Production Supervisor

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Production Supervisor
Brentwood, NY (Central Long Island)
Job Description: 

US Alliance Paper is currently hiring for a Production Supervisor to primarily lead the night shift operation in the Brentwood (Long Island), NY manufacturing facility. The ideal candidate will be a self-driven individual with a passion for excellence in Safety, Manufacturing, and Customer Focus.
Primary Responsibilities Include:
• Providing leadership on the operating floor and striving for compliance in safety, health, environmental, and quality.
• Ensure all employees are working in a safe manner by developing a culture for where employees address unsafe conditions, unsafe behaviors and participate and make suggestions for improvement; Identify safety gaps and self-initiative corrective actions.
• Be a change agent and actively promote safety activities and participation within the safety organization.
• Strictly adhere to plant safety, housekeeping, and quality efforts.
• Plan, assign and direct work for all hourly production employees and determine shift staffing needs; appraise performance and provide feedback as needed; assist in resolving complaints; hold employees accountable as needed; communicate issues and results on a daily basis.
• Also responsible for coaching, training, and developing operations personnel in safety, quality, production, problem solving, and technical and interpersonal communication skills; addressing key issues and concerns; and interacting with employees from other departments to ensure quality, on-time production.
• Exemplify and drive a continuous improvement culture.
• Utilize all available resources to ensure the product meets or exceed customer expectations.
• Ensure best practices are being followed for minimization of waste at machine centers.
• Track continuous improvement opportunities where performance issues are apparent and provide leadership/action plans for gap closure; follow up as required.
• Identify repairs needed at machine centers and create work requests for completion; follow up as required.
Basic Qualifications

Expected knowledge, skills and abilities to include: Problem solving/root cause analysis; leadership and interpersonal skills; ability to motivate teams to exceed expectations; clear communication, planning and organization skills; sense of urgency, accountability and customer focus; ability to work effectively in cross-functional team environment; and the desire to advance in responsibility within the manufacturing arena.

- Must be self-directed, highly motivated, safety conscious and team oriented.
- Must have at a minimum, an associate’s degree or  HS diploma/GED & equivalent experience
- A minimum of 3 years of experience supervising employees within a manufacturing, production, or industrial environment
- Tissue Converting experience a plus
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivated, adaptable and have a positive attitude
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus
- Must be willing to cross train in other disciplines
- Must be willing to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, including wearing safety equipment
- Availability to work shift work and overtime as needed
- Experience using Microsoft Office Suite such as Excel, Word, Access
Equal Opportunity Employer

Skills / Requirements: 

Working Conditions – Essential Physical Requirements:
- Must be able to work in and around extreme temperatures
- Must be able to bend, squat, kneel, climb, twist and reach above shoulder level
- Exposed to hot, dusty, humid, noisy mill environment

Application form: please fill in all required fields marked with an asterisk (*). When finished, click "submit" and you will receive a confirmation that your application was successfully sent.

By submitting your application, you certify that the facts on your application are true and complete to the best of your knowledge, and that falsification or omission of information may result in disqualification or dismissal; you have read and agree with our drug and alcohol policy; you authorize U.S. Alliance Paper to investigate your statements and check the references you provide; you understand that your employment, should you be hired, is for no definite period of time and may be terminated at any time without prior written notice.

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