Dart Container Maintenance Supervisor in Mason, Michigan
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Date: Aug 27, 2020
Mason, MI, US
Company: Dart Container
Supervises maintenance operations, with a focus on and meeting Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for safety, quality, production, efficiency, and service. While performing the supervisory duties listed below, the supervisor is required to spend 75% of time on the floor. Responsible for the overall upkeep of production equipment and machines by scheduling and execution of preventive, predictive, and reactive maintenance.
Supervise and promote practices and processes intended to provide safe products that comply with appropriate laws and regulations, meet the company quality standards, and serve the needs of our customers.
Take ownership and demonstrate leadership necessary to achieve goals specific to Safety, Quality, Service, Efficiency and Employee Development.
Lead by example to promote and encourage employees to strongly commit to safety and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices)
Supervise teams responsible for maintenance of production equipment and machines
Plan, develop, and implement new methods and procedures designed to improve operations, minimize operating costs and influence greater utilization of labor and equipment
Ensure that maintenance work execution is compliant with statutory regulations
Develop and implement a comprehensive preventive maintenance program to improve machinery performance (i.e. uptime, reliability and efficiency)
Oversee the execution of preventive, predictive, and autonomous maintenance plans, and hold team accountable for adhering to the proper work standards related to precision maintenance as per job plans
Coordinate with maintenance planners and the production department to build weekly proactive maintenance schedule with detailed job plans
Analyze production schedules and work orders to determine work priorities for repairs, maintenance and installation
Administer and improve systems and procedures for maintenance work orders
Develop and implement a system for the collection and maintenance of data and statistics of maintenance history and maintenance needs on production equipment
Solicit assistance from other departments and management as necessary to achieve goals and targets
Utilize computer applications to maintain data and run reports
Track Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s), anticipating and correcting trends which would compromise achievement of targets.
Audit the floor as required by Leader Standard Work, monitor metrics, verify adherence to procedures/ standard work and correct deficiencies as necessary.
Participate in root-cause analysis for repetitive damage and failure rates, work with other groups in proactively resolving equipment issues
Understand, support and follow management expectations in alignment with company values.
Supervise, cross-train and direct the work of others
Responsible for employee onboarding, coaching/counseling, development, discipline, performance appraisals, administration of policies and assignment of breaks, lunches, and other relief periods
Make recommendations regarding staffing decisions
Conduct or participate in the interview process with new candidates
Core Skills and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:
Two (2) years supervisory experience required with demonstrated strong leadership and management skills
High School Diploma or GED
Three (3) years of experience in maintenance and reliability
Displays strong interpersonal skills and is accessible and approachable
Experience in mechanical and electrical machine maintenance, which may include automation, robotics and controls
Familiar with the use of hand tools
Experienced in reading and interpreting schematics, blueprints, and electrical drawings
Ability to utilize and train employees on technology, processes and procedures
Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes
Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to create reports, documents, presentations and spreadsheets in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint
Previous plant production software experience required, SAP experience preferred
Ability to perform root cause analysis, compare and investigate information, and recommend and implement resolution
Proven analytical problem solver
Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues
Ability to be on-call 24/7 and work weekends
Work is split between an office environment, production facility, and/or warehouse
Exposure to extreme heat, loud noise, dirt, dust, odors, and fumes is probable
Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in required areas
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license
Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
Prior supervisory experience
Associate or Bachelor degree
Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.
Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.
If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (833) 472-3278 or email us at HRConnect@dart.biz for assistance.
Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (833) 472-3278 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.
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