Overland Park, KS

Production Manager

Please ensure that your qualifications match the requirements before applying for this position.

  • Applicants must have at least 3 years of experience working in a BHS Corrugator production facility.
  • Applicants must be either a US Citizen, Green Card holder, or not require sponsorship now or in the future.

The role of the Manufacturing Supervisor is to oversee production at our facility in Overland Park, KS. This includes managing manufacturing schedules, optimizing production methods and procedures, and ensuring the efficient operation of machinery and equipment. As the supervisor, you will lead the plant team in setting objectives and ensuring their delivery. This includes achieving production volumes, maintaining quality, upholding safety standards, managing inventory, ensuring customer satisfaction, and meeting fiscal budgets.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Driving continuous improvement efforts and recommending improvements to the General Manager.

  • Adjusting production schedules and priorities as needed due to equipment issues, operational problems, or unexpected customer demands.

  • Analyzing production reports to identify causes of noncompliance with product specifications and operational issues.

  • Collaborating with the General Manager to develop and implement operating methods and procedures that improve product quality and eliminate operational problems.

  • Developing strong relationships with key stakeholders to ensure smooth production and prevent delays or issues that could impact customer satisfaction.

  • Ensuring compliance with all standards and customer commitments related to safety, waste reduction, output, and delivery timelines.

  • Working with the Plant Safety Manager to enforce the safety program.

  • Managing workforce planning to maintain appropriate staffing levels for productivity activities.

  • Maintaining a positive working relationship with the union in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

  • Identifying training and development opportunities for Production Supervisors and monitoring their progress.

  • Collaborating effectively with others to achieve common objectives and resolve conflicts constructively.

  • Being adaptable and willing to modify approaches to achieve desired results in response to changing demands.

  • Ensuring accountability for actions and results.

  • Communicating effectively through engaging presentations and developing new communication strategies.

  • Using problem-solving skills and supporting information to make optimal decisions in a timely manner.

  • Applying knowledge to simplify and solve complex issues and identify root causes.

  • High School diploma or G.E.D - Required

  • Associate degree or higher in Business, Applied Science, or Technical field - Preferred

  • Experience in the corrugated industry, preferably with BHS machines - Required

  • At least 5 years of supervisory experience in the manufacturing industry.

  • Knowledge of machinery and ability to troubleshoot equipment issues.

  • Ability to evaluate employee performance using multiple methods.

  • Proven experience with lean and continuous improvement methodologies.

  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Ability to learn and use proprietary software programs for corrugated manufacturing systems.

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