Press Supervisor

Reports To: Printing Manager

Back-up Position: Vice-President of Manufacturing and Technical

Essential Duties

  • Supervise the Press production operations in accordance with plant policies and procedures.

  • Optimize safety (food packaging and workplace), quality, yield, and productivity

  • Train and coach shift associates.

  • Conduct associate performance reviews.

  • Responsible for shift schedule to include workstation assignments/rotations, employee training, employee vacations, employee breaks, overtime assignment, back-up for absent employees, and shift rotations.

  • Coordinate production startups, shutdowns, and changeovers.

  • Schedule and conduct shift meetings.

  • Responsible to meet shift production goals.

  • Responsible for quality control. Make adjustments as necessary during shift to produce product within specifications. Reject product outside of specifications.

  • Operate within standard operating procedures (SOPs).

  • Communicate with other Shift Supervisors, Converting Operations Manager and Vice-President of Manufacturing and Technical.

  • Ensure a clean and safe work area.

  • Complete shift paperwork & MES edits

  • Fill out the Production Board with all relevant information

  • Responsible for Mounting, Ink Technicians, Anilox Cleaner, Parts Cleaner, Press Assistants, and Press Operators

  • Responsible for recycling equipment, Hazardous Waste,

  • Responsible for following the schedule and making improvements to the schedule when necessary

  • Responsible for attendance on the shift

  • Responsible for making sure the shift is following all plant rules and regulations and use Disciplinary Action when necessary

  • Assist in production as necessary.

  • Manipulate WIP and raw material rolls in excess of 1000 lbs. using material handling equipment.

  • Lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Be available to cover absences within the department as requested by management.

SQF/Food Safety Responsibilities

  • Assure compliance with all SQF Procedure requirements.

  • Assure compliance with all GMP requirements.

  • Assure compliance with all 5S procedures and requirements.

  • Assure all products are manufactured in a safe, quality manner.

  • Assure compliance with all customer specifications.

  • Promote and enforce compliance with all employees.