• Job ID: 6299

  • Functional Area: MANAGEMENT/ADMIN

  • Position Type: Full-Time Regular

  • Relocation Provided: No

  • Shift: 8 Hour Day

  • Location: SIOUX FALLS, SD

  • Education Required: Bachelor's Degree

  • Experience Required: 5 - 7 Years

Major Responsibilities

Manage and direct all Production activities in the Sioux Falls Plant ensuring that goals and standards are met.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Develop, follow and support all Company safety , GMP, HACCP policies, and ISO Standards, QMS & QSI policies

  2. Responsible for maximizing production consistent with orders in Extrusion and converting departments

  3. Ensure that all orders are properly scheduled and shipped on time

  4. Responsible for housekeeping and proper utilization of space in the plant areas

  5. Maintain close surveillance over operation through reports, staff meetings, observations and personal contact to assure coordination and integration of work flow, timely production, budget conformance, and utilization of personnel, skills, equipment and facilities.

  6. Provide recommendations and assist to develop, establish and implement plans and programs that will insure the success and continued growth of the company.

  7. Monitor yield, substitution, quality, labor, scrap, and downtime

  8. Communicate results to Shift Managers

  9. Develop and oversee continuous improvement projects

  10. Develop and oversee cost reduction ideas

  11. Establish goals and develop managers to accomplish company objectives

  12. Develop and conduct job skills training programs and training tools

  13. Promote teamwork and ensure fair management of all employees

  14. Manage performance levels of Plant and employees

  15. Communicate regional and Corporate initiatives

  16. Communicate Company internal information and goals.

  17. Interact with Corporate and Sales

  18. Compliance with City, State and Federal Regulations

  19. Ensure a safe work environment

  20. Develop budgets Supervisory Responsibilities Directly supervises employees in the Production areas to include 4 Shift Managers. Carry out management responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Qualification Requirements To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience Education: Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) from a four-year college or university preferredExperience: 7 years experience within the plastics industry preferredMinimum education and years of experience should not be used exclusive of other leveling factors described below. Other Skills and Abilities

  21. Ability to organize and prioritize work activities and to handle multiple projects simultaneously

  22. Ability to make practical decisions without appreciable direction or advance preparation

  23. Ability to communicate ideas to groups or individuals

  24. Knowledge of business finances, manufacturing costs and ability to perform financial analysis.

  25. Ability to train and mentor managers and supervisors

  26. Knowledge in labor laws

  27. Language skills : Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedure or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and/or procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

  28. Computer skills : To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Human Resource systems; Payroll systems; Spreadsheet software, Word Processing software and Access. Experience with Microsoft Office products desirable.

  29. Reasoning ability : Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

  30. Mathematical skills : Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often subjected to changing priorities, time pressures and constraints, and a high level of job related stress. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is sometimes required to work around moving machinery or electricity requiring a high level of safety awareness. Employee may be required to work with various hand tools and must be able to wear appropriate PPE. Employee may be required to lift up to 80 pounds unassisted while performing job duties; push or pull up to 100 pounds. Employee may reach, climb, kneel, stoop, crouch, crawl, bend or twist up to 66% of the work shift. Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The majority of work is performed in a standard office environment - The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet unless transitioned into the production area where work is performed in a manufacturing area where the noise level in the work environment is typically loud. Employees are required to use hearing, eye and toe protection. Other PPE may be required when working around moving machinery.

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