Located in Texarkana, AR
Position: Production Supervisor
Location: Atlanta, TX
This is multi department position accountable for leading and managing the effective day to day activities of converting equipment operators and material handlers. Key roles will include scheduling, logistics and converting department, performance management, team and employee development, change management, and the implementation of new or revised systems. Supervise multiple employees. Key performance measures include: Safety, Housekeeping, Delivery, and cost reduction metrics and goals.
Directly supervise hourly converting equipment operators and material handlers. Experience in process management a plus.
Accountable for achieving safety, quality, and production targets.
Act as a leader and coach to all hourly employees, increasing their effectiveness creating a positive, respectful and productive work environment.
Able to make good business decisions in a rapidly changing environment with completing multiple priorities.
Investigate problems in the plant and recommend corrective actions. This includes consulting with production personnel, analyzing the supporting data, recommending corrective actions, and following through on recommendations to evaluate their effectiveness.
Providing status updates on project progress and issues to Plant Manager.
Coordinating training and start up activities of new equipment and processes.
Understand performance requirements of the plant and its impact on financial performance.
Understand and execute:
o Plant Policies
o Safety and penchant for a clutter free plant
o Cost Reduction initiatives
o Product quality and delivery performance
o Implement Lean Six Sigma into work place
o Other HR Issues
Demonstrated training and use of Lean tools.
Experienced in leading Kaizen or similar Lean events.
Excellent problem solving skills preferably utilizing advanced methods
Demonstrating ability in leading teams or improvement projects required.
Must be able to manage multiple priorities and make sound business decisions.
Ability to lead effective safety and pre-shift meetings.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Good conflict resolution skills
Ability to coach others to improve performance
Communicates clear expectations and follows up to deliver expected results.
2 or 4 yr degree preferred.
ISO and Lean Six Sigma manufacturing methods are required.
Express Office: Texarkana
3206 Jefferson Avenue
Texarkana, AR 71854