• Front Line Leader (Supervisor)

    Job Locations US-NC-Asheboro
    Posted Date 3 months ago(9/26/2018 9:15 PM)
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  • Overview

    The Front Line Leader reports to the Operations Manager and has a responsibility to maintain molds and equipment thereby producing quality product efficiently.  All Team Members and Material Handlers report to the Front Line Leader.  The Front Line Leader must maintain Quality System requirements


    • Ensures a safe, desirable working environment for employees.
    • Full responsibility for part quality.
    • Must follow current Good Manufacturing Practices at all times.
    • Promotes and complies with all company policies and procedures.
    • Instructs employees of job duties and responsibilities.
    • Performs written warnings and disciplinary actions with the guidance of the Process Engineer and/or Operations Manager and Human Resources Manager.
    •  Keeps the Process Engineer/Operations Manager up to date on all production problems or needs.
    • Assures time and attendance procedures are followed.
    • Responsible for training requirements compliance.
    • Maintains open communication, shifts meetings for employee feedback and morale.
    • Assures productivity standards are achieved.
    • Must have processing abilities and be capable of working with various molding and assembly equipment.
    • Notifies maintenance of problems pertaining to the machines or equipment.
    • Must maintain accountability towards established expectations.
    • Promote an environment of continuous improvement and positive thinking.
    • Must follow quality policy guidelines.
    • Must be flexible.
    • Must assume responsibility for schedule attainment, personnel issues, and provide management direction  when required and appropriate.
    • Performs other duties as requested.



    Required Competencies, Skills and Experience

    • Sufficient analytical skills to assess problems or unusual situations and develop solutions
    • Strong communication and training skills and the ability to communicate information to others
    • Strong interpersonal skills and supervisory skills
    • The ability to work without supervision
    • Knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to OSHA and FDA.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, and establish facts
    • To perform this job successfully, an individual should be Computer Literate with experience using Microsoft Office software such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access as well as application specific software.
    • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
    • Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
    • Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
    • Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification;
    • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
    • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
    • Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
    • Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
    • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
    • Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
    • Motivation – Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
    • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
    • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
    • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
    • Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
    • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
    • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
    • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
    • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
    • Working knowledge of Plexus.


    Education and Job Experience Requirements

    • High School Diploma or equivalent required. 
    • Must have previous experience as a Supervisor. 
    • Must have good knowledge of plastic components and injection molding processes. 
    • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills. 
    • Proven record of job stability. 
    • Must be able to read, write and speak English.
    • Technical degree and/or three years of supervision for injection molding in a high volume manufacturing facility preferred.


    Work Environment and Physical Demands

    • While performing the duties of this Job, the associate may be exposed to moving mechanical parts.
    • The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.
    • Manual dexterity required to operate office equipment (i.e. computers, phones, etc.).
    • Position requires the abilities to walk, sit, stand, lift and carry up to 50 pounds; ability to hear, understand and convey verbal communications of and to other personnel.

    The work environment and physical demands detailed above are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


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