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2nd Shift Manufacturing Lead

Location: Cary
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Now hiring! Come work at a place to build your future and be an integral part of a fast-paced, safety-oriented, and growing industry! We are an ESSENTIAL employer that is ACTIVELY HIRING at our Cary, IL facility!
ProAmpac is a leading global flexible packaging company with comprehensive product offerings. Providing creative packaging solutions, industry-leading customer service and award-winning innovation to a diverse global marketplace. We are guided in our work by four core values that are the basis for our success: Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement.
The safety and health of our team is our top priority. ProAmpac has taken great steps to provide all personal protective equipment and sanitizing supplies to create a safe and healthy work environment for you.
ProAmpac is looking for you to join our team!

  • Quarterly bonuses: perfect attendance bonus and gainshare program
  • Premium pay built into your shift schedule
    What ProAmpac has to offer:
    • Quarterly bonuses: perfect attendance bonus and gainshare program
    • Premium pay built into your shift schedule
    • 11 paid company holidays
    • 401k with company match
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, and other supplemental offerings
    • Company-provided life insurance
    • Disability insurance
    • Wellness program - living a healthy lifestyle can get you a discount on your health insurance premiums AND other incentivesGeneral PurposeResponsible for the management of the day-to-day activities on the production floor. Accountable for the safety, quality, productivity, and material handling for assigned shift. The position requires efficient use of labor, materials, machines and the business system to ensure lowest possible cost/production efficiency. In addition, the Shift Leader will seek out opportunities to improve already established manufacturing practices and become a sounding board for production floor issues and participate in management leadership meetings as needed. Responsible for facilitating an environment and culture focused on a commitment to safety and housekeeping; which will reflect the commitment to working towards an injury-free environment.
      Essential Duties and Tasks
      • Support an environment of Honesty, Candidness & Transparency, Teamwork.
      • Comply with all Safety, Operational and Employment policies and practices.
      • Follow quality requirements to meet or exceed specifications.
      • Support the Process Lead in activities to include analysis of departmental costs, investigation of significant variances, corrective actions and keeping production informed of actions taken.
      • Manage, coordinate and assist with the activities of all hourly employees on assigned shift.
      • Manage all production activities for assigned shift. Schedule shift employees and ensure crew is fully manned to cover vacations, absences and minimize overtime by utilizing your staff appropriately.
      • Build and maintain productive employee relationships while driving employee satisfaction. Provide direction, coaching, counseling and review disciplinary action with the Operations Manager.
      • Understand what each machine requires to operate efficiently and effectively.
      • Ensure that your shift is following protocols set in place by the quality department pertaining to documentation and cleaning procedures.
      • Understand the different defects to help assist rectifying issues within the shift.
      • Ensure crew is producing a quality product that meets the specifications and expectations of the plant's quality objectives, the customer's expectations and managements' quality statement.
      • Ensure all required shift documentation, such as production reports, are filled out completely and turned in daily.
      • Ensure that all employees conduct themselves in a manner that is conducive for safety. Take the initiative to ensure that the floors are clean and cleared at all times and that waste is not over flowing onto the floor which could result in an accident.
      • Maintain required Good Manufacturing Practices and 5S Compliance.
      • Possess intuitive abilities to anticipate inefficiencies and bring constructive solutions in advance.
      • Demonstrate sound judgment, good interpersonal and strong leadership skills.
      • Overall supervision of department activities and personnel.
      • Ensure subordinates are trained and competent to comply with product quality and food safety requirements.Qualifications, Education and Experience
        • 2-3 years' supervisory or related experience.
        • Experience working in a continuous improvement environment.
        • Metric driven.
        • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop individuals and teams.
        • Trouble shooting/problem solving skills
        • Experience managing within an ISO/SQF certified environmentKey Competencies
          • Team Player
            • Safety conscious
              • Attention to detail
                • Work Independently
                  • Self-motivated
                    • Strong communication
                      • Ownership of equipment
                        • Interpersonal skills
                          Physical Demands/Work EnvironmentThe physical demands and work environment 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.
                          • Employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to identify and distinguish colors. Close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
                          • Employee is occasionally exposed to non-toxic/nuisance smells from chemicals, airborne dust, moving mechanical parts, high noise levels and hot/humid environmental conditions in the manufacturing area during extremely hot summer months.

Keywords: PROAMPAC, Elgin , 2nd Shift Manufacturing Lead, Other , Cary, Illinois

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