General Summary: Directs supervisors and assigned personnel within the Production Department. Coordinates production activity in a manner that results in the production of quality product in a safe and cost effective manner. Works with scheduling to ensure that an effective production plan is developed and executed consistent with plant procedures, customer service requirements, and plant objectives.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:
1. Understands, follows and enforces all established safety, health, quality GMP and Company policies, procedures and recognized practices.
2. Understands, follows and enforces all established policies, procedures and recognized practices.
Works with supervisors to oversee all Production department personnel/HR issues including: hiring, reviews, recognition, disciplinary, attendance, and grievances.
Responsible for the execution of a production schedule as developed with the Operations Planning Manager to satisfy customer service requirements with respect to time, cost, and quality.
Assigns and oversees all supervisory project work such as safety programs, housekeeping, regrind, CQI, etc.
Ensures cost effective inventory levels of production supplies are maintained to meet production requirements.
Coordinates with the Maintenance Manager on the preventative maintenance required for the operational equipment.
Maintains contact with the sales department so that customer requirements are effectively met and maximum utilization of plant facilities is obtained.
Manages temporary staffing levels for the operation to achieve plant objectives for labor efficiency.
Attends meetings as necessary for operations planning, safety, CQI, QA, etc.
Assists in taking all physical inventories in accordance with corporate procedures.
Conducts all trials and R & D for packaging conditions such as banding and stretch wrap.
Ensures that the necessary plant Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) are developed and that production employees have been trained to meets plant operations objectives.
May be responsible for special projects related to other functional areas.
Supervisor Responsibilities : Direct reports include the Production Shift Supervisors, all plant personnel, and others as assigned.
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and Experience : Bachelors Degree and/or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in manufacturing. Four or five years of experience as a front line supervisor is preferred, but not required. Comparable management experience in manufacturing is also acceptable. Leadership abilities for motivating employees and employee development. Knowledge of blow molding.
Language Skills : Ability to read, write, and speak English. Ability to interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees, vendors, or customers of the organization.
Computer Skills: Excellent computer skills are required in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint among other software familiarity. Ability to learn corporate computer systems such as EMIS. Ability to understand specifications, S.P.C., and QA techniques.
Mathematical Skills : Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and accounting.
Reasoning Ability : Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with multi-tasked problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations : None
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 must regularly be able to see and hear. Frequently the employee will be required to finger, grasp and feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Regularly the employee will need to stand or walk. Rarely the employee must climb, stoop, kneel, lift, push, pull or twist.
Specific vision abilities required by this job may include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
These activities are also included in the physical demands: Walking, speaking, breathing, seeing, hearing, learning, working, performing manual tasks, caring for oneself, attending employment related activities, interacting with others, and ability to travel as business requires.
Working Environment : The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Normal office working conditions with the absence of disagreeable elements. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving equipment, noise levels requiring hearing protection, and outside weather conditions.
The employee will be “on call” 24/7 to advise or direct on production related issues.
Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer. Reporting structure and responsibilities and duties may differ from plant to plant. Refer to the Planner/Work Instructions for specific plant duties.
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