Conduct weekly Production/Safety meetings with departmental personnel
Assures final roll labelling, condition, and loading meet all required quality parameters for finished product.
Prioritizes and assigns work, and monitors safety, quality and quantity of the work performed.
Supervise lift truck Operators in the daily routine of loading trucks and railcars properly, neatly, and damage-free to the customer’s complete satisfaction.
Schedules shipments and dock times.
Adheres to daily production schedule. Makes recommendations for optimizing the schedule to meet cost, quality, delivery and service goals.
Coordinate to schedule runs in the most cost-efficient and time-saving manner possible.
Attend daily Scheduling Meeting and assist the Scheduler in meeting our customers’ requirements.
Orders materials, parts, and supplies as required. Prepares work orders and coordinates repairs of shipping department equipment on shift.
Communicates department and plant goals.
Enforce corrective action procedures when applicable and conduct meetings with the violating employees and union representatives.
Implements continuous improvement projects and cost reduction ideas.
Manages trailers and railcars for optimum utilization through use of LoadExpert
Ensures employees perform required inspections and tests.
Prepares and maintains accurate records. Prepares and submits reports as required by Shipping Manager.
Keep upper management informed of problems or situations that may affect the performance of the department.
Communicate and coordinate with necessary supervision to avoid problems between shift changes.
Establish high morale within department by showing fairness, consistency, an interest in employee problems, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
Develop strong rapport with railroad and drop yard crews.
Implement, maintain, and support all company policies and procedures, including the union contract, safety program, and good housekeeping.
Additional duties may be assigned by management.