Production Supervisor

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Date: Jan 17, 2023

Location: Middletown, DE, US

Company: Datwyler

The Sealing Solutions division is a leading supplier of custom sealing solutions to global industry segments, such as the health care, automotive, consumer goods, oil and gas, general industries, as well as civil engineering. We are always looking for talented, highly qualified employees at all levels of our organization. Datwyler offers the opportunity to join exciting industries and to be part of a highly esteemed brand. From production staff to client advisors, from technology experts to design engineers, from China to Mexico: at Datwyler, our employees will experience diversity in a way that only an international company can provide. We focus on helping talents reach their full potential – professionally and personally. Our working environment is shaped by our values and beliefs: we are entrepreneurs, we bring value to our customers, we excel in what we do and we have respect for others. With more than 20 global operating sites and more than 7,000 employees, Datwyler Sealing Solutions generates an annual revenue of approximately CHF 900 million. Based on a strategic decision, we are looking for a…

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Essential Function - Supervision of Department Staff

• Supervises all production employees in assigned department(s)/shift, including motivating and disciplining. Assigns and directs work, coaches, evaluates and appraises; ensures effective labor relations.
• Creates and maintains an ethical and non-discriminatory work environment
• Creates and maintains effective lines of communication and effectively manages conflict.
• Assures that Department Shift meets objectives for quality, productivity, and safety
• Consults with Human Resources as appropriate
• Works effectively and relates well with others including superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company. Exhibits a professional manner in dealing with others and works to maintain constructive working relationships
• Timely arrival and regular attendance at work
• Other duties as assigned •

Essential Function - Productivity of Assigned Department(s)/Shift

• Ensures that department/shift maintains Productivity KPI's by ensuring standardized output and maintaining adequate staffing levels
• Ensure that customer orders are processed according to scheduled ship dates.
• Work closely with Maintenance and Engineering groups to ensure proper functioning of production equipment and to minimize downtime
• Ensures that daily reporting of production outputs is completed timely and submitted to Department Manager daily
• Other duties as assigned •

Essential Function - Safety Compliance

• Ensure that department complies with all safety rules and procedures, as well as good housekeeping within the plant, in accordance with SOPs, work instructions, and GMPs
• Reports any unsafe conditions to Department Manager and Safety Manager
• Reports all incidents, accidents and/or near misses to Department Manager and Safety Manager

Essential Function - Quality Assurance

• Ensures that self and department staff are performing tasks within the scope of quality guidelines
• Reports any deviations or non-conformances immediately to QA and Department Manager.
• Ensures that all tasks are performed in accordance with ISO standards, Work Instructions, SOP's, cGMP and company policy
• Reviews and recommends new or enhanced procedures and/or processes to maximize efficiency and to continuously improve quality of product produced
• Creates work instructions that satisfy Quality system requirements •

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Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

This position requires moving about as much as 95% of the workday in and throughout the assigned production area; and the occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds. This position can require occasional squatting, stooping, bending or crouching. Use of computer involves some repetitive motion. Business needs require that the employee in this position work an established 40-hour workweek and on occasion work additional hours outside of the standard schedule. Work is done in the plant where safety is a critical concern. Personal protective equipment must be worn including safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves and/or protection from high noise levels. Wear protective clothing such as a uniform, over suit, hair net, beard cover, etc. must also in designated areas. Workday flexibility. VISION: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.  HEARING: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

Datwyler Competencies

Datwyler Management Competencies- Entrepreneurship- Connects long term to mid term - Level 2
Datwyler Social & Personal Competencies - Team orientation- Is appreciative- Level 2
Datwyler Leadership Competencies -Ensuring Responsibility/Integrity- Delegates-Level 2
Datwyler Management Competencies - Result Orientation and Execution - Breaks down and sets priorities - Level 2
Datwyler Social & Personal Competencies-Dealing with socio-cultural diversity- Practices diversity-Level 3
Datwyler Leadership Competencies- Adaptability- Participates in change- Level 3
Datwyler Expertise Competencies- Exceed customer expectations - Is customer oriented-Level 2
Datwyler Expertise Competencies- Business orientation - Pursues KPI's-Level 3
Datwyler Management Competencies - Creativity and Innovation - Produces a wide range of ideas -Level 3
Datwyler Expertise Competencies- Professional aptitude- Is able to advise others-Level 2
Datwyler Social & Personal Competencies- Emotional Intelligence- Is responsive to the situation of others-Level 3
Datwyler Leadership Competencies- Lead by coaching - Installs opportunities to develop- Level 3



We Offer a Diverse and Global Working Environment
As a globally operating company, Datwyler offers a broad spectrum of job profiles and career opportunities. We offer ambitious individuals who approach their task with dedication and enthusiasm the right environment to excel and grow. This gives every employee the opportunity to influence the way we work. At Datwyler, we enable our employees to bring their talent to a global context and grow it steadily over time. Our employees are therefore at the very heart of Datwyler – we interact with respect, trust and loyalty. Mutual consideration and appreciation are key.