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
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.