Event Production Supervisor

Posted 2 weeks ago by MGM Resorts
Las Vegas, NV
Application ends: March 30, 2023
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Job Description

Become one of the stars behind the show and become part of the world’s most powerful entertainment brands. Our Company has one exciting mission: **_To entertain the human race_** .


It is the primary responsibility of the Production Supervisor to supervise the production team and ensure that fabrication projects are completed on time, in budget and meet company standards.


+ Supervise production team to including fabrication, woodshop, paint, fabric and costumes and ensure a safe environment to produce that work is complete, accurate, properly packaged, and delivered to client on time

+ Anticipate and solve creative problems and vendor or in-house production timeline issues in conjunction with management to meet deadlines

+ Stay current in event design trends, technology, props/design elements, vendor products and share with/train teams to inspire creativity

+ Supervise daily work assignments for employees, ensuring that timelines established in pre-planning meetings are met and desired results are achieved

+ Supervise assigned staff to include: hiring recommendations that encompass the company’s diversity commitment, training, coaching, performance feedback and counseling; approve administrative requests, including time-off

+ Schedule employees, monitor efficiency, quality of work, and timelines; order outside labor as needed

+ Communicate project status and timelines with internal departments, clients and vendors to maintain satisfaction

+ Participate in event production, installation/tear down and loading/unloading of vehicles as needed

+ Create a SHOW Service work environment promoting creativity, collaboration, teamwork, recognition, mutual respect and employee satisfaction

+ Actively promote MREP within the company and the events industry

+ Perform other duties as assigned


+ Special Projects Artists


+ High school diploma or equivalent

+ Two (2) years of experience in the events industry, hospitality, or a related field.

+ Work varied shifts, to include weekends and holidays


+ Two (2) or Four (4) year degree in design, construction, theatrical or related industry

+ One (1) year of experience in equipment or inventory databases or project tracking software

+ Two (2) years of experience in prop fabrication, construction or events industry

+ Two (2) years of supervisory, lead or equivalent experience

+ Experience working in a similar setting

+ Portfolio required; must complete a design test within a specific time frame


+ Have or be able to obtain a Nevada Driver’s License


+ Knowledgeable of and/or talent in carpentry, paint, fabric, foam and/or other media

+ Knowledgeable of determining staffing needs, scheduling and managing workflow for a large staff

+ Knowledgeable of specialty production practices, tools, equipment and techniques

+ Able to operate hand and power tools, scissor lift, forklift and to lift items, push and pull carts

+ Able to develop clear knowledge of hotels/venues, dock/security procedures and ballroom specs

+ Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and verbal forms

+ Able to lead and mentor a team

+ Ability to multi-task and work well in a fast paced, team-oriented environment

+ Proficiency of computer software to include Outlook, MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as office equipment, i.e. telephone, copier, fax machine

+ Excellent organizational skills to function effectively under time constraints and within established deadlines, with particular attention to detail

+ Excellent customer service skills and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with all business contacts

MGM Resorts International is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, MGM Resorts International will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

MGM Resorts International believes in providing opportunity for every employee to grow, develop and succeed in a work environment where you can be your best. We encourage you to explore our job opportunities. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact our Corporate Diversity and Disability Outreach department at 1-844-247-0370 or email diversityrecruiting@mgmresorts.com