Production Supervisor


Ames, IA, US, 50010

Job Category:  Operations
Brand:  Colorbiotics
Job Type:  Full Time
Work Location:  On-Site
Contract Type:  Permanent

Job Summary

At Colorbiotics, a division of Master Builders Solutions, we produce colorants that bring life to landscaping, brighten your exterior environment, and adds value everywhere its used. Our special chemistry extends the life colorants and are specifically designed to saturate and coat landscaping mulch. Our multitude of long lasting, well blended, safe, and sustainable colors are managed by a results-oriented team of trained business, sales, production, and technical service professionals.



Colorbiotics constantly strives to change and improve environmental aesthetics. We hire adaptable, results oriented, team collaborators who strive with the goal of implementing sound and sustainable practices to open the doors to innovations that change the world in which we live. We pride ourselves on being the leader in our market segment.


We are looking to hire a Production Supervisor for our Ames, IA location


This is just a high-level overview of the role we need you fill for us


Production Supervisor will lead and coordinate the work activities of Production employees.  Work activities include the reclamation tote process, manufacture/packaging of product and all supporting administrative functions including training, documentation, program/SOP development and execution, performance reviews and disciplining of employees consistent with company and regulatory policies and procedures.  Handles special projects or work tasks as required.



Production Supervisor will work in a safe and compliant manner.  Meet daily operations output goals and objectives; enforce company policies and procedures including regulatory and human resource related subject matter.  Contributes to operations minimizing scrap generation, accepts responsibility, seeks new ways to improve processes and is adaptable to change.  Up to 16 employees on a shift with multi-function responsibilities.  Strong leadership and communication capabilities, good organizer and planner, strong customer service focus, strong math skills, knowledgeable in good management practices and company policies and procedures, good troubleshooter, mechanical aptitude.



These skills and experiences will make you a good fit for this role

  • Bachelor’s degree in Production Operations, Industrial Engineering, or related field; Associate degree or Technical degree is acceptable with correlating experience
  • 3-5 years of supervisory experience in a production or manufacturing facility
  • Responsible for day-to-day supervision of tasks related to the tote reclamation process and production/packaging of goods
  • Investigate, analyze, research, and recommend solutions to operations related challenges and needs based on process knowledge, troubleshooting results, and Root Cause Analysis findings
  • Research and study process flow improvements, production methods, production throughput and improved production quality.
  • Compose, revise, and train on Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as needed
  • Responsible to see that all daily, nightly, and weekly checklists are followed, and end of the day shutdown procedures are completed before staff can leave.



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What we can offer you as an employee of Colorbiotics and Master Builder Solutions


The total rewards that you receive as a Master Builder Solutions and Colorbiotics employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.


Our work environment is very rewarding, in fact, second to none. We reward our employees with a challenging work environment, continued enrichment through educational development, and lifelong learning.


  • We want to empower our team mates to make the best decision possible based on their personal experiences
  • We want our employees to take ownership of their roles and responsibilities
  • We want everyone to take positive action towards a rewarding goal
  • We want everyone to provide leadership to those around them regardless of their role within the company

Come BUILD YOUR CAREER with Master Builders Solutions!


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.