Production Supervisor

Job Description

Provides direct supervision over a group of cells or machines to meet daily safety, quality, and production targets
General Responsibilities:??

  • ?Train and coach production line employees.??

  • ?Responsible for employee shift schedule to include: work station assignments/rotations, training, vacations, breaks, overtime assignment, back-up for absent, and shift rotations.?

  • ?Oversee production startups, shutdowns, and changeovers.??

  • ?Responsible to meet shift production goals.?

  • ?Production Team Lead will serve as a back up to the Production Supervisor, Floaters or any other production opening in their absence.

  • ?Maintain knowledge of product quality plans; assembly, check for flaws, blemishes, discoloration, burn marks, warping and stacking and package product.

  • ?Emboss product when required; ensure a quality embossing stamp. Must be able to set up embossing machine.

  • ?Perform inspection and part dimensional measurements of each part to quality plan requirements.

  • ?Notify supervisor of any suspect quality issues.

  • ?Will be required to assist with production work during break and lunch periods.

  • ?Transport product into inventory in a safe manner; using Forklift machine

  • ?Lead in routine operator preventive maintenance on mold and machines, mold changeovers and lubing molds.

  • ?Lead in clean up of manufacturing areas.

  • ?Maintain safe workplace and ensure that safety policies are followed.

  • ?Responsible for quality control. Make adjustments as necessary during shift to produce product within specifications. Reject product outside of specifications.??

  • ?Start up and troubleshoot machines and maintain, molds, materials, and auxiliary equipment, ensuring machines run within operating parameters.??

  • ?Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • ?Ensures that direct report(s) are adequately trained, equipped, and motivated so that the department responsibilities and goals can be accomplished in a safe, timely, and cost-effective manner.

  • ?Communicates regularly with all direct report(s), both individually and as a team (if applicable), to ensure good two-way communication concerning progress and other issues.

  • ?Complies with the Company?s Human Resources policies and procedures, and promotes the awareness of and compliance with these policies.

Key Competencies:

  • ?Problem solving and decision making abilities are essential for success.

  • ?Ability to function in a fast paced manufacturing environment where frequent interruptions will necessitate a reevaluation of priorities.

  • ?Exhibits sound and accurate judgment

  • ?Conveys information in a clear manner; ensures that others understand instructions or other information that is communicated

Qualifications Knowledge, Experience Skills :?
Knowledge/Education Required:
High School Diploma or Equivalent preferred. Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required (Related work experience can be substituted for educational requirement.)
Related Experience Required:

  • ?2 to 5 years experience in the plastics industry

  • ?Supervisory experience desirable

  • ?A broad base of current technical knowledge to ensure that safety standards are met and efficiencies are maintained.

  • ?Knowledge of the manufacturing processes, procedures, and machinery.

  • ?Manual dexterity required for operating machinery and computers.??

Specific Skills/Knowledge:

  • ?Safety and Quality Standards

  • ?Basic math skills

  • ?Forklift operations

  • ?Basic mechanical skills

  • ?General computer skills

  • ?Advanced computer skills

  • ?Crane operation

  • ?Supervisory/Leadership Skills

  • ?Injection molding

  • ?LOTO

?Certifications, licenses and or other special requirements:

  • ?Valid Driver's license and good driving record required

Work Conditions:

  • ?Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment.

  • ?Must be able to lift, push, pull frequently, and maneuver at least 100 pounds

  • ?Machinery operation requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to; eye safety glasses, hearing protectors, and safety toe shoes.

  • ?Loose fitting clothes and jewelry are not permitted.


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