Job Description: Production Supervisor

Company Conformance Statements
In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following:
Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers.
Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.
Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.

Position purpose:

Maintain company standards, coach all staff to proper procedures, and maintain a safe work environment.

Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks:
Each day prepare each department’s work and arrange carts, supplies and report forms. Start equipment prior to the arrival of production employees.
Ensure all workstations are clean at all times, particularly when an employee leaves a workstation.
Reassign employees to various areas to accommodate workflow (provide coverage if necessary).
Monitor production area of responsibility to ensure maximum efficiency.
Accurately and legibly record activity on production paperwork on an hourly basis.
Maintain data, compile a daily report and give it to the plant manager at the end of the shift.
Ensure that established production standards are attained.
If productivity numbers are falling create a plan of action with the plant manager.
Prioritize work in areas of responsibility to maintain an efficient and constant workflow.
Ensure that loads are processed in a proper sequence and at a proper weight.
Monitor employees to ensure safety guidelines are followed and take corrective action if necessary.
Monitor employees to ensure safety equipment and protective equipment is worn if required, and correct behavior when necessary.
Train new and existing employees in a proper method of operation to achieve quality and productivity.
Immediately report equipment problems to the maintenance and follow up as necessary.
Follow safety rules and guidelines at all times.
Constantly monitor and clean the area as necessary.
Wear personal protection equipment if necessary.
Ensure all work stations are clean at all times.
Must accurately prepare and submit all reports on a timely basis.
Record production activities clearly and timely on production report.
Conduct daily inspection.

Qualifications:
Self-starter that can work independently and set the pace for the team.
Must have plant-production experience.
Must have excellent communication skills and should be able to give clear and concise directions.
Must be highly organized.
Must be able to prioritize and focus on multiple tasks.
Must be extremely flexible in work assignments and schedule.
Must be able to read, write and understand English.
Must have basic math skills and computer skills.
Must be physically able to push, pull or move heavy carts of soiled and clean linen.
Must be physically able to stand, bend, lift, squat, stoop, and move frequently throughout the day.

Special Position Requirements:

Must be able to sort by color.
Preferences:
Plant-production experience preferred.

Work Requirements:

Must be able to work on any shift, time, holidays and weekends.

Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
This position requires the successful completion of a background investigation and/or drug screen.