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Production Supervisor

Date: Apr 7, 2021

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

 

Day-to-Day Role

  • Supervise and promote practices and processes intended to provide safe products that comply with appropriate laws and regulations, meet the company quality standards, and serve the needs of our customers.  This includes a commitment to a process of continuous improvement.
  • Take ownership and demonstrate leadership necessary to achieve goals specific to Safety, Quality, Service, Efficiency and Employee Development
  • Lead by example to promote and encourage employees to strongly commit to safety.
  • Establish an environment that encourages employee engagement, participation and teamwork within and between all departments
  • Schedule product priorities, equipment, workstations and staff to efficiently meet production goals on time.  This includes taking daily attendance, scheduling personnel on specific lines and coordinating lunch and rest breaks.
  • Track Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s), anticipating and correcting trends which would compromise achievement of targets.  This includes generating any necessary reports for site management as required.
  • Solicit assistance from other departments and management as necessary to achieve productivity goals and targets.
  • Enter production and employee data into computer systems as required.
  • Audit the floor as required by Leader Standard Work, monitor productivity metrics, verify adherence to procedures/ standard work and correct deficiencies as necessary.
  • Inspect product and sign quality control check sheets as required per quality standards / procedures.
  • Understand, support and follow management expectations in alignment with company values.
  • Conduct or participate in the interview process with new candidates.
  • Take an active role in the onboarding of new hires, including ensuring that training is complete to a satisfactory level.
  • Supervise and direct the work of others including assignments of breaks, lunches, and other relief periods.
  • Make decisions and recommendations regarding, hiring, terminations, overtime and pay adjustments.
  • Responsible for employee development, discipline, performance feedback and appraisals, administration of polices, time off approvals, etc.

 

Core Skills and Qualifications

  • Two (2) years supervisory experience required with demonstrated strong leadership and management skills
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Three (3) years of experience in a production environment
  • Displays strong interpersonal skills and is accessible and approachable
  • Ability to utilize and train employees on technology, processes and procedures
  • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes
  • Strong written communication skills demonstrating the ability to prepare outlines, reports, letters, and any other supplemental materials in a clear and concise manner
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to create reports, documents, presentations and spreadsheets in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint
  • Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues
  • Ability to be on-call 24/7 and work weekends
  • Work is split between an office environment, production facility, and/or warehouse
  • Exposure to extreme heat, loud noise, dirt, dust, odors, and fumes is probable
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in required areas
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license

 

Preferred Skills and Qualifications    

  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Associate's or Bachelor’s degree
  • SAP experience
  • Lean manufacturing experience
  • Paper converting, chemical/plastics processing and packaging industrial experience

 

Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

 

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (833) 472-3278 or email us at HRConnect@dart.biz for assistance.

 

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

https://www.dartcontainer.com/eeoaa/

 

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (833) 472-3278 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

 


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