
Other Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing714.4%3.1%
Machine Shops644.0%3.5%
Local Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals432.6%0.3%

Occupational Tasks

  • Enforce safety and sanitation regulations.
  • Direct and coordinate the activities of employees engaged in the production or processing of goods, such as inspectors, machine setters, and fabricators.
  • Confer with other supervisors to coordinate operations and activities within or between departments.
  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet production goals.
  • Inspect materials, products, or equipment to detect defects or malfunctions.

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