Directs and manages all plant operations with overall responsibilities for production, quality and other production-related activities while ensuring the millís number one priority is safety. Leads the millís culture initiative to create a great place to work for attracting and retaining top talent. Employs lean manufacturing techniques, visual controls and plant performance measures to meet production goals and strives for continuous improvement. Provides leadership for problem resolution to facilitate faster improvements and better working relationships.
Responsibilities & Duties
∑ While ensuring Safety is the millís number one priority, directs and manages plant operations for production, maintenance and scheduling.
∑ Provides direction, development and leadership for quality, production and scheduling.
∑ Coordinates plant activities through the Value Stream Leaders, Maintenance and Manufacturing Excellence management to insure the production goals are met in a timely and cost effective manner.
∑ Develops strategies that supports the corporate culture model and implements action plans for continuous culture improvement to have a great place to work.
∑ Implements lean manufacturing techniques and visual management systems throughout the mill. Works toward continuous improvement in all production-related areas.
∑ Implements cost effective systems of control over manufacturing expenses and manpower. Controls and minimizes labor overtime.
∑ Establishes and monitors overall plant performance for production standards and monitors quality standards.
∑ Provides support to the Maintenance Manager for implementing and maintaining a Total Productive Maintenance Program aimed at reducing unplanned downtime and in increasing Overall Equipment Effectiveness.
∑ Other duties may be assigned.
Directly supervises 5-7 employees in the Production Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; with 6 to 8 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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