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GEMINI INCORPORATED Production Supervisor in Decorah, Iowa

Gemini Inc. is currently seeking a Production Supervisor to join our team in Decorah, IA! This role will support our 1st and 2nd shift team members.

Purpose Statement

To support the goals and vision of Gemini Incorporated by directing and managing product line operations with responsibilities for safety, quality, delivery, cost, member development, maintenance, and continuous improvement.

Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Fosters an environment that reflects Gemini's Core Values of Customer Focus, Teamwork, Respect, Honesty, Curiosity, Stability, and Stewardship.
  • Manages implementation of strategy in the areas of Lean Manufacturing techniques, quality, cost reduction, complete and on-time delivery, safety, customer satisfaction, employee relations, visual controls, and plant performance measures.
  • Manages material requirements to increase inventory turns and reduce levels on hand.
  • Manages policy deployment in areas of safety, quality, delivery, cost/lean manufacturing, customer satisfaction, and employee relations.
  • Actively participate in and promote a Continuous Improvement culture within the plant.
  • Review plant performance against operating plans and forecasts to meet required customer service levels.
  • Provides leadership regarding employee relations and development through effective communications, coaching, training, and development.
  • Actively develops people to take on greater responsibility.
  • Support new employee orientation and develop a culture that welcomes new employees.
  • Effectively manage capital investments, operating expenses, staffing, and wages.
  • Manages the smooth introduction of new products to manufacturing.
  • Maintain plant equipment; partner with maintenance to replace or adjust existing equipment.
  • Pursue and support a culture that values diversity.
  • Drive discipline regarding shop floor organization and cleanliness.
  • Models and provides leadership regarding safety and environmental rules and regulations, ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong demonstration of value stream management and collaboration skillset.
  • Strong people leadership, coaching, communication, interpersonal, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
  • Strong understanding of lean manufacturing methods and techniques.
  • Must be highly organized with the ability to perform multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Working knowledge of budgets and financial statements.
  • Knowledge of production scheduling practices.
  • Must have strong computer skills, particularly in shop floor control, production planning, inventory control and project management applications.
  • Ability to influence and adapt to continuous improvement driven change within the plant.

Qualifications - Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering, business or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in operations, production leadership, maintenance or related experience preferred OR equivalent combination of education and relevant experience with demonstrated successful performance totaling 10 or more years.
  • Bilingual

Physical Demands/Environmental Factors

  • Must be willing to consistently assist employees on the shop floor to build teamwork, participate in continuous improvement events and meet production schedules.


  • $0 Health Insurance Premium for Employee-Only Coverage (Plus low-cost premiums for other coverage levels!)
  • 4% Reti ement Match with Profit Sharing
  • Generous Paid Time Off (Vacation, Holiday, Parental, Volunteer, and Sick)
  • Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance
  • Get Paid Weekly
  • Use of Company Owned Resort in Hayward, WI
  • Wellness and Tuition Reimbursement Programs

About Us:

  • As a leader in the signage manufacturing industry, Gemini, Inc. has been providing stability to our employees since 1963. We know what it means to be human, and we strive to make sure our employees feel valued. Due to our incredible family of employees, we have grown substantially and are looking to grow our team further with like-minded individuals that share in our company values: Customer Commitment, Teamwork, Respect, Diversity, Stability, Stewardship.
  • We are an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
  • Gemini will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. For additional assistance email;or call(507) 263-3957and ask for the Human Resources Representative assigned to the location of interest.
  • Following receipt of a conditional offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete additional job-related screening processes as permitted or required by applicable law.


We are an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.