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Daktronics Production Supervisor in Redwood Falls, Minnesota


Every day, in nearly 100 countries around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display systems for information and entertainment. Our displays provide vital travel information in airports and train stations and along highways. They advertise the price of gas, store specials, and more as you make your daily commute. They also enhance spectators’ experiences at sporting events of all kinds, from Little League to the major leagues.

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If you are someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, can exercise independent judgment, and enjoy seeing others succeed, this may be the perfect career move for you.  

This position is in the Redwood Falls, MN facility. This salaried position supports multiple shifts.   

Typical hours would be Monday – Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm with expectations to be available remotely as needed.  

Standard production hours are Monday – Thursday, 6:00 pm – 4:30 pm (extended hours and Fridays as needed). 

Areas of Focus: 

  • People Development:  

  • Champion a positive culture in the organization. 

  • Learn Precision Leadership and utilize it daily to reinforce behaviors of each direct report. 

  • Develop team to meet high performance expectations through coaching per Daktronics’ 7 Dimension standards.  

  • Employee training:  

  • Develop and execute a plan to have all direct reports grow their skills following established training standard processes.  

  • Assist with developing new training when needed and/or requested by factory management. 

  • Own and implement skills matrix and phase training for the department.  

  • Perform department 1:1’s, write and present performance evaluations and compensation presentations. 

  • Ongoing development of future leaders (Line Lead, Team Lead, Technicians, etc.). 

  • Participate as part of a collaborative interview team and select individuals who demonstrate the potential to meet and exceed our High Standard of Performance. 

  • Collaborate with Plant Manager, Production Manager, and HR on staffing levels to meet current and anticipated demand while considering improvements that lead to further productivity gains. 

  • Improving the Business:  

  • Lead, coach, and actively participate in daily problem solving in the pursuit of continuous improvement.  

  • Develop team high performance standards in the 7 dimensions. 

  • Build consensus and communicate effectively with direct reports, leadership team, and internal customers. 

  • Active leader and champion of process improvement through the IDEA program, 2second lean, PI, and other initiatives. 

  • Running the Business:  

  • Maintain a safe work environment by performing safety audits and addressing potential hazards that arise through problem solving. 

  • Daily touchpoints to reinforce desired behaviors at all levels in the department. 

  • Meet customer demand by executing schedule attainment by monitoring hourly and daily goals.  

  • Ensure product is built to meet quality specifications.  

  • Conduct Process audits to ensure process adherence. 

  • Participate in daily tier and shift change meeting, learn the plan, and ensure the execution of the plan given between shifts. 

  • Ensure proper communication is taking place, providing updates on shift performance to supervisors and stakeholders.   

  • Supporting other areas/departments as needed (ex: Final Assembly, Electronic Assembly, Metal and Paint, Crating, etc.).   

  • General Expectations:  

  • Represent Daktronics as an agent of the organization being Helpful, Humble, and Honest by building positive, professional relationships of mutual respect and trust.  

  • Develop a strong working relationship with the day shift supervisor and other department supervisors.   

  • Consistently model Daktronics’ high-performing leader and team behaviors. Positively influence to further Daktronics’ culture and success.  

  • Lead by example, providing excellent customer service, and ensure team does this as well.

The Production Supervisor position provides consistent opportunities to develop leadership skills. Production supervisors should possess a passion for helping others grow and succeed. 


  • Applicant must be 18 years of age or older. 

  • Bachelor’s degree required (active pursuit of a bachelor’s degree may be considered, depending on prior experience). Degrees in Business, Psychology, Sociology, Engineering, or similar fields preferred.  

  • Supervision experience preferred. Demonstrated leadership ability required.    

  • Experience in a technical role preferred. 

  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal.  

  • Physical Requirements include the ability to:  

  • Work in an environment with these types of smells: paint, solvent, and solder.  

  • Frequently lift 35 lbs. Occasionally to frequently lift 45 lbs., in some work areas.  

  • Stand for the full shift with planned breaks. The duration of standing between breaks varies from 2-3 ½ hours depending on work area.  

  • Work from heights, including working from ladders and platforms.  

  • Reach in all directions (up, down, side-to-side, and diagonal reaching), including some awkward reaching to insert components in difficult to reach sections of the product.  

  • Maintain steady hand/eye coordination.  

  • Identify wire and paint colors.  

  • Read fine print. 

  • A post offer pre-employment job function analysis could be requested to test for essential job functions. 

  • Ability to travel by air and ground. Valid driver's license and good driving record. Motor vehicle records will be checked.  

  • Effectively exercise discretion and independent judgement.  

  • Ability to meet all workplace safety requirements, which includes following safety protocols related to COVID-19.

  • Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position.

    Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or citizenship status. If you would like more information on your EEO rights under the law, pleaseclick here ( .

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Job ID2022-5444

LocationRedwood Falls, Minnesota

Type Full Time

Shift Day