Full/Part Time Full Time
Location Raeford, NC
I. Position Summary
The incumbent is responsible for driving current and future manufacturing performance in the areas of Safety, Productivity, Cost, Quality, Delivery and Morale using TPM operating framework. This includes managing the shift crew and manufacturing activities as well as working individually and on teams to identify areas of opportunity to cause beneficial change
Il. Position Responsibilities (Expected Work)
Managing manufacturing activities during the designated shift by leading and motivating shift employees in all areas including safety, efficiency, loss management, quality, and continuous improvement (TPM).
Driving UL SHE/Q culture by protecting employees health and safety, ensuring compliance of all regulatory and plant safety rules, meeting legislative requirements, providing instruction in regard to safety procedures and supporting plant SHE/Q initiatives as required (cGMP, Hygiene, 5S,etc..)
Accountable for the productivity of the site during off-shifts. This requires contacting appropriate resources for issue resolution, providing alternative duties in the event of breakdown or material shortage, monitoring general performance and behavior of employees, and adjusting crewing or call in replacements as necessary. This requires interfacing with Facilities Support, Material Planning, Quality Support, Warehouse and other department supervisors to ensure efficient operation to meet plant goals.
Facilitating required training programs to employees. (SHE, TPM, QA, etc.)
Utilizing Kronos Timekeeping System to maintain weekly record of hours worked, along with explanation of overtime hours worked and ensures hours worked, vacation, personal hours, absences, etc. are correctly documented so employees are paid accurately.
Regularly cascading/communicating site targets and goals from the Leadership Team to shift crews, consistently and accurately.
Participating in the development of the annual site manufacturing budget and controlling fixed and variable cost expenditures.
Fostering positive employee relations, including properly interpreting and administering the Employee Handbook for North America Plants.
Promoting and maintaining a safety oriented culture.
Other duties may be assigned.
Driving the Continuous Improvement agenda using TPM as the operating framework. This involves a shift in behavior and a new way of work.
Managing the operational costs of assigned shift including controlling overtime, absenteeism, production output among others to ensure a cost competitive operation
Optimizing the use and interactions with third parties such as Peoplelink, JCI, Dupont, Spherion and others to deliver the business agenda
Upgrading of employee population skills and competencies. This will require to facilitate through TPM the correct skills and competencies to employees to drive the continuous improvement agenda. This also will require managing performance issues interacting with management and legal to raise employee performance to accepted levels.
Participation in the preparation and control of assigned budget
Utilization of Peoplelink tools in daily work (LMS, Vurv, EAF, etc.)
Utilization of applicable systems to perform daily tasks as required (ARIBA, Time and Attendance, UTEMS, etc).
Provide direct supervision to 32 hourly teammates. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training, planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
V. Skills & Competencies
Knowledge Education BBA or BS degree from a recognized institution
Experience This position requires one to three years experience in supervising or managing part of a manufacturing operation, or a recent college graduate with a related internship or co-op.
Skills Specific Training TPM, SHE/Q, cGMPs and other plant specific trainings; Proficient in the use of PCs
Competencies & Abilities
Supervisory Ability to lead and motivate, delegation skills, knowledge of process and processing equipment and a mechanical aptitude.
Problem Solving Be able to identify symptoms to problems and describe them clearly. Use systematic approach to find the root causes of problems. Be open to all possibilities, considering all alternatives, and weigh short/long term costs versus the benefits from derived solutions.
Communications Excellent oral, written communication and effective interpersonal skills; and be able to communicate business results, changes and the relationship between individuals, their job, and the company.
Leadership Be pro-active and strive to develop the best practices and action plans to deal with work demands. Build a culture geared toward common goals and encourage the development of teams. Focus on team contributions, without forgetting the importance of individual contribution. Improve the business through motivating the participation of employees. Live UL SOLs
Team Commitment Build relationships and networks to ensure an effective interdependent way of working. Promotes and capitalizes the contribution of people with diverse ideas, perspectives and backgrounds.
Unilever offers a competitive compensation package which includes: Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses, domestic partners & children; Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, Retirement & Savings Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Vacation and Holidays.
Please note: as part of the job application, you will be asked to complete an online assessment. Completion of the assessment is mandatory in order to be considered. Please allow yourself plenty of time to complete both the application and assessment. If the assessment is filled out partially or not at all, it will adversely affect the progress of your application. Please be aware that you will have to complete the assessment at once as you will be unable to return to it later.
Unilever is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
Employment is subject to verification of pre-employment drug-screening results and background investigation.
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