Feb 27, 2020

Production Supervisor 3rd shift

  • Tekni-Plex
  • Winston-Salem, NC, USA
Manufacturing

Job Description

Business Unit: Liners

Department:

Who is Tekni-Plex?                

We are a 50 year global leader in advanced plastic and rubber polymer technology, Tekni-Plex engineers solutions to meet customer needs in critical applications that touch every aspect of life, from medical devices used in operating rooms and hospitals, to food packaging in your kitchen.

Why Work for us?

With Company Values like Innovation, Integrity and Trust and Employee Fulfillment, Tekni-Plex offers every employee around the world the opportunity to stretch, grow and succeed every day. Our employees are challenged to bring new ideas to the table, jump in and get involved and make an impact. Tekni-Plex has a proud history and a compelling future. Behind every great Tekni-Plex product is a team of dedicated employees who are truly making a difference for our customers and who are Tekni-Proud!

What is the position where you can add value?

We are hiring for a 3rd shift Production Supervisor for our Tri-Seal Division within Tekni-Plex. In this role, the supervisor will be responsible for directing and coordinating the line manufacturing operations of a department or shift to meet company standards as to, quality, safety, quantity, cost, schedules and profitability.  Serves as primary conduit for fostering a work environment consistent with company philosophy and objectives

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

 

  • Plans and coordinates work, trains and motivates, monitors and evaluates performance of forming employees; ensures their ability to safely operate equipment to produce product; Counsels, records, and disciplines as necessary. Develops Department Specialist to effectively oversee the daily routines of their assigned crew.
  • Be alert to existing and potential production problems and take necessary corrective action.
  • Maintain shift reports/records; ensure that necessary operating supplies/materials are on hand.
  • Maintain a personnel structure and staffing level to accomplish the manufacturing mission in an effective and efficient manner. Interview and recommend applicants for hire as forming employees.
  • Collaboration with other employees at all levels to develop and install methods, improvements and cost saving ideas.
  • Maintains thorough knowledge of all processes and equipment.
  • Ensures that established policies, rules, regulations and procedures are followed.
  • Responsible for all processes, equipment, employees’ safety, and housekeeping of the area and meeting productions quality and quantity standards on the shift.
  • Off-shift Production Supervisors will coordinate the activities of support department personnel assigned to the same shift.
  • Responsible for budgets and business planning for department and responsible for establishing and meeting department goals and objectives.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Directly supervises 18-30 employees in the Production and/or Quality Control and/or Material Handlers.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

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

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Ability to lead, motivate, select, train and instruct personnel.  Good interpersonal, organizational communication and mechanical skills.  Computer skills required for multiple graphs, reports and charts.  Manufacturing experience preferred.  College degree in a related field; or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees, customers, and the general public.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as statistical inference.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • OSHA approved Forklift Certification
  • CPR and first-aid Certified
  • Fire Brigade Member

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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 will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and smell.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

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 will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Tekni-Plex Rewards:

At Tekni-Plex, we value all of our people across the globe.  We strive to provide a work environment that leads to your professional fulfillment.  Since fulfillment means something different to everyone, the rewards that Tekni-Plex provides globally are appropriately diverse and suited to help you perform your best inside and outside the company.  Our rewards programs include:

We offer a full complement of valuable Health, Wellness, and Welfare benefits which include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Life and Disability
  • 401(k) and Match
  • Wellness Program including EAP
  • Pay for Performance philosophy

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the following document names to download the files for review:  EEO is the Law  & EEO is the Law Supplement.

 

 

Tekni-Plex is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the following document names to download the files for review:  EEO is the Law  & EEO is the Law Supplement .

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

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

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Ability to lead, motivate, select, train and instruct personnel.  Good interpersonal, organizational communication and mechanical skills.  Computer skills required for multiple graphs, reports and charts.  Manufacturing experience preferred.  College degree in a related field; or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees, customers, and the general public.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as statistical inference.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • OSHA approved Forklift Certification
  • CPR and first-aid Certified
  • Fire Brigade Member

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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 will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and smell.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

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 will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Tekni-Plex Rewards:

At Tekni-Plex, we value all of our people across the globe.  We strive to provide a work environment that leads to your professional fulfillment.  Since fulfillment means something different to everyone, the rewards that Tekni-Plex provides globally are appropriately diverse and suited to help you perform your best inside and outside the company.  Our rewards programs include:

We offer a full complement of valuable Health, Wellness, and Welfare benefits which include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Life and Disability
  • 401(k) and Match
  • Wellness Program including EAP
  • Pay for Performance philosophy

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the following document names to download the files for review:  EEO is the Law  & EEO is the Law Supplement.

 


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