|MANAGER OF PACKAGING|
|Company :||Highly Profitable Leader Whose Products Are Used in a Wide Variety of Markets|
|Location :||Southeast U.S.|
MANAGER OF PACKAGING
Be a safety leader with solid safety behaviors and demonstrated leadership. Working with others to perform against the plant site safety plan with the goal of being a zero injury workplace.
Lead the effort with others to maintain a clean and safe production environment.
Plan, organize and direct packaging operations to optimize performance.
Work closely with others to motivate and improve knowledge of packaging personnel.
Create Standard Operating Procedures, then train and hold people accountable to using them.
Operate packaging at a high level of efficiency using Key Performance Indicators and a continuous improvement approach to hold yourself and your team accountable for achieving performance targets.
Establish fluid transitions between shifts, including establishing shift schedules.
Meet with direct reports twice per year to formally review their performance.
Hold people accountable administering the collective bargaining agreement.
Ensure employee grievances are addressed in a timely manner.
Use root cause analysis to permanently solving problems.
Work with purchasing to ensure packaging supplies are available to perform at a high level.
Work closely with the Maintenance Manager to ensure proper preventative maintenance is occurring.
Track and manage expenses versus agreed upon annual budget.
Provide solid people leadership that lives our Core Values of: Safety, Integrity, Openness & Trust, Teamwork, Entrepreneurship, and Social Responsibility.
Help to implement a Customer Focused Strategy of Leading Customer Service, Competitive Cost Position, and High Quality & Innovative Products. This includes supporting Good Manufacturing Practices and Third Party Audit requirements.
Spend majority of the time in the plant work areas engaging with employees to listen, troubleshoot and provide support for improving performance.
Willing to work more than 40 hours per week and weekends on occasion.
5+ years in packaging operation supervisory role.
Demonstrated experience with improvements in safety, productivity, and quality.
Communication skills working with all levels, including hourly workforce and senior management.
Experience using continuous improvement processes like Lean Sigma and Root Cause Analysis.
Computer competence (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
Customer focus mind-set.
Results oriented and collaborative.