NFOR- Assistant Shift Supervisor

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Description/Job Summary

POSITION OBJECTIVE : The position is responsible for the beginning set-up and/or automation processes for production with emphasis on measures to increase productivity, efficiency, and utilization.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Experience driving a forklift truck, preferred.
  • Minimum of five years mechanical aptitude & troubleshooting experience required.
  • Minimum of ten years ‘experience in a plastic manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum of ten years Printing Press experience.
  • Minimum of one year of supervisory experience.

  • Attends site safety and job related training classes.
  • Ensure GMP are exerted throughout the production process
  • Ensure production process follows SQF Code
  • This position is accountable for upholding the quality and the standards of the organization.

  • Check press, job, and film status.
  • Check ink parameters (viscosity, match PMS Book, etc.)
  • Process the production check list and record results.
  • Run jobs with the parameters specified by customer.
  • Constantly check the quality and viscosity while the job is running.
  • Take sample of each roll, inspect quality, and clean plates, as necessary.
  • Label sample and roll with the appropriate labels.
  • Get next job cards as listed on schedule.
  • Get plate sleeves or cylinders ready for the next job.
  • Review history sheet or write draft history sheet.
  • Install plate sleeves/cylinders and anilox sleeves/cylinders in decks as on history sheet (from previous job or drafted before setup).
  • Get inks and setup ink in decks.
  • Put setup role in unwind to set up the job, accordingly.
  • Get all cores for job, install first core in wind adjust viscosity, add solvent as necessary.
  • Setup register and match colors.
  • When print is satisfactory, insert first roll of film for job.
  • Manage production in the department.
  • Responsible for Safety, Quality and productivity timeliness.
  • Assign work and give instructions to personnel.
  • Work cooperatively with all production supervisors and CSR.
  • Review schedule with management to assure that the product is produced according to customer orders.
  • Attend daily production meeting when the supervisor is not available.
  • Delegate job assignments, provide direction and answer work related questions.
  • Consult with the plant manager when necessary to answer work related questions.
  • Provide on-the-job training in specified circumstances.
  • Order supplies for the department, as needed.
  • Schedule time for routine maintenance with maintenance department.
  • Manage the department vacation schedule.
  • Recommend equipment changes and improvement, as necessary.  
  • Reinforce department processes and procedures.
  • Sign and approve production jobs.
  • Fill in to keep the press running when an operator is absent.
  • Basic computer and calculator skills, preferred.
A.     Climbing, ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles, and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.  Body agility is emphasized.
B.      Balancing, maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces.
C.      Stooping, bending body downward and forward by bending spine and waist.
Example:  Changing paper in printer, copier machine.
D.     Kneeling, bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
E.      Crouching, bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
F.      Crawling, moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
G.     Reaching, extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
Example:  Giving signals, reaching for material or handle on item.
H.     Standing, particularly for sustained periods.
Example:  Making copies, giving presentations, directing traffic.
I.       Walking, moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.
J.       Pushing, using upper extremities to press against something with steady force to thrust forward, downward, or outward.
K.     Pulling, using upper extremities to exert force to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
L.      Lifting, raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.
                        DEGREE OF LIFTING:     5-25 lbs.                          26-50 lbs.                 
M.     Fingering, picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than the whole hand or arm as in handling.
N.     Grasping, applying pressure to an object with fingers and palm.
O.     Feeling, perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature, or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
P.      Talking, expressing, or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; via face to face or telephone.
Q.     Hearing, perceiving the nature of sounds with no less than a 40-db loss @ 500 Hz, 1,000 Hz and 2,000 Hz with or without correction.  Ability to receive verbal communication and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machined parts.
R.      Repetitive motions, substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or fingers.
Example:  Filing, sorting mail, starting ignition of machinery.
A.     Machine operation, inspection, and close assembly, clerical and administrative duties.
Example:  Preparing and analyzing data and figures, accounting, transcription, data entry, CRT exposure, extensive reading, visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, using measurement devices or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.
B.      Machine operation and skilled trades; use of lathes, drills, presses, power tools to see where a job is at, or within, arms reach.
C.      Mobile equipment operations; operate cars, trucks, buses, forklifts, cranes, and high lift equipment.
D.     Other criteria based on accuracy and neatness of work.
Example:  Cleaning personnel, sweepers, janitors, cooks.
E.      Position requires individual to differentiate colors, depth, and perception.
A.     Inside environmental conditions protected from weather conditions, not necessarily temperature conditions.
B.      Outside environmental conditions, no effective protection from weather.
C.      Inside and outside environments apply.
D.     Subject too extreme cold; temperatures below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour.
E.      Subject to extreme heat; temperatures above 100 degrees for more than one hour.
F.      Subject to noise, causing reason to shout to be heard above the noise level.
G.     Subject to vibration, exposure, fluctuating movement of the body.
H.     Subject to hazards such as moving machinery, electrical currents, falling debris, exposure to chemicals, gases, high heat, or explosives.
I.       Subject to unregulated atmospheric conditions caused by odors, fumes, gases, poor ventilation, and dusts.
J.       Subject to oils and other cutting fluids via touch or air.
K.     Air density conditions causing the use of a respirator.
L.      Not exposed to any adverse environmental conditions.  (Usually office work.)

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