Production Supervisor- Muskegon, MI
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About the Organization
Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC Group, is a leading producer of packaging and graphic solutions, color and display technologies, functional products, electronic materials, and products for the automotive and healthcare industries. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical is continuously working to promote and develop sustainable solutions to exceed customer expectations and better the world around us. With combined annual sales of more than $8.5 billion and 22,000+ employees worldwide, the DIC Group companies support a diverse collection of global customers.
Sun Chemical Corporation is a subsidiary of Sun Chemical Group Cooperatief U.A., the Netherlands, and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, U.S.A. For more information, please visit our website at www.sunchemical.com or connect with us on LinkedIn or Twitter.
Title: Production Supervisor
Location: Muskegon, MI
Shift: Night Shift, 5:30pm-6am
Overview: Responsible for training, planning, scheduling, and directing the work of a group of hourly plant workers. This will include all aspects of safety, housekeeping, production, quality, and cost control in running the areas of responsibility effectively and efficiently.
Essential Job Duties:
Optimize production results, during assigned shifts, through training and instruction to operators in safe chemical operating/handling procedures, trouble shooting and correcting process difficulties and impediments in all aspects of the operation using ISO training and documentation.
Maintain accurate and appropriate production records and reports as implemented by the appropriate site department managers.
Ensure operator compliance with plant rules and regulations including all plant safety and housekeeping rules and handles employee discipline and employee grievances at the supervisor's level.
Ensure compliance with the provisions of the union contract, as appropriate, and keep the plant manager advised of potential or actual labor/union related problems.
Assure equal opportunity for all aspects of development of personnel.
Perform routine and/or special duties, as directed, while closely monitoring and controlling quality and meeting the production requirements for all equipment in his area of responsibility while maintaining close control of all overtime hours worked.
Ensure that documentation of and that batches (WIP & FG's) moving between departments is correct and complete, including all aspects of customer quality.
Checks and approves the time-cards of subordinates.
Assist in departmental budget preparation and expense control.
Conduct monthly departmental safety meeting and issue minutes, conduct required safety and housekeeping tours, complete accident reports, investigations, and environmental incident reports in a timely manner.
Handle employee coaching/discipline and grievances
Minimum of 5-year experience supervising hourly production areas and personnel, preferably in a union environment and preferably in a chemical processing environment
Excellent communication skills with ability to clearly and professionally express thoughts and ideas
Flexible, change-agent individual with strong analytical, lean manufacturing, and continuous improvement skills
Strong organizational and time management skills
Ability to multi-task and to accomplish routine goals yet react quickly to changing plant priorities in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
Strong influential, collaboration and situational leadership skills are critical to the success of this person
Preferred Education and Experience:
Associate Degree or equivalent in engineering or mechanical discipline
Shift: Night Shift, 5:30pm-6am
Drug screen and background check are mandatory if you are offered this position
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is Sun's policy that applicants for employment are recruited, selected, and hired on the basis of individual merit and ability with respect to the position being filled. Sun prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identify, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.
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