Production Supervisor - Night Shift

Amcor Rigid Plastics
Production Supervisor
Allentown PA
Amcor is the world's largest publicly traded packaging company; a market and innovation leader adding value to the world?s most recognizable brands.
Headquartered in Melbourne Australia Amcor is a global leader in responsible global packaging solutions supplying a broad range of rigid & flexible packaging products into the food, beverage, healthcare, home and personal care and tobacco packaging industries.
As the world's largest packaging company, Amcor offers exclusive and innovative solutions that are at the forefront of the packaging industry.
Today, Amcor has more than 27,000 co-workers working together across more then 180 sites in over 40 countries.
We are: Global, Customer-driven, Innovative, Responsible and Talented.
Visit www.Amcor.com to learn more.
Supervises all plant production activities on a rotating night shift (7pm-7am). Responsible for meeting production schedules and standards, producing product in accordance with applicable customer requirements, and maintaining optimum production at the least possible cost. Supervises shift support personnel in absence of department supervisor.
Essential Job Functions
Directs the manufacturing and material handling activities for the plant during their shift. Oversees training and supervision of hourly employee activities; administers plant rules and procedures; recommends employees and candidates for hire, promotion, demotion, transfer, disciplinary action and/or termination.
Effectively manages the work schedule for the plant to prevent idle time, and provide for the optimal use of manpower, machinery and material. This includes the proper use of any established work standards. Responsible for scheduling and controlling overtime working in conjunction with the plant production needs.
Maintains standards of quality to meet customer and internal specifications. Strives to continuous improvement in quality performance through proper training, good communication, effective leadership / supervision, and follow-up with all members of shift.
Evaluates employees based on performance set forth in the evaluation guidelines. Recommends candidates for hire, promotion, demotion, transfer, or release.
Maintains safe working conditions throughout the plant by taking corrective action on unsafe conditions or acts. Responsible for ensuring incident reports and associated corrective actions are completed in an accurate and timely manner. Chairs assigned shift safety committee, implements all approved safety recommendation, and insures compliance with established safety standards, including lockout / tag out, hearing conservation and other required programs.
Effectively handles employee concerns, suggestions, questions, and conflicts in accordance with the guidelines established in the Employee Handbook, and in accordance with Company policy/procedure. Maintains employee morale and discipline through fairness and impartiality.
Responsible for reporting and controlling all safety, quality, and efficiency performance daily through written or verbal communication.
Assists in the review of labor and manufacturing costs as they relate to production. Analyses, pursues and recommends methods for reducing these costs.
Coordinates the implementation of any approved process or procedure changes. Responsible for communicating these changes to production personnel and follows-up to insure understanding and proper implementation.
Keeps current on technical developments and changes in order to instruct and train employees.
Performs other related duties as requested.
Education & Experience Required :
College degree required
Minimum of three years experience in a supervisory position in manufacturing environment
Ability to communicate effectively (written & verbal) with all levels of the organization
Problem solving and continuous improvement experience required.
Experience supervising more than ten (10) employees required.
Shop floor reporting system experience required, MS Office Applications; SAP preferred.
Requirements for Consideration
Demonstrated ?Lead by Example? work manner
Demonstrated ability to motivate, coach and mentor employees.
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
Demonstrated ability to successfully present information to groups of various sizes.

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