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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 5/3/2017

Sun Chemical Corporation Hopkinsville, KY

Hopkinsville, KY
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Function: The Working Foreperson /Lead will provide guidance to production team members. The Working Foreperson /Lead will analyze production performance and facilitate strategies and techniques to improve and enhance individual and team performance. Will work closely with the Operations Manager, Lab Manager, and Distribution Manager to address performance deficiencies and create an environment conducive to continuous learning, development, and improvement. The Working Foreperson /Lead will assist with implementing policies, procedures, and recommend improvements to safety, production methods, equipment, and operating procedures. He/she will provide hands-on support to assist the team with meeting and exceeding production and safety related goals.Responsibility:Supervise employees in manufacturing multiple in-process batches to ensure safety, quality, and productivity. Establish work priorities and standards, assign employees to scheduled work, and ensure the safe and timely completion and follow-up of required activities. Ensure effective employee relations to respond to employee concerns and provide guidance in a professional and timely manner. Balance safety, quality, productivity, and morale to achieve positive results in all areas. Work to continuously improve in all areas. Conduct daily shift turnover meetings with employees, and ensure the ongoing compliance of safety rules, safe work practices, ISO procedures, and housekeeping. Contribute in the overall safety, housekeeping, and production on a daily basis. Utilize the plant computer operation program for all areas of production. Oversee manufacture of ink and varnish production. Ensure process sheets (batch tickets) containing process information is completed by employees. Lead and support company initiatives such as Safety Team, Sun Care, ISO, and Six Sigma. Work with Operations Manager and team members to establish individual and team performance goals. Provide ongoing, timely and balanced feedback to team members regarding individual and team performance. Evaluate team members to enhance their performance, development, and work product. Address performance issues and make recommendations for personnel actions. Recommend and/or initiate the selection of hiring of production team members. Track time and attendance for the team. Maintain records and documentation within company guidelines.Sun Chemical Corporation: Working Foreperson/Lead (Hopkinsville)