Inteplast Group

Production Supervisor

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Description/Job Summary

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

Experience and Education: 
  • High school graduate or equivalency; college degree preferred
  • Experience in a “lean manufacturing environment” preferred
  • Knowledge of blown film extrusion methods prefer 3-5 years experience
  • Must successfully complete operator training and testing.
  • 2 years previous supervisory experience - REQUIRED
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Responsibilities:
  • Directs, coordinates and evaluates the activities of employees engaged in the production process. Maintain education and training records of employees.
    • Annual performance reviews for packers and operators on assigned shift.
  • Read work orders, production schedules, and other records and reports to determine production requirements.
  • Confer with other supervisors to coordinate operations and activities within or between departments.
  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production to meet goals.
  • Inspect materials, products, or equipment to detect defects or malfunctions.  Ensure that proper materials and mixes are used in the production process.
  • Demonstrate equipment operations and safety procedures to new employees, or assign employees to experienced workers for training.
  • Observe work and monitor machine settings to ensure that operators conform to production or processing standards.  Make recommendations and ensure issues are addressed by appropriate personnel. 
  • Confer with management or subordinates to resolve worker problems, complaints, or grievances.  Handle minor disciplinary issues and follow proper policies and procedures.
  • Maintain operations data, such as time, production, and cost records, and prepare management reports of production results.
  • Recommend or implement measures to motivate employees and to improve production methods, equipment performance, product quality, or efficiency.
  • Recommend personnel actions such as hiring and promotions.
  • Follow and enforce safety policies/procedures.  Maintain a safe working environment.
    • Completing accident reports in a timely manner
    • Handling of all incidents during the work shift.
    • Acting emergency coordinator during the work shift.
  • Attend all required meetings examples: monthly huddles, staff meetings, training etc.
  • Required to be flexible with work schedule and hours.  Position may require working over, coming in early or altering days off.
 
Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their uses, repair, and maintenance requirements.
  • Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation.
  • Knowledge of all working departments in the manufacturing facility.
 
Job Specific Skills:
  • Leadership - Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
  • Dependability -Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Self Control -Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
  • Stress Tolerance - Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high-stress situations.
  • Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Integrity - Job requires being honest and ethical.
  • Cooperation - Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility - Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
  • Concern for Others - Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
 
Essential Job Functions and Abilities:
  • Ability to quickly move your hand, your hands together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, lift, manipulate or assemble objects. (many duties require hand over hand movement) (frequently)
  • Ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands.
  • Must be able to see in low light conditions, hear, and speak clearly. 
  • Ability to stand and change positions frequently over an eight-hour period.
  • Ability to exert muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects. (Lifting requirements up to and including 50 lbs)  (frequently)  Must be able to balance rolls of plastic up to 300 lbs.
  • Ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and or legs. Must be able to reach and lift up to 50 lbs above shoulders (frequently) reaching above head (occasionally), stooping (occasionally), twisting (occasionally), and bending at waist (occasionally).
  • Ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles repeatedly or continuously to lift objects.  (frequently)
  • Ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.  
  • Ability to work in an environment that is extremely hot, humid in the summer months, and cold in the winter months.
 
Job descriptions are not meant to be all-inclusive and/or the job itself is subject to change. Some examples are: (1) Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. (2) This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. (3) Critical features of this job are described under the headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. 
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