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Operations Supervisor


Parsons, Kansas (KS), US, 67357

Category:  Operations
Work Area:  Onsite
Requisition ID:  923



About Day and Zimmermann

At our Day & Zimmermann Munitions Plants, we know the stakes and We do what we say! ® We’re the team working behind the scenes to make sure our nation’s front lines have safe, high-quality ammunition. As a trusted premier manufacturer of ammunition to the U.S. Military, some of our capabilities range from production of direct and indirect fire, components, to special projects and beyond. With more than 120 years of experience behind us, it’s no surprise that our teams consistently exceed expectations! Come join in on our purpose – We put people to work, we protect American freedoms, and we help our customers power and improve the world!

Job Description

We’re looking for an onsite full-time, staff Operations Supervisor 2 to join our Day & Zimmermann team located in Parsons, KS.  This position has a 4/10 work schedule:  Mon- Thurs, day shift!


As the Operations Supervisor 2, here’s the work you’ll do:

  • Instructs and monitors operators for compliance to SOPs and TDP requirements. Responsible for training, directing, and supervising employees involved in collecting, transporting, storing, treating, disposing and/or otherwise handling hazardous waste and its related documentation, assuring that such activities are performed IAW approved Federal, State, and Company procedures.
  • Plans and schedules work of section for maximum utilization of employees and equipment in meeting production schedules efficiently.
  • Determines job assignments as necessary.
  • Trains, instructs, and assures workers’ compliance in production methods, operating procedures, and safety regulations.
  • Enforces all safety rules, regulations, and procedures and promotes safe work habits.
  • Analyzes requests and oversees proper maintenance of all machines, equipment and facilities within assigned jurisdiction and possesses a general knowledge of work performed.


This role is for you if you have these skills:

  • Working knowledge of computers including entry and retrieval of information.
  • Knowledge of establishing and maintaining accountable records.
  • Regularly exercises initiative, discretion, and independent judgment in the performance of work duties.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.


And if you have these qualifications:

  • Required Education:  High School diploma or GED.
  • Required Experience:  2+ years of personnel supervisory/management experience in a manufacturing/production assembly line environment.
  • Preferred Qualifications:  Experience and/or certification(s) with a process-improvement methodology (Six Sigma, LEAN, etc.); experience supervising a labor Union workforce.
  • Great attitude and team player.
  • Successful completion of background screening process.


In compliance with this state’s pay transparency laws, the wage range for this role is $49,920.00 - $74,880.00. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. (The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements).

We care about our employees, and it shows.

Our staff receive a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical/Rx, dental and vision coverage; life, AD&D and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 100% paid maternity leave for up to 12 weeks, parental leave, family leave, other paid time off; voluntary benefits and discount programs to meet our employees’ individual needs including pet insurance for our furry family members!


To ensure a safe work environment while meeting the physical demands of the job, you must be able to perform the following physical and mental tasks, with or without a reasonable accommodation:

  • Visual acuity (e.g., needed to prepare and analyze data, to transcribe documents, to view a computer, to read, to inspect objects, to operate machinery.
  • • Walking
  • • Hearing
  • • Talking
  • • Capacity to think, concentrate and focus for long periods of time.
  • • Capacity to reason and make sound decisions.
  • • Capacity to express thoughts orally.
  • • Expertise in any specific software required? Microsoft Excel
  • • Ability to wear a mask, respirator, bullet proof vest, or other equipment.
  • • Ability to regularly perform all job functions at Company’s office or worksite.
  • • Ability to withstand environmental conditions (e.g. extreme heat or cold, grass, wind, sand, fumes, odors, gases, extreme noise, etc.)



  • Talent Acquisition Partner: Takira Traynum

Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity


Day & Zimmermann is committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company. Our collective strength is rooted in over a century of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made. Federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status. Day & Zimmermann is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation in the application process, please email, and please specify which position you are interested in, including job title and location.

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