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T.O. Plastics Production Shift Supervisor -2nd in Otsego, Minnesota

Company Overview: Experience matters. Since 1948, T.O. Plastics has manufactured quality custom thermoformed parts and packaging, and provided exceptional service to customers around the world. One of the top 100 thermoforming companies in North America, T.O. Plastics delivers value by focusing on customer needs and by offering a full range of services from design-to-distribution. At T.O. Plastics, we are dedicated to excellence and we leverage our experience and core competency to develop customized, cost-effective solutions for businesses in diverse markets. T.O. Plastics has facilities in both Clearwater and Otsego, Minnesota. It is our Mission to delight and serve our customers with innovative thermoform solutions . Job Description: The Shift Supervisor is responsible for managing the conversion of raw materials to finished goods per specifications. This entails the management of production schedules, manpower and efficient operations to assure overall cost effectiveness. New methods to save cost, set-ups as well as overall effective communications and problem solving are essential to supervise production operations. Safety is # 1 at T.O. Plastics: Our expectation is that company leadership: Continuously strives to reduce the frequency of total employee incidents and injuries. Continuously strives to reduce the frequency of employee incident and injuries resulting in days away from work, restricted duty and/or job transfer. Minimum compliance achieved on annual safety audits or assessments. Maintain operations that are compliant with OSHA and other applicable safety and health regulations. Essential Functions: Model and promote a Culture of Safety throughout the company. Management and supervision of products from receipt of raw material through the manufacturing and packaging process. Maintain records to comply with regulatory requirements, good manufacturing practices and Standard Operating Procedures. Safety is critical as well as the Quality of our products. Contribute to and assist in the management of a group effort to produce the highest quality products. Supervise manufacturing employees: Provide realistic, attainable, measurable goals for staff. Provide regular feedback on performance, attendance and attitude to include scheduled and unscheduled performance evaluations. Provide training and supervise progress of training to enhance staff s performance and their ability to meet their development objectives. Implement constant and continuous improvement to processes and methods to meet objectives and maximize the manufacturing operating efforts. Creation of shift reporting and managerial reporting to monitor progress in key areas as assigned. Optimization and Management of all indirect labor and overtime hours while minimizing costs. Assure on schedule production of finished goods at 95% level with 99% accuracy levels. Utilize Master Schedule to schedule manufacturing orders, including set up, manufacturing, move tickets and job closure and release to finished goods; in a manner that allows for release to finished goods within the time frame allowed. Maximize effort to reduce operating costs whenever possible. Cost reductions and increased efficiencies in material and personnel utilization must be sought continuously. Act independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments. Coordinate efforts of the Manufacturing Group to ensure an efficient approach to problem solving. Work closely with Quality Control, the Planner/Scheduler and Materials to ensure the smooth flow of materials from raw material receipt through finished goods release. Continue to increase personal knowledge of the entire manufacturing process. Assist Product Development and Estimating with new product design and introduction. Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the process, processing variables, operator s methods and equipment functionality. Manage, monitor and address attendance issues. Effectively move resources to meet

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