Shift Supervisor - NJ

Type: Full Time

Location: Somerset, NJ

Job Description

The Shift Supervisor provides the day-to-day direction to non-exempt staff.  The Supervisor’s role includes, giving specific work assignments to their employees organizing workflow, monitoring production progress and most importantly coaching and motivating employees.  This also includes quality, customer satisfaction and the entire production process.

Essential functions:

  • Assigns work schedules to Direct Labor (Machine Operators), technicians and any other people assigned to shift
  • Develops and maintains manufacturing schedules for their assigned shift
  • Trains and coaches staff as needed
  • Directs workflow to maintain production requirements
  • Performs all supervisory duties as is typical of a line supervisor
  • Interacts with other Shift Supervisors, as appropriate to give and receive logistical, technical and other support
  • Interacts with Production Planning, Quality Assurance and Supply Chain to ensure on time delivery dates are met, with the understanding of the importance of quality
  • Conducts meetings with direct reports to plan, train, monitor and motivate the workforce to become a cohesive, productive team
  • Assures that all production is completed as scheduled to a goal of 100% on time delivery
  • Assures that all products are defect free to accomplish a zero defects quality level
  • Oversees and assures the quality of products
  • Approves hours worked for any assigned to their shift and documents overtime in ADP system
  • Other duties as assigned

Position requirements: 

  • HS Diploma / GED Equivalent required – college degree preferred
  • 5 years exempt level manufacturing supervisory experience in a 24/7 manufacturing environment
  • Computer proficiency – Outlook, Microsoft Office, Excel & Word
  • Proven production planning skills
  • Must be available to work flexible hours in addition to scheduled shift, as needed
  •  Ability to communicate with all levels of employees, temps and vendors in an articulate professional demeanor
  • Injection Molding processing and mechanical aptitude experience
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs on occasion or frequently

Food Safety Requirements:

  • Monitor and verify activities to ensure that all maintenance work in the facility meet food safety standards in addition to quality standards
  • Comply with all company food safety and quality assurance procedures and complete documentation correctly
  • Ensure all work product contact surfaces are restored to sanitary condition after any job completion
  • Report incidents, and product or process failures that could impact food safety of manufactured product to your direct reports and submit a safety/food safety incident report