PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR-PLASTICS MANUFACTURING

Location: LAFAYETTE, IN
Date Posted: 07-12-2018
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JOB DESCRIPTION
This position is accountable for the management of a wide range of responsibilities, including meeting shift production goals, assuring the quality of our products and services, ensuring the health and safety of shift employees, ensuring the proper operation and maintenance of process equipment, and actively managing, coaching, and counseling employees.  The primary emphasis of this position is to directly manage the total shift operations for the assigned room of 15-25 shift employees.  Primary responsibilities include shift results re: quality, safety, productivity, OPEX methodology usage, cost control, effective use of maintenance resources, etc. Supervise all shift personnel, the quality and quantity of production, and the safety and morale of the department, manage cost containment focusing on EBITDA and Cashflow results. Assigns personnel in such a manner as to obtain the highest efficiency possible, while carrying out the policies of the Company.  

Also, provides accurate production records and data analysis/improvement activities for the purpose of maintaining efficiency, quality and uptime. Exercises control over production costs on shift and ensures proper maintenance of shift equipment resources. Avoids waste & scrap through planning, utilization of labor, appropriate materials usage, equipment maintenance, etc. Participates in the hiring and selection of new employees. Performs any other duties as assigned.


EDUCATIONAL AND OTHER SKILL REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s Degree and one year of industrial experience or a high school diploma, and 4-6 years of industrial experience, achieving measurable results in a similar capacity.  Prefer plastics
background in compression and injection molding operations and previous Supervisory experience. Thorough understanding of all processes and auxiliary equipment.  Working knowledge of the SOP’s associated with the operation of each machine and each process.

Strong knowledge of state-of-the-art lean manufacturing techniques, such as JIT, Kanban, SMED, etc. Able to use statistical process control (SPC) and quality tools (i.e., problem solving strategies, root cause analysis, TQM, ISO 9000, SOP Process, etc.), to improve processes, maximize OEE, and reduce costs.  Manages shift utilizing OPEX tools and methodologies. Knowledge of various computer programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other related computer software programs. Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, and the ability to motivate others with enthusiasm and drive.  Provides effective feedback and specific performance improvement guidance to employees. Strong organizational skills, the ability to understand complex production processes, and a knowledge of the product from the internal and external customers’ perspective. Effective managerial leadership skills and the ability to lead organizational change processes to improve worker attitudes, involvement and organizational results. Strong working knowledge of Company policies and standards in the areas of safety, personnel, quality, and manufacturing. Highly-developed communications skills, both verbal and written. Excellent knowledge of OEE, industrial metrics, and performance measurement systems. Basic financial knowledge and ability to control cost metrics for the shift.  

Work Schedule:   12 hour shifts- 4 days off 4 days on.

Work Shift:  12 hour shift, with occasional voluntary or mandatory overtime

Education/Training Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree and one year of industrial experience or high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent, and 4 yrs industrial experience
 

Essential Job Functions:

Communicate clearly in English, both verbally and written

Wear appropriate required safety gear

Attend work regularly and reliably

Work flexible hours as scheduled or required for specific role

Provide on-shift training relative to specific function

Conformance to company performance rules such as work instructions, working standards,
policies, etc.

Conformance to behavioral rules, expectations, and company policies.

Analyze shift or plant performance data relative to functional specialty and provide the shift leader or Manager with assessments of opportunity

Facilitate employee adherence to requirements of your departmental specialty

Actively supports and participates in plant quality improvement & cost reduction programs

Demonstrate awareness of and compliance with all pertinent safety policies and procedures

Maintain a professional, clean, and organized work environment
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
Don't miss out! Apply now and we'll be in touch immediately with more specific details, salary information and to answer any questions!!

This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

KP Recruiting Group 
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