Manufacturing Supervisor

Background & Purpose of the Job

The incumbent is responsible for driving current and future manufacturing performance in the areas of Safety, Productivity, Cost, Quality, Delivery and Morale using TPM operating framework. This includes managing the shift crew and manufacturing activities as well as working individually and on teams to identify areas of opportunity to cause beneficial change.

Who You Are & What You'll Do

  • Managing manufacturing activities during the designated shift by leading and motivating shift employees in all areas including safety, efficiency, loss management, quality, and continuous improvement (TPM).
  • Driving Unilever Safety, Health, Environment and Quality culture by protecting employee's health and safety, ensuring compliance of all regulatory and plant safety rules, meeting legislative requirements, providing instruction in regard to safety procedures and supporting plant SHEQ initiatives as required (DuPont Program, GMP, Hygiene, 5S, etc.)
  • Accountable for the productivity of the site during off-shifts. This requires contacting appropriate resources for issue resolution, providing alternative duties in the event of breakdown or material shortage, monitoring general performance and behavior of employees, and adjusting crewing or call in replacements as necessary. This requires interfacing with Facilities Support, Material Planning, Quality Support, Warehouse and other department supervisors to ensure efficient operation to meet plant goals.
  • Facilitating required training programs to employees. (SHE, TPM, QA, etc.)
  • Utilizing Kronos Timekeeping System to maintain weekly record of hours worked, along with explanation of overtime hours worked and ensures hours worked, vacation, personal hours, absences, etc. are correctly documented so employees are paid accurately.
  • Regularly cascading/communicating site targets and goals from the Leadership Team to shift crews, consistently and accurately.
  • Participating in the development of the annual site manufacturing budget and controlling fixed and variable cost expenditures.
  • Fostering positive employee relations, including properly interpreting and managing the CBA, if applicable.
  • Promoting and maintaining a safety oriented culture.

What You'll Need To Succeed
  • B.S. or B.A. degree in Engineering or equivalent industrial experience
  • Qualifications required by local regulatory authorities
  • Good knowledge of Manufacturing and Process Safety
  • Influencing skills
  • Good observation and auditing skills
  • Written and Verbal presentation skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Analytical thinking and project management
  • Ability to work 3 rd shift hours - overnight schedule 5 nights a week


What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability

Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination under Federal law. For more information, please see EEO is the Law

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.


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