Converting Process Lead in Memphis, TN at KRUGER PRODUCTS – KTG USA

Date Posted: 4/10/2024

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Main Responsibilities


  • Provide leadership in health and safety and compliance with environmental standards by acting as a model of responsible behavior;
  • Promote safe practices, identify risks associated with tasks, eliminate or control them in order to provide an accident/incident free environment;
  • Work closely with Converting Asset Leader on line priorities;
  • Participate in management meetings (daily, weekly and monthly) to help implement and maintain the principles of operational excellence;
  • Define standard operating procedures (line centers) for all equipment, ensure that they are optimized, available, communicated and used at all times;
  • Train and coach operators in best practices for line centers, eliminate inconsistencies;
  • Work with production planners to optimize product changes, testing or any other element that could impact the operation;
  • Plan, organize, optimize and support grade changes;
  • Analyze the root causes of equipment failures and implement corrective actions to reduce or eliminate unplanned downtime;
  • Analyze data on variations in the quality of finished product and manage an action plan to continuously achieve optimal product quality;
  • Identify the sources of waste or rejection of operation to improve our material performance and aim to reach technical limits;
  • Work with raw material suppliers (internal and external) to optimize and stabilize operating results;
  • Identify and manage line faults by prioritizing and planning interventions with technical resources;
  • Collaborate closely in the planning of preventive/predictive maintenance and its improvement;
  • Manage and prioritize, with his team, the processing of work orders;
  • Communicate with equipment suppliers/vendors regarding any technical issues;
  • Support activities related to research and product development and supervise testing;
  • Support and/or initiate process improvement projects, technical improvements, design of parts and machines, etc.;
  • Share best practices with other converting managers and production teams;
  • Any other related tasks;

Job Requirements

Required Training and Experience

  • Have a college education in mechanical, electrical or industrial engineering, preferred;
  • Have 3 years of experience in team supervision in a manufacturing environment.
  • A combination of training, experience and achievements relevant to the role may be considered equivalent to formal education

Skills Required

  • Knowledge/expertise of processes and systems;
  • Mastery of the office suite, be very comfortable with computers;
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Communication skills;
  • Willingness and ability to work in a team;
  • Organizational skills and priority management;
  • Ability to teach and transfer knowledge;


The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this job description.


Kruger Products is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.  We thank all applicants for their interest in Kruger Products but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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