Production Supervisor - 3rd Shift

Location: Morganton, NC
Position Description:
  • Leads an assigned department/production team in a high volume, fast paced plant environment
  • Responsible for all facets of the day-to-day operations
  • Serves as front-line management, accountable for all factors related to the functioning of the department

Essential Functions:
  • Supervises production shift staff to attain quality, safety and production schedule objectives
  • Oversees operations of the department; Schedules production functions; Manages line efficiencies, key performance indicators, downtime, and special needs
  • Monitors production flow, ensuring output meets targeted goals
  • Identifies opportunities to improve processes, minimize scrap, or otherwise reduce manufacturing costs
  • Makes good, calculated business decisions
  • Makes effective operational decisions in an expedient manner while maintaining quality standards
  • Monitors production processes; Makes changes in processes based on daily goals, customer needs, and department demands
  • Troubleshoots production processes to correct product issues and improve process control
  • Monitors equipment; Troubleshoots minor equipment problems and corrects
  • Provides vision and inspiration for the team
  • Mentors, encourages and motivates team members, ensuring individual and group productivity
  • Develops the team to ensure it delivers the required performance
  • Tracks key performance indicators; Uses math skills to calculate operating/efficiency results; Reports metrics to plant manager
  • Champions continuous improvement efforts and projects
  • Trains, coaches and mentors Team Leads and line employees
  • Records daily attendance in Kronos system; Verifies labor hours and attendance
  • Understands department machinery and can execute small adjustments
  • Establishes and enforces standards; Set expectations and drives accountability
  • Cultivates a positive working environment; Fosters productive working relationships among team members; Builds and strengthens relationships within the team; Serves as an excellent example to others
  • Fosters company culture
  • Maintains and boosts production efficiency and quality
  • Disseminates pertinent information to team
  • Consistently enforces company policies, safety standards, quality standards, SOPs, and GMPs
  • Responsible for employee scheduling, employee relations issues, conflict resolution, performance evaluations, coaching, and disciplinary actions
  • Demonstrates knowledge of all hands-on duties related to department

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • High school diploma; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in high-speed automation; Familiarity with manufacturing systems
  • Food manufacturing experience preferred
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven leadership; Demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to interface effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Excellent multi-tasking, time management, scheduling, organizational and prioritization skills
  • Familiarity with computer use and systems
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written
  • Basic math skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to take initiative, to maintain confidentiality, and meet deadlines

Physical Environment
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, chaotic, constantly-changing work environment
  • Ability to stand, sit, squat, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, stretch, walk, reach, twist, bend, grasp, use hands and fingers, handle objects or controls, talk, hear
  • Agility to negotiate around moving machinery and people
  • Physical capabilities required in given department/assigned areas

Travel: Minimal
April A. Estes
Senior Recruiter
720-439-2609 Direct
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