Otter Tail Corporation TOP_Shift Supervisor in Otsego, Minnesota
T O Plastics
The basic responsibilities of this position are to manage the conversion of raw materials to finished good per specifications. This entails the management of production schedule, manpower and efficient operations to assure cost effectiveness. New methods
to save cost, set-ups as well as overall effective communications and problem solving are essential to supervise production operations. This position must be able to work closely with all functions and report both verbally and in writing managerial reports
on efficiency of operations. This is a managerial position that needs a take charge person that constantly and continuously seeks to improve and is a hands-on manager with the ability to make the necessary decisions on a timely basis to meet customer requirements.
Ability to coordinate manufacturing of the product from raw material through the manufacturing operation to shipment of the finished good.
Ability to motivate personnel to reach their individual performance goals with constant and consistent improvements to methods and processes to assure our overall goals as a division are met.
Basic knowledge of Scheduling, Inventory Control, as well as Shipping functions.
Basic knowledge of all product lines and related technology.
In depth knowledge and understanding of Current Good Manufacturing Practices standard operating procedures and product specifications.
Familiarity with manufacturing equipment and its use.
Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
Ability to work with a wide variety of individuals from all areas of the company.
Ability to adjust to unpredictable situations that requires immediate time and attention.
Ability to supervise employees while accomplishing Manufacturing goals.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of 3 years of manufacturing experience required.
Supervisory experience required with progressive responsibilities including Materials, Manufacturing and Scheduling preferred.
Competent in Computer Skills- Excel, Word, Inventory Control-- Programs
2 years manufacturing experience with progressive supervisory responsibilities.