Cornerstone Building Brands

Extrusion Supervisor

Lithia Springs, GA - Full-time

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Cornerstone Building Brands | Employer reference: REF8342B

Extrusion Supervisor


Lithia Springs, GA, US

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About Us

Cornerstone Building Brands is a premier exterior building solutions provider serving both the residential and commercial markets across North America. The building products we manufacture are the cornerstone of the communities where people live, work and play -from homes to hospitals, grade schools to grocery stores, manufacturing facilities to municipal buildings and beyond.

Through the core values and consistent behaviors and mindsets embraced by our employees, we have built a culture dedicated to understanding our customers' needs and what matters most to their success. We know that it's our people that make the difference and we are deeply committed to building a workplace and global community where inclusion is not only valued, but prioritized, providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and team members.

Job description


Shift: 5p-5a, rotating weekend shift, work 3 days one week and then 4 days the following week. 

Week one - Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Week two - Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. 


  • Maintain high level of visibility with employees.  Use hands-on approach to communicate daily and involve employees in problem solving
  • Promote safety and ensure a safe work environment and safe employee work habits
  • Develop a high-performance work team with high levels of employee engagement, morale, satisfaction, and performance
  • Review general status of production schedules to identify and resolve problems
  • Ensure the desired product quality levels are achieved through use of standard work and training to those standards, training in operation and inspection techniques, and use of tools/data
  • Support and implement new, customer-focused processes in accordance with lean principles and practices
  • Provide training and coaching to improve standard work, work center organization (5S), and housekeeping
  • Actively provide change leadership as required
  • Support and foster an environment of continuous improvement by encouraging employees to challenge existing processes and implement solutions that enhance the overall effectiveness of the operation
  • Support associates in understanding company policies and practices
  • Maintain accurate time and production records
  • Identify process related problems and actively work with leaders and employees to determine and implement corrective action(s)
  • Communicate with other supervisors and appropriate personnel regarding equipment, safety, schedules, company policies and practices, performance improvement plans, etc.
  • Manage extrusion inventory supplies, providing the employees what is needed to succeed at their job
  • Lead and support extrusion teams to a “win as one” mindset
  • Lead and support the plant to improve process, procedures, and the performance of the plant
  • Ensure that the plant is achieving KPIs and develop plans when needed to achieve those KPIs
  • Be a leader in driving change, embrace and encourage it with team
  • Forward thinking leader
  • Hire, supervise, evaluate, and replace staff as required to ensure performance objectives are met/exceeded
  • Effectively train personnel in tooling, troubleshooting, machine set-up, operation, changeover, safety procedures and record keeping
  • Identify potential career paths for associates and works with associates to develop their skills and knowledge to progress the careers
  • Assign personnel to jobs/rotations and break schedules during shift by maintaining a high degree of communication skills to accomplish seamless shift changes and troubleshooting progress
  • Complete or oversee completion of paperwork relative to plant operation, operator logs, PM logs, audits and corrective action
  • Utilize PDCA process to attack problems and shortcomings
  • Interrupt the normal flow of work to respond to any short notice production or delivery needs
  • Knowledge and understanding of all safety policies and regulations and to be able to address all unsafe acts and conditions
  • Administer policies in a fair and consistent manner
  • Provide coaching and counseling to associates and corrective action when needed, always following company guidelines
  • Ability to promote overall goals of company in safety, quality, delivery and cost
  • Identify and assist with implementations for continuous improvement.
  • Effective control materials to eliminate wasted and maximize reclamation usage
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to include 5s and conversion cost reduction
  • Report all issues relating to safety, quality and disciplinary to manager in a timely manner
  • Must communicate effectively with other Supervisors and Leads to promote cross shift communication and eliminate reoccurring issues and/or confusion

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES (Include but are not limited to):

  • Participate in continuous improvement events as assigned by department manager
  • Facilitate SQDCE meetings and utilization of accountability board
  • Communicate with and listen to employees daily regarding team performance, strategic initiatives, policy changes, safety, quality, etc.
  • Help employees succeed through performance management.  Provide coaching and performance communication to support development
  • Train and develop production line staff in the extrusion process
  • Control scrap vinyl from production
  • Ensure extrusion production schedule is completed on time
  • Perform extrusion operator duties as needed
  • Operate all extrusion equipment
  • Work with extrusion team to develop cost savings process

DIRECTION OF OTHERS (Include but are not limited to): 

  • Manages a team of manufacturing associates
  • Create and maintain a respectful work environment by listening, seeking facts to support decisions, and addressing unacceptable behavior


  • High School diploma or GED
  • 1+ year leadership experience in a manufacturing setting
  • Extrusion experience is preferred but not required
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to walk/stand for long durations (duration of shift excluding breaks)
  • Ability to lift or team lift up to 50 pounds on a continual basis above shoulder height and below the waist

Additional information

Site Location: 1780 Westfork Dr., Lithia Springs, GA 30122

Why work for Cornerstone Building Brands?

Our teams are at the heart of our purpose to positively contribute to the communities where we live, work and play. Full-time* team members receive** medical, dental and vision benefits starting day 1. Other benefits include PTO, paid holidays, FSA, life insurance, LTD, STD, 401k, EAP, discount programs, tuition reimbursement, training, and professional development. You can also join one of our Employee Resource Groups which help support our commitment to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment.

*Full-time is defined as regularly working 30+ hours per week. **Union programs may vary depending on the collective bargaining agreement.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Cornerstone Building Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. You can find the Equal Employment Opportunity Poster here. You can also view Your Right to Work Poster here along with This Organizations Participation in E-Verify Poster here. If you'd like to view a copy of the company's affirmative action plan or policy statement, please contact Human Resources at 281-897-7788 or If you have a disability and you believe that you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please contact Human Resources at 281-897-7788 or This email is used exclusively to assist disabled job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Only emails received for this purpose will be returned. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or technical issues not related to a disability, will not receive a response.

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