• Production Supervisor

    Location US-PA-Alexandria
    # Positions
    1
    Company
    ACCO Brands
  • Position Summary

    If you have touched a Five Star® notebook, a Swingline® stapler, a Quartet® dry erase board, a Kensington® computer mouse or a simple box of ACCO paper clips, you have touched part of ACCO Brands Corporation, one of the world's largest suppliers of branded office and consumer products and print finishing solutions.  We have great brands that people in a 100 countries all over the world use to stay organized, such as:

     

    AT-A-GLANCE®   Day-Timer®   Five Star®   GBC®   Kensington® Mead®   Quartet®   Swingline®   Wilson Jones® & others

     

    We need great talent at ACCO Brands, and value different talents, aspirations and views to create a highly motivated, action-oriented atmosphere. Our winning team shares the ACCO Brands Vision of being a company that Achieves, Creates, Collaborates, and Organizes. We have a dynamic and healthy culture that is shaped by leaders and lived by employees at all levels.

     

    As a Production Supervisor, you will supervise paper converting operation activities on an assigned shift within a safe, healthy, productive, and cost efficient environment; producing quality products according to specifications and to schedule; aiming for maximum utilization of equipment, materials, people and time.

     

    We are proud of the products we make and our great safety record.  If you are looking for a fast paced environment that has a family feel, where management is readily accessible and you can have fun while working hard, apply today!

     

     

    Responsibilities include:

    • Maximizes effective utilization of equipment and space considering ergonomics by organizing and directing work flow and monitoring waste and machine utilization, including downtime.
    • Assures standard cost control and production scheduling.  This includes supervising personnel, hands-on involvement in managing the operations activities, and working with the Industrial Engineering and Scheduling staff to maintain sound work measurement standards.
    • Provides employee motivation and development to ensure attainment of operational objectives and employee satisfaction. 
    • Schedules labor, including vacations, approves time, and makes adjustments to labor schedule as necessary.
    • Enters production results into the SAP system daily and accesses specifications, inventory information, scheduling information, etc. from the system as needed to ensure smooth work flow and acceptable quality of production.
    • Evaluates production and related labor reports to identify problem areas and cost reduction and/or capacity increase opportunities.
    • Orders raw materials and components for use in production, and orders spare parts for machinery to be used as needed to ensure ability to maximize machine utilization.
    • Monitors quality and supervises a quality control program to maintain quality standards.
    • Plans and directs a departmental safety program to promote safe practices within the department.
    • Attends operations meetings and other meetings as appropriate.
    • Coordinates with all shift supervisors to ensure smooth operations on all three shifts.
    • Maintains proper documentation regarding all employee discipline, quality and safety issues, and provides written performance evaluations for new employees and summer temporaries as necessary.
    • Assists in formulating a budget for the departments and monitors the budget and expenses in order to stay within budgetary constraints.
    • Maintains confidentiality of all pertinent information as directed by the supervisor and/or based on sound business practice and/or all applicable federal, state, and local laws.
    • Attends training assignments as requested.
    • Covers for and assists other department supervisors as requested.
    • Completes miscellaneous responsibilities and/or special projects as directed by the supervisor.

    Position Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or GED required, BA/BS or Associates Degree with supervisory experience preferred
    • Minimum 4 years manufacturing/production experience required.  Supervisory experience a plus.
    • Experience in SAP, or other ERP system a plus.
    • Prior experience in a union environment is a plus.
    • Must be available to work off shifts and weekends as needed.
    • Strong computer experience required with intermediate level proficiency of Microsoft Excel.  
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Customer service focused disposition required for this role.
    • Local candidates only, no relocation will be offered for this position.

    Company Overview

    If you have touched a Five Star® notebook, a Swingline® stapler, a Quartet® dry erase board, a Kensington® computer mouse or a simple box of ACCO paper clips, you have touched part of ACCO Brands Corporation, one of the world's largest suppliers of branded office and consumer products and print finishing solutions.  We have great brands that people in a 100 countries all over the world use to stay organized, such as:

     

    AT-A-GLANCE®   Day-Timer®   Five Star®   GBC®   Kensington® Mead®   Quartet®   Swingline®   Wilson Jones® & others

     

    We need great talent at ACCO Brands, and value different talents, aspirations and views to create a highly motivated, action-oriented atmosphere. Our winning team shares the ACCO Brands Vision of being a company that Achieves, Creates, Collaborates, and Organizes. We have a dynamic and healthy culture that is shaped by leaders and lived by employees at all levels.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    ACCO Brands is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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