• Manufacturing Supervisor- Printing Press Department

    Location US-GA-Griffin
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  • Overview

    Directly responsible for Safety, Quality and Productivity for the shift. Supervises in extrusion and/or printing department, plans and assigns work, ensures quality production and maximum efficiencies, enforces policy and procedures, leads and/or participates on improvement initiatives and projects to production methods and outputs.


    Basic Responsibilities

           Balances quality, productivity, and safety to achieve goals in all areas

           Ensures effective employee relations

           Resolves employee performance issues through problem resolution and input from Human Resources

            Provides coaching and counseling to production operators and crew members

            Drives continuous improvement activities


    Specific Duties

           Provides daily work assignments to team members so they have clear expectations for the day

           Conducts monthly safety training

           Conducts performance reviews on all hourly team members

           Enforces all plant policies and procedures

           Enforces all plant and department safety rules

           Manages shift performance and uses the Daily Operating Report to report shift results

           Manages daily goal setting to achieve production, quality, and productivity goals

           Conducts hourly reviews of machine performance ensuring barriers are identified if machines are not running to standard

           Performs accident investigations

            Audits quality, safety, and environmental housekeeping procedures



           Makes decisions on product quality issues (i.e., product ship, waste, hold, etc.)

           Initiates disciplinary actions




           Financial Performance (Net throughput (Ms) / Plan throughput (Ms))

           Employee Engagement (BBS compliance )

           Quality (Waste %, Number of complaints, Credits Issued ($) )



    •        Minimum of 2-5 years of relevant work experience AND
    •        Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering,   Mechanical Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management preferably
    •        Experience in Flexographic printing desired
    •        Specialized professional knowledge of the theory, principles, and practices of mechanical or industrial engineering.
    •        Sufficient human relations skill to convey technical engineering concepts to others; and technical employees; and to work cooperatively with internal and external customers.
    •        Technical writing skills sufficient to prepare product specifications, test, and process documentation.
    •        Advanced mathematics skills.
    •        experience in quality, engineering, lean manufacturing, and best practices in a high-volume production environment




    Competency & Competency Description



    • Customer Focus - dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect


    • Interpersonal Savvy - Relates well to people throughout the organization, builds appropriate rapport, and builds constructive and effective relationships



    • Drive for Results - constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.



    • Confronting Direct Reports - Deals with problem direct reports firmly and in a timely manner; doesn't allow problems to fester; regularly reviews performance and holds timely discussions; deals effectively with troublemakers.




    • Directing Others - Is good at establishing clear directions; sets stretching objectives; distributes the workload appropriately; lays out work in a well-planned and organized manner; maintains two-way dialogue with others on work and results; brings out the best in people; is a clear communicator.



    • Problem Solving - Uses logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; looks beyond the obvious and does not stop at the first answers.



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