Berry Global, Inc

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

Location US-TX-WAXAHACHIE
Job ID
2022-17126
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Manufacturing
Location : Address
6250 NORTH I-35 E

Overview

Berry Global Berry Global, headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, is committed to its mission of ‘Always Advancing to Protect What’s Important.’ With $13 billion in revenue for fiscal year 2019 on a combined pro forma basis from operations, Berry is a leading global supplier of a broad range of innovative nonwoven, flexible, and rigid products used every day within consumer and industrial end markets. Berry operates over 290 manufacturing facilities worldwide, on six continents, and employs over 48,000 individuals.

 

At Berry, we pursue excellence in all that we do and are always advancing to improve the way we work along with the products and services we provide. Our culture fosters trust and partnerships through appreciation, acknowledgement, and inclusion. At Berry, we are continuously improving to support our mission and exemplify our values of partnerships, excellence, growth, and safety. To learn more about Berry, visit berryglobal.com

Responsibilities

Production Supervisor is responsible managing the resources of the shift to ensure all goals are achieved, including but not limited to safety, quality, production and cost.

  • Oversees training, evaluation and performance reviews of shift personnel. 
  • Performs administrative duties as required including maintaining employee attendance records, initiating personnel action forms, writing counseling forms, vacation requests and any other reports as needed.
  • Actively leads risk assessment activities for their area of responsibility by driving prioritized corrective and preventive actions to eliminate/reduce environmental, health or safety risks.
  • Accountable for the safety of all employees for whom they are responsible through active engagement in safety activities and provides clear, consistent communication of safe work expectations.
  • Helps to maintain the shift safety program to minimize accidents and injuries and to ensure a safe working environment. 
  • Must know blown film, troubleshooting, extruder drives, heaters and controls. 
  • Constantly follows quality and production and makes the necessary decisions to maintain maximum rates with high quality in an efficient time and manner. 
  • Coordinates with Maintenance for scheduled shutdowns and repairs in order to achieve the necessary maintenance work with the minimum operational losses. 
  • Inspects each line and checks the product is being run according to the specifications of the job; takes corrective action to resolve problems. 
  • Closes out production work orders and records production on a daily report.  Forecast equipment for future orders.
  • Reads work orders and check production reports on the lines.
  • Verbally communicates with all Shift employees, Production Manager, Management Staff and Maintenance.
  • Lead all required meetings with safety (i.e. Pre-shift, Department, Change Management, General communication, Town Hall, etc.)
  • Promote a Safe and Productive “TEAM” work environment
  • Completes incident investigations, root cause analysis and implements corrective actions accordingly in a timely and thorough manner.
  • Ensures the proper training and development of all assigned employees for whom they are responsible.
  • Sets goals for their organizational unit; achieves goals and ensures that all employees understand and work toward achieving goals.
  • Motivates and coaches employees through good communication and frequent performance feedback. Identifies and coordinates additional training as needed.
  • Ensure efficient and economical utilization of materials, improvement of methods and elimination of wasteful practices within the department
  • Communicate between shifts and departments to anticipate and prepare for any possible production concerns
  • Accurately record daily production in the computer and submit various reports to the Production Manager
  • Maintain good employee relations by stimulating maximum efficiency and productivity of employees through good communication and regular performance reviews
  • Provide training as appropriate (i.e. tool box meetings, safety, etc.)
  • Keep accurate records including training, production and other related activities.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assign work and provide technical assistance to meet production schedule and inventory requirements
  • Perform daily reviews/analysis to determine status against production goals
  • Ability to lead teams and committees and special projects as required
  • Daily reporting of downtime, efficiency and production scrap
  • Minimize scrap and maximize efficiency on each shift
  • Prepare for and monitor product changeovers, verify line clearances.
  • Pack bottles to support packers at breaks/lunches
  • Ensure completion of daily and weekly preventive maintenance on shift
  • Responsible for identifying and reacting to various sounds and alarms
  • Provide appropriate and timely feedback on performance
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications

 

Qualifications

  • High school diploma/GED.
  • Must have three years of experience as a production supervisor or two years as a Berry Production Team Leader.
  • Minimum of 5 years' manufacturing experience required.
  • Must be able to pass a background check and drug test.
  • Must be able to monitor quality of machine output.
  • Capable of lifting (up to 50 pounds).
  • Able to work in a production environment, recognizing various sounds and alarms.
  • Must be able to follow all department procedures and directives.
  • Must be able to perform all duties in a safe and effective manner.
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Present a positive and professional attitude at all times.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, communication, written and leadership skills.
  • Be punctual and maintain good attendance record.
  • Uses good judgment.
  • Is able to adapt to changes in the work environment.
  • Able to define problems and seek out appropriate help for resolution.
  • Able to coordinate multiple tasks.
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