Production Supervisor (2nd Shift)
Production Supervisor Job, Remote or Naugatuck, CT
Are you looking for a new challenge? Passionate about innovation? Want to work for a company that values integrity, teamwork and loyalty?
we are driven to be a top ten construction chemical company that still values family, diversity, collaboration and invention. We've been in business for over 65 years, family-owned/operated for three generations and are available in 100 countries
. In 2017, The Hartford Business Journal named us one of Connecticut's Top Family-Owned Companies!
We don't just make innovative, industry-leading products. We strive to connect with, engage with and improve the lives of our employees, our customers, our partners, and the global communities in which we operate.
We are seeking passionate and ambitious employees who want to make a difference not just within our organization, but within their communities and the world. If that sounds like you, then what are you waiting for? Join the family and expand your horizons!
Just some of our benefits:
12 paid holidays in addition to paid vacation and sick time
Life Insurance, AD&D and Supplemental Insurance
At all of our facilities we are taking additional precautions with temperature checks, deep cleaning, testing, and work from home opportunities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned, as necessary.
1. Floor Supervision (35%):
Review silo & raw materials levels ensuring we have the bulks needed for the shift.
Review production schedule and communicate with the Planner if there are any issues or concerns.
Walk the production lines ensuring employees have tools, work orders and are wearing proper PPE.
2. Housekeeping (5%):
Ensure proper housekeeping and maintenance of worksite - Sweeping, vacuuming, removing packing materials/debris and equipment cleaning.
Ensure dust collector drums are regularly emptied.
3. Staging and Shift Handoff (5%):
Lead shift meeting.
Ensure team has prepared materials for next shift to ensure smooth transition and handoff with minimal downtime.
Provide shift summary report that includes productivity, downtime and quality concerns.
At the end of shift, prepare and communicate via email shift summary report.
4. Quality Control (5%):
Ensure team is utilizing raw materials that are not expired and follow correct formulas.
Collect samples for the QC team and based on results, adjust batch as needed.
Ensure final product is meeting quality specifications.
5. Equipment & Materials (5%):
Escalate maintenance any equipment and materials needs, shortages, failures, required repairs etc.
6. Leadership (25%):
Attend cross functional meetings as Production representative.
Review and approve timecards and time off requests.
Prioritize and allocate work:
Delegate and allocate manageable goals to employees to support company priorities and drive results.
Clearly define to team-members project responsibilities and performance expectations for long- and short-term work plans. Set clear priorities for team and individuals, including appropriate allocation of resources (time, money and people).
Share a trusting relationship with workgroup and recruit, manage and develop plant staff
Work closely with the Production Manager to ensure maximum productivity of the team.
Training new team members on equipment and areas in the plant.
Able to assist supervsior with workload balancing and provide direction to team.
For shift without a supervisor they provide they are acting supervisor.
Floor level escalation for team questions.
Promptly address performance concerns working with Human Resources as needed to document and correct issues.
Ensure team is up to date with all required trainings including compliance and safety.
Assess and Reward Performance:
Provide team with timely, fair and measured performance assessments and feedback to foster growth. Provide reward and recognition for performance as appropriate.
Address performance concerns and hold team accountable.
Build Team Culture:
Consistently hold employees accountable for upholding the organizations values.
Proactively manage unhealthy conflict among employees and take steps to prevent escalation.
Foster an open environment where employees feel able to provide constructive feedback and suggestions for improvement.
Communicate and Motivate:
Communicate regular business updates.
Convey information in a clear and timely manner.
Listen carefully to the views and opinions of peers and colleagues.
REQUIRED SKILLS & 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 may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions .
5+ Years Plant experience.
Able to utilize math to perform basic weights for formulas.
Able to read and interpret directions and order details.
Able to communicate both in writing and verbally.
Proficient in all of the plant equipment or equivalent work experience.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
Experience utilizing ERP system (preferably JD Edwards).
Proven ability to learn new computer skills and programs.
Education and Experience:
Associate degree or equivalent work experience.
Must pass pre-employment physical.
Lift: Must be able to lift and/or carry a minimum of pounds.
Push/Pull: Must be able to push/pull 50 pounds.
Stand: Must be able to stand % of the day.
Sitting: Must be able to sit % of the day.
Twisting/Bending: Must be able to twist/bend % of the day.
Squatting, Climbing and/or Crawling: Must be able to squat/climb/crawl % of the day.