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.



Your mailing address

Your phone numbers

Your email address



Supervisor position in a demanding manufacturing environment

Objective Statement


Highly motivated supervisor with X years experience monitoring, coordinating 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 2015 - 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 2009 - December 2014

  • 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 2008

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 for a supervisor position 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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