Production Supervisor - Collins Bus

Date:  Mar 27, 2023

South Hutchinson, KS, US, 67505

Company:  REV Group, Inc.
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Requisition ID: 15974
The Collins name has long been synonymous with the school bus industry. After half a century of delivering Type A school buses with A+ marks for strength and safety, it only makes sense that Collins has become the nation’s most trusted bus manufacturer across every segment. From Type A school buses to today’s Collins commercial bus, passengers and businesses can place their trust in Collins’ engineering and innovation as much as the company itself.
Collins Bus is part of the larger REV Group (NYSE: REVG), a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles for the fire & emergency, commercial, and recreation markets. REV Group’s extensive vehicle line-up includes models such as ambulances, fire trucks, school buses, terminal trucks, RV’s, luxury buses, and much more. Our 6,500+ employees continuously demonstrate their commitment to building innovative and reliable vehicles that our customers can depend on whether for a family trip across the U.S. or when responding to an emergency. Rev Group is a veteran friendly employer and hires over 200 veterans and or those transferring out of the military each year.

Production Supervisor 


Overview:  Supervise the daily activities of a specified group of production employees, ensuring that safety, quality, and production standards are met.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Ensure our core values are being met Safety, Quality, and Delivery
  • Schedule labor effectively to maximize productivity.
  • Plan parts needed for production needs.
  • Accomplish material and labor production goals.
  • Maintain safety and housekeeping within your department.
  • Train new and transferred employees.
  • Coach, mentor, and discipline employees as necessary.
  • Complete 90 day and annual reviews for all employees in the department.
  • Ensures quality assurance process is being followed.




  • Five (5) years’ experience in the manufacturing facility with production supervision experience.
  • Fundamental use of various pneumatic and power tools. Must be familiar with the safe operation of various tools – drill, screw gun, sander, jig saw, etc.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of personnel to include presenting information to individuals and small groups.
  • Advanced problem solving and project management skills
  • Ability to lead personnel toward the achievement of company goals
  • Lean/Six Sigma Certification preferred
  • Proficient PC skills including MS Office Suite
  • Advanced time management skills 
  • Ability to handle emergency situations calmly.
  • Ability to implement and direct environmental, health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Ability to read, write, comprehend, and verbally communicate simple instructions, short correspondence and memos in English. 
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and layout and other written or verbal instructions presented in English. 
  • Ability to read and use linear and other measuring devices.
  • Must have advanced knowledge of OSHA and EPA standards.
  • Be trained in Hazardous Materials Handling Operations and Hazardous Waste training with an annual refresher course.





  • 2 year college degree in Engineering/Manufacturing/Business Administration preferred.
  • Five (5) years experience with proficiency in the specialty vehicle manufacturing field. Experience in managing technical personnel highly desirable. •    Hazardous Experience including: Hazardous Waste Disposal and DOT placarding and labeling.


Physical Demands:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job:

  • The employee is regularly required to stand or walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects; and reach with hands and arms. 
  • The employee frequently is required to walk.
  • The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. 
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit for extended periods of time.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40#’s. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, and squat. 
  • Ability to work with arms above head.
  • Able to read and follow written and verbal instructions. 



Work Environment:

  • Production Floor Environment 100%


Personal Protective Equipment recommended and/or required on production floor:


  • Safety glasses, or prescription safety glasses with side shields
  • Earplugs
  • Close-toed shoes 


REV Group is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by law. REV Group also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunities for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans. 



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