Production Supervisor

Job Locations US-WI-Windsor
Job ID
Position Type
Full Time
Reports To
Laboratory Manager

Business Overview

Genus is a global FTSE 250 company, headquartered in the UK and listed on the London Stock Exchange.  With revenues of around £500 million, Genus has a presence in over 70 countries, with a global workforce of approximately 3,200 employees.  One of the best performing stocks on the London Stock Exchange, the Company’s market capitalization is around £2 billion.  It is a worldwide leader in porcine and bovine animal genetics, partnering with farmers to transform how we nourish the world – a mission that is important to a sustainable future. 

Each generation of animals is selected based on a number of desired traits, including greater health, fertility, productivity or feed efficiency. With superior animal genetics, Genus helps its customers in the dairy, beef and porcine supply chains around the world produce offspring with improved robustness, superior production efficiency and greater sustainability. Genus’s vision of “pioneering animal genetic improvement to help nourish the world” is supported by its core values to be customer-centric, results-driven, pioneering, people-focused and responsible. 

Genus IntelliGenTM Technologies is a unit of Genus PLC, a global pioneer in animal genetics.  IntelliGen Technologies is the global brand behind the technology that develops sexed bovine genetics that helps customers maximize their profitability and reach their end goals in a fast and efficient manner.

Role Overview

Our newly added (due to growth) 3rd Shift Supervisor, will manage the day to day operations in a production laboratory in our Windsor facility. This includes performance coaching and development, training, assisting in interviews, and ensuring that manufacturing objectives were accomplished in a safe, timely, and cost-effective manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the production plan, daily floor activities, and delegate assignments to the floor personnel.
  • Manages production employees and proactively act upon employee relation opportunities including coaching and performance management.
  • Clearly communicates production targets and strategies with the team. Measure and communicate status versus results expected.
  • Holds team members accountable for performance standards and adherence to standard operating procedures.
  • Lead and participate in multi-functional continuous improvement teams in order to improve safety, quality, and efficiency.
  • Conduct timely and meaningful performance reviews.
  • Interacting with all departments on different levels to ensure the safe and efficient operations.
  • Perform other key activities as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in technical field highly preferred.
  • Minimum of 4 years in a manufacturing setting, preferably biotech manufacturing
  • Skilled at Conflict Resolution, Excellent Communication Skills and Proven Leadership Skills are Required
  • Proven ability to maximize production and cost of goods utilizing continuous improvement, Inventory control, and other manufacturing tools are helpful.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop teams
  • Proficient experience with Microsoft Office products.
  • Strong and enthusiastic leadership skills
  • Independent thinker
  • Data driven
  • Collaboration – able to work with and through others
  • Good planning, and organizational skills
  • Attention to detail

Equal Employment Opportunities

Genus is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. Genus prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Genus conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.


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