Production Supervisor - 2Nd Shift

Cenveo Kent , WA 98031

Posted 2 months ago

Cenveo is a world leader in commercial printing, custom packaging, envelopes, labels, warehousing and fulfillment, and related services. We are currently seeking a 2nd shift Production Supervisor for our envelope facility in Kent, WA.

Cenveo offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including, but not limited to medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short & long term disability, 401k, PTO and Company paid holidays.

Job Summary

The Production Supervisor reports directly to the Plant Manager and is responsible for the daily management of the equipment, business processes, support areas and operation associates. The responsibilities of the supervisor are focused toward personnel management and development, reduction of scrap and improvement in production related performance metrics. Establish Short Interval goals on each production line with the Operator at the beginning of the shift. Monitor equipment/personnel performance to goal, implement actions to achieve goal, report failure to miss goals with actions to ensure future compliance.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential Functions)

These are functions a qualified incumbent or applicant must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Monitor and implement strategies to improve production outputs; machine utilization; downtime issues and scrap.

  • Ensure associates understand and comply with company policies and standard practices.

  • Evaluate manning requirements and ensure personnel are adequately trained, motivated and accountable for their performance.

  • Work with Adjusters, Operators, and Foremen on identification and resolution of non-conforming tickets, customer complaints and quality alerts.

  • Responsible for establishing hourly goals for each piece of equipment and addressing root causes to the variance of the established goals.

  • Support efforts & activities to improve safety and housekeeping to reduce the incident rate.

  • Strengthen manufacturing floor leadership through the development of supervisory skills

  • Effectively communicate with Operations Associates, support groups and management.

  • Monitor employee performance including action plans for non-performers and rewards for those with superior performance.

  • Approve time for payroll

  • Adhere to all Company Safety rules and regulations

Other (Non-Essential) Functions

Includes functions which are normally performed by persons holding this title. However, these functions may be assigned to other employees as part of a "Reasonable Accommodation" under the ADA.

  • Controls costs by proactively controlling expenses and elimination of waste.

  • Contributes to a team effort by proactively assisting internal contacts.

  • All other duties assigned.

Physical Requirements & Environmental Conditions

  • Regularly exposure to manufacturing environment with one or more unpleasant hazardous conditions including but not limited to exposure to dust, dirt, high noise levels, chemicals more than 50% of the work time.

  • Some overnight travel by various modes of transportation including airline, train, and automobile as deemed appropriate

  • Continuous contact with other people requiring communications via face-to-face, orally by telephone and various written methodologies

  • Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

  • Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time

  • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.

  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to others accurately, loudly, or quickly.

  • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.

  • Visual Activity: Able to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.


  • BS Degree in business, technical or related fields(supervisory experience preferred) or AAS Degree business, technical or related field with 2+ years supervisory experience or 2 years manufacturing work experience and 2+ years supervisory experience preferred or

  • Five plus ears operations experience and overall knowledge of production processes within manufacturing (Envelope converting experience preferred)

  • Thorough knowledge of assigned equipment processes and working knowledge of other processes within Kent

  • Basic knowledge of the process and quality requirements for customers

  • Basic knowledge of planning and scheduling functions

  • Basic knowledge of PC operations & software including JDE, Word, Excel and Flex

  • Ability to work extended hours as required

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with varying deadlines

  • Ability to work with extremely confidential information/situations and maintain confidentiality

  • Ability to evaluate and recommend appropriate action as necessary on productivity, utilization, scrap, safety and personnel related issues

  • Abilit0y to fill in for shift supervisors in the other departments as needed and make appropriate tactical decisions

  • Ability to identify daily production problems, develope action plans to resolve root causes and coordinate the implementation of the solution

  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills through all levels of management

  • Recommend employee machine assignments to maximize productivity and utilization based factors such as planned vacation schedules, unscheduled absences and/or family medical leave / long-term disability

  • Ability to lead efforts of multi-functional work teams that support business strategies as well as conduct meetings.

  • Communicate ideas concisely and effectively in oral and written form, including preparation and delivery of production meeting and assigned shift.

  • Ability to motivate and lead a team

Cenveo is an EEO employer

See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Aerospace Cadmium Assistant 2Nd Shift

Esterline Technologies Corp

Posted Yesterday

VIEW JOBS 11/16/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-02-14T00:00 Job Description Esterline Technologies Corporation Esterline welcomes people who share our determination and high standards to join us in doing work that moves the world forward. At Hytek Finishes, we provide specialized surface treatments, chemical finishing and non-destructive testing to the aerospace and defense industries. We hold processing approvals for every major airframe manufacturer and process parts for a base of over 600 customers worldwide. Company Profile Company Name: Hytek Finishes is a subsidiary of Esterline Technologies Corporation and a member of the Esterline Engineered Materials platform of companies. Industry: Aerospace/Defense Products & Services Number of Employees: 250 Job Overview Title: Cadmium Assistant / 2nd Shift Job Family: Operations Reports to: Production Supervisors (Value Stream or Shift) Works with: Production, Materials Location: Kent, WA Type: Full Time Job Summary This is an entry-level position in our Cadmium department as an Assistant. Employees in this position assist the Operators in preparation for plating. The Assistant performs operations in accordance with Military and OEM specifications. Hours for this position are training Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Once training is complete, the hours for this position are Monday through Friday 2:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Job Responsibilities * Attention to quality of product * Review customer and Hytek paperwork for instructions * Follow technique card and instructions to process parts * Work closely with higher level operators to complete work and prioritize tasks * Sign off paperwork as required * Keep area clean and organized * Preparation of parts prior to operations * Use tooling and fixtures, when applicable * Knowledge of pre and post cleaning surface finish requirements * Know how to avoid damaging material or equipment * Be familiar with Quality Assurance requirements & rework procedures * Be familiar with engineering drawing notations * Be familiar with the safety precautions & know how to avoid injury to personnel. * Actively participate in continuous improvement activities to drive positive change in productivity, delivery, and service. Be involved in Kaizen events as needed either as a participant or supporter. * Maintain the highest ethical standards, even when challenged from above. Qualifications * Must be a US Person and able to provide proof of US Person status upon hiring. * Ability to train others * Ability to write technique cards * Ability to use/learn Lean Tools and techniques to solve tactical and strategic problems and issues arising in this position. * Proven ability to work independently and in a team. * Excellent accuracy with a strong attention to detail and demonstrated teamwork attitude. * Ability to multi task effectively. * Ability to communicate well. * Must have a reliable and dependable attendance record. Education/Previous Experience Requirements * 1-2 years in manufacturing environment a plus. * Basic English reading, writing and math comprehension required. Compensation and Benefits We offer industry-leading wages and benefits. Starting base pay begins at $15.25/hour which includes the shift differential of $0.50/hour. We believe in promoting from within, so advancement opportunities are readily available. Skill Based Pay System – In addition to promotion opportunities for performance, Hytek Finishes also provides skill based pay reviews every 6 months where an employee has the ability to increase their base pay by mastering and demonstrating certain skills within their assigned department and through cross-training opportunities. Benefit package – Esterline Hytek Finishes offers a comprehensive benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) matching, Pension, discounted Employee Stock Purchase Program, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, 6 week's paid Parental Leave, 3 week's paid time off, 10 paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, onsite Occupational Health and massage therapy, free parking, and the ability to work with great people! Esterline Competencies * Customer Focus - Knows and understands the needs of internal and external customers. Is results oriented and works hard to consistently provide exceptional service. * Ethics and Values - Adheres to an effective set of core values and beliefs and acts in accordance. Rewards the right values and disapproves of others. * Problem Solving - Looks beyond the obvious to find effective solutions. * Integrity and Trust - Widely trusted and seen as direct and truthful. * Functional/Technical Skills - Possesses the skills to be effective in the job. Has the skills to perform the job at a high level of accomplishment. * Listening - Practices active and attentive listening, able to hear others. * Action-oriented - Full of energy, willing to take action. * Composure - Cool under pressure, not knocked off balance by the unexpected, is a settling influence. * Values Diversity - Supports fair and equal treatment for all. Essential Mental/Physical Demands DOL Categories: Heavy * Ability to lift occasionally: (floor to knee) 114 lbs., (waist to waist) 11 lbs., (floor, knee, to waist) 105 lbs., (waist to shoulder) 2 lbs. * Ability to carry 11 lbs. occasionally * Ability to push/pull 73 lbf. occasionally * Ability to stand and walk frequently * Ability to reach from the shoulder frequently and overhead occasionally and from the waist frequently * Ability to bend, stoop, squat, crouch, kneel, crawl occasionally * Ability to climb stairs and ladders occasionally * Ability to push/pull frequently * Ability to pivot and twist occasionally, pinch frequently * Ability to grasp frequently * Ability to see/hear/feel constantly – hearing protection required when working in the area Occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and fumes from metal finishing chemicals. Temperatures in the work environment can fluctuate with outside weather conditions.Due to the manufacturing environment, safety glasses and hearing protection are required. Work Schedules Hours for this position are training Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Once training is complete, the hours for this position are Monday through Friday 2:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. * Day Shift: Monday through Friday 6:00 am – 2:30 pm * Second Shift: Monday through Friday 2:00 pm – 10:30 pm Esterline is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Protected Vet Esterline Technologies Corp Kent WA

Production Supervisor - 2Nd Shift