Supervisor Resume Sample

Supervisor resume example. Use the structure of this sample resume to develop your own job-winning resume.

Whatever environment and industry your supervisory experience is in, you can use this sample resume to write your own relevant resume.

The resume contains the key information a prospective employer wants to know including a clear summary of your strengths and skills, your achievements, your experience, your technical skills and your competencies.

Highlight the value you can bring to the supervisor job by clearly listing your accomplishments and experience.



Your mailing address

Your phone numbers

Your email address



Supervisor position in a demanding manufacturing environment

Profile Statement


Highly motivated supervisor with X years experience monitoring, co-ordinating and controlling medium to large groups of employees to achieve organizational goals. Proven track record of the following :

  • development and implementation of practical continuous improvement processes
  • effective management of employee performance including appraisals, support, training and discipline
  • development and maintenance of a safe work environment to meet all health and safety standards
  • planning and management of resources to consistently meet production, quality and cost goals
  • resolution of critical issues in a time-sensitive environment using excellent analytical skills

Solid working knowledge of:

  • cost control
  • quality control and improvement
  • inventory control
  • material management
  • production scheduling
  • manufacturing processes and procedures
  • labor relations

Work Experience

Production Supervisor

JK Industries, Detroit MI

January 2010 - Date

  • plan, direct and co-ordinate manufacturing operations and activities for X number of employees
  • set and manage productivity standards
  • prioritize, assign and review duties and work activities to meet productivity and quality goals
  • plan, organize and monitor resources to achieve efficient use of labor, equipment and materials
  • manage labor and supply costs to work within financial budgets
  • identify and implement process improvements
  • recognize and resolve production and quality issues through Corrective Action Plans
  • organize and monitor staffing schedules and rotations
  • evaluate employee skills, identify and implement training requirements
  • communicate goals and  performance standards to employees
  • coach and counsel employees towards improved performance
  • conduct performance evaluations and make recommendations regarding employees
  • assure employee compliance with safety and quality requirements
  • ensure consistent adherence to company policies, procedures and performance standards
  • manage inventory control and storage
  • maintain a safe and clean working environment
  • maintain up-to-date work records


Alcon Manufacturing,  Detroit, MI

January 2004 - December 2009

  • supervised shift operations of a 24/7 production unit
  • controlled all aspects of safety, quality and productivity
  • reduced costs by x%
  • ensured compliance to regulatory standards
  • supervised and developed 20 employees
  • administered policies, processes and procedures


DeVry University, Southfield, MI

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration 2003

Technical Skills

  • MS Word
  • Access
  • Excel
  • SAP
  • knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles
  • broad knowledge of production operations
  • knowledge of quality management systems
  • knowledge of staff management principles and practices

Core Competencies

  • organizational skills
  • communication skills
  • problem assessment and analysis
  • decision-making
  • delegation
  • teamwork
  • coaching
  • conflict management
  • adaptability
  • stress tolerance


Available on request

Develop your own resume using the framework of this supervisor resume. Use facts and figures from the units you have supervised to show what you have accomplished.

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