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Unilever

Production Supervisor

Production

All

Yearly

No

Covington, Tennessee, United States

Background & Purpose of the Job

Unilever makes and sells products under more than 1,000 brand names worldwide. Two billion people use them on any given day. For us, sustainability is integral to how we do business. With 7 billion people on our planet, the earth’s resources can be strained. This means sustainable growth is the only acceptable model of growth for our business. The Unilever Sustainable Living Plan sets out to decouple our growth from our environmental impact, while at the same time increasing our positive social impact.

The Covington factory is a 24/7 high paced dynamic work environment. We achieve goals through collaborative cross functional teams. We are committed to developing leaders equipped to handle challenges across the company.

The purpose of the Production Supervisor is to coordinate and supervise the production of finished products and production employees.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

The Production Supervisor is responsible for the safety and effectiveness of all operators and operations in the Factory. You will work as a trusted guide to plant management for all production related queries.

As a liaison for the management team, you will drive execution of the production plans for a shift of approximately 20-25 employees.

You will be a teacher to the team and enable them to perform their roles in compliance with our standards.

You will be expected to drive strategic initiatives that improve the performance of your department and support the performance of your colleagues.

You will provide a common standard of communication and engagement across the factory as you work closely with core factory functions such as Manufacturing, HR, Quality and Safety to achieve this.

Other skills and responsibilities:

  • Leadership - Promote the development of a highly effective team through the establishment of a positive team climate supported by authentic leadership and clear communication
  • Technical - Effective mechanical skills supported by detailed knowledge of the end to end manufacturing processes relevant to their job.
  • Safety - Utilize appropriate safety and environmental procedures for people, processes, materials, products and equipment to ensure a safe working environment for the whole team.
  • Environment - Reduce costs due to waste and minimize impact to health, safety and the environment.
  • Facilitation, Coaching, Discipline - Ability to facilitate technical improvements using World Class Manufacturing (WCM) improvement tools. Able to coach Operators and teams to increase team performance.
  • Decision Making - Makes governance decisions for team and resolves unresolved team issues.
  • Continuous Improvement - Apply rigorous Cost Deployment and the Zero loss concept to eliminate losses.
  • Problem Solving - Ability to identify, prioritize and address problems using appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Quality - Apply core knowledge of Quality skills; Quality Measurement, Prioritization, Improvement, Assessment and Certification etc to sustain Quality standards in the factory operation.
  • Management - Able to coordinate business resources and apply risk management processes. Keen sense of prioritization and ability to influence change. Resolve conflicts where identified.
  • Administration - Timely and accurate administration for a cluster of teams; shift rosters, pay, performance, training and safety. Liaise with Sourcing Unit leads to ensure policy compliance.
  • Planning and Organizing - Prepare work plans within resource constraints and review implementation to drive improvement.
  • Business Awareness - Understand the business needs for change and innovation

What You’ll Need To Succeed

Your focus, leadership and collaborative nature will be a huge positive contributor to the success in this role. You adapt to change and communicate clearly and effectively across all tiers of organization. You have experience in establishing and maintaining relationships on all levels of the business, while creating a culture of safety, quality and operational excellence.

3+ years of Manufacturing experience

Warehouse/Logistics experience (not required, but a plus)

SAP and WMS system experience (not required, but a plus)

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