Converting Shift Supervisor in Memphis, TN at K.T.G. (USA)

Date Posted: 1/5/2022

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Job Description

The Converting Supervisor serves as the frontline supervision on the converting floor, for a specific crew/shift.  Each supervisor is responsible for their shift’s production to quality objectives, in a safe manner, and at budgeted cost while focusing on continuous improvement.  The Converting Supervisor reports to the Converting Superintendent.

Accountabilities

  • Provide direct daily supervision of converting personnel to ensure the safe, clean, and efficient operation of the converting department and adherence to all company policies and procedures
  • Provides safety leadership, incorporates and maintains safety observations, including but not limited to, use of all PPE by employees, promotes good daily safety practices and habits. Personally follows all rules and policies
  • Lead the completion of OpEx action items during shift to drive team results to meet objectives
  • Follow up on employee performance and attendance issues
  • Investigate, document and report near misses, fire incidents and property damage
  • Responsible for overseeing the training of employees within a crew to increase competency, understanding and accountability for performance
  • Actively pursue measures to reduce downtime on plant equipment, identify opportunities and take measures to reduce waste by conducting 5Ys and other OpEx tools.
  • Ensure all production reporting is complete on time and accurately for each shift
  • Ensure quality and speed targets are met and documented.
  • Complete all necessary audits in compliance with ISO and GMP guidelines
  • Prioritize the allocation of maintenance resources to minimize downtime on critical assets
  • Communicates goals and objectives, applies company policy, administers corrective action when necessary, promotes positive employee relations and manages the performance of employees.
  • All Supervisory personnel are responsible to ensure that their employees have the needed competencies to apply the operating procedures so that environmental controls are adequately implemented

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.

  • HS Diploma/GED required with a preference for a Associates Degree in Technical or Business related field
  • Supervisory experience of 2-5 years preferably in a manufacturing environment with converting/packaging equipment
  • Communicate effectively both in writing and verbally.
  • Multi task in a high-volume environment, anticipate production and drive improvement opportunities
  • Ability to work as part of a team and with production management.
  • Provide consultation, coaching, facilitation or teaching to employees.
  • Ability to plan, organize, execute and works to specific goals and objectives
  • Ability to change and adapt to new situations
  • Promote change and growth. Establishes trust with employees through support, goal setting, action planning, and follow up
  • Office procedures, methods, including computers, Microsoft Office and other applicable software and databases
  • Understanding and experience with effective conflict resolution.

Job Requirements

  • HS Diploma/GED required with a preference for a Associates Degree in Technical or Business related field
  • Supervisory experience of 2-5 years preferably in a manufacturing environment with converting/packaging equipment
  • Communicate effectively both in writing and verbally.
  • Multi task in a high-volume environment, anticipate production and drive improvement opportunities
  • Ability to work as part of a team and with production management.
  • Provide consultation, coaching, facilitation or teaching to employees.
  • Ability to plan, organize, execute and works to specific goals and objectives
  • Ability to change and adapt to new situations
  • Promote change and growth. Establishes trust with employees through support, goal setting, action planning, and follow up
  • Office procedures, methods, including computers, Microsoft Office and other applicable software and databases
  • Understanding and experience with effective conflict resolution.

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