Job Description

Job SUMMARY

The Manufacturing Production Superintendent will oversee all plant production, materials, equipment and tools to ensure efficiency is maintained and projects remain on schedule for the extrusion department. Will conduct meetings with shift supervision to ensure work is properly delegated and production schedules are met. Will maintain the ability to prioritize projects and ensure they remain on schedule. Will support and strive to meet company safety goals and work to resolve any safety issues that arise. Will lead and assist with resolution of manufacturing issues as required. Will work closely with Operations Management in the planning and communication of daily plant activities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

May include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Accomplishes manufacturing staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintains staff by assisting with recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees, developing personal growth opportunities.
  • Maintains workflow by monitoring steps of the process; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources; studying methods; implementing cost reductions; developing reporting procedures and systems; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.
  • Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries.
  • Provides manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analyzing production performance records and data, answering questions and responding to requests.
  • Creates and revises systems and procedures by analyzing operating practices, record-keeping systems, forms of control, and budgetary and personnel requirements, implementing change.
  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources, maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Works with operations management to resolve personnel problems by analyzing data; investigating issues; identifying solutions; recommending action.
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs, evaluating new equipment and techniques
  • Ensures compliance with established safety procedures and training schedules.
  • Establishes, evaluate, and monitor departmental training and competencies with recommended action plans.
  • Complies with company policy and procedures.
  • Maintains constructive working relationships with co-workers and supervisors/managers.
  • Maintain regular attendance in accordance with company policy.
  •  Performs all other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Knowledge

Bachelor's degree from a four-year college

Experience

A minimum of 5 to 7 years of leadership or managerial experience in a manufacturing environment. 

  • Skills

Ability to organize people and tasks; possess leadership skills; have a strong working knowledge of the company and its products.  Must be a self-starter with good time management; proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.).

  • Communication

Effectively communicate with all levels of employment both verbally and in writing.  Interpersonal skills are also required. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. 

  • Bilingual

Must be bilingual in English and Spanish

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk or hear and is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision (must be able to see and distinguish colors), and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.

      The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

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