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Production Supervisor - Molding

Location: 

Milford, CT, US

Req ID:  3454
Job Type: 
Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Supervise manufacturing operations and all related activities of an area of the plant with direct efforts consisting of providing capacity for necessary volumes.  Responsible for coordinating activities among multiple shifts.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The essential functions of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Exercises direct first line supervision of department colleagues.
  • Carries out department work schedule as assigned. Insures that proper material and sufficient colleagues are available to meet established schedule.
  • Initiates and completes cost reduction projects.
  • Responsible for resolving all daily problems of the department as to product quality, machine and equipment adjustment and repair and maintenance. Suggests changes in methods and equipment improvement.
  • Develops and implements daily and weekly people plans.
  • Corrects routine mechanical slowdowns and stoppages.  Refers major difficulties to the Production Manager.  Monitors routine preventative maintenance.
  • Monitors on a daily basis performance of tasks in order to prevent accidents to the colleagues under his/her supervision.  Trains and educates colleagues in methods and techniques free from hazards and consistent with the Schick Plat Safety Program.  Provides required personal protective equipment.  Requires compliance with established safety rules of conduct and evaluates each person’s performance.
  • Carries out initial action on disciplinary matters.  Recommends the hiring or the discharge of employees.  Rates the performance of all colleagues under his/her jurisdiction and recommends all salary adjustments.  Promotes good employee relation and morals.  Conducts weekly communication meetings with colleagues.
  • Administers management policies and decisions and keeps accurate production records.  Analyzes production reports and prepares recommendations to the Product Manager as to production improvements.
  • Supports execution of projects conducted in his/her area.
  • Responsible for leading changes in product and process quality through improvements in process control and defect prevention.

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Participates in the preparation of operating budgets and commits to the attainment of the budgeted goals in the area of responsibility.
  • Participates in the preparation of Capital Spending Plans and Capital Expenditure requests.
  • Routine communications with other departmental supervision to maintain efficiency, productivity, quality, and safety within the specific area supervised.
  • Occasional contact with vendors and service groups.
  • Communicates with planning and support groups as necessary.
  • Directly supervises 30 to 50 hourly colleagues.
  • Participate as Incident Commander
  • Provide Leadership or guidance in all areas of Plant as needed

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • B.S. in Engineering or Business is preferred.
  • 2 – 3 years of related experience.  Requires supervisory ability

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Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.


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