Production Supervisor

Employer
Plastipak Packaging, Inc.
Location
Havre De Grace, MD
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Management
Industry
Manufacturing, Other
Hours
Full Time
Plastipak Packaging is a global industry leader in the design and manufacturing of plastic rigid containers of the highest quality. Our list of customers include some of the worlds most recognized and respected brands such as Procter & Gamble, Kraft Foods and Pepsi, just to name a few. Plastipak is fully invested in our associates providing hands-on training opportunities, unlimited access to industry innovations and motivation for career development. Our commitment to our employees is demonstrated in numerous awards for innovation, environmental sustainability, and corporate citizenship. We pride ourselves on an environment where our associates have the freedom and encouragement to reach beyond the ordinary, with unlimited possibilities.Plastipak is an equal opportunity employer. Position Description:Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.Responsibilities:Hires and staffs lines with Plastipak utility workers.Keep every line fully staffed without missing any production due to short staffing.Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment.Trains Plastipak utilities on appropriate skill blocks.Assists the training department with selected technical training.Helps reduce utility workers' accidents (carpel tunnel) in cooperation with the safety department.Continually reviews temporary agency's service, quality of people, and invoices.Track and help control overtime of utility workers, technicians and warehouse employees.Coordinate schedules of all assistant production supervisors.Monitor and manage uniform policy.Enforce GMP's.Evaluate Plastipak utility workers during and after probation period; continuous evaluations.Evaluate line staffing and recommend changes to reduce the same.Report any irregularities or defects in the production process to the most appropriate Technician, Team Leader, or Dept. Manager with a duplicate report to the Human Resources office.In a timely fashion, review all utility applications and discuss their strengths, weaknesses, recommendations, etc. with the appropriate T,TL,DM.Follow through the hiring process with the HR office to assure appropriate and timely hiring date.Train, direct, and coach all assistant production supervisors in the effective means of production supervision and communication.Coordinate production scheduling with customer services representatives.Maintain an up-to-date list of all utility employees and their assigned positions.Review initial requests for intra-plant transfers received by the HR office with respective line techs and team leaders.Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems by listening and being attentive to their needs.Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.Maintains time and production records.Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.Performs activities of workers supervised.Manages subordinate supervisors who supervise shift employees in the PRODUCTION UTILITY.Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this unit. Also directly supervises non-supervisory employees.Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.Initiates action for food safety issues. Qualifications:Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school;Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Company Description: Plastipak Packaging is an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of plastic rigid containers of the highest quality. Our list of customers include some of the worlds most recognized and respected brands such as Procter & Gamble, Kraft Foods and Pepsi just to name a few. We support manufacturing operations throughout the United States, South America and Europe. At Plastipak we believe that to be truly successful a company must be concerned with more than profit and loss statements, it must be guided by solid values and principles. Plastipak is an organization of opportunities, for more than three decades this privately owned company has developed a culture where everyone has the opportunity to succeed. Plastipak is fully invested in our associates providing hands-on training opportunities, unlimited access to industry innovations and motivation for career development. We pride ourselves on an environment where our associates have the freedom and encouragement to reach beyond the ordinary, where the possibilities are unlimited. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Veteran/Disability