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  • Sector: Manufacturing
  • Function: Supervisor
  • Contact Email: pthomson@nelsonjobs.com
  • Expiry Date: 22 October 2021
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2162455_1632345843

Job Number: 2162455

Operations Supervisor for a Major Beauty Brand!

Lead and direct the activities of assigned cell of Production Coordinators, Production Line Technicians, Assemblers, and Material Handlers/Sanitizers to effectively package finished good products according to GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices) and production specifications. Selects, trains, motivates, counsels, and rewards subordinate staff to ensure the achievement of departmental goals. Instructs staff in the areas of quality control, general manufacturing procedures, and safety issues. Must work towards continuous improvement in all areas of production while keeping staff motivated and engaged.

*Inspects department areas to ensure safety and cleanliness standards are in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices and 6S Lean Manufacturing practices. Responsible for all safety issues affecting employees, including taking action to minimize risk of injury as needed.

*Analyzes equipment problems to isolate specific causes (i.e. man, method, machine, materials) and participates in troubleshooting of equipment utilizing scientific methodologies such as Cause & Effect, FMEA (Failure Mode Effect Analysis, PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act), 5 Why's, etc. Consults with support teams, as necessary to determine root cause and implement corrective action.

*Ensures proper utilization of equipment, manpower, and materials to eliminate downtime, injuries, and/or scrap. Develops more efficient means to identify limiting factors of equipment, staffing, and materials to better utilize available resources and to maximize productivity.

*Interacts with Scheduling, Planning, Processing, Engineering, Quality, Warehousing, and other support functions to identify and resolve issues impacting product quality and/or production efficiencies

*Plans and supervises the repair of production equipment to minimize production downtime and cost. Analyzes downtime reports and consults with Planning and Engineering to establish repair priorities. Coordinates scheduling of preventive maintenance (PM) and repairs to maximize productivity.

*Assesses the quality of component parts and products by inspecting appearance, function, color, viscosity, and correctness by using all available information pertaining to the production run.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Education: Bachelor's degree in technical or engineering discipline.

Experience: 5 -7 years' experience in the areas of cosmetic, food, and/or pharmaceutical packaging or processing production and familiarity with FDA regulations, current Good Manufacturing Practices, and other regulatory issues affecting product manufacturing in order to ensure safety and cleanliness standards are maintained. Two years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.


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