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Supervisor - Third shift in Springfield Township, NJ at Ring

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Purpose

To use your unique talents, experience, skills, education and enthusiasm to complete the Operations team and to recognize that your contribution is essential to the vision of Ring Container Technologies.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

1. Responsible for providing a safe environment to all production employees, visitors and temporary labor.
• Ensure all employees receive regular safety training in accordance with the safety training program.
• Ensure all employees and visitors receive and wear protective or safety equipment such as earplugs, hairnets, safety glasses or gloves.
• Coordinate safety training with Plant Safety Director.
• Document safety training and file accordingly.
• Continually monitor production floor and equipment for unsafe or hazardous conditions; report immediately and make appropriate corrections to repair, replace or quarantine unsafe condition.
• Ensure proper medical attention is provided immediately with any accident and perform accident investigation.

2. Responsible for producing the best quality product at all times.
• Ensure all production employees are properly trained to identify product for rejection, rework, etc, and all customers receive product that meet or exceed customer standards and expectations.
• Ensure all quality measurements are properly recorded in the NWA Quality Monitor at the scheduled intervals.
• Ensure all raw material lot numbers are properly obtained and recorded.
• Ensure all non-conforming products are placed on hold with proper hold documentation completed.

3. Responsible for maintaining a clean production floor and equipment.
• Perform daily audits of production floor and equipment cleanliness and make necessary corrections to maintain a ‘showroom’ condition.
• Ensure all daily, weekly and periodic cleaning tasks are performed as outlined in the Master Cleaning Schedule.
• Maintain Master Cleaning Schedule documentation; initial completed cleaning tasks.
• Proactive in addressing housekeeping issues on the production floor and production equipment.

4. Responsible for achieving maximum production efficiency on all scheduled machines.
• Monitor machine processes and ensure any changes are justified and properly recorded.
• Monitor production efficiencies and make necessary adjustments to meet and exceed ‘World Class’ Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) standards.
• Perform shift inventories to ensure accurate production numbers.
• Record daily production, lot information, downtime summaries, etc, in Access Production Database.
• Proactive in addressing inefficiencies; communicate all equipment inefficiencies with maintenance personnel.
• Ensure Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) paperwork and inventories are properly and accurately completed.

5. Provide necessary training to all production personnel as it relates to safety, quality, production and equipment operation.
• Enforce Company Policy and Procedures with shift personnel.
• Monitor shift personnel activities as it relates to Company Policy and Procedure.

6. Maintain employee relations and records.
• Review time cards daily and approve authorized overtime.
• Maintain employee attendance calendars.
• Approve/deny and schedule accordingly all vacation requests, personal time, etc.
• Perform employee corrective and/or disciplinary action and maintain sufficient documentation to support such action.
• Monitor employee breaks.
• Schedule and conduct shift meetings regularly; document shift meetings.

7. Promote and participate in Total Productive Manufacturing (TPM) events and projects.

8. Answer telephones and greet visitors in a professional and courteous manner consistent with Ring Container Technologies standards.
9. Support the development, implementation, maintenance and ongoing improvement of food safety, food defense, and quality systems to ensure compliance with third-party food safety standard guidelines (e.g. SQF or AIB).

Committee Member of the following:

1. Safety Committee (encouraged but not required)
2. Problem Solving Team
3. Management Staff (as requested)

Key Job Performance Measures

• Ensure completeness and accuracy of NWA Quality Analyst data entry
• Monitor and document all scrap produced during shift
• Conduct weekly shift meetings with supporting documentation
• Ensure completeness and accuracy of OEE data entry
• Ensure completeness and accuracy of all LN data entry

Job Requirements

Experience, Educational and Technical Qualifications

Our Production Supervisor should possess strong people skills, leadership qualities, managerial abilities, a sense of urgency, accountability, business ethics, professionalism, self-motivation and the desire and focus to improve the business.

Our Production Supervisor position requires a 2-4 year technical degree, but may substitute military experience. Production Supervisor may be asked to perform all duties and responsibilities of an operator, line worker, maintenance mechanic or forklift driver. The Production Supervisor must be well trained in computer software such as: LN, Access (plant written programs) and NWA Quality Analyst.
Must be proficient in the English language both written and oral.

Abilities Required

• Must be able to come to work promptly and regularly.
• Must be able to take direction and work well with others.
• Must be able to work under the stress of deadlines.
• Must be able to concentrate and perform accurately.
• Must be able to react to change productively and to handle other tasks as assigned.

Ring Career Track Job Band
First Level Leader

Core Competencies

• Drive for Results
• Customer Focus
• Total Work Systems
• Self-Development
• Ethics and Values
• Integrity and Trust

Additional Competencies

• Functional/Technical Skills
• Problem Solving
• Timely Decision Making
• Priority Setting
• Directing Others
• Listening
• Caring About Direct Reports
• Confronting Direct Reports
• Informing
• Motivating Others
• Sizing Up People
• Building Effective Teams
• Composure
• Learning on the Fly
• Perseverance

Physical Activity Required:

Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs and equipment, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Needs good body agility.
Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at waist. This requires the full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
Crouching: Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.
Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
Standing: Standing for sustained periods of time.
Walking: Moving over long distances to accomplish tasks.
Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.
Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin.
Fingering: Picking, pinching, or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm.
Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. This includes activities where detailed or important spoken instruction must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds with no less than 40 dB at 500 Hz, 100 Hz, and 2000 Hz with or without correction. Able to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machine parts.
Repetitive Motion: Substantial movements of the arms, hand and/or fingers.
Vision: Must be able to prepare and analyze data and figures. Eye sight capable of seeing small defects at distances close to the eyes.
Exertion: Medium Work – Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Environmental Working Conditions:

• The worker is subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions.
• The worker may be subject to extreme heat. Temperatures above 100 for periods of more than one hour.
• The worker is subject to noise.
• The worker is subject to vibrations. Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body.
• The worker is subject to being exposed to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, chemicals, etc.
• The worker may be subject to atmospheric conditions, i.e. fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.
• The worker is subject to oils. Air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


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