Extrusion Operations Supervisor (Req222)

Spartech Crawfordsville , IN 47933

Posted 3 days ago

Extrusion Operation Supervisor

Crawfordsville, IN

Spartech, LLC is looking for an Extrusion Supervisor to join our team in Crawfordsville, IN.

The Crawfordsville operation of the organization specializes in extruding and converting flat plastic sheet. We have eleven plastic extrusion lines producing 125,000lbs of plastic sheet a week! Plastic sheet is sold flat in a multitude of colors or can be converted into other items you might recognize such as license plates, grade, middle, and high school as well as college, school specific date book covers, custom binders or folders, pet collars (used by vets following surgery or injury), packaging, or signage. We can digitally print on plastic, screen print on plastic, die cut, flat cut, add items such as Velcro, labels, assemble and pack. We also reuse our scrap plastic whenever possible to create our environmentally friendly products.

General Summary and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Supervises the activities of assigned hourly production associates in our Extrusion Department to ensure adequate, efficient production levels while maintaining the quality customers expect and scheduled ship dates while promoting and ensuring a safe working environment. This is a primarily day shift position, with some flexibility as needed to shift hours.

Key Responsibilities to include:

  • Interviews, hires, promotes, trains, evaluates, and disciplines subordinates in accordance with established rules and regulations.
  • Continually monitors plant conditions and associate actions for compliance to established safety regulations and takes immediate corrective action when necessary. Investigates accidents and prepare necessary reports.
  • Responsible for following all established company rules.
  • Executing the business plan and reacting to changing conditions. Recommending and implementing corrective actions in problem areas.
  • Maintains records and submits reports relating to manpower, material, maintenance, quality, schedules, and safety. Recommends corrective action.
  • Ensuring a good system of controls that identifies and reduces scrap and repairs.
  • Conducting regular shift/department meetings, issuing minutes, and following up on action items.
  • Participating in the development and achievement of cost improvements.
  • Determining capital needs associated with operations, maintenance and technology improvement and participating in the acquisition of such items.
  • Maintaining working knowledge of equipment and processes while remaining current on technological advances in area of responsibility.
  • Overseeing the routine preventive maintenance and requesting repairs as needed to ensure equipment is maintained in a proper manner.
  • Reviews and corrects production associates hours for timekeeping.
  • Ensures that attendance issues are reported and handled in accordance with the attendance policy.
  • Maintains good housekeeping, safety, and industrial hygiene practices.

Requirements

Required Skills/Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalency, plus five (5) years in a manufacturing environment or a four (4) year college degree
  • Knowledge of manufacturing production methods, quality assurance techniques and general safety programs is recommended.
  • Plastics manufacturing experience is preferred.
  • Two (2) years supervisory experience.
  • Ability to tolerate a hot environment is required. (Extrusion is inherently a hot working environment particularly in the summer.)
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Good human relations skills.
  • Brings a positive attitude to the team and a focus on the task at hand

This position reports to the site Plant Manager.

Benefits

We offer competitive salary, incentives, and benefit programs.

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Life & Short/Long-term Disability
  • Dependent and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401k with Company Match.
  • Eligible for vacation after 6 months.
  • During your training period your performance will occasionally be reviewed with the possibility of wage increases.

Spartech LLC, headquartered in Maryland Heights, Missouri is a leading manufacturing organization in the Custom Sheet & Roll Stock and Packaging industries with numerous locations throughout the United States. We have a broad customer base with extensive product offerings. Many of our materials are used in products you might see every day for example if you start your morning with a yogurt or your child eats a single serving peanut butteryou may have already seen some of our materials. More unique uses of our materials can be seen in Military or security applications, for example, with bullet proof materials. From routine daily-life to life-saving applicationswe make a difference. Our broad scope of products and services keep our environment interesting and challenging with a culture focused on success.

Spartech, LLC provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. Spartech will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

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