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Production Supervisor

Hiawatha, IA

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Cedar Graphics, located in Hiawatha, is one of the largest, full service, sheet fed printers in the Midwest. We are currently seeking qualified candidates to lead our multi-shift bindery department as a Production Supervisor - 1st Shift. Looking for candidates that have a solid work history, have good communication skills, are process oriented, and keeps quality as the number one priority.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Coordinates and schedules work to meet tight deadlines in the most efficient and cost effective way possible
  • Work with other production leaders to resolve daily production issues such as material, delivery, quality and employee performance. 
  • Identify gaps in production that prevent production targets from being achieved. 
  • Perform tasks necessary to ensure assigned team has the parts, tools, and resources necessary to accomplish their assigned work, allowing them to stay on task.
  • Ensure the desired product quality levels are achieved through use of standard work and training to those standards, training in operation and inspection techniques, and use of tools/data.
  • Create and maintain a respectful work environment by listening, seeking facts to support decisions, managing one’s own reactions, and addressing unacceptable behavior.
  • Proactively address substandard performance, conducts performance reviews, coach’s team for development.
  • Provides information to estimating, job planning, csr and sales on better ways to produce product.
  • Routinely develops ideas and solutions using continuous improvement tools and techniques to improve areas. 
  • Support and foster an environment of continuous improvement by encouraging associates to challenge existing processes and implement solutions that enhance the overall effectiveness of the operation.
  • Communicates with team leaders to ensure changes are implemented and sustained. 
  • Lead safety awareness and implement new techniques to assure a safe working environment. 
  • Assure adherence to cross training of employees. Ensures adherence to product quality standards. 
  • Coordinate personnel needs between areas to ensure optimization of customer needs. 
  • Promptly completes first report of injury and thoroughly investigates any work place accidents or illnesses.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Preferred candidates will have a High School diploma or equivalent and prior experience in a leadership role.  Other combinations of formal training and experience will be considered.
  • Minimum 3-5 years in a complex, custom product manufacturing environment; print experience helpful
  • Able to facilitate, 5S, kaizen and process improvement events
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Working knowledge of business processes, financial decisions, and basic process improvement techniques
  • Ability to perform basic shop math functions
  • Demonstrated ability to solve practical problems, make decisions, and direct action
  • Basic business knowledge about how a business runs and makes decisions
  • Able to collaborate, coach, develop and motivate associates at all levels, effectively communicate 1:1 and in groups
  • Display energy for the business and effectively lead change
  • Able to develop and maintain a respectful and safe work environment
  • Able to support and foster a continuous improvement culture
  • Demonstrates a priority for safety
  • Ability to bend, squat, twist, push/pull, reach and lift up to 50 lbs.

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Human Resources, 311 Parsons Drive, Hiawatha, IA 52233

Posted 07/20/18

Job ID: 47565406