Finished Products Shift Supervisor-Atlanta

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We are currently seeking a Finished Products Shift Supervisor to join our team Atlanta, GA.
Supervises hourly employees in the continuous operation of the plant's- cold-end production activities. Assists Finished Products Mgr. in maintaining focus on overall plant goals, continuous process improvements, good labor relations climate, and outstanding quality and production efficiencies.
(All other duties as assigned)
Ensures quality and productivity by monitoring and performing mechanical, visual, and informational system checks.
Reviews shift operation and makes decisions and implements actions relative to changes on shifts that may impact processing, procedures, personnel, equipment, and customer requirements.
Makes recommendations regarding how plant operations can further improve to meet service, quality, safety and productivity goals.
Ensures that all people in work group are adequately trained and are knowledgeable of department procedures.
Has knowledge and understanding of all customer requirements.
Has knowledge and understanding of plant emergency procedures.
Monitors job change progress through work force and assists in quality decisions.
Delegates assignments and monitors responsibilities of work groups that effect the throughput, quality and safety of shift operation.
Communicates with all shift employees, PIT teams and work groups providing information and instruction as needed to address problems and maintain effective working relationships.
Coaches, counsels and disciplines employees as needed per labor contract and sound employee relations practices. Handles 1st step grievances.
Responsible for administrative duties involving time records, production reports, general correspondence, absentee and vacation schedules, safety investigations, and disciplinary records.
Inputs key shift performance indictors into production database.
Ensures correct use of safety equipment and that company safety policies are followed
Is qualified in the operation of key informational systems within the process area. Current systems include PIC, MCS, MCSII, VSPC, Forming Doc, and TAO.
Provides technical assistance on a diverse range of operating parameters to the Finished Products Manager, Maintenance and Machine Repair Supervisors, Quality Supervisor, other shift supervisors, maintenance journeymen and other production personnel.
Investigates low efficiency jobs to determine cause of poor performance.
Analyzes operating equipment and set up, bottle handling and inspection equipment, etc. and makes appropriate recommendations/assignments.
Makes inspections of equipment operation and ware handling, employee job performance, etc.
Gives technical advice and assistance during operation and on job changes.
Reviews all incoming job files, specifications and histories.
Assists with training of cold end employees.
Ensures correct use of safety equipment and ensures that company safety policies and practices are followed. Investigates all accidents or safety incidents within the department, ensuring proper root cause analysis to provide remedial action to prevent reoccurrence.
The positions emphasis is to provide a committed and high level of technical service, working in partnership with the Production Mgr. to produce glass containers at continuously improving levels of quality and efficiency. The Finished Products Shift Supervisor sets goals to make sure the shop performs at a high level, with the long-term in focus. Position communicates with other production related, quality and service departments about line issues and assists on attaining goals.
Position Requirements
High school minimum
1-3 years experience or college education in related major
Computer literate through experience or education
Specialized or Technical Knowledge: Must have significant understanding of process and supervisory skills through work experience or education to effectively manage a shift operation.
Adequate knowledge of informational systems.
This position reports to the Finished Products Manager.
Direct reports to this position are hourly employees in the cold end.
There may be some travel associated with this position for training and/or project work.
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About O-I:
Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) is the world's largest glass container manufacturer and preferred partner for many of the world's leading food and beverage brands. The Company had revenues of $7.0 billion in 2013 and employs approximately 22,500 people at 77 plants in 21 countries. With global headquarters in Perrysburg, Ohio, USA, O-I delivers safe, sustainable, pure, iconic, brand-building glass packaging to a growing global marketplace. For more information, visit www.o-i.com.
O-I's Glass Is Life movement promotes the widespread benefits of glass packaging in key markets around the globe. Join us in the #betteringlass conversation at www.glassislife.com.
O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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