The Extrusion Department Manager will coordinate and oversee the activities of the extrusion manufacturing department according to established procedures, standards, and customer requirements. This role has oversight of about 60 hourly employees and 4 Manufacturing Supervisors.
Acts as a safety leader and puts safety first in all responsibilities. Works in conjunction with the EHS Manager to establish and maintain all policies and programs to assure a safe working environment
Establishes, maintains, communicates, and enforces safety, quality, waste and productivity standards to meet plant goals. Maintains department housekeeping per 5S and GMP (Good Mfg. Practices) standards. Maintains quality standards consistent with customer’s and the company’s requirements.
Oversees and manages the Performance Control System (PCS) for the department including establishing key performance indicators (KPI’s), auditing Supervisor/Operator shift meetings, and leading department meetings. Ensures that standards are met and action item registers are maintained to document, communicate, and eliminate exceptions.
Participates in plant leadership steering committee, WCOM Steering committee, and a WCOM pillar.
Works with the WCOM Steering Committee and Pillars to determine the greatest improvement opportunities in the department. Assists with the execution of improvement efforts to address the opportunities. Assure that standards are updated with each improvement team.
Provides feedback to the department and individual employees on performance against standards.
Supervises salaried staff of Shift Supervisors. Is responsible for all elements of supervision including hiring, terminations, recognition, discipline, training, employee relations, performance management and salary administration.
Ensures that Best Practice teams related to process discipline have appropriate representation. Implements changes based on recommendations of the BP team where applicable.
Ensures that investigations are completed for any injuries, incidents and near misses and that follow-up action items are completed in a timely manner.
Recommends capital projects and ensures needs, ROI and KPI related to these projects are documented and submitted per Bemis policies.
Ensures customer complaints are investigated, and corrective actions are implemented and evaluated for effectiveness according to established standards. This includes staff involvement and communication of the issues to crews.
Ensures that accurate Standard Operating Conditions (SOC’s) are in place and followed. Maintains productivity standards based on SOC’s, best practices and continuous improvement.
A Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis on a technical field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
A minimum of 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
A minimum of 3 years of supervisory/leadership experience.
Extrusion, Plastics, Injection Molding, or Blow Molding experience is highly preferred.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Great benefit package, relocation, bonus, and Vacation time.
Internal Number: 19288
About Bemis NA
Bemis Company creates exceptional packaging for food, consumer product, healthcare, and industrial applications. We work collaboratively with forward-thinking companies to find better ways to succeed. Established in 1858, Bemis has a rich history of helping our customers extend shelf-life, deliver convenience, provide sterility and add value to their products and brands which makes Bemis the clear choice for inspired packaging solutions.
With over 50 facilities in 11 countries worldwide, we offer unmatched size and scope. Our 16,500 employees focus on helping each customer move ahead, one success at a time. By becoming an employee at Bemis Company, Inc., you will work in a high performing environment where team members collaborate to get the job done, challenge the status quo, and embrace unconventional ways of thinking. We are eager to see how you can make an impact in our high performance culture.