Gannett Publishing Services
Under the direction of the Packaging Manager—the Packaging Supervisor is responsible for all packaging operational and a portion of administrative functions that include, but are not limited to: Production & staff scheduling; assist manager with annual budgeting; monthly / quarterly expense estimates (flash); inventory & purchasing of strap, consumable parts & supplies; equipment maintenance & repair; specified packaging reports & web portal data entry; capital project development & execution; OSHA & EPA compliance; training, development & performance evaluations.
Direct operational oversight includes: Product sequencing; configuring packages; coordinating shipping & receiving; delivery dock operations; product staging; equipment set-up; and advanced operation of: Inserters, joggers, conveyors, stackers, folders, strappers, loaders, printers, address labelers, adhesive advertising applicators, scales, pallet jacks, fork trucks, and related equipment. General packaging maintenance oversight includes—but is not limited to: Equipment blowdown, preventive maintenance, sweeping floors, and packaging materials disposal.
The primary objective is to support efficient production operations as needed to achieve & maintain on-time production, established Insert pieces per hour and cost per 1000 pieces’ goals, product quality standards, achieve waste goals, and operational safety.
Indicate the education level, previous experience, specific knowledge, skills and abilities required to meet the minimum entry-level requirements (not necessarily the incumbent’s experience or education level) for this job. This may include special skills, statutes or regulations, and department procedures.
High school diploma or GED equivalent.
Previous packaging equipment operator experience with minimal 5 years supervisor/managerial experience operating similar equipment.
Lean production fundamentals.
Technology /Equipment Proficiency:
PC Skills, Microsoft Office, Email, Excel and Word. Basic understanding of computer networking and electronics.
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