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Oshkosh Corporation Production Supervisor in Garner, Iowa

About IMT, an Oshkosh company

It takes many different people, skills and talents to keep Iowa Mold Tooling on the leading edge of our markets. IMT has evolved into a leading manufacturer of service vehicles and material handling systems. Our reputation for quality, value, and performance is evident in our products, which reach a worldwide market in the mining, construction, tire service, railroad, and utility industries. IMT products can be found practically everywhere, from Romanian coal mines to Indonesian oil fields to your local Goodyear dealer. Equipped with the latest in manufacturing technology and equipment and teams that are continually striving for new developments and refinements, IMT will continue to set a standard of excellence in the design, manufacturing, performance, and delivery of high-quality products.


The Production Supervisor will provide leadership and support to the manufacturing teams to create a safe, productive, and profitable environment. This role will plan and facilitate the work of team members to support on-time completion of production schedules, quality, housekeeping, and safety objectives. This role will develop high performance work teams with ongoing coaching and direction, both formal and informal, enabling a People First Culture.


These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

  • Lead production teams/areas within the production facility/line.

  • Lead production team members in a union and/or non-union environment on the manufacturing process and provide daily support in troubleshooting issues that arise.

  • Provide day to day management to team members; including conducting performance reviews, career coaching, and development, providing feedback on met/unmet expectations.

  • Educate and enforce quality, safety, and 5S standards and processes, and recommend changes as opportunities arise on production floor.

  • Support maintenance, continuous improvement, and value stream projects that support the business and ensure the production schedule demands are met.

  • Conduct root-cause analyses of manufacturing process to identify, define, and resolve problems and opportunities. Enlists the requisite support to ensure the timely resolution of problems and the prompt implementation of improvements.

  • Report and respond to product and process nonconformance issues.

  • Implement and sustain 5S in work areas ensuring that tools and materials essential for the performance of the work are readily available.

  • Responsible for changes needed in machines, processes, materials, and assembly. Champion process improvements and lead Kaizen events.

  • Create value stream mapping and standard work.

  • Accurately maintain company records and documents in accordance with policies and procedures.

  • Responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of employee personal data, documents, and files.


  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • Three (3) or more years of manufacturing experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • One (1) year of supervisory/lead experience.

  • Acceptable attendance record with four or less attendance points in the past twelve (12) months.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Operations Management or related field.

  • Lean/Six Sigma or Project Management experience.

  • Team and Continuous Improvement Training.

  • Good communication skills both verbal and written.

  • Ability to multitask and use time management skills.

Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: 920-502-3009 or

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

Advance your career by advancing the world. For many of our team members, this is more than a career. It’s a calling. Oshkosh is home to thousands of difference-makers working together to build, serve and protect people and communities around the world. From the front lines to the firehouse, the people we serve are driven by a sense of purpose. The people who work here are no different. Our engineering and product innovation help keep soldiers and firefighters safe, is critical in building and keeping communities clean and helps people do their jobs every day. As part of a People First culture, you’ll be encouraged and empowered to take ownership of your work, develop your career and make a real impact on the world around you.

Oshkosh is a global company that designs and manufactures some of the world’s toughest specialty and access equipment under the brands of JLG®, Pierce®, Oshkosh® Defense, McNeilus®, IMT®, Frontline™, Jerr-Dan®, Oshkosh® Airport Products, and London™.