Georgia-Pacific’s Dixie® Consumer Operations division is hiring for a Manufacturing Shift Coach for their plate manufacturing operation in Fort Smith, AR. Georgia-Pacific’s Fort Smith facility uses cutting edge technology to manufacture Dixie® plates. Dixie® is a brand of choice and is widely used in homes and businesses across the country. For more information on who we are and what we do, visit our website at www.dixie.com.
The Shift Coach will work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment to implement new technology, while leading and developing teams in ownership-based work systems (OBWS) and to become self-directed.
A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
Leading, mentoring, supervising, coaching and developing approximately 30 hourly employees utilizing the MBM® Guiding Principles and Operations Excellence tools to improve capability and performance
Planning and directing work for hourly production employees; appraising performance and providing feedback on an ongoing basis; holding employees accountable in a fair and consistent manner; communicating issues and results daily to crew members
Focusing on safety, quality, reliability, training, production, cost, and housekeeping
Facilitating knowledge transfer to and among team members to enable them to succeed
Identifying and correcting unsafe conditions and acts, and, recognizing positive safety performance as well as individual and team contributions to a safer workplace
Interfacing with Manufacturing Engineers, Performance Leader, Skill Developer and other team members, to identify and address performance gaps and working with the team to execute asset strategies
Engaging with other Shift Coaches in the plant to discuss problems that have an impact on the performance on other shifts
Ensuring decision making and actions are consistent with the collective bargaining agreement language and intent
Acting as a positive change agent for continued development and improvement within a Market Based Management (MBM®) culture
What You Will Need:
High school diploma or GED
Experience coaching and mentoring employees
Four (4) years or more of manufacturing experience
Willing and able to work twelve (12) hour shifts that include nights, weekends, and holidays
Experience with Microsoft Office Word, Outlook & Excel and the ability to learn other software applications
What Will Put You Ahead?
Associates degree or higher
Five (5) or more years of supervisory experience with responsibility over a large group of employees within a manufacturing or industrial environment