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Valway - Sr Production Mgr at Milliken & Company in LaGrange, Georgia

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Milliken & Company is a global, innovative, industrial diversified manufacturing company that has been exploring, discovering, and creating ways to enhance people's lives since 1865. With expertise across a breadth of disciplines including specialty chemical, floor covering, and performance materials, the company works around the world every day to add true value to people's lives, improve health and safety, and help make our world more sustainable. Milliken has long led the way for \\"knowledge-based\\" investment, employing over 100 PhDs, and has accumulated over 2,200 U.S. patents - and more than 5,000 patents worldwide. Milliken is widely acknowledged as an international leader in research technology, innovation, and customer service. With over 35 manufacturing facilities located in the U.S., U.K., Belgium, France, China, India, Mexico, and Australia, and other sales and service operations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, Milliken's more than 7,000 associates work to deliver innovations that do good for the world, create new experiences, and build for the future.
Position reports to Plant Manager. Duties inlcude but are not limited to:
*Schedule all Valway equipment to fulfill business delivery commitments.
*Track and document all associate performance for direct reports, including safety, quality, productivity, and attendance.
*Track, analyze, and improve equipment efficiency losses involving manning and scheduling.
*Control labor costs through the management of non-straight time labor, including training pay, Gaines McArthur premium, and overtime.
*Ensure that all equipment is operated by competent associates who have been properly trained.
*Schedule and utilize the VOH Supervisor.
*Schedule and utilize the Valway cleaning associates.
*Owner of Daily Team Maintenance. Ensure that all equipment meets cleaning standards.
*Support the safety process through sub-committee participation ,strategic initiative risk reduction, and auditing.
*Ensure all equipment is operated according to specifications, all production is reported accurately, and all testing is performed and reported correctly.
*SAP competency and utilization.
*Track, analyze, and resolve SAP production issues including COGI's and production order errors.
*Drive the plant 5S initiative. Be the housekeeping champion.
*Engage associates on a daily basis in a positive manner.
*Understanding schedule vs. expected shipment dates (communicating with plant supply chain and Senior Operations Manager)
*Understanding inspection inventory and bottlenecks vs. expected shipment dates (communicating with plant supply chain and senior operations manager)
*Maintain departmental compliance with ISO and MPS framework to ensure appropriate job-related training is given to all associates by providing the essential resources

Key Competencies:
* Leadership
* Communication
* Decision Making
* Problem Solving/Analysis
* Financial Management
* Business Acumen
* Supervisory Responsibility/Feedback
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in related field or 5+ years plant/general management experience in a manufacturing environment.
Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Milliken & Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability..