Cenveo Kent , WA 98031
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.
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