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Production Manager - Roll Label Slitting

Company: Mactac North America
Location: Moore
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition SummaryEffectively plans, leads, organizes, and controls the manufacturing process for all manufacturing-related operations within Roll Label Slitting. Directs yet empowers shift supervisors to achieve area safety, quality and productivity targets. Slitting supervisors and shift Associates report to this manager. The operation is normally 5day/24hr, 3 shift process.Key Responsibilities

  • Acts as a safety leader and puts safety first by supporting overall employee safety, fire protection, housekeeping programs and maintains safe working environment.
  • Monitors all production, waste, and quality metrics. Generates and validates various reports necessary to ensure continuous quality and productivity improvement are made to achieve stated goals within the manufacturing operation. When necessary, drives departmental improvement projects and Kaizen events as needed to meet the identified goals.
  • Oversees staffing schedule assignments to meet production and customer service requirements, while monitoring production schedules in conjunction with productivity constraints and overtime.
  • Partners with engineering and maintenance department personnel to establish or refine preventative and routine maintenance programs as well as monitors daily production downtime issues to determine root causes and reduce the risk of recurrence.
  • Participates in the Quality Management System and enforces policies and procedures to maintain quality standards. Ensures Standard Operating Procedures and check sheets are created/revised as needed to improve process repeatability/quality, reduce mistakes and waste.
  • Conducts departmental shift meetings regularly. Plans, coordinates, and leads regular department communications meetings.
  • Available on-call as a technical and leadership resource to the plant during all hours of operations. Supervisors and shift leads handle routine problems. As the department manager, you will be notified when critical process equipment has been down for 2 hours. You must coordinate and support the response to return the equipment to a safe running condition. Generally, the process is shutdown from Friday night until Sunday night.
  • Enforces all company policies regarding performance and behavior standards and operational procedures as defined by the standard work instructions.
  • Aligns with the Engineering/Maintenance Manager, Safety Manager, Quality Manager, Process Engineers and Project Engineers to identify and prioritize equipment improvement projects.
  • Works with Corporate Supply Chain Managers to ensure the process produces material according to the production plan.
  • Conducts succession planning activities to develop "ready now" leaders across the facility.Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree required. Engineering degree is desirable.
    • Minimum 5 years' experience in a manufacturing manager leadership role (Manufacturing or Engineering).
    • Experience in slitting, winding and automated packing of film highly preferred.
    • Recent use of Six Sigma and Lean manufacturing techniques with demonstrable results.
    • History of leading continuous improvement projects within a manufacturing environment.
    • Proficient computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
    • Experience with ERP system(s), JD Edwards preferred.
      • Ability to drive to true root cause and corrective actions by use of tools such as 5 Why, Fishbone, Pareto charts.
      • Experience working within a Management of Change system and demonstrating and risk avoidance mindset.Skills Required:
        • Proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
        • Experience with ERP systems to review job orders, raw material availability and adjust production schedule as needed and within constraints
        • Ability to work and thrive under time constraints and juggle/prioritize responsibilities.
        • Strong people management skills with the ability to lead cross-functional initiatives across a variety of stakeholders.
        • Highly organized.
        • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
        • Team-oriented, collaborative, and flexible.
        • Strong problem-solving skills.Contacts
          • Internal
            • Has daily contact and interaction with all direct and indirect associates to coordinate production activities.
            • Has frequent communications with Safety Manager, Quality Manager, E&M Manager, Finance Manager, direct and indirect reports on operational problems, efficiencies, and process improvements.
            • Has routine meetings and discussions with the plant leadership regarding processing issues and product specification concerns within all departments.
            • Has frequent communications with the maintenance department regarding machine issues, scheduling maintenance downtime, spare machine parts, etc.
            • Meets with the Plant Manager to review production output metrics, safety issues, training and development of managers and supervisors, production quality issues, and capital equipment requests.
            • Has routine interaction with the Human Resources Dept. on matters regarding employee disciplinary measures, accident investigation reports, new employee hiring, etc.
            • Meets with Production Scheduling personnel as needed to adjust machine operation scheduling to improve production efficiency.
            • External
              • Contacts outside of the plant are primarily with peers in the other Mactac facilities in the form of knowledge sharing, consultation, and mentoring.
              • Communications may extend to customers, vendors, raw material suppliers regarding the quality of incoming raw materials.Supervision
                • Immediate Supervision
                  • Roll Label Slitting supervisors and shift associates
                  • Work Direction
                    • Provides direction and focus to the daily work activities of direct reports. Assigns special projects when necessary. Plans, organizes, and controls the workflow through this area of the plant.
                    • Employee Relations
                      • Promotes and maintains high morale and productivity of employees through fair and effective supervisory practices. Evaluates job performance of all employees, disciplining where necessary and providing verbal or written recognition for significant accomplishments.Responsibility
                        • Assets and Operations
                          • Responsible for the assets and operations through the efficient utilization of manpower, materials, and equipment in all areas of the production floor.
                          • Policies and Methods
                          • Is responsible for the uniform administration of plant and corporate policies and procedures. Maintains and supports the purpose and intent of our objective to keep the plant union-free. Makes suggestions for improvement of plant procedures with the concurrence of the Plant Manager.
                          • Records and Reports
                            • Responsible for the completeness and accuracy of all production records and reports initiated throughout the process. Leads the Daily Process review meeting with Maintenance, Engineering, Quality and R&D.Essential Physical Requirements
                              • Roughly 50% of working hours are on the floor, the remaining time is spent in an office setting. Hazards are those normally associated with a Plant position and include: noise levels above 85 decibels, warm building temperature during mid-summer months, rotating equipment, and machine parts.
                              • Personal and product safety requirements for the plant include safety glasses, safety shoes, and hairnets.
                              • Occasional travel is required.
                              • Other:
                                • Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
                                • Relocation Eligible: Eligible for RelocationWhat You'll Love About Us:
                                  • Learning & Development: Tuition assistance available along with an internal training budget. Get with a hands-on company, in a fast-paced environment where you can have the runway to make change.
                                  • Rest & Relaxation: 10 paid holidays off per year on top of a generous vacation policy.
                                  • Great company culture: Work for a company that genuinely values work/life balance. We also have a give back mentality with participation in a variety of community activities & events.
                                  • Health Benefits: Medical with HSA options, Dental, and Vision starting day one for you and your family.
                                  • Prepare for the Future: Competitive 401(k) with company match.Disclaimers:
                                    • The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
                                    • It is the policy of Mactac that all employees are employed at the will of Mactac for an indefinite period and are subject to termination at any time, for any reason, with or without cause or notice. At the same time, employees may terminate their employment at any time and for any reason.
                                    • Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, citizenship status, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or contract.

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Keywords: Mactac North America, Gastonia , Production Manager - Roll Label Slitting, Professions , Moore, North Carolina

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