Responsible for performing the supervisory tasks for assigned shift, and maintaining a well-organized and efficient work group. This includes the tasks necessary in planning, organizing, directing, and controlling Relief Operators, Machine Attendants, and Production Assistants and will provide guidance to Compounders, Grinders, and to Maintenance, Quality Assurance, Engineering, and Tool and Die personnel.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Responsible for ensuring all personnel on assigned shift are properly trained in all areas of safety.
- Responsible for ensuring that work orders are written to correct any unsafe conditions in any area of the facility.
- Responsible for training of employees and maintaining documentation on employee training and machine qualifications.
- Ensures that all products coming off the production floor meets standards identified in quality assurance and engineering specification sheets. Responsible for training production personnel to ensure product conforms to standards. Works with quality assurance specialists to quickly identify and correct deficiencies.
- Responsible for producing quality product on schedule at or below standard cost.
- In the absence of other departmental supervisors, is responsible for overseeing the conduct of other departmental employees, and that they are performing their assigned duties.
- Responsible for scheduling production personnel daily to maximize their contributions and efficiency.
- Responsible for ensuring all areas of responsibility are maintained in a clean, neat, and orderly fashion.
- As required, works closely with the Scheduling Manager, Inventory Control Clerk, Compounding and Tool Room personnel, Receiving Clerk, and Production Materials Assistant to ensure mold, insert, resin, color changes, and secondary pack-out operations are properly scheduled for all production shifts.
- Responsible for ensuring that required production supplies (tape, glue, bags, tools, etc.) are reordered when necessary to support production.
- Responsible for coordinating with other shift supervisors to ensure efficient shift change.
- Responsible for maintaining plant security in accordance with company policies and procedures.
- Prepares and conducts annual performance appraisals, and recommends changes in hourly wages to the Supervisor in accordance with company policies and procedures.
- Responsible for correcting any discrepancy on the detailed punch report for all assigned employees.
- Ensures all employees under assigned work group maintain proper and accurate records as required by company policy and procedures.
- Responsible for completing and submitting safety reports through the Supervisor to the Director of Human Resources within 24 hours of an incident or observation of an unsafe act or condition.
- Must ensure the reports are filled out accurately and completely.
- Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.
- Responsible for planning daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description, and supervisor's instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.
- Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and co-workers. Will report any unsafe condition(s) and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and Human Resources.
- The Production Supervisor's job performance can affect the cost of scrap, productivity, downtime, and material variances. Must understand the cost of materials and machines and exercise caution to avoid unnecessary damage to same.
- Management expects the Production Supervisor to perform any action deemed necessary to further the goals of the company.
Minimum Level of Education
- Fifth year college or university program certificate; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
- The physical and environmental demands 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
- Ability to see close (20 inches or less), distance (20 feet or more), color (identify and distinguish), peripheral (up/down and left/right with eyes fixed on given point), depth (distances and spatial relationships), and adjust Focus (adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus).
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.