Production Supervisor in Florence, KY at Signode

Date Posted: 6/19/2022

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Production Supervisor - Florence, KY

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Purpose of the Position: 

The Production Supervisor oversees all aspects of day-to-day production and manufacturing personnel activities, leads team meetings, and facilitates continuous improvements in the process with emphasis on quality, reduction of cost and waste. S/he is responsible for ensuring the production of a quality product and meeting production/customer specifications while achieving plant productivity objectives in a safe environment. 

Position Responsibilities and Job Functions: 

  • Ability to identify and correct unsafe situations and/or behaviors and model safety in all you do. 

  • A team player possessing excellent communication skills and having the ability to plan, prioritize and organize work effectively. 

  • Able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment, work under pressure and meet deadlines. 

  • Assess situations, make judgments, analyze problems (not just symptoms), make logical decisions and carry out the decisions made. 

  • Work as a team with other Supervisors to achieve company goals and objectives. 

  • Thoroughly communicate all needed information with the other shifts. 

  • Work with Plant Management, maintenance, Quality, and Engineering to solve production challenges. 

  • Enforce company policies and rules. 

  • Ensure safe working conditions and rectify any issues. 

  • Responsible for the training, motivation, discipline, and measuring of employees' performance as necessary to complete evaluations (including temporary staffing). 

  • Supervise overall plant operations by planning, prioritizing, organizing, and delegating work effectively. 

  • Troubleshoot production lines and coach Line Operators. 

  • Ensure the general operating procedures and guidelines are followed in production by all shift personnel. 

  • Perform other job-related duties as may be necessary to carry out the responsibilities of this position. 

  • Ensure the organization is in place and that all individuals within the organization have their roles clearly understood. Work with Group Leaders to achieve the targets of each key operational indicator. 

  • Participate as required in Continuous Improvement teams and provide leadership and support to teams in their efforts to meet and exceed targeted capital costs. 

  • Employ the principles of Lean manufacturing for elimination of waste and optimization of labor efficiencies. 

Position Requirements 

  • Five+ years of proven supervisory or leadership experience in a manufacturing environment is required. Experience in extrusion facility preferred. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (Engineering, Business, Management) or 10+ years direct experience. Related formal training programs will be considered 

  • Strong decision making-skills and proven ability to prioritize 

  • Ability to conduct crucial conversations 

  • Intermediate computer skills 

  • Ability to work 12-hour shifts, including weekends and holidays 

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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