Manufacturing Supervisor

POSTED: August 1, 2022
POSITION TYPE: Full-time (2nd Shift)
START DATE: Immediate Availability

The devices we make at SEL are embedded in the power grid. They prevent blackouts. They make outages safer and shorter in duration; they add cybersecurity, automation, and communication. They use cutting-edge technologies and operate at speeds that push other pieces of the grid to go faster. In the Manufacturing Division, we build cutting edge products with the highest-quality components that are critical for the safe, reliable operation of power systems around the world.

This is a second shift position. The hours are 2:30pm-11:00pm.

As a Manufacturing Supervisor a typical day might include the following:

  • Managing department indicators and providing clear direction to meet production objective.
  • Inspire and drive employee performance and engagement by mentoring, teaching, and coaching employees.
  • Actively and effectively maintain SEL culture by managing and addressing detractors to our values.
  • Consistently seek clarity through data to drive and promote improvement in culture, safety, quality, delivery, and profit.
  • Model, teach and apply SEL Values, Principles of Operations, and World Class Manufacturing Principles.
  • Understand. Create. Simplify.
  • Other duties as assigned.

This job might be for you if:

  • You are passionate about motivating and growing employees.
  • You are a problem solver and like to be challenged daily.
  • You are interested in contributing to the stability of critical infrastructure.
  • You are skilled in collaborating in a diverse environment.
  • Promoting creativity in an atmosphere of innovation.


Why SEL?

We run SEL like our moms would want us to and part of that is taking care of our employees.

  • We’re 100% employee owned. We recruit employee owners at SEL, not just employees.
  • Onsite gym with classes and wellbeing programs.
  • Onsite medical clinic
  • Tuition Assistance program
  • 95% company paid medical/dental/vision/life coverage.
  • Awarded by Fortune Magazine as one of the 100 best companies to work for, 100 best workplaces for millennials, 20 best workplaces for baby boomers, and 15 best workplaces for manufacturing and production.



West Lafayette, IN- This position is located at SEL’s newest manufacturing facility in West Lafayette, IN. Residents enjoy a mix of suburban and urban environments, as well as a short drive to Indianapolis and Chicago. West Lafayette is a great place to call home.


This is your chance to build your career with a global leader and innovator in the power protection industry. Join Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, a company of innovators, inventors & problem solvers to continue building the most innovate and safety-critical products so that future generations have the means to pursue an increasingly higher quality of life. Apply today!


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SEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Vets/Disabled.


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