POSITION TITLE: PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR
REPORTS TO: PLANT MANAGER
Oversee performance of shift. Communicate plant standards to staff.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Establish high morale throughout your staff by showing fairness, consistency, and an interest in employee problems.
- Report to the Converting Superintendent, Plant Manager and Maintenance Manager any mechanical, scheduling, or personnel problems that may have significant effects on operations.
- Oversee the proper training and manning of plant converting positions.
- Converting: Oversee inventories of sheets, ink and other converting supplies.
- Responsible for the upkeep of machinery; coordinate maintenance work with a minimum of downtime.
- Help with solutions to solve production problems.
- Implement, maintain, and support all company policies and procedures, safety program, and good housekeeping.
- Additional duties may be assigned by management.
Directly supervises employees assigned to the Converting department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; conflict resolution; team building; coaching and leading employees to improve; addressing complaints and resolving problems; documentation; and setting an example of superior behavior, attitude and performance.
The individual must possess the following:
Superior time management skills including the ability to manage multiple issues concurrently and the ability to lead an effective and efficient meeting.
Teaching skills in order to function effectively as a teacher for his personnel both in the sales and administrative parts of the position.
Excellent crisis manager who demonstrates that he/she has a high emotional control under adverse conditions and can lead his/her personnel to a successful resolution.
Excellent employee relations skills including being an active listener, understanding how to appraise personnel, applying both positive and corrective feedback, being able to resolve conflicts either involving the supervisor directly or as a third party, understands and demonstrates positive motivational skills including coaching and delegation techniques.
Demonstrated confidence including providing a consistent leadership style with an acceptable level of professional assertiveness.
Professional appearance to support his/her role as a managerial representative.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or GED.
Two years prior supervisory experience.
Candidates are PREFERRED who offer the following:
Prior work experience in the corrugated industry
Able to read and follow instructions on factory masters.
Able to read a tape measure with speed and accuracy. Able to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, measurement, volume and rate. Able to apply concepts of high school math.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or graphic form. Ability to deal with problems involving one or more concrete variables in standardized situations.
The individual must have a working knowledge of the following:
Equipment design and capabilities that can be translated into efficient operation.
Product layouts and production specifications
Product quality specifications
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Pratt Industries offers competitive compensation plans with incentive opportunities, full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, All State, Pre-Paid Legal, and 401(k) with company match, paid vacation,paid holidays, and childbearing and parental leave.
Pratt Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/V/D
Why Work Here?Pratt Industries is America's 5th largest paper and packaging company with more than 9,000 highly skilled green collar employees dedicated to the environment and sustainability. Pratt Industries is one of the largest corrugated packaging companies in America, with sophisticated manufacturing facilities in more than twenty states. The company operates several of the most modern, cost effective paper mills in the country, as well as a series of sheet and box plants strategically placed throughout the United States offering a wide range of creative packaging solutions. Pratt Industries is committed to recycling and the environment by harvesting the urban forest. Pratt Industries offers competitive compensation plans with incentive opportunities, full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, All State, Pre-Paid Legal, and 401(k) with company match, paid vacation,paid holidays, and childbearing and parental leave. Pratt Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/V/D
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