OMNOVA Solutions Inc.

  • Production Supervisor II

    Job Locations US-MA-Fitchburg
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3/21/2018 1:00 PM)
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  • Who is OMNOVA Solutions?

    OMNOVA Solutions is a specialty chemicals and functional surfaces company, whose technologies enhance the performance of a wide variety of well-known products across the globe. We are proud to offer "The Science in Better Brands."

    What are we looking for?

    This position will be responsible for coordinating and directing employees in the safe and efficient production of quality product in a cost effective manner that meets customer expectations.

    Specifically this position will be responsible for facilitating production and maintenance activities on shift to ensure that optimum performance levels are achieved in the areas of productivity, quality, housekeeping, and safety in accordance with management guidelines while creating and developing a team environment.

    Your tasks and responsibilities...

    • Provide leadership and direction to production and maintenance personnel. Develop team goals and objectives.
    • Know and follow all policies and procedures and hold team accountable to them.
    • Act as main safety contact for shift addressing issues immediately as they arise to keep team safe.
    • Manage daily production schedule, optimize productivity, address daily bottlenecks, and rectify daily quality and processing problems.
    • Use Lean Six Sigma methods and tools to manage the business and improve performance.
    • Review production data in SAP system and make necessary changes.
    • Assure accurate productivity. Collect/record quality check data on every shift.
    • Establish key measures and realistic objectives for the Team.
    • Hold regular safety and team meetings.
    • Train employees using the Jobs skills training and verification process to assure proper and consistent training of the workforce.
    • Communicate critical information to shift personnel.
    • Coordinate shift maintenance duties.
    • Coach, council, motivate and discipline employees as necessary.
    • Ensure product meets all quality standards.

    Who you are...

    • Minimum education required is an Associates Degree
    • 1-3 years of experience in manufacturing
    • Exceptional demonstrated leadership skills required
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Works well independently and in team environment
    • Strong PC skills (Proficiency in Microsoft Office, SAP)
    • Ability to motivate and coach employees
    • Willing to work midnight shift 11pm-7am.

    • Overtime is mandatory if shift is scheduled on weekends or coverage is needed for sick time or vacation of other coordinators

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Lean Six Sigma Experience


    Why OMNOVA?

    The science of better careers. Come formulate yours.

    Bring your ingredients for success and together we’ll create a unique plan for your development and career growth. We recognize that without our talented employees and their passion and curiosity (which really are the backbone of our organization), we would not be where we are today. Click here to learn more about why you should join OMNOVA.


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