Supervisor, Production

4Over Moonachie , NJ 07074

Posted 7 months ago

SUMMARY: The Production supervisor supervises and co-ordinates the activities and results of all plant operations in producing timely quality printed products. The Production Supervisor also deputizes for the plant manager/ assistant plant manager in their absence. Also he has extreme focus in associate development.

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Co-ordinates daily shift production and overtime schedules optimizing staffing levels and equipment availability.

  • Monitors and reports on: production levels, production schedule and inventories to Plant Mgr. and Ass. Plant Mgr.

  • Helps to resolve operational, production and maintenance issues to ensure optimal production levels.

  • Assists in maintaining a safety culture that exceeds company requirements in accident and injury prevention frequency rates whilst maintaining compliance and reporting standards.

  • Ensures that all employees are aware of and comply with OSHA regulations and ISO requirements.

  • Assists Management/ HR in the completion of safety training and all incident/accident/near miss investigations.

  • Maintains a regular presence on the production floor.

  • Supervise and assist employees whilst directing tasks.

  • Ensure correct utilization of equipment, assets, and resources.

  • Support the Plant Mgr. and Ass. Plant Mgr. in implementing and enforcing company policies and procedures uniformly and fairly.

  • Assist in maintaining and promoting a high team spirit culture.

  • Maintain productive working relationships whilst helping to resolve employee grievances

  • Provide constructive feedback to employees whilst assisting the Plant Mgr. and Ass. Plant Mgr. in identifying training and development opportunities as well as performance management issues.

  • Support the Plant Manager in evaluating and hiring new employees including reviewing applications and interviewing candidates.

  • Ensure that all employees know and understand company and customer quality requirements and production standards.

  • Inspect products to verify conformance to specifications and orders and makes quality decisions to maintain production/quality standards

  • Liaise with internal departments to assist in resolving customer service/quality issues and customer escalations

  • Complete and maintain all required paperwork, records, documents, etc

  • Ensure all equipment, tools, and work station are in good working order and is free of safety hazards.

  • Report any and all workplace hazards to management immediately.

  • Wear all assigned Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required.

  • Report all work related injuries, illnesses, and/or near misses to management immediately.

  • Ensures that all work area/station are kept in compliance with our housekeeping guidelines.

  • Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations.

  • Maintain departmental housekeeping standards, such as keeping floors swept and absent of debris that may be a work hazard.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:

  • At least 5 years previous progressive experience of supervising, motivating and leading hourly employees preferably in a print manufacturing environment

  • Proficient with late model automated sheet fed presses (Komori preferred)

  • Good knowledge of print and bindery machinery including sheet fed presses; cutting/folding/stitching/mailing equipment

  • IT Literate, especially with scheduling software and MS Office suite

  • Competent in OHS and quality practices

DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Able to motivate and communicate effectively with all employees

  • Promotes a harmonious working culture with high team spirit

  • Strong Communicator able to motivate a multi-skilled team in a fast paced environment

  • Promote a good working environment with adequate safeguards for health and safety

  • Quick learner to timely understand and utilize 4over systems.

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