Newell Brands Finishing Supervisor - United States Playing Card Company in Erlanger, Kentucky

Position Title: Finishing Supervisor

Reports To: Operations Manager

Location: Erlanger, Kentucky

Job Summary:

The Finishing Supervisor is responsible for supervising 30 or more employees and leading the production on the shift. They will lead daily production operations and coordinate activities of work teams. They provide resources, on-going work direction, decision-making and problem solving to meet business goals. Areas of accountability for the supervisor include: safety and housekeeping, quality, customer service, meeting daily production schedule, employee productivity, administration of policies and procedures, inventory accuracy, equipment up-time, and expense control.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates total team performance, spending majority of time on the shop floor.

  • Executes the daily production schedule through the utilization of people, material, machine, and processes to meet customer requirements, schedule compliance, and cost objectives.

  • Works with other Supervisors, Assistant Supervisor, Leads and other employees throughout the organization, cooperating to assure the production processes support the production plan and customer requirements.

  • Assures appropriate quality checks and audits are performed by operators to provide product and process quality, and if problem is identified, utilize data, facts, tools, and appropriate support staff to resolve problem.

  • Assures a safe and clean working environment for all employees, emphasizing prevention of potential problems and hazardous conditions, supporting Safety Programs, including: Leads safety program in area of responsibility through example and positive communication, employee involvement, and recognition. Conducts safety meetings with employees. Works with area safety representative, search out safety hazards and fix before they become an accident. Monitors use of safety equipment. Investigates all accidents and takes corrective actions.

  • Maintains tools, equipment, and work areas in a safe condition.

  • Maintains clean and orderly work place.

Key Requirements:

Associates Degree or equivalent experience.

Bachelor’s degree in Business or Engineering preferred

Minimum 5 years of relevant work.

Prior light manufacturing / printing experience preferred.

Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

Knowledge and understanding of ERP systems, SAP preferred

Knowledge and understanding of Inventory control systems

Physical Requirements:

Physical exertion required in lifting, bending, pushing and pulling.

Ability to manipulate objects and use various measurement tools

Occasional lifting up to 35 pounds.

Frequent prolonged standing up to 8 hours.

Working in a manufacturing environment while wearing appropriate personal protective equipment, typically ear plugs, protective eyewear, and safety shoes.

Corrected 20/20 vision is required along with no less than average color acuity.

Sitting at workstation approximately 70 percent of work time. Standing and walking approximately 30 percent of work time.

Ability to work overtime or occasionally on weekends with short notice.

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.