Production Supervisor (Packhouse and Loadout)

Location: Troutville, Virginia
Date Posted: 06-05-2018
Position Title: Production Supervisor (Packhouse and Loadout)
Location: Troutville, VA 
Position Status: Direct hire
Salary: 65-80K
Shift: Monday – Friday (7am to 4pm)
We have an excellent opportunity for a Production Supervisor with our client in Troutville, VA. This salaried exempt position will report directly to the Production Manager. This person is responsible for all Packhouse and Loadout operations.
  • Primary responsibilities include daily operations of Loadout and Packhouse, managing inventories, and troubleshooting the Loadout lanes equipment and Packhouse machine.
  • Support and maintain the plant safety program through day-to-day safety contacts with employees and department safety meetings, ensure assigned work areas are safe and safety requirements are observed based on company policies and MSHA guidelines.
  • Individual will work closely with suppliers to understand the systems and system programming.
  • Coordinate with IT for all troubleshooting issues with automation and loadout computer systems.
  • Packhouse and Loadout production planning and forecasting.
  • Coordinate with maintenance department on equipment improvements, preventative maintenance and outage maintenance.
  • Managing the inventory of Packhouse consumables.
  • Assist in the management and continued development of Automated Control Systems for loadout and packhouse.
  • Manage new improvement projects from conception to commissioning.
  • Manage inspection, maintenance and coordinate repairs of all rail tracks throughout plant.
  • Manage employee scheduling, record keeping, Kronos, overtime management and training.
  • Ensure that all products shipped meet or exceed customers’ expectations regarding quality and service.
  • Prepare necessary reports to inform other functions about the performance of the department
  • Ensure that department remains in compliance with all applicable environmental standards.
  • Ensure that a safe workplace is maintained, based on company policies and MSHA guidelines.
  • Maintain area of responsibility in excellent condition, mechanically and esthetically.
  • Prepare and ensure accuracy of paperwork resulting from daily business.
  • Ensure that employees are working efficiently and consistently with company policies and guidelines.
  • Maintain good working relationships with production, vendors and internal and external customers.
  • Maintains office supplies by checking stock; anticipating requirements; placing and expediting orders as needed
Required Skills
  • High School diploma and related vocational training or equivalent, plus 3 – 5 years job-related prior experience.
  • Previous Cement Manufacturing experience is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
  • Solid follow-up, planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to use independent judgment in supervising personnel and in making decisions that can affect the overall operation of the plant
  • High work standards and safety awareness
  • Adaptable to change
  • Solid coaching skills
  • Able to delegate responsibility
  • Solid problem-solving skills
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred
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