JLG Industries PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR in Garner, Iowa


The Commercial segment is a leading manufacturer of refuse collection vehicles, front and rear discharge concrete mixers, portable and stationary concrete batch plants, field service vehicles, and truck mounted cranes. All backed by 24/7 support, our segment’s brands consist of McNeilus, CON-E-CO, London Machinery, and IMT. Oshkosh Commercial leads it's industries in both innovation & quality.

Oshkosh Commercial is a segment of Oshkosh Corporation, which is a Fortune 500, multi-billion dollar company. At Oshkosh Corporation we are dedicated to designing and building the world's toughest specialty trucks, truck bodies, and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them.


The Supervisor’s main responsibility includes general supervision of the production department(s) and directing activities. The individual will plan and delegate duties and assignments as well as assume responsibility for the maintenance of the production schedule and quality. He/she will be responsible for the overall safety and must promote and ensure Company’s commitment to Safety and Health principles.


  • Provide supervisory support to employees including scheduling work assignments and priorities, training, coaching and motivation.

  • Promote employee participation in safety, housekeeping, inventory management, quality, productivity, and cost reduction practices and improvements.

  • Investigate accidents if necessary. Inspect department for safety and health hazards.

  • Communicate effectively to employees their responsibility for safety, following safety rules and the reporting of unsafe concerns to their Supervisor.

  • Using weekly worklists create daily work assignments. Distribute packets and/or worklists to employees.

  • Closely monitor schedules for each work center’s manpower requirements. Determine overtime requirements. Monitor needs for additional employees in work area.

  • Daily release and complete employee time and attendance. Check for accuracy of hours and charged costs. Maintain vacation and personal holiday forms and lists.

  • Review production requirements. Identify problem areas and work closely with manager in meeting overall production goals.

  • Complete accident (injury/illness) reports. Submit completed report to Environmental & Safety Coordinator. Work with Human Resources to resolve any safety or personnel issues.

  • Support Manufacturing Engineering in establishing appropriate routings, bill of materials and standards on all parts.

  • Dimensionally compare received parts, components of final assemblies against blueprints for conformance.

  • Work closely with Quality to establish test procedures and set ups on products with a history of high warranty claims.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned, including but not limited to some Supervisory functions.


High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of three (3) years practical experience working in a manufacturing setting required.

Previous supervisory/lead experience.

Experience with continuous improvement processes.

Expereince with plant safety procedures.


• Associate’s Degree in related field preferred.

• •Strong product or process knowledge in welding and/or painting processes beneficial.

• Excellent people skills, interact with several people and departments daily

• Strong leadership and motivational skills

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.