SUPERVISOR MANUFACTURING SMYRNA, TN - "C" SHIFT MOUTHWASH
Posted on: November 23, 2018
About Us: Vi-Jon is one of the nation's oldest brand and private label Health and Beauty Care companies, serving retailers in all 50 states and Canada. For over 100 years, the Vi-Jon name has come to represent some of the highest standards in the manufacturing of quality products in the Health and Beauty Care industry. The Vi-Jon corporate headquarters are in St. Louis, Missouri, and we operate manufacturing and distribution centers in Missouri and Tennessee 24 hours a day.
Vi-Jon is a company of tradition and commitment to our associates and our customers, and our company culture reflects that. By joining Vi-Jon, you will become part of a team-oriented and entrepreneurial culture that allows associates to grow both personally and professionally. We recognize that a company is not a building, production line, equipment or products, but people. Our company is not made up of just people, but individuals who together make up a team - the Vi-Jon teamPOSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for the direct supervision of Line Leaders, for the operational and personnel decisions related to scheduling production lines as well as the quality of the finished product. Direct and coordinate through subordinate Line Leader personnel the activities of the label storage, label control and both preventive and restorative maintenance on all production and facility equipment; supervise staff and ensure that company safety procedures, personnel policies, and administrative procedures are implemented. NOTE: Based upon business needs, including but not limited to training, this role may require a shift change. FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB: Essential Functions Behavior: Exhibit team player qualities of cooperation and coordination; professional interaction in all business contacts, all day, every day Attendance: Present for work when scheduled is a mandatory function. Safety: Your compliance and enforcement of all company safety rules, procedures and guidelines is essential. Reporting of safety issues is mandatory. Assign employees to production duties and establish or adjust work procedures to meet production schedules. Observe start-up procedures; identify problem areas; assist in developing and implementing corrective action. Inspects products to verify conformance to specifications. Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems. Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals. Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product. Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew. Maintains time and production records. Performs activities of workers supervised. Discuss with appropriate department supervisor any discrepancies which occur in the production schedule or process; develop appropriate action. Recommend hire and discharge, evaluate performance, recommend for salary increases and promotions, train and instruct employees. Resolve employee problems; approve, compute, and record employee hours on time cards. Attend daily production meetings to ensure understanding and communication of daily procedures, changes to schedules, current and potential problem areas. Coordinate the work between departments, i.e. label control, compounding, production, maintenance, and warehousing. Coordinate products needing rework and ensure finished goods are delivered to warehouse. Insure proper processing, handling and storing of hazardous, flammable material such as nail polish remover, etc. in accordance with local, state and federal guidelines. Monitor and maintain the tote inventory status. Must have a "Can do, Go to" personality. Must be a team player with the ability to empower employees. Marginal Functions 22. Direct housekeeping to maintain clean environment. 23. Take hourly production line counts and post on board. 24. Order, distribute and maintain inventory of all supplies for Production, Maintenance, Housekeeping and the lunch room. 25. Recommend supplies to be ordered and at the manager's direction place orders for Purchase Orders provided. Physical Activities: Walking, sitting, standing, climbing, talking, hearing, feeling.Physical Demands: Occasionally assist with minor lifting to assist someone in plant. Can be performed by others.Visual Acuity: Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more and 20 inches or less, ability to distinguish colors, and ability to adjust eye to bring objects in to sharper focus.Environmental/Atmospheric Conditions: Environmental and atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job:1. Worker exposed to some temperatures sufficiently high or low to cause marked bodily discomfort.2. Worker exposed to noise to cause shouting in order to be heard.3. Worker exposed to some atmospheric conditions such as fumes and odors. Worker exposed intermittently to hazards such as moving parts. POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge/Education: Thorough knowledge of manufacturing methods and techniques employed in assembly operations. Demonstrated supervisory and administrative skills. Demonstrated leadership and management traits including the ability to motivate people while engendering their respect and support. Bachelor's Degree is preferred with courses in manufacturing, operations, and material handling or general business or Industrial Engineering.Experience: Minimum of four years production management preferred and four years experience as a supervisor preferred. Computer literacy and the ability to quickly learn specialized inventory and manufacturing software used at Vi-Jon. Excellent oral and written communications skills to provide direction to subordinates and interact with other managers; to provide written direction, reports, and correspondence within Vi-Jon and to outside agencies. A non-compromising attitude to operating safely in the plant for the health and welfare of all associates. Lean Manufacturing experience preferred.Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids: which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position: Operational knowledge of production equipment; computers, spreadsheet and word processing programs, fax, copier, and other standard office equipment.License(s)/Certification(s) Required: None identified. SHIFT SUPERVISOR
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws. The tasks listed are commonly associated with the defined position and are not intended to mean always or only. There are different experiences that suggest other ways or circumstances where reasonable changes or accommodations are appropriate. Certain job functions described herein may be subject to possible modification in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. All activities, Demands, Conditions and Requirements are linked to Essential Job Functions unless marked with an asterisk which denotes linkage only to marginal function(s).An essential element of the Vi-Jon culture is our commitment to diversity. Vi-Jon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants, and make all employment decisions, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to recruiting and retaining the best talent in the health and beauty care industry.
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