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Shift Supervisor - 2nd Shift / EPS Production Foam Coolers

Airlite Plastics Co. Omaha, NE
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Job Description

SUMMARY:

Responsible for organizing and prioritizing production flow to achieve division goals through developing and coaching assistant supervisors and production personnel by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Analyzes production requirements to estimate worker hours that meet both internal and external customer needs.
  • Delegates production requirements to lead packer and quality assurance person that are clear, measurable and informative.
  • Interfaces with production personnel to ensure customer requirements are met.
  • Ensures conformance to customer quality requirements.
  • Directs machine operators, mold changers and expander operators in adjusting of machines and equipment that fail to produce to quality and quantity standards.
  • Works closely with the EPS Engineering Technician to understand the machines and equipment to ensure specific operational performance, optimum utilization to improve OEE.
  • Develops, recommends and implements measures to improve effectiveness of production methods, machine performance and scrap reduction.
  • Submits recommendations for changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase production efficiency.
  • Analyzes and resolves production problems and coaches employees in solving production problems.
  • Maintains time and production records.
  • Communicates and implements company policies and standards of conduct, safety and housekeeping.
  • Responsible for reporting food safety problems to management.
  • Cooperatively develops and implements employee evaluations and performance reviews.
  • Structures and initiates training and coaching procedures to support and achieve employee skill development and attainment.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of new technologies.
  • Will be an operator of the IQMS software system for production, inventory management, equipment real time monitoring, warehouse inventory control, physical count auditing as determined necessary, etc. 
  • Communicates production support needs to maintenance and shipping functions.
  • Maintains attendance company standards.
  • Works weekends and holidays as required to meet customer requirements and company priorities.
  • Implement and support 5S standards throughout facility.
  • Ensure the entire EPS facility is neat, clean and organized at all times.
  • Audits and maintains housekeeping expectations.
  • Exhibits objectivity and openness to other’s views.
  • Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Treats all employees with respect.
  • Upholds and supports organizational goals and views.
  • Maintains confidentially.
  • Inspects machines, equipment and work environment to ensure specific operational performance, optimum utilization and employee safety.
  • Resolves employee complaints or submits unsettled complaints through the proper processes.
  • Compiles, stores and retrieves production data.
  • Assesses the overall effectiveness of our training programs to determine their effectiveness in meeting employee development objectives.
  • Control expenditures, labor overtime and costs within limitations of the EPS Division budget.
  • Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES:

  • Forklift and power lifting equipment licenses preferred.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Associate's degree from two-year college or technical school.
    • Three (3) years of successful first-line supervisor experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

      SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

      Directly supervises 12 to 32 employees.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Airlite policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include organizing and prioritizing production flow to achieve goals through developing, coaching, assessing and evaluating shift coordinators, mold operators, lead packers and packers. 

      KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before employee of the company.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software; Internet software and Manufacturing software.
  • Upholds and supports organizational goals and values.
  • Have the Leadership Skills to take the initiative to ask for and offer help when needed.
  • Work with other Company Departments (i.e., HR, IT, Accounting, etc.) as determined necessary to improve the operations and supervise the company’s resources accordingly.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is loud. The physical demands described here 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. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Color vision; Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.

Pre-Employment Drug Screen. Criminal Background Check & Employment Verification are all part of our hiring process.

Job Details

Date Posted August 10, 2017
Address 252 Kansas
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Shift
Evening
2:30pm - 11pm w/ Overtime
Start Date Immediately
SOC Category 53-1021.00 First-Line Supervisors / Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand
Zipcode 68110
Name Human Resources

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Casual Dress
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Remote Access
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Supervision
  • Team Management
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  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
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