Dyno Nobel Manufacturing Supervisor -Off Shift in Simsbury, Connecticut

Manufacturing Supervisor -Off Shift

Location: US - CT - Simsbury

Job Code: 300004836

# of Openings: 2

Job Brief

Accountable for the safe, effective and efficient production operations.

Who We Are

Dyno Nobel is a global leader in the commercial explosives industry. We provide innovative blasting solutions and quality explosives products throughout North America, Australia and selected customers in Asia Pacific.

Join us in everything that’s great about Dyno Nobel: OUR culture, OUR values, OUR commitment to safety and most importantly our PEOPLE. This combination makes Dyno Nobel a terrific place to work.

Dyno Nobel is a subsidiary of Australian based Incitec Pivot Limited. IPL's 4500 employees also manufacture and market industrial chemicals and fertilizer products & services to customers around the world.

What You’ll Do

Reporting to the Value Stream Manager of Electronics, you will be the expert in providing leadership and direction to off shift staff across multi-value streams. You will be part of a dynamic team who drives the safe, effective and efficient production operations. Other duties will include:

  • Align with the Business Excellence, identify and implement framework and strategy to reduce waste and improve quality, productivity and safety performance within the assigned departments.

  • Provide leadership through direction, support, and guidance regarding all activities to meet production requirements

  • Managing, motivating and developing employees

  • Track KPIs for the department

  • Direct and coordinate operation resources to ensure customer demands are met

  • Foster alignment to manufacturing strategies such as cost reductions, productivity improvements, organizational development, and safety performance to meet corporate business strategies.

  • Participate in Incident investigations, regulatory inspections, and audits and close all related actions items

What We’re Looking For:

  • High School diploma required, Associates and/or Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years related technical experience.

  • Leadership or supervisory experience required.

  • Managing an extrusion operation would prove beneficial

  • Ability to understand Safety, Quality, Capacity and Continuous Improvement aspects of all processes within the assigned department

  • Knowledge of and the ability to troubleshoot issues in all of the various processes associated within assigned department

  • Must satisfy the requirements for a “possessor of explosives” as defined by BATFE

  • Ability to provide direction and coaching to others in an effective leadership manner

  • Ability to foster teamwork and collaboration among all shift employees

  • Ability to listen, understand and take technical data from others into consideration in making operational decisions

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as Safety rules, Work Instructions, Process Specs, Quality Plans, and Packaging Standards

  • Ability to communicate with others effectively in both written and verbal manner.

  • SAP and Microsoft Office proficiency

  • Positive attitude, friendly demeanor, and team player

What We Offer:

  • Vacation time + 10 paid holidays + a couple of PTO days

  • Full health benefits including employer HSA contributions + dental plan with an orthodontic option, wellness coaching available

  • Up to a 4% 401k match PLUS additional company contribution from 1% to 5% based on years of service

  • Generous tuition reimbursement program

  • Friendly and supportive coworkers

Zero Harm for Everyone Everywhere

Value People – Respect, Recognize & Reward

Think Customer. Everyone. Every day

Treat the Business as our Own

Care for the Community & our Environment

Challenge & Improve the Status Quo

Deliver on our Promises

Dyno Nobel is an equal employment opportunity employer and will give all qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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