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Production Manager – Flexible Packaging

/ Production Manager – Flexible Packaging
October 31, 2020 | rw-admin | Food
Position Id: CHP4619

Job Description:

Job Title:

Production Manager – Flexible Packaging

Summary:

SUMMARY
Under the direction of the Facility Manager, direct and coordinate, either directly or through subordinate Shift Supervisors, all printing and finishing department operations. Be accountable for manufacturing costs, quality and quantity of production, methods used and effective use of production hours, skills, machines and equipment. Participate in planning production schedule, staffing requirements and manufacturing controls as related to manufacturing operations. Expedite scheduled production, investigate delays and initiate corrective action to assure economical production through efficient procedures. Administer company rules, regulations and policies governing employment.

Job Duties:

Requirements
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Manages Shift Supervisors.
• Coordinates printing and finishing operations 24 hours/ 7 days.
• Assembles and presents operation reviews monthly/quarterly to Manufacturing Manager and Supervisors.
• Participate in all manufacturing recruiting efforts including interviewing candidates and making hiring recommendations.
• Heavily involved in Technical improvements. Improvements include refining internal operation methods or sequences as well as improving efficiency.
• Monitor and measure daily production output as compared to standards in the areas of run times, waste, down time and have ready dates. Anticipate and prepare for short term and long term production needs.
• Establish action plans and timelines for quality, safety and service improvements.
• Provide internal and external root cause / corrective action analysis for the Press Department
• Active team leader for various teams including but not limited to safety, waste and SMED.
• Responsible for continually improving safety procedures in the Press Department.
• Responsible for manufacturing’s segment of new product development.
• Travel upon request to meetings with vendors or customers.
• In this described position, you are required to be a member of APC’s Division Leadership Team. The Division Leadership Team has been designated as our Food Safety Team. Members of the Division Leadership Team are responsible to ensure that fundamental food safety practices are adopted and maintained. The Division Leadership Team also ensures that adequate resources are available to achieve food safety objectives and support the development, implementation, maintenance and ongoing improvement of SQF System. The Manufacturing Manager is the designated backup for the Production Manager.
**** Must have flexible packaging machine experience. APC uses – Windmoeller & Hoelscher machines. Must have flexographic printing process experience. Slitters. Someone with healthcare experience in flex packaging for any of the major healthcare organizations.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Manages Shift Supervisors who supervise a total of up to 80 plus employees in the Printing and Finishing Departments. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this unit. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

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