Production Supervisor - Newark, NJ
Advantage xPO Newark, NJ
- Posted: over a month ago
- $80,000 Yearly
Signode is a leading transit-packaging provider, offering safe and effective products and solutions to our customers globally.
With over $2B in revenue, 80+ manufacturing facilities across 6 continents and over 7,000 employees worldwide, Signode is a leading manufacturer of a broad spectrum of transit packaging consumables, tools, software, and equipment that optimize end-of line packaging operations and protect products in transit. Signode brings this extensive product portfolio together under hundreds of trusted brands to offer complete transit packaging solutions to its customers.
We produce strap, stretch and protective packaging. We also manufacture packaging tools and equipment used to apply the bulk packaging materials. These commercial packaging products are used to pack, bundle, unitize, protect and secure goods during warehousing and transit. Our company is a pioneer in the industrial packaging sector with a long history of customer-focused innovations in materials, processes and automation technology that have revolutionized the sector.
We are proud to be the Transit Packaging Division of Crown Holdings, Inc. We are excited to go to market as Signode and to share the portfolio of products, services and capabilities that make us the world’s premier end-of-line packaging company.
Please read the below job description and if you are interested please apply on Signode’s website here.
Production Supervisor - Newark, NJ
Responsible for leading and developing employees, as well as meeting defined Metrics for Safety, Quality, Production, Service and Efficiency. Schedule priority production machines and/or lines and employees accordingly. Assist and work under the direction of the Plant Manager. While performing the supervisory duties listed below, the supervisor is required to spend 70% of time on the production floor.
Take ownership and demonstrate leadership necessary to achieve goals specific to Safety, Quality, Service, Efficiency and Employee Engagement/Development
Work with Plant Manager and Maintenance Technician to identify improvement opportunities.
Support Maintenance Technician in troubleshooting mechanical issues.
Lead by example to promote and encourage employees to strongly commit to safety.
Establish an environment that encourages employee engagement, participation and teamwork
Schedule line priorities and staff to efficiently meet production goals on time. This includes taking daily attendance, scheduling personnel on specific lines and coordinating lunch breaks.
Track Line Performance, anticipating and correcting trends which would compromise achievement of customer commitments.
Enter employee data into computer systems as required.
Perform Safety and Quality Audits. Correct deficiencies as necessary.
Ensure employees inspect product and sign quality control check sheets as required.
Understand, support and follow management expectations in alignment with company values.
Conduct or participate in the interview process with new candidates.
Take an active role in the onboarding of new hires, including ensuring that training is complete to a satisfactory level.
Supervise and direct the work of others.
Make decisions and recommendations regarding, hiring, terminations, overtime and pay adjustments.
Responsible for employee development, discipline, performance feedback and appraisals.
Manufacturing Hours of Operation are Monday through Thursday 6:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Core Skills & Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have the following:
Two (2) years supervisory experience required with demonstrated strong leadership and management skills
High School Diploma or GED
Three (3) years of experience in a production environment
Displays strong interpersonal skills and is accessible and approachable
Ability to utilize and train employees on technology, processes and procedures
Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes
Experience using Microsoft Office and spreadsheets in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint
Preferred Skills & Qualifications:
Associate's or Bachelor’s degree
Continuous improvement experience
Fibre Board/Paper production a plus
Forklift experience and certification
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