The Continuous Improvement Specialist will oversee productivity and process management for the facility. Provide support to floor supervisors to ensure that the operation is functioning properly.
* Direct and manage plant operations for production, maintenance, shipping, receiving 3PL & exception * Coordinate plant activities with departmental supervisors to ensure the total packaging objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost effective manner. * Control and minimize labor overtime, freight premiums and repair expenses * Maintain a clean work area, consistent with workplace organization / 5S ideology * Monitor departmental reporting and ensures everything is processed in a timely manner * Monitor performance of supervisors and employees to ensure productivity standards are achieved * Oversee all plant operations and activities * Direct supervisors to address daily needs, issues, or concerns * Issue warning notices to employees for violations of rules, company policies or performance deficiencies. Ensure that all vacation request form are filled out and turned into Human Resources * Promote safe work environment * Provide daily operations reporting to the Plant Manager as requested * Remove production constraints; coordinate with suppliers/corporate office to ensure equipment and material are available * Allocate human and equipment resources and directs operations employees to attain all established goals * Provide direction, development and leadership to production supervisor. * Meet daily with operations team to review production schedules and current on hand inventory levels * Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice
SPECIAL SKILLS, EXPERIENCE OR QUALIFICATIONS
* Must be willing to travel 50% of the time * Bachelors Degree (business, supply chain, etc.) or a minimum of four years warehousing experience * Must have a minimum of 4 years management experience * Good verbal and written communication skills, instructional and leadership skills * Knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) * Strong Microsoft office skills (Word, Excel, etc.) and computer applications * Able to use SAP as it relates to the facility