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Production Superintendent
Sheboygan, WI

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Direct Hire

$108,000 - $144,000 / yr



·         Provide safety leadership on the shop floor (all shifts) by always demonstrating a personal safety mindset.

·         Ensures that safe work practices and behaviors are used by all associates and contractors as outlined in the Life Saving Rules and the Safety Manual.

·         Ensures OSHA PSM standards are practiced including employee participation, management of change and PM items.

·         Actively takes part on plant safety committee and key hazard teams. Leads incident investigations.

·         Facilitates corrective actions ensuring they are completed promptly (within 10 days of event).

·         Ensures hazardous and nonhazardous wastes generated in all departments are properly handled and not allowed to accumulate.

·         Responsible for driving good housekeeping standards and 5S.

·         Production Management

·         Responsible for the safe, efficient, and reliable operation of all site operations units which includes the effective allocation of resources and staffing.

·         Responsible for production schedule attainment and achievement of productivity targets.   Responsible for troubleshooting and resolving operational issues.

·         Responsible for coordination of efficient outage planning and maximizing plant uptime; coordination between production, maintenance, and project work.

·         Maintain physical inventory of raw materials and finished goods.

·         Monitor process order costs: track and explain adjustments and variances.

·         Execute plant approvals for new recipes in SAP in conjunction with the Site Leader.   Organize and keep standard operating procedures and associate training.

Ø  Quality

·         Investigates quality and customer incidents and prevents recurrence.

·         Takes an active role reviewing new recipes prior to manufacture with a critical eye toward QC test applicability.

·         Help to support ISO certification with responsible internal/external personnel.

·         Work in coordination with QA department to drive sustainable quality improvements on a product-by-product basis.

Ø  Human Resources

·         Be visible and available to manage personnel and process issues.

·         Empower and engage area teams to affect and implement changes and improvements in their operating areas.

·         Leads hiring process for recruiting technicians as needed to keep departments staffed effectively.

·         Continuously assess associate performance and provide developmental opportunities as appropriate.

·         Ensures that all manufacturing operators receive proper and adequate certification training to allow them to perform their duties safely and competently.

·         Recognizes reliable performance and gives corrective feedback as needed.   Drive a professional and respectful workplace culture at the site.

·         Solid awareness of HR and company policies and ensures adherence at the site.

Ø  Other

·         Complete other tasks as assigned by Leadership.

·         Fill in for the Site Leader in his/her absence.

Ø  Competencies

·         Strategic Focus and Direction   Trust and Teamwork

·         Personal Leadership

·         Achieve Business Results





v  Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or the functional equivalent in experience is needed.

v  Minimum Qualifications

§  Minimum five (5) years of proven experience managing and leading others in chemical processing or a closely related field.

§  Organizational, supervisory, and motivational skills.

§  Analytical and team building abilities. Must be an initiative-taking self-starter.

§  Transformational leadership, change management, communication, and people skills. Must be able to coordinate emergency situations.

v  Preferred Qualifications

§  Good mechanical aptitude Understanding of process equipment Excellent troubleshooting skills.

§  Formal training in management and supervision of people Experience with Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing principles.

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