Allied Reliability Group Production Supervisor in Kirksville, Missouri
Under the direction of the Production Manager or Area Production Manager, the Production Supervisor plays a key role in providing leadership to deliver business results and operational improvements. Under direction of the Production Manager or the Area Production Manager, the Production Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day manufacturing operations for an assigned area and shift. This role has responsibility to achieve productivity, efficiency, customer service, cost, quality, safety and employee engagement objectives through both individual and team contributions. Provides direction, leadership, development and support to direct reports through empowerment, teamwork, on-the-job assignments and continuous improvement projects and initiatives. Develops, promotes, and supports continuous improvement and other cross-functional initiatives.
Key Responsibilities of the Role
Participate in the QRMP audit and assist in the development of procedures and corrective actions
Oversee and lead the implementation of the QRMP (Quality Risk Management Process) system and operational standards as outlined in the plant accountability list.
Accountable for the Safety, Health and Environmental systems and operational standards to ensure compliance as it is outlined in our policies/procedures and processes.
Adhere to organization's quality standards to ensure product quality and Food Safety by following Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s), standard operating procedures (SOP’s) and organization's specifications
Prepare departmental costs and variances with regard to productivity, short and long-range planning, labor scheduling, product scheduling, raw materials, packaging supplies, product weights, sanitation and housekeeping
Organize and facilitate production line activities to ensure conformance to establish requirements regarding quality, safety, employee- relations, productivity and cost scheduled volume outputs
Develop, implements and promotes safety programs and safe work practices through involvement in plant safety teams, programs and initiatives.
Promotes sound employee & labor relations within the department by developing and maintaining an effective organization with qualified personnel.
Work with Product Development, Suppliers, Engineering, Quality, and Factory Employees in finding innovative ways to improve the Quality and productivity of our Products.
Support Employee involvement in Safety, Analytical Problem Solving, Project Planning, Vendor and Customer Relations, fostering a Team atmosphere.
Monitor and update all area practices and policies for compliance.
Work with Product Supply Group in weekly scheduling of the Packaging and Processing Area to optimize productivity.
Prepare, distribute, and follow-up with regard to all established records, reports and/or forms
Ensure strong, effective communication across functions and with employees, vendors and government regulators
Monitor productivity data and help develop corrective action plans necessary to achieve annual productivity improvements
Implement safety measures for accident prevention through monthly departmental safety meetings and working with salaried Supervisors to ensure hourly employee compliance
Report on quality defect issues and help determine necessary corrective actions to eliminate repetitive failures
Manage operations to achieve daily efficiencies in keeping with established standards
Manage budget of assigned department, in accordance with annual productivity improvement targets
Suggesting new solutions to production problems and ways to improve the efficiency of an operation
Interprets company policies to workers and enforces policies and safety regulations
Assist and partner with business leaders on implementation of process improvement (Six Sigma / Lean), including leading change initiatives, planning, and facilitation
Oversee development of high performing work teams within department through coaching, training and engaging team members through effective cascading of goals, visual performance boards and ongoing communications of factory changes and performance. Embrace the KHGPS principles necessary to accomplish these objectives and support the change management techniques to develop the culture of continuous improvement and engagement.
Assist with the supervision of the Production staff including but not limited to performance management and employee development, etc.
Other duties as assigned
BA/BS Degree in Business, Food Science, Engineering or related field is preferred
1-5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment is required
Ability to lead, motivate and mentor large teams of hourly associates is required
Strong communication leadership, and analytical/critical thinking skills
Strong accountability, consistency and follow-through skills
Ability to work effectively with a wide array of plant personnel ranging from hourly employees to senior management
Must be available to work 2nd and 3rd shifts and alternate work schedules that will include weekends
Req ID No.: 2018-4238
External Company Name: Allied Reliability, Inc.
External Company URL: www.alliedreliability.com
Street: 2504 Industrial Rd