Supervisor II

W/S Packaging Group, Inc. Knoxville , TN 37902

Posted 5 months ago

WS Packaging Group Knoxville is looking for a Night Shift Supervisor!

What we offer:

We focus on offering diverse and challenging careers with a strong focus on growing our talent through on the-job training, external learning opportunities, tuition reimbursement and more. This allows WS to gain a competitive advantage and allows our employees to move up within the organization; the ultimate win-win.

We reward our employees with:

  • Generous sign-on bonuses available to eligible new team members

  • $1.00 Shift differentials for our night shift employees

  • Competitive wages

  • Medical, dental, prescription and vision insurance

  • Paid vacation

  • holidays
  • 401(k) with match

  • Company paid life insurance

  • Company paid short term disability coverage

  • Long term disability insurance coverage

  • Frequent fun extras like free ice cream Friday, lunch and learns, catered lunches and special events

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Understand, adhere to, and enforce the policies and procedures outlined in the employee manual.

  • Understand and support the Corporate Mission Statement, Values, Vision, and Operating Principles.

  • Adhere to and enforce mandatory safety requirements. Conduct safety observations and/or audits.

  • Monitor and enforce all safety policies while looking for ways to improve.

  • Meet attendance standards.

  • Lead, practice and sustain Lean initiatives and 6S procedures including Kaizen meetings.

  • Technical Resource for all your work areas.

  • Ensure that Standard Operating Principles (SOP's) are being followed for each process.

  • Provide immediate support when a flow in the process is down.

  • Perform performance evaluation with each employee at least one time per year.

  • Communicate concerns and issues at shift changes with peers as needed.

  • Participate on the Safety Committee.

  • Conduct Job and Item approvals as outlined in the Quality Management System (QMS) and work with customer as needed.

  • Coordinate technical training for team (specific job task training) and process associated paperwork for performance demonstrations.

  • Provide immediate constructive feedback both positive and negative to peers and others.

  • Teach and develop people individually and with respect to the business.

  • Resolve daily staffing issues when necessary.

  • Communicate with other departments and the other Team leaders.

  • Cross train with other Supervisors to be a resource during vacations and on weekends to all areas of the plant.

  • Educate and communicate the process of Plan vs. Actual on a daily basis to your teams during Tool Box Meetings.

  • Attend and participate in Weekly Staff Meetings.

  • Daily verification of time and attendance using the Kronos work system.

  • Required to work 12 hour shifts; required to work weekends as scheduled on a regular or as-needed basis.

Duties may be change or additional duties assigned. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

Minimum two year certificate from college or technical school in Management or related program preferred or equivalent work experience.

Minimum of two years progressive experience in the role(s) you are Supervising. Previous degree or supervisory experience in a LEAN manufacturing environment preferred.

Preferred Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication and facilitation skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks with little supervision.

  • Demonstrated skills of coordinating & directing activities of others.

  • Excellent problem solver. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully.

  • Develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

  • Interpersonal skills; focuses on solving conflict, not blaming, maintains confidentiality, listens to others without interrupting, keeps emotions under control, remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

  • Must be able to think independently and be assertive.

  • Must exercise good judgment.

  • Proficiency with MS Office: Word, Excel & Outlook.

  • Able to learn new computer programs and complex procedures in a highly customized, dynamic, multi-tasking work environment.

Physical Demands:

Works in a manufacturing / office environment and will be required to wear hearing, foot, and/or other personal protective equipment while performing duties in the manufacturing setting. Must be able to move freely throughout the plant. May be on feet 8 12 hours a day with need to stand, walk, kneel, crawl, crouch, stoop, bend, climb, as needed. Moderate to frequent lifting and/or moving up to 50 lbs (25 lbs repetitively) is required. May be sitting for 8 -12 hours a day. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close & distance vision, ability to adjust focus, and ability to distinguish color variations, peripheral and depth perception. The noise level in the work environment is usually medium to loud. Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed.

The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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