A Shift Manager for Manufacturing and Production will be the Shift Leader for the day to day functions of managing associates, and meeting the performance expectations based on planned output. We operate 24 x 7 with 12 hour shifts.
Lead, manage, and develop team in the execution of the daily production plan.
Review production schedules and line capacity to make decisions concerning staffing requirements, work procedures, and duty assignments, with consideration for budgetary limitations and time constraints.
Develop goals, measures, & reports to support key objectives defined by leadership.
Prepare and maintain production reports and personnel records.
Provide summary information/reports on KPI performance to manufacturing leadership.
Use technical expertise to identify solutions for problem-solving and improvement opportunities.
Protect and properly manage the companys assets including plant, equipment, and inventory.
Regularly audit the systems execution and provide feedback/direction to the Supervisors on completeness and accuracy.
Evaluate the value stream and identify opportunities to eliminate non-value added steps in all manufacturing processes.
Work with Safety Manager to ensure consistent safety and systems training, implementation, and compliance across all shifts.
Work closely with Q/A team and standards bodies (e.g. ISO-9001, ISO-14001) to ensure continuous compliance with ISO standards and requirements.
Set and monitor product standards, examining samples of raw products or directing testing during processing, to ensure finished products are of prescribed quality.
Identify, participate in, and lead Lean initiatives to drive continuous improvement throughout production environment.
Coach associates to achieve performance standards with regards to safety, quality and productivity.
Provide formal (appraisals) and informal positive and corrective feedback to associates on an on-going basis to manage performance.
Conduct shift meetings to communicate key information and to build group cohesion.
Promote good employee relations via sound business practices, employee involvement in process improvement, and strong communication.
Communicate effectively and professionally with all levels of management.
Provide hiring recommendations for production-related positions.
4 year, College Degree or equivalent education and work experiences
5 years or more manufacturing experience in a Supervisory role
Knowledge of computer applications and functions
Review processing schedules or production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, or duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.
Develop or implement production tracking or quality control systems, analyzing production, quality control, maintenance, or other operational reports, to detect production problems
Hire, train, evaluate, or participate discharge staff or resolve personnel grievances.
Must have a personality that lends itself to initiating and leading people to reach their fullest potential.
Computer literate (word processing, presentation software, spreadsheets, etc).
Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods
Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Required to work in a manufacturing environment and will be exposed to heat, noise and moving machinery, appropriate PPE should be worn
Must be able to work 12 hour shifts
Regularly required to stand and walk during 12 hour shift
Frequently required to grip, use hands, reach and lift up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 25 pounds
Occasionally required to sit, climb, stoop, crouch, and crawl.