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EaglePicher Technologies is driving the electrification of defense, aviation and space. We provide the broadest range of battery systems in the world for the most demanding applications. We develop leading-edge products that make drones fly higher, undersea vessels run longer, aircraft fly farther, rockets launch safely and satellites operate longer. With our cutting-edge research and manufacturing, we continue to set new standards in the industry. For 100 years, we have provided mission-critical power solutions to the defense, aviation and space markets. EaglePicher’s batteries power more than 85 percent of U.S. missile and munition programs and are a key component of the U.S. space program, powering the Mars Rovers and the next crewed mission to the moon. EaglePicher provides custom battery assemblies, battery management systems, pyrotechnic devices and other power solutions.

Our employees are passionate, dedicated and empowered to realize our vision. We strive for the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds personalities and perspectives, and to ensure this works, we create an inclusive work environment that places a premium on communication and collaboration. At EaglePicher, we will give you the opportunity to harness all that is within you with access to the latest tools, information and training.

EaglePicher is headquartered in St. Louis, MO with manufacturing and research and development facilities in Joplin, MO, Seneca, MO, Pittsburg, KS, East Greenwich, RI and in Southbridge, MA.

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The Supervisor – Production will assist Operations leadership in an assigned production area in ensuring operations meets production schedules in accordance within quality, cost, delivery, technical and safety standards. Position is responsible for the day to day management of employees, organizing, prioritizing and monitoring work flow within the assigned production area. Directly supervises front line employees as well as team leads and/or group leaders.


  • Establish “best practices” procedures for achieving company objectives within Manufacturing and for maintaining high standards and effective systems of control in the areas of manufacturing efficiency and productivity, resource and capacity utilization, forecasting and capacity planning, inventory control, process improvement, new product and process introduction, and manufactured product quality
  • Communicate job expectations, plans, monitors, and appraises job results through effective motivational techniques, coaching, counseling and disciplining of employees. Must initiate, coordinate and enforce systems, policies and procedures including visual management systems and attendance tracking.
  • Ensures employees in production area are provided specific direction and empowered to meet daily operational goals. May perform duties of Group Leader as necessary.
  • Ensures employees in production area maintain compliance with training requirements and are properly on-boarded. Document processes, standard work instructions and ensure staff are cross-trained to provided adequate coverage.
  • Gather, monitor and provide reports on critical business metrics; utilize management operating system, enterprise resource planning and other software and systems to measure success and coordinate efforts.
  • Continuously improve effectiveness and efficiency within area through the implementation and promotion of Lean Manufacturing, DMAIC and Six Sigma methodologies.
  • Responsible for creating a safe work environment, training individuals on proper safeguards including PPE, monitoring the work environment for safety risks and ergonomic issues; participates in and conducts safety audits including recommendation and implementation of corrective actions.
  • Establish effective working relationships with all departments and external parties to provide customer-focused improvement activity.
  • Communicate to the leadership team on performance objectives and issues affecting plant performance.


  • U.S. Persons.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Experience in operations/manufacturing management within a high volume manufacturing organization.
  • Able to read and interpret technical documents and specifications.
  • Effective at training others and presenting information through written and verbal communication.
  • Proficient computer skills in a PC windows environment.
  • Knowledge of ITAR and ISO standards preferred.
  • Working knowledge of continuous improvement methodology such as DMAIC, Lean and Six Sigma preferred.
  • Experience with implementation of automated equipment from start-up to full-scale production preferred.
  • Familiarity with current versions of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experienced at using an MOS, ERP or the like preferred.

Some of the great things about being an EaglePicher employee include:

  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance;
  • 10 paid holidays and PTO;
  • Matching 401K;
  • Tuition reimbursement;
  • Dependent scholarship programs.

EaglePicher Technologies LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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