Under limited supervision, directs and coordinates all aspects relating to the manufacture and/or packaging of specialty silicone products using a variety of equipment and processes. Ensures timeliness and accuracy in the production and shipping of products. Assigns and reviews the work of staff responsible for providing manufacturing production and shipping services. Conducts training and provides leadership and guidance to direct reports.
The Supervisor position is a management role, responsible for scheduling, coordinating, supervising, training, and reviewing the work of manufacturing teams assigned to perform routine duties in the operation and preparation of equipment and material, and reports directly to the area Manager. The position is accountable for efficient and effective use of assigned staff, supplies, equipment, and time to provide optimum service. The position is accountable for ensuring the safety of the workforce, the correct and safe use of equipment and the adherence to all quality objectives and requirements. Advancement to this position is based on need, and requires the ability to optimize the use of staff through efficient allocation of work, conduct in-service and work station training, evaluate quality and safety, and conduct or assist in performance appraisals as assigned.
Plans, prioritizes, assigns and reviews the work of staff responsible for the operation of equipment and preparation of materials.
Is responsible for interviewing, hiring, training, performance reviews, disciplinary actions, and terminations within the department.
Assists with investigating industrial accidents and / or incidents to minimize recurrence and prepares applicable reports.
Oversee all batch operations activities ranging from raw material receipts through conversion and shipping of finished products.
Verifies and ensures that materials/supplies are properly labeled and stored
Responsible for reviewing process reproducibility trends of applicable products and applying that knowledge to improve processes and or products.
Maintains control of area inventory by overseeing cycle counting, verifying accuracy of inventory and correcting issues.
Knowledge of process production activities in a chemical or mechanical manufacturing environment. A.A. in Chemistry, Math, or equivalent experience helpful. Knowledge of OSHA, NFPC, HazWoper, and other governmental regulatory requirements (e.g., 21 CFR Part 820, cGMP, ISO, FDA, etc.) required. Working knowledge of functions within a typical business supply chain (e.g., shipping, receiving, order procurement / purchasing, scheduling and execution) required. Excellent oral and written skills. Computer literate (MS WORD/EXCEL). Previous supervisory experience required.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
A.A. degree in science-related field for Supervisor I and B.S. in science related field or Operations Management or similar for Supervisor Manufacturing are preferred. Either APICS CPIM or ASQ CQE certified, or both, would satisfy the educational preferences.