Production Supervisor

Grayling, MI | Direct Hire

Post Date: 02/07/2018 Job ID: 2252356 Industry: Engineering

Production Supervisor:

• Responsible for development and execution of training plans for areas of responsibility and sign off on competencies by role
• Maximize efficiencies of workforce
• Focus on opportunity work and balancing work schedules to match work load demands
• Work on optimization projects to maintain the professional and clean appearance of the mill
• Need to know industry technology and what our opportunities may be
• Attend daily operational meetings and lead functional areas meetings as required
• Manage area budget accounts
• Continually work on optimizing costs for area
• Manage operating supplies to ensure we do not run out of needed consumables and tools
• Participates in weekend on-call responsibilities
• Work hand in hand with maintenance to ensure all equipment is in good working condition, is maintained for optimum performance and scheduled for DT that makes the best economic sense for our business
• Work with scheduling and production to look for opportunities to optimize the schedule to assist in building in the necessary scheduled down days
• Communicates with and supports the initiatives of upstream and downstream customers in the manufacturing process with a view to continually improving their products and services
• Arranges for the training of Technicians
• Audit employee training plans through monthly verification of progress through hands on demonstrations
• Be the expert and ‘ go to’ person for questions related to the finishing and lamination processes
• Track and measure performance of the finishing machine centers as well as teams, and provide feedback and recommendation for opportunities for improvement
• Continuously look for ways to optimize finishing from a machine, training, safety and supply perspective (i.E. New products, lower costs, trials, etc.)
• Participates in customer visits at mill and away
• Monitors and implements detailed rounds and opportunity work
• Delivers Technician and contractor orientations

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Bachelor’ s degree required
• Minimum of 3 years’ supervisory/leadership experience
• Extensive knowledge and experience in a manufacturing process, preferably in engineered wood products
• Excellent time management and organizational skills
• Action oriented with high energy, drive and enthusiasm
• Commitment to continuous improvement
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Commitment to meet deadlines
• A demonstrated leader of people
• Good working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word

Organizational Culture/Job Fit:
• Actively participates in operations and quality initiatives
• Is a leader in team approach to work and fostering the culture at ARAUCO
• Supports and participates in the Operate and Maintain principles of the Team Design
• Demonstrated ability to communicate (orally and in writing) in a professional manner when dealing with team mates, contractors, and company contacts
• Ability to independently plan, organize, and manage multiple projects/tasks/priorities with close attention to detail
• Attend & participate in crew meetings and other group functional meetings/training as required
• Participate in daily interaction with Area Operators and Area Leads
• Continually seek to reduce costs
• Supports ISO and cross training initiatives

Key Safety/Housekeeping Responsibilities:
• Is a model for safety behavior and coaches others to be the same
• Participates in all mill safety programs
• Maintains a high level of safety awareness in the mill
• Participates in mill safety audits
• Maintains LOTO certification in all areas where work is required
• Participate in the development of LOTO procedures for new and existing equipment
• Ensures areas of responsibility have exemplary housekeeping

Budget Responsibilities:
• Ensures work completed and supplies used is within budgetary constraints (such as sander belts, saw blades & sharpening, packaging supplies, coversheets, strapping, dunnage, labels, etc.)
• Complete budgets of specialized projects related to specific work
• Participates in Annual Plan/Budget preparation

Send resume to: carmen.Carpenter@trcstaffing.Com

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