Production Supervisor (m/f/d) – MCB Production




Heidelberg, Germany


Position summary

Production Supervisor (m/f/d) – MCB Production

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

This position involves heading a team in the ELSB Miniature Circuit Breaker (MCB) production, ensuring continuous and efficient production operations in line with plans, procedures, and quality and safety standards and policies. Reporting to the Production Manager you will aid in the transformation of parts and raw materials into ABB products in a timely and cost-effective manner, managing resources to meet production targets.

This position reports to

Production Manager

Your responsibilities

  • Leading capacity planning and resource optimization for the responsible area within the MCB production
  • Identifying deficiencies in production, proposing improvements, and overseeing their implementation
  • Identifying and recommending technical equipment and facility improvements
  • Working with HR Management to ensure that the responsible area of the MCB production is properly organized, staffed,
  • skilled and directed
  • Guiding, motivating and developing less experienced team members to reach their potential

Your background

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in production
  • Superior knowledge of manual manufacturing processes and automated production lines.
  • Leading teams on production shopfloor and supervisory experience is an advantage
  • Further education as supervisor, technician or similar in a mechanical or electrical environment
  • Knowledge of MS Office, SAP/SAP Warehouse Management, personnel deployment planning tools
  • Demonstrated experience in continuous improvement projects and lean management (https://e.g. KAIZEN, Lean Six Sigma)
  • Good knowledge regarding health & safety and quality standards and requirements (https://e.g. ISO 9000 – 9004)
  • A collaborative, solution-focused approach and strong written and spoken communication skills
  • Good comprehension and resilience in combination with strong ability to work in a team
  • Fluent in German, good in English
  • Working in rotating shift model including saturday work
  • High empathy and assertiveness
  • Trustworthy and authentic


  • Retirement plan
  • Paid and Unpaid leave opportunities
  • Wellbeing program
  • Canteen

More about us

We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website #LI-Onsite ABB is able to offer you an interesting role within a highly motivated team, together with open communication structures. On the basis of a personal, practice-oriented induction programme, you will be given the opportunity to acquire the confidence needed to work independently and self-reliantly within your assigned area. Even after the joining phase, ABB offers a wide range of individual career development opportunities and supports you in realising your career goals with targeted training measures. At ABB you will find an attractive working environment in all phases of life - including policies for sabbaticals and home office, the ABB children's vacation camp and taking care of family members. Interested in joining our team? We are looking forward to receiving your complete application through our online tool. ABB AG Your contact is: ABB PersonalDirekt +49 (0) 621 381 3500 ABB Data Privacy Statement:

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