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Print Production Supervisor - 2nd shift

Company: NGS Printing
Location: Elgin
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Are you a self-motivated, detail-oriented, organized, and reliable professional who knows how to get the job done right the first time, on time, every time? Do you enjoy working in a results-driven, team-oriented environment that challenges your skills and rewards your performance? Welcome to NGS Printing!NGS is a fast-paced, mid-sized printing company, and growing rapidly! If you're interested in working on the industries most state-of-the-art equipment, look no further! We are seeking to add an experienced 2nd-Shift Production Supervisor to help ensure our screen printing and digital printing equipment is running efficiently and most importantly producing quality products we can be proud of.SUMMARY:A successful Production Shift Supervisor takes full responsibility for the safety, quality, delivery, and labor management on their shift through the proper management of people, process, and equipment in the facility. This role will supervise all screen printing and wide-format digital printing activities.JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:Please note the listed duties and responsibilities do not cover or contain an inclusive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Inspects and approves all screen and digital press set-ups and print products to verify conformance to specifications dictated on job ticket and directs setup and adjustments of equipment to achieve desired results.Continually monitors all press operations including color reproduction, registration, and print quality. This includes but is not limited to checking ink densities, dot gain, adhesion, register, print position, overall quality. Uses densitometers/spectrophotometers to ensure quality standards are met.Meets with Production Managers and other necessary parties to discuss any problems with densities, color, adhesion, efficiency, and overall appearance on press.Makes note of material that are either being removed from or added to inventory and tagging the skid with proper identification.Performs activities of workers supervised as needed.Coordinates daily production management including work prioritization and equipment output targets.Oversees daily shift labor management including overtime schedules & cross-training on their respective shift.Actively monitors and manages productivity levels, and material inventory practices following the company guidelines.Act as the primary escalation point for production and maintenance issues on their shift, and communicate accordingly.Lead and maintain a safety culture that exceeds company requirements in accident and injury prevention frequency rates.Maintain all safety compliance and reporting standards in accordance with company and OSHA regulations.Assists Management/ HR in the completion of safety training and all incident/accident/near-miss investigations.Support the Production Manager and Plant Manager in implementing and enforcing company policies and procedures uniformly and fairly.Ensure that all employees know and understand company and customer quality requirements and production standards.Actively participates in continuous improvement projects and implementation of projects on his/her shift.Liaise with internal departments to assist in resolving customer service/quality issues and customer escalations.Ensure all equipment, tools, and workstation are in good working order and are free of safety hazards.Ensure housekeeping standards and regular plant safe work standards are followed on their shift.Other responsibilities and tasks may be assignedPEOPLE MANAGEMENTSets the standards for performance assessment and feedback, effective communication promoting positive morale, and supporting team effectiveness.Responsible for maintaining good communications and consistent policy application to employees on shift including positive counseling and coaching when necessary.Assesses employee talent and performance capabilities, including but not limited to issuing yearly performance reviews and disciplinary actions, when necessary.Promotes functional cross-training opportunities to drive employee development and skill competency.Aids in making hiring decisions which may include reviewing applications and interviewing candidates.Understands and responds promptly to employee needs and concerns.QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:At least 1-year previous progressive experience of supervising, motivating and leading hourly employees in a manufacturing environment, preferably in printing.Preference of knowledge in sheetfed screen printing is a huge plus and candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Experience working in sheetfed digital wide-format and/or cutting and bindery equipment is a plus.Must be IT literate, especially with production management information systems, inventory, and scheduling software.Proficient in Microsoft Office products such as Word and Excel & email applications.Strong Communicator able to motivate a multi-skilled team in a fast-paced environment.Strong skills in work planning, scheduling and must have good judgment of color, design, and printing quality.BENEFITS:$1250 signing bonus401k with an employer match.Medical and dependent care Flex Spending Accounts (FSA)Competitive pay with annual and annual Pay4Performance bonus opportunities.10 days PTO for less than 1 year of service, 15 days between 1 and 5 years of service.Extremely competitive BCBS health, dental and vision insurance plans.Life insurance, disability insurance, pet insurance, critical illness insurance, accident insuranceLegal PlansEmployee assistance programs (EAP)Referral programsPHYSICAL 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, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee constantly is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.LANGUAGE SKILLS:Ability to read, analyze, and interpret company job sheets, trade journals, technical procedures. Ability to write and type reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, customers, and employees.MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions of practical situations to printing jobs. Ability to quantify densitometer and/or spectrophotometer readings and apply them to print applications.REASONING ABILITY:Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, toxic chemicals, U.V. light, U.V. inks, and heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. This is an on is a on the floor position and will require the person to be in production setting 100% of their day.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:401(k)401(k) matchingDental insuranceEmployee assistance programFlexible spending accountHealth insuranceLife insurancePaid time offReferral programVision insuranceSchedule:10-hour shiftNight shiftOvertimeSupplemental Pay:Bonus paySigning bonusCOVID-19 considerations:NGS is not open to the public. All employees must wear face masks in accordance to company and CDC guidelines. NGS offers $75 bonus to any vaccinated employee.Ability to commute/relocate:Elgin, IL 60123: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience:Print Supervisory: 1 year (Required)Shift availability:Night Shift (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: NGS Printing, Elgin , Print Production Supervisor - 2nd shift, Professions , Elgin, Illinois

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