OMNOVA Solutions Inc.

  • Production Supervisor

    Job Locations US-PA-Auburn
    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/30/2018 8:50 AM)
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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 production department to produce a quality product at the lowest cost that meets customer expectations. Facilitate the activities of the shift to ensure that the 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 teams. Develop team goals and objectives.
    • 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...

    • Associates Degree
    • 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
    • 3- 5 years experience in manufacturing
    • Ability to work shifts

    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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