Production Unit Supervisor I at SGL Carbon in Arkadelphia, Arkansas

Posted in Other 7 days ago.





Job Description:

Job Summary:

Responsible for achieving departmental/area goals and objectives. Supervises semi to highly skilled production employees on an assigned shift to ensure the manufacture of products within established delivery, quality, safety and cost standards. This position supports & is accountable for overall process quality and takt time. The supervisor is the first-line liaison between the production employees and the management staff and thus also serves the function of representing the company's interests with the shop floor staff. Conducts training and coaching were appropriate to ensure all work area goals are met by the entire team. This position will ultimately demonstrate superior knowledge of all Arkadelphia Battery Case processes and equipment.

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Key Accountabilities
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:
•Responsible for ensuring workers use appropriate safe practices.
•Responsible for ensuring that SGL standards are adhered to within the production processes.
•Proficiently executes manufacturing processes to a set schedule or plan.
•Effectively interprets blueprints, engineering sketches, standard task procedures, work order instructions, supplementary instructions, manufacturer's and customer's specifications, Material Data Sheets/SDS and safety rules.
•Comprehension of specialized and manual measurement apparatuses in US and Metric scale.
•Comprehends and effectively follows verbal instructions.
•Operates and trains others to operate specialized equipment in support of production processes.
•Responsible for set-up, operation, loading, unloading and monitoring of advanced specialized equipment to process components to a designed process and takt time.
•Strong understanding of programmable controllers, robotics, hoists and lifts, hydraulic and pneumatic apparatuses.
•Oversees packaging of finished products and prepares product and paperwork for shipment.
•Responsible for accurate processing records such as production data, schedule, quality, SPC measurements, shipping documents and routine reports.
•Use hand tools such as Scissors, knives, snips, pliers, mallets/hammers, wrenches, and screwdrivers.
•Responsible for new hire safety training while promoting a safety culture per SGL guidelines and skills training in support of job performance.
•Performs and accountable for accurate labor and component quantity moves within SAP/MES production modules.
•Supports ESHA initiatives as a member of the site safety committee.

Job Requirements
Education and/or Experience:
•Minimum (Associates Degree in Operations Management) and 3 years of similar industrial manufacturing experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Efficient using SAP operating systems is a plus.

Skills:
•Advanced understanding of quality management systems for control of manufacturing processes.
•Confident decision making and ability to act quickly to an "out of tolerance" conditions.
• An eye for detail and ability to clearly communicate to team members critical processing requirements.
•Advanced abilities in reading and interpreting documents such as standard task procedures, work orders, work order instructions, supplementary instructions, manufacturer's and customer's specifications, Material Data Sheets/SDS and safety rules.
•Ability to speak effectively before groups, employees or organization.
•Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
•Production supervisory experience minimum of 1 year, 3-5 preferred

Preferred Qualifications
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
•Able to be medically certified to wear a respirator.
•Forklift Operator License is a plus.
•OSHA 30 certification is a plus.

Physical Demands
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•While performing the duties of this job, an employee is regularly required to use hands/fingers to handle, feel and reach. An employee is required to walk, sit, climb and balance.
•The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Frequently lift/move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift/move up to 100 pounds.
•Specific vision abilities required include close and distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•While performing the duties of this job, an employee is regularly required to use hands/fingers to handle, feel and reach. An employee is required to walk, sit, climb and balance.
•The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Frequently lift/move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift/move up to 100 pounds.
•Specific vision abilities required include close and distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
•While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
•While on duty, Protective Equipment provided for this position must be used.

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