SHREDDER OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR

Location: Everett, MA
Date Posted: 11-19-2017
The Shredder Operations Supervisor reports directly to the Plant Manager.  The Shredder Operations Supervisor oversees production and quality control of the shredder operations.  Communicates upward and with Maintenance Supervisor regarding all repair and maintenance problems.  Assigns daily duties for equipment operators, pickers and cleaners for whom he/she has responsibility for.  Assists Joint Product Operations Supervisor, Terminal Operations Supervisor, Maintenance Supervisor, Regional Environmental Manager and facility and regional Commercial teams with issues pertaining to optimizing physical plant operations. 
 
 
Essential Functions:
 
 
 
 
  • Environmental and Health & Safety (H&S)
 
 
 
  • Ensures safe work practices and equipment are used at all times and that documentation, inspections, and current practices are in accordance with corporate safety policies, OSHA and other regulatory guidelines.  In addition, provides a safe environment for all customers at the shredder.
  • Creates Health & Safety Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) with Regional Safety Engineer(s).
  • Ensures all department employees receive timely safety and operational training and that the appropriate documents (signed acknowledgement forms) are prepared.  Maintain employee files per regional practice.
  • Assigns an employee to be on the Safety Committee and personally attend Safety Committee meetings on rotation with other managers.
  • Monitors safety program to reduce accident frequency within department,   implement new safety ideas/procedures and establish safety goals
  • Responsible for understanding and monitoring the regulatory environment as it affects this department and our relationship with the regulatory agencies
     
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  • Provides leadership to department employees on multiple shifts. 
  • Assigns work schedule for employees under his/her direct supervision in order to run efficiently, at optimal production rates, with minimal overtime.
  • Shredder Committee member.
  • Back up Shredder operator in emergency situations.
     
 
 
 
  • Equipment & Maintenance
 
 
 
  • Reviews repair and maintenance needs with the Plant Manager and Maintenance Suprevisor. 
  • Determines necessary parts to order and lead times needed to maintain efficient and effective functioning of equipment. 
  • On a monthly basis, provides management with a 6 month general plan which describes scheduled repairs, upgrades, and major projects. 
  • Schedule for major projects including manpower, equipment, downtime and time line.
  • Manages spare components and wear parts inventory.  Issues, tracks and reorder these inventory stores.
     
 
 
 
  • Inventory & Quality Control 
 
 
 
  • Ensures processing and storage of finished goods is done in compliance with internal controls already set in place.
  • Implements and maintains an effective, documented Quality Control program focusing on a strong relationship with Commercial and Sales departments.
  • Works with internal and customer specs for materials.
  • Ensures that reports of any off grade/ off spec materials are discussed with supervisor prior to shipment in order to eliminate consumer quality complaints, avoid downgrades, and eliminate claims. 
     
 
 
 
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
 
 
 
  • Prepares and monitors daily production reports to continuously improve throughput, reduce costs/expenses and increase profitability and maximum metal recovery. 
  • Implements operational goals based on monthly projections set by management.
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  • Administrative Management
 
 
 
  •  Interviews prospective production employees.
  •  Reviews performance of employees. 
  • Monitors supervisory practices to ensure compliance with HR policies and union contracts. 
  • Monitors and maintain hourly staff at cost effective and competitive levels.
  • Work with Human Resources personnel to prepare job descriptions.
     
     
     
    Supervisory Responsibility:
     
    This position directly supervises Shredder Operations employees on multiple shifts.
     
    See applicable General Manager and Shredder Operations Supervisor organization charts for all direct and indirect reporting relationships.
     
     
     
    Interpersonal Contacts:
     
    Internal contact with Joint Product Supervisor, Terminal Operations Supervisor, Regional Purchasing Manager, Maintenance Supervisor, Day & Night shift supervisors and Warehouse Supervisor, facility and regional Commercial Teams, Regional Safety Engineer(s) and Regional Environmental Manager.
     
    External contacts include suppliers and equipment manufacturers.
     
     
     
    Qualifications:
     
    High school diploma or equivalent. 5-10 years of manufacturing work experience, with 2-5 years of managerial experience. Strong mechanical aptitude and knowledge of manufacturing processes required. Prior experience managing and leading a work crew is necessary.  Maintenance background preferred.  Previous exposure to working within a unionized environment is a plus. This is a specialized job that requires intensive in-house training. Spanish speaking helpful but not necessary.  This position requires possession of a valid driver’s license and the ability to drive an automobile.
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