Production Supervisor
Faygo Beverages Inc. - Detroit, MI

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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Commitment to Company mission and values. Ability to interact with the public and other employees in a positive manner and promote a cooperative working environment. Consistently sets the example of professional appearance and standards of behavior. Able to form and maintain effective partnerships across organizational boundaries. Excellent oral and written communications skills in English. Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality. Coordinates several projects at the same time while prioritizing competing demands on time frames. Ability to synthesize complex or diverse information. Ability to plan, monitor and appraise performance of direct reports. Ability to listen objectively to employee concerns and complaints and act, or plan a recommended course of action, in accordance with all Company policies. Seeks counsel from Plant Manager as required. Computer literacy required with proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Excel and Word. Typically negotiates in a competitive or adversarial environment. Typically faces situations that have a variety of interpretations and require careful evaluation. Typically solves problems by considering courses of action within the framework of managements goals and standards. Ability to exhibit solid business acumen, management, analytical, and problem-thinking skills. Ability to work 12 hour shifts and the flexibility to work days, evenings and/or weekends. Ability to attend various meetings as requested with minimal advanced notice. RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversee manufacturing of carbonated soft drinks over a multi-shift, multi-lingual operation. Directly manages all daily activities and long term objectives of their department, in conjunction with managers across shifts or departments. Must be able to coach and influence employees under their supervision. Provide proactive, efficient, and reliable supervision for one to three shifts, in a seven day working environment. Monitor overall quality of the product by performing periodic inspections. Independently perform all assignments after being given general instructions as to the results expected. Takes the lead and initiates resolution of technical, unusual or complex problems or issues. Ensure the overall safety of several crews and temporary labor when applicable. Provide supervision to staff that may extend across more than one location, shift or building. Conducts thorough investigations to identify and eliminate the root cause of manufacturing problems. Responsible for assisting the facilities in instilling the Best Manufacturing Practices'. Insure staff is following the work rules at all times. Ensure GMP compliance is adhered to at all times. Report quality issue to QA Manager. Assist in relieving other operators for lunch breaks. Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. College degree in business, supply chain management, logistics, engineering or equivalent At least 5 years of experience in a supervisory role, preferably in a consumer packaged goods facility Excellent oral and written communications skills in English. Bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred. Must be 18 years or older Pass the drug test Pass the physical exam Ability and willingness to work a flexible Full Time schedule that may include weekends and holidays. Must be able to provide own transportation to various locations in organizational service areas, as required by duties. LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common information, reports and other documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or company representatives. Ability to effectively present information to management. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand for long periods of time, sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel, sit for long periods of time, stand frequently, bend, squat, reach and turn to access files and office equipment. Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds. May be required to push or pull with a dolly or pallet jack up to 500 lbs. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Field positions will be exposed to various unfamiliar conditions where Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) must be worn and which may include, but are not limited to: Conference venues (indoor and outdoor) manufacturing and warehouse plants, and other venues as directed by supervisor. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but increases significantly in warehouse and manufacturing plants.

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