The Production Supervisor oversees day to day operations in the production department. As head of the production team, the production supervisor will make sure the team executes all the steps of production properly. The production supervisor fulfill other miscellaneous duties, including hiring and training new production team members and making sure those employees fulfill their duties in the production process . He/She checks to see that all of the necessary equipment, including cameras, video cameras, sound boards and microphones, are in good working order. He/She is responsible for scheduling the staff and rescheduling in the event of an employee calls in sick. The production supervisor also makes sure that employees enter their worked hours in properly and on time. The supervisor is also responsible for planning any department meetings and to resolving conflicts within the department.
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Production Supervisor must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, and make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions or outdoors during remote broadcasts. In addition, the Production Supervisor must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions. Must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.