Reports to: Production Manager
Department: Manufacturing
Classification: Salary

JOB SUMMARY:

Accountable for the supervision of AMGRAPH Inc. flexographic printing operation, including all supporting equipment in lamination and finishing areas.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Supervise the efficient operation of all equipment. Use the principles of continuous improvement to maximize performance and minimize waste. Ensure accurate reporting of time and material consumption.
  2. Supports the hiring, developing, training, and reviewing of all production employees.
  3. Promote safety in the production process through safe departmental practices and procedures.
  4. Co-ordinate effective equipment manning to meet customer requirements including coordination of vacation schedules.
  5. Initiate and use SPC tools to effect process controls and improvements.
  6. Support the preventative maintenance process to ensure the continuous operation of equipment with a minimum of process variation.
  7. Support SMED make-ready reduction efforts.
  8. Responsible for maintaining the quality produced in all operation. Ensure that the level of quality meets or exceeds the customer requirements.
  9. Participate in pre-production development efforts to promote cost effective engineering of all jobs. Ensure jobs are engineered to meet or exceed customer expectation and requirements by minimizing process variation.
  10. Participate in post-production efforts. Review job cost-out performance variance, identify opportunities for improvement or for elimination of problems through root cause analysis, corrective action, and follow-ups.
  11. Ensure that supplies and essential spare parts are on-hand when needed.
  12. Develop effective communication and coaching skills. Promote employee empowerment. Manage through delegational and motivational techniques.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. In conjunction with senior management, develop and implement goals and objectives consistent with the annual corporate objectives.
  2. Participate in production scheduling. Work with production scheduler to develop effective schedules that produce jobs as efficiently as possible while meeting customer’s requirements.
  3. Oversee the CBA process for the printing departments. Ensure that procedures are in place to effectively and efficiently produce error-free products.
  4. Keep abreast of technical developments; recommend capital projects/investments when appropriate.
  5. Interface with in-house ink technician to ensure inks are on hand to meet schedule requirements. Work with ink technician to develop corrective actions for ink related problems. Ensure ink technician estimates ink usage properly and works diligently to work off obsolete inks.
  6. Support and promote Suggestion System.
  7. Perform all of other duties as so assigned by Plant Manager.

REQUIREMENTS

Must have minimum of 5-10 years’ experience in Flexographic printing.
Previous manufacturing supervisory experience required.

Please reply using the following options with resume and salary requirements.

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Amgraph Packaging, Inc.
C/0: Human Resources Dept.
90 Paper Mill Road
Baltic, CT 06330

Email Resume: [email protected]

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