Shift Manager

We are working with a growing, US owned, 50+ year Textile Manufacturer has multiple sites across the Southeast and Northeast. They mostly produce yarn, upholstery, and industrial textiles and have an excellent reputation in the marketplace along with some of the most recognized brands in their industry. Quality company with Quality people and solid benefits. The company is looking for a Shift Manager for their facility in Northern North Carolina. These facilities produce products for their market-leading and globally recognized brands/products. This position will report to the Manufacturing Manager.

Job Purpose:
The Shift Manager provides supervisory guidance to employees by planning and scheduling the production operations to ensure manpower is optimized and by directing the employees toward continuous improvement in safety, quality and productivity

Major Accountabilities/Essential Duties:
Consistently displays a high degree of professionalism and integrity while representing the company in their leadership role
Monitor production and make necessary adjustments to facilitate productivity
Monitor manpower needs
Schedule work on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
Schedule work days and plan vacation schedule
Periodically conduct informal verbal appraisals of employee performance
Discipline, coach and counsel as needed
Issue warnings, reprimands and termination papers
Approve time worked by employees
Monitor pay increases and make appropriate recommendations
Monitor absenteeism
Ensure good housekeeping is maintained in the plant
Consistently monitor and observe equipment and employees for quality problems
Communicate with employees on color changes as needed
Issue PPE
Monitor quality information including but not limited to Uster and equipment information
Assure first aid supplies are maintained and dispense as needed
Conduct safety observations
Conduct accident investigations and complete reports
Report/Correct any unsafe working conditions
Enforce company policies and safe work practices
Maintains close contact with Manufacturing Manager to ensure safety, quality and production goals are met

Minimum Requirements:
High school education
Minimum 2-year associate degree preferred

1+ years supervisory experience
Combination of work and education applicable to position

Key Skills:
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Strong organizational skills
Ability to analyze circumstances and make effective decisions regarding utilization of manpower and scheduling needs
Must be able to coordinate and maintain multiple projects at once and respond to change of plans effectively
Ability to work safely and ensure safety of employees
Must be able to distinguish color

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