Wareroom Production Team Leader in Fresno at Vitro

Date Posted: 5/16/2021

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Job Description

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LIST THE SPECIFIC JOB RELATED KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, COURSES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

 

Full proficiency in Cold-end Flat Glass operations. This position requires a background in production with a minimum of five (5) years industrial experience, and seven (7) years of management experience. The incumbent must be able to communicate with all levels of technical and operating personnel.  The incumbent must be analytical, perceptive and capable of applying these traits to problem solving situations.  Incumbent must have demonstrated the ability to work cohesively with Union Leadership team to resolve day-to-day issues. Requires intermediate computer skills.

 

PURPOSE: Briefly state the job’s overall purpose, emphasizing the general function or duty for which this position is responsible.

 

This position is responsible for development and organization of the process and for improvement projects and/or control of the various methods of production.  The incumbent works to improve safety, optimum quality, train and develop Shift Managers and Leads, and maximum speeds and yields in Flat Glass Operations.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: Briefly describe the day to day role of this position (list no more than 6 to 10 tasks).

While on shift, incumbent administers, directs, supervises and is accountable for all activities in the Cold-end of the plant as well as Shipping and Maintenance.  Incumbent is required to efficiently develop strategies to utilize people, equipment, materials, utilities and budget to meet Plant requirements for safety, environment, quality, labor and expenses

The incumbent has the primary responsibility for organization and improvement of quality, safety and housekeeping as well as plant productivity. The incumbent acts as a production team leader to facilitate the maximum utilization of equipment and manpower to meet daily production requirements.

This position has frequent contact with Production Control, Float Process Dept. and Quality Control to ensure that customer quality and delivery requirements are met 100% of the time.

This position also has frequent contact with Plant Engineering and Maintenance staff responsible for the engineering, maintenance and operation of Glass Products equipment to improve performance.

The incumbent works closely with operators and Shift Managers to coordinate production equipment repairs in a manner that will permit all production objectives to be met.

The incumbent helps ensure that all new equipment and modification to existing equipment is in compliance with safety standards as set forth by the company and government agencies.

The incumbent assists in testing and debugging of all Glass Products equipment to ensure a smooth start-up. This position may develop and conduct training sessions for newly installed or modified equipment with all efforts directed toward development of employee knowledge base, cost reduction, maximum efficiency, safety, and customer satisfaction.

The incumbent is responsible for training and developing SM and Leads on any new equipment or process introduced into the Flat Glass Operations.

This position makes frequent inspections of equipment and processes and works with supervisors, peers and operating personnel to develop new methods and equipment that will improve quality and promote a more efficient and stable operation.

The incumbent performs the basic duties common to all Supervisors, adheres to plant safety and housekeeping guidelines, supports local management and corporate EEO policies and maintains an atmosphere of confidence, mutual trust and respect among employees.

 

 

  1. DECISION-MAKING AUTHORITY: Define the limits of authority and decision making, e.g., ability to hire employees, authorizing budget, etc.

 

  1. Maintaining and modifying existing training programs to accommodate the needs of the department.
  2. Maintaining systems in the department.
  3. Analyzing the process and making recommendations for improvements to Management.
  4. Interacting with Wareroom Process Engineer to improve performance, safety, and quality.
  5. Providing 24-hour assistance for Production.
  6. Training Shift Managers and Leads on new systems.
  7. Making recommendations and providing user-friendly intuitive systems for use by Shift Manager and Leads.

 

  1. GUIDELINES FOR DECISION MAKING: Describe the rules and guidelines involved in making decisions in the job, ranging from strict routine determined by the job processes to subject to following strategic policy determined by the CEO and/or Board of Directors.

 

  • OSHA compliance
  • Plant safety compliance
  • EEO Policy - Complies with Corporate and Plant Equal Opportunity policies by assisting in the attainment of Vitro's Affirmative Action goals and Equal Employment Opportunity commitments. Supports an atmosphere of confidence, mutual trust and respect

 

 

  1. SUPERVISION:

Number of Direct Reports:  _____4______

 

Number of Indirect Reports:  _____50_______

 

 

  • PERFORMANCE METRICS: Define the key Performance Indicators of the position

 

PADI

PRODUCTION:

Yield Index – Yield variance is the difference between actual output and standard output of a production or manufacturing process, based on standard inputs of materials and labor.

Wareroom Ops – The loss of product that is under the control of the operator. For example; Drivers breaks a pack on a truck, cutting issue on the mainline, Stack loss, breakage on the line, reoping of product reduce within a 24 hour time frame.

Layout Loss – Not maximizing the entire ribbon, due to the glass size.

        SHIPPING:

Tons on hold – Product that cannot be sold due to yearly discrepancies.

HR:

Training Database – Develop a database to track all training.

EHS:

OSHA Rate – OSHA recordable any injury resulting in a OSHA recordable (loss time, medical care beyond 1st aid, and restrictions).

QUALITY:

Credits for Customers – The claims for bad product, submitted by the sales department.

LEAN Kaizen Events – Department level continuous improvement events.

Implement 5S-lean manufacturing action plan – Establish 5S checklist and audits for each department.

 

 

Job Requirements

Full proficiency in Cold-end Flat Glass operations. This position requires a background in production with a minimum of five (5) years industrial experience, and seven (7) years of management experience. The incumbent must be able to communicate with all levels of technical and operating personnel.  The incumbent must be analytical, perceptive and capable of applying these traits to problem solving situations.  Incumbent must have demonstrated the ability to work cohesively with Union Leadership team to resolve day-to-day issues. Requires intermediate computer skills.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Define the physical requirements (e.g. ability to lift 25 pounds repetitively for an 8 hour shift, ability to stand for an 8 hours shift, etc.).

 

  • Standing / Walking/ Sitting
  • Lifting / Carrying – Occasionally lifting and carrying items under 20 pound range.
  • Climbing / Balancing – when moving over/under machinery or gaining access to basement or silo areas, for example, may be required.
  • Twisting / Bending – The ability to bend at the waist and twist/rotate waist may be required.
  • Reaching / Handling – as needed
  • Feeling – The environmental factors noted above require the employee to be capable of detecting and reacting to the full range of potential hazards, specifically heat.
  • Talking / Hearing / Smelling –maintain awareness of his total environment when completing the functions noted, talking to team members, responding to oral instructions and emergency situations. The ability to detect changes due to, for example, heat, and chemicals used in plant is critical to both normal and emergency situations.
  • Vision –
    • Visual Acuity – Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less.
    • Depth Perception – Perceive three dimensionally.
    • Color Vision – Ability to identify and distinguish colors.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

The incumbent works in a 24/7 glass products manufacturing environment with exposure, for example, to any or all of the following - Exposure to dust, moving vehicles, heavy equipment, moving machinery, chemicals (liquid, gas and solid) temperatures/materials in excess of 1500 degrees (F), broken and breaking glass, overhead cranes, confined areas, high noise, and the full range of ambient temperatures.

 

The incumbent must be capable of safely operating vehicles, observing and responding to the total environment, both stationary and moving; be capable to reading instructions and gages; be capable of operating in “limited” spaces.

The incumbent will also spend 40% in an office environment.

 

Describe other working conditions (e.g., consistent overtime, weekend/evening hours, travel, etc.).

On Call 24 hours, frequent after hours and weekend work, 5%-10% travel.

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