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Production Superintendent

Location

Camp Hill

Job Type

Full time

Required Travel

1-25%

Primary Responsibilities

  • Drive reliability improvement and continuously initiate & implement improvements to the manufacturing processes in support of improved KPIs (e.g., waste, unplanned downtime, process capability, schedule adherence).
  • Operate with an intense sense of urgency around daily execution of production fundamentals including safety, quality and efficiency.
  • Utilize a data driven decision-making process to develop/implement/lead action plans to achieve plant performance metrics.
  • Develop/maintain the daily/weekly production schedule
  • Maintain proper relationship between management and employee, ensuring that all personnel policies, procedures, and interaction management techniques are followed
  • Identify training needs.  Updates standard operating procedures and job aids as necessary.
  • Manage (directly and indirectly) the hiring, training, discipline, and motivation of all hourly employees.  Provide significant input to termination decisions.
  • Counsel and instruct subordinates on assigned responsibilities and ensure their actions are in accordance with existing procedures and policies.  Hold regular, periodic meetings with subordinates to review problems and cover changes to policy, procedures, process, or operations.
  • Ensure the overall operation performs in a safe manner
  • Ensure final product conforms to established quality standards
  • Coordinate plant trials on new products, process or raw material changes
  • Coordinate planning, scheduling, ordering, receiving of raw materials with Purchasing agent

Experience

  • Possess 2-5 years of experience in a manufacturing leadership position
  • Five years general manufacturing exposure

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • PC literate, including the ability to use Word, Excel, Kronos, Email and PeopleSoft at an intermediate level
  • Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail
  • 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 apply mathematical concepts, including basic statistics.  Understand and use concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to forecasting and other practical situations.
  • Ability to learn quickly, retain information, and adjust to rapid changes in the workplace.
  • Ability to use advanced communication and interpersonal skills, both oral and written, to communicate with a wide variety of personnel and functional areas
  • Willingness to embrace and drive Continuous Improvement tools such as Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, and statistical methods

Education, Licenses & Certification

  • Bachelor degree preferred, suitable experience accepted
  • OSHA compliance course desired

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