USA TODAY NETWORK

Packaging Supervisor

1 week agoGastonia, NC

Gastonia, NC, USA Req #20045

Monday, December 13, 2021

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Packaging Supervisor
Gannett Publishing Services
Gastonia, NC

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, inventory consumable parts & supplies; equipment maintenance, specified packaging reports & web portal data entry, 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, 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, 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 safet y.

Education:

High school diploma, some college preferred, five years Packaging supervisory experience, and/or a combination of college and experience.

Related Experience:

Previous packaging equipment operator experience with minimal 5-years supervisor/managerial experience operating similar equipment.

Experienced in the following are preferred:

AS400 - 2 years' experience

DTI

Microsoft Excel - 2 years' experience

Microsoft Word - 2 years' experience

Ad Placement Knowledge

Ad Flow & Control of receiving newsprint ads

Control of running two to three crews in a shift

Available 24 hours a day 7 days a week

Technology /Equipment Proficiency:

PC Skills, Microsoft Office, Email, Excel and Word. Basic understanding of computer networking and electronics.

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Job ID: utn-20045