Supervisor, Packaging - Second Shift

Location
Rockford, IL
Salary
Competitive
Posted
April 19 2017
Ref
47329BR
Position Type
Full Time
Job Description


Key Responsibilities:
• Supervise personnel
• Ensure the safety of employees by maintaining knowledge of industrial safety issues and complying with all applicable safety, regulatory, and hygiene standards
• Train personnel to perform tasks
• Able to set up and operate machinery within the Packaging Department
• Complete all paperwork related to jobs. This includes paperwork related to GMP and ISO guidelines
• Work closely with other functional areas and work centers, including Production Planning and Formulations/Filling, to coordinate an efficient production workflow
• Schedule and assign personnel to perform tasks
• Knowledgeable of waste disposal procedures
• Know how to handle hazardous chemicals in a safe manner
• Complete performance reviews for packaging technicians
• Develop employees by providing effective training and documentation of that training.
• Work to enhance overall effectiveness and productivity through the application of Lean Enterprise principles and tools including Practical Process Improvement (PPI), standard work, visual management, and daily accountability
• Work with new product commercialization teams to successfully introduce new products
• Formulate products occasionally following written procedures
• Perform calibrations and preventative maintenance of packaging equipment
• Apply 5S principles, and perform audits

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
• High school diploma or GED
• Two years supervisory experience required with packaging environment, preferred
• Sufficient mechanical aptitude to set-up, operate, and trouble shoot all standard packaging equipment and tools
• Have basic skills using laboratory equipment and the metric system
• Be able to use equipment for handling hazardous chemicals such as respirators, fire extinguishers, etc.
• Excellent communication ability (written and verbal)
• Ability to make decisions, based on available information, to effectively solve problems
• Possess supervisory skills
• Schedule and assign personnel to perform tasks and projects
• Must be detail-oriented and have good organizational skills
• Must have experience with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Excel
• Experience working with hazardous chemicals in a safe manner with the proper disposal methods
• Experience using laboratory measuring equipment and the metric system


This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

Second Shift - 2:30 pm to 11:30 pm - Monday to Friday




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