Dublin, GA, US, 31021

Our company culture is built upon YKK’s philosophy called the CYCLE OF GOODNESS™.  We believe that providing value and being fair to our customers and our employees is what makes us a successful company in return.  Guided by our core values and fundamental behaviors, we strive to foster a caring company, committed employees and challenging work that benefits our employees, customers, and communities. We offer competitive compensation packages, training and advancement opportunities. YKK AP America provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package designed to provide the security they need to enjoy life at home and at work.  By providing a high level of benefit coverage at a reasonable cost to the employee, we hope to foster a long and productive employment relationship.



The purpose of this position is to assist the manager in the coordination of the department’s Safety, Quality, Productivity and Production by performing the following duties personally or with assistance of subordinate staff.  This position is required to manage production associates within their assigned shift while assisting in the training of associates, operation of equipment, equipment trouble diagnostics, and repair of production equipment.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (80%).

  • Perform a walk-through of the process each morning to evaluate 5S and overall housekeeping.
  • Meet with shift leaders to understand any issues needing attention.
  • Collect daily reports from each shift and any additional documents which require attention.
  • Assist in the Troubleshooting of equipment and support Maintenance as needed in corrective actions and repairs for equipment.
  • Studies production methods and recommends improvements for efficiency.
  • Responsible for tracking inventory and placing orders when required.
  • Responsible for assisting in coordinating and overseeing department shutdowns.
  • Monthly Reports which include environmental, safety, and inventory.
  • Track orders daily through the department to ensure ship dates are met.


Supervisory Responsibilities (20%):

  • Individual assists in the management of approx. 20 employees in the department. 
  • Responsible for daily production reporting.
  • Support for supervising outages from time to time as needed.
  • Assist with new hire onboarding and training.
  • Coordinates and maintains documentation on 1-point safety meeting, monthly safety meeting, and monthly environmental training packet.
  • Ensures work area and all shift employees follow safety regulations to include but not limited PPE, confined space, spill control, lockout tag out, 5S and general working conditions.
  • Reviews and recommends to manager any measures to improve the department and areas to include but not limited to production methods, equipment, quality, safety, service and overall performance of the department.
  • Training supervisors, and associates.
  • Responsible for interviewing and making department hiring decisions along with termination recommendations.
  • Coaching/counseling associates, addressing complaints and resolving problems with the assistance of the Department Manager.



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) plus 1 - 3 years of experience in a manufacturing department or industrial environment
  • Must have at least 10 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment preferably within an Anodizing process.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and G-Suite



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.


Employment with YKK AP America Inc. is conditioned upon successfully completing a negative drug test for the presence of illegal drugs. 

Nearest Major Market: Macon