Candle Lite
  • 03-Feb-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Leesburg, OH, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Job Title

Production Supervisor

Department

Operations

Job Code/ID

Level/Grade

Reports to Title

Operations Manager

Work Location

Leesburg

FLSA

Exempt Non-exempt (overtime eligible)

Standard Hours

40/week

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for the general supervision and leadership of all phases of assigned work center operations. Ensures that productivity, cost-objectives, quality requirements, housekeeping and safety standards are met.

Key Responsibilities:

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Supervise, direct, train, coach, and counsel employees of assigned work centers.
  • Act as the primary communication catalyst of employees within area of responsibility
  • Review work packets, crewing, and line set-up. Adjust work force required and direct operations within assigned work centers.
  • Follow and report progress on all designated areas of responsibility and assigned tasks. Anticipate and analyze major causes of operational inefficiencies. Create and execute corrective action. Accurately and timely, complete all associated reporting / paperwork.
  • Engage in a continuous review of schedules, methods, standards, tools, manufacturing processes or other production factors and make effective recommendations for change to improve / optimize quality, safety, productivity, efficiency, housekeeping and communications.
  • Promote teamwork. Be a team player. Support and participate in organizational initiatives. Communicate goals and objectives to team members. Accomplish objectives, using approved methods, policies and procedures of lean manufacturing in a continuous improvement environment.
  • Possess & demonstrate the ability to effectively plan, organize, manage multiple and conflicting priorities, coach, problem solve and motivate. Must be able to apply experience and offer workable solutions. Effectively coordinate and communicate with peers, on other shifts to assure continuity in the operation. Establish, coordinate, communicate, standardize, and implement best practices.

qualifications:

Education and/or Experience

  • Must have three to five years of experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Must have one to two years of experience in a manufacturing leadership role involving manufacturing processes and leading large groups of people.
  • Continuous Improvement and Lean Training
  • Prefer a college degree in related field

Knowledge, Skill & Abilities

  • Working knowledge of computer software (Windows, Office, Word, Excel).
  • Working Knowledge of JDEdwards System and Kronos Time and Attendance.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have a passionate ability to plan, organize, and manage multiple and conflicting priorities.
  • Must be a motivator, problem solver, and coach.
  • Must be a forward thinking, self-motivated, driven, and engaged team player.
  • Must have working knowledge of computers.
  • Must have the ability to work any shift and overtime as needed.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required with demonstrated ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels in the organization.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have ability to plan, organize, and manage multiple and conflicting priorities.
  • Must be a self- starter, motivator, problem solver and coach.
  • Must be a forward thinking, self-motivated, driven, and engaged team player.

Additional information:

Physical Demands, Including Travel

Stands and/or walks 80-90% on a concrete floor, sits 10-20% of the work time. Exercises considerable visual acuity during the manufacturing process.

Must be able to move about the plant freely to include navigating steps. Uses both hands and feet to actuate control levers and pedals while driving truck, operating lifting apparatus to pick up unit loads of candles/packaging raw materials for transport to, placing in/on storage racks/conveyors.

Must be able to lift 30 pounds without assistance and 75 pounds with assistance

Must have precise coordinated movements of the fingers of both hands to grasp and manipulate small objects

Must make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists

Must be able to bend, stoop, stretch, twist, and reach out with the body, arms, and/or legs

Work Environment

A normal, inside, factory work environment, variable heating, cooling, drafts, operating machinery/equipment noises. Some outside work required for grounds and upkeep. Exposed to variable intensities of heat from equipment/melted waxes, odors from candle scents.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


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