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Operations Shift Leader

First Quality

This is a Contract position in Stratford, CA posted January 1, 2023.

First Quality was founded in 1989 and, in nearly three decades, has grown to be a global privately held company with over 4,000 employees.

Its corporate offices are located in Great Neck, New York, with manufacturing facilities and offices in Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Georgia, and Canada.

First Quality is a diversified family of companies manufacturing consumer products ranging from Absorbent Hygiene (adult incontinence, feminine care, and baby care), Tissue (bath and towel), and Industrial (print and packaging materials), serving institutional and retail markets throughout the world.

First Quality focuses on private label and branded product lines.

Our core business philosophy is built on a proud culture driven by safety and quality, respect, humility, integrity, customer focus, and teamwork.

With leading edge manufacturing technologies and processes and visionary leadership, First Quality is positioned to continue significant growth in the coming years.

We are seeking an experienced Operations Shift Leader (Production Supervisor) for our First Quality Baby Products facility located in Macon, GA.

The primary purpose of the role is being responsible for supervising production employees in an efficient manner to achieve the desired quality and quantity of work, interacting with maintenance, quality control, housekeeping, and safety on the production floor.

Primary responsibilities include: Develop and maintain systems that actively promote continuous line improvements Lead team development and address individual performance improvement issues in conjunction with team leaders Coordinate crewing structure to ensure team coverage Track operational results, continuously communicating expectations to the teams and implementing improvements as necessary Maintain active communication with Platform Managers regarding efficiencies, action plans, employee relations concerns, or other information that impacts the success of the business Track quality results and initiate processes to correct quality issues Proactively follow-up and resolve unsafe conditions in the plant Ensure good housekeeping and organization among teams Coordinate accident and incident investigations Lead compliance of all safe work practices Manages uptime/downtime percentages by working with teams on improvement strategies Manages overtime on each line and ensures that overtime is balanced among team members The ideal candidate will possess the following skills: Minimum of 2-4 years of experience in continuous, high-speed manufacturing Previous supervisory/leadership experience preferred Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a team environment.

Demonstrated problem solving ability using reliable methods Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

Must be willing to work 12-hour shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Excellent compensation and benefit package For immediate and confidential consideration, please visit our website at & click on the Join Us Tab First Quality is committed to protecting information under the care of First Quality Enterprises commensurate with leading industry standards and applicable regulations.

As such, First Quality provides at least annual training regarding data privacy and security to employees who, as a result of their role specifications, may come in to contact with sensitive data.

First Quality is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identification, or protected Veteran status.