Newell Brands Coinage Supervisor in Greeneville, Tennessee

Position Title: Coinage Supervisor

Reports To: Coinage Department Manager

Location: Greenville, TN

The Coinage Supervisor will be responsible to manufacture plated/un-plated coin and token blanks by supervising staff and organizing and monitoring work flow for all activities of the Coinage department in accordance to safety

& environmental guidelines and standard operating procedures to provide consistent product quality that meets product specifications and customer requirements.

  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, PPE, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements. Participates in and encourages employees to achieve the goals of the company behavioral -based safety program.

  • Operates and maintains waste water treatment system; manages all waste materials and containers related to Coinage operations in accordance with Jarden Zinc Products, State of Tennessee, and Federal regulatory requirements.

  • Accomplishes manufacturing results by meeting production schedules and delivery requirements by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and auditing job results;training, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; facilitating quality processes, meeting product specifications, and customer requirements; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures. Schedules workforce in accordance with the union agreement, including first step of the grievance process.

  • Oversees coinage operations, schedule staffing requirements, adhere to Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) principles to maximize equipment availability, and apply data-driven problem solving for all operating equipment and processes. Apply Lean Manufacturing principles to maintain work flow, minimize Work-In-Process inventory, utilize and monitor Standard Work practices, apply control and response plans, audit key process variables, and maintain visual measurement and control systems. Engage and participate in process improvement and cost reduction projects using Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Design of Experiments (DOE)

  • Promote teamwork and communication fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.

  • Prioritize activities across all shifts especially in areas of high importance by conducting and documenting a shift to shift hand-off meeting.

Secondary Functions

  • Coordinate Maintenance Department work in assigned areas for timely response.

  • Recognize and develop cost reduction initiatives.

  • Assist Coinage Department Manager on budgets and staffing requirements.

  • Consult with Quality Department to set and communicate product & process specifications

  • Coordinate with R&D and process engineering to roll out and scale up new processes

  • Associate of science in a technical field preferred (chemical or mechanical engineering or chemistry).

  • Prior supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • One to three years of plating experience in a high volume environment preferred.

  • Understanding of quality and cost concepts.

  • Good written and oral communication skills with all levels of the organization

  • Good interpersonal skills including the ability to lead by example, to function with a team, and to direct and influence others in a positive fashion.

  • Ability to use a computer including word processing and spreadsheets.

Working Conditions:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently working with fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals such as Chlorine Gas or Ammonia or other process chemical vapors and cyanide, sulfuric acid and/or lye.

  • Work is required close to an Alkaline Potassium Cyanide plating bath which presents inherent risks and can be toxic.

  • Must be able to work weekends when called upon.

  • The noise level in the work environment requires the use of hearing protection.

  • The employee occasionally works in elevated places and in varying climates, cold and hot, with mechanical/electrical and chemical processes and equipment.

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®, Rawlings®, Oster®, Sunbeam®, FoodSaver®, Mr. Coffee®, Rubbermaid Commercial Products®, Graco®, Baby Jogger®, NUK®, Calphalon®, Rubbermaid®, Contigo®, First Alert®, Waddington® 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.