Details for Job ID# M877

Date Posted - 9-10-2019

Category - Manufacturing

Position Title - Production Supervisor - metal can manufacturing

Location - Hanover. PA

Description -
Our client is a leading supplier of rigid packaging used by consumer products companies throughout the U.S. Their metal and aluminum cans dominate the food and beverage marketplace. The Hanover plant manufacturers Food Cans using traditional 3-pc equipment.

The Production Manager is responsible for the coordination and supervision of activities of equipment and personnel throughout the facility with a focus on optimizing Safety, Quality, Productivity and Spoilage. Reports to the Manufacturing Manager.

• Applies knowledge of various processes, production methods and processes.
• Manages machinery set-up and adjustment and inspects products to ensure compliance to standards.
• Oversees quality and recommends modifications of existing quality or production standards to achieve optimal performance within the equipment limits.
• Communicates all pertinent information between departments and between shifts on changes to equipment, production schedules, production problems or any other related information.
• Works with employees on identifying, discussing solutions and implementing “fixes” on machinery and equipment problems.
• Performs and facilitates “on the job training” and/or coaching of all employees as needed or required
• Completes and/or administers necessary documentation such as production sheets, pallet ticketing, job progressions, disciplinary actions, monthly STOP cards, time and attendance, accident reports and process control sheets.

Requirements -
• Working experience in a manufacturing setting of 5-7 years (steel or aluminum metal packaging background or metal coating background would be ideal) with at least 3 years in a supervisory/manager role.
• Bachelors level new graduate in engineering or related discipline with two or more related co-op or internship work assignments in a manufacturing setting would be an alternate for the 5-7 years of work experience listed above.
• Strong problem solving skills and the ability to effectively solve problems both on an individual and collaborative approach.
• Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma principles is a plus
• Ability to look at new solutions and “think outside the box.”
• Proven ability to communicate effectively with employees and deal with and relate to an assortment of personalities.
• Strong PC skills and working knowledge of various Windows programs (Excel, Access, etc.).
• Effective leadership skills such as conflict resolution, communication, decision making, etc.
• Career path of plant management or corporate engineering.
• Proven ability to prioritize effectively and excellent time management skills.
• Strong understanding of machinery and equipment, but with the ability to know when to assume the responsibility and when to delegate.
• Strong commitment to quality and safety.

Compensation -
Salary is negotiable to $75,000 with bonus opportunity to 10%

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